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Tringale tosses a no hitter

In Game 2 Todd Tringale of Saugus was on the mound. He struck out the side. The Knights shutout Eastern Conneticut State  JV  7-0. The Knights went quietly as well in the first inning of game 2. Two of the three batters for the Knights struck out in the inning.

Tringale walked the first batter in the second inning. White made a diving play at first base. He knocked the ball down and stepped on the base to rob a hit off Eastern Connecticut.

Eastern Connecticut JV was changing pitchers every inning of both games of this double header. With one out, Settle walked. Campbell struck out.

Lucas Berube of Dighton was batting and the pitcher threw a wild pitch and Settle stole second. Berube took advantage of the runners in scoring position, hitting an opposite field single to score home the first run of the game.

Photo by Bryan Thomas Photo by Bryan Thomas

Tringale’s impressive performance.

In the third inning Tringale struck out two of the three batters.

In the bottom of the inning Bear and White grounded out as the Knights left the men on third and they did not score.

In the fourth inning Kevin Rodriguez of Manchester, N.H., made a nice catch to throw out the runner on first. The next out was a ground out to Campbell at shortstop. Tringale struck out the next batter to end the inning.

Coppola began the bottom of the fourth with a triple between left center field. Settle walked. The Knights had runners on the corners. Settle stole second and Campbell walked. The bases loaded when Berube was at the plate as he ground out for a fielder’s choice and Rodriguez ground out to the second baseman, he bobbled it and the run scored, the Knights got the third run on a double steal. The Knights got their fourth run on Panzini’s infield single. Williams flied out to center field to end the forth.

In the fifth inning Tringale began with a strike out. He walked a batter and Tringale kept throwing to first to keep a close eyes on the runner. Tringale did a good job so the runner didn’t steal. Tringale got the third out on a strikeout. White got walked. Coppola get on base on an error and Luis Colon of Lawrence pinch hit for Coppola. Colon got out in second but White took advantage and he went home for the fifth run of the game. Settle ripped a triple that he almost

hit it out through left. Campbell knocked in the fifth run on a single to right Campbell got out on second trying to steal.

In the top of the six inning Bear made a nice play at second and White scooped the ball at first for the first out of the inning. Tringale struck out the batter for the second out and Nick White caught a pop out to first base. The Eastern JV pitcher walked Williams. Panzini hit an opposite field single through right field the Knights scored one run that inning.

Tringale only needed three outs for a no hitter. He walked the lead off batter in the seventh inning. That didn’t hurt Tringale as he struck out two of the three batters in the inning. Tringale pitched a no hitter, striking out 13 batters as the Knights won the second game of the doubleheader, 7-0.