New Jersey's Toms River East defeated Connecticut's Fairfield American in an elimination game Wednesday night in Bristol, Connecticut. 3-1 to advance to the Little League Metro Region Championship Game.
Toms River East will face the Massapequa Coast Little League in New York in his championship on Friday (7pm, ESPN). this line.
Logan Macchia Wednesday immediately set the tone for Toms on his river, and in the first inning he hit his home run on the opposite side of the field in two runs, putting the team to his 2-0 lead. I bet. Macchia, who is also the starting pitcher for the
team, dominated Fairfield's at-bat through 5²/3 innings, allowing only one run before ending due to pitched count. The turning point of the game came on two occasions when Fairfield loaded the bases with no one on them. However, Macchia weathered the storm and escaped unscathed, recording a popout and two strikeouts.
Drew Kane hit a home run in the top of his third inning at Fairfield. Michael Mendes scored on a wild pitch in the bottom of the third in Toms River's final run.
In the final frame, Toms River hit second base and he threw two baserunners. victory.
Toms River East and Massapequa Coast faced off in the metro region's opening game on Saturday, with Massapequa winning his 6-3 victory.
Now the stage is set for the rematch.