By Jeff Slovin, Contributing Writer
Marlborough – The visiting Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School Aztecs baseball team defeated cross-town rival Advanced Math and Science Academy Eagles by a score of 5-3 in an eight-inning game played May 25 at Stevens Park.
Santo Taylor hit a two run single in the top of the eighth inning to break a 3-3 tie. Brandon Gorman had three hits and scored three runs, while Robert Downing and Taylor had two hits each for the Aztecs. James Laclarie pitched the complete game to earn the win.
Colin Craig and Jayden Dummett had two hits each for AMSA. Nishant Jhamb struck out six and pitched into the eighth inning for the Eagles. Timmy Wang appeared in relief to get the final two outs.
The teams face each again on Thursday in their final games of the season. Both teams now hold 10-9 records on the season and will advance to the playoffs.