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Westborough tops Algonquin in extra innings

By Jeff Slovin, Contributing Writer

Westborough’s Riley Brown slides into second as Algonquin’s Alex Pappas leaps to grab the ball.

Algonquin’s Adam Genga swings at a pitch

Northborough – The Westborough High School Rangers baseball team defeated the Algonquin Regional High School Tomahawks 7-6 in a game that stretched to 9 innings.  The game was played April 18 at the New England Baseball Complex in Northborough.

After scoring 5 runs in the fourth inning, Algonquin held a 6-0 lead and looked like they were going to cruise to an easy victory.  Westborough got 2 runs back in the sixth inning and then rallied for 4 runs in the seventh, capped by a 3-run double by Dylan Connors, to tie the game, sending it to extra innings.  Westborough squeaked out a run in the ninth inning, courtesy of two walks and a fielding error, to seal the come from behind victory.

Algonquin’s Alex Pappas steals second base as Westborough’s Ryan Shufflebarger handles the throw.

Westborough improved to 2-2 on the season with the victory, while Algonquin fell to 2-4.

Photos/Jeff Slovin

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