Eastchester continued its offensive barrage Sunday, in a 12-6 win over Ardsley in a District 20 Little League 9-10-year-old winners bracket game at Gedney Field in White Plains. Sherman Park will be Eastchesters opponent in the winners bracket final, Thursday, 5:45 p.m. at ORourke Field in Eastchester.
The winners scored 12 runs in their first District 20 game. Ardsley moves to the losers bracket and it will play Hastings, Tuesday, 5:45 p.m. at Pat Henry Field in Valhalla. White Plains, which lost to Sherman Park, also goes to the losers bracket and will play Harrison, Tuesday, 5:45 p.m. at McDowell Field in Ardsley.
Eastchester collected 12 hits, including three doubles. Ardsley led 3-1 going into the bottom of the sixth inning when Eastchester erupted for six runs. Tori Santonauro led off the inning with a double and scored on Sophia Boscias single. Ashley Anello highlighted the inning with a two-run double, scoring Santonauro and Madison Piro, Brid OConnell would add a run-scoring double in a four-run fourth inning.
Everyone hit the ball and put it in play, Eastchester manager Ken Graham said. Our defense made some really good plays. Ashley Graham, our third baseman, some a some very good plays and Sophia Boscia and Brid OConnell made some nice catches in the outfield.".
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