Brunswick baseball blanks Greens Farms
Brunswick School concluded its regular season with an 8-0 road victory over FAA foe Greens Farms Academy on Friday.
The win marked the sixth time this season the Bruins shut out an opponent. Senior Trystan Sarcone struck out seven batters in 3 2/3 innings, while teammate Jake Hyde registered three strikeouts in 3 1/3 innings in the winning effort.
The Bruins (15-5, 10-2 FAA) scored one run in the fourth inning, two each in the fifth and sixth innings and three in the seventh. They pounded out 12 hits against Dragons pitching.
Brunswick enters the FAA Tournament as the No. 2 seed and will host a semifinal-round game Wednesday. Hyde hit an RBI double in the fourth inning and J.D. Sparks had a sacrifice fly in the fifth for Brunswick.
James Sassi and Sparks each delivered run-scoring singles in the sixth inning, while senior Aaron Sabato, Sarcone and Sassi drove in a run apiece in the seventh. Sassi finished the game with two RBI, while Sabato was 2 for 3 with an RBI. Marc McGuire singled twice for the victors, who has an impressive 2.17 ERA.