Shrewsbury wins Division 1 championship


By Jeff Slovin, Contributing Writer

Shrewsbury pitcher John West delivers a pitch in a championship game against St. Peter Marian.

Worcester – Shrewsbury High School won the MIAA Central Division 1 baseball championship, defeating St. Peter-Marion 4-3 in a game played June 15 at Worcester’s Tivnan Field.

Shrewsbury scored all four of their runs in the third inning, with just two hits, but helped by three walks and three errors.  Starting pitcher John West struck out six over five innings.

Shrewsbury advances to the state semifinals where they will face East Longmeadow at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 18 at Tivnan Field.

Shrewsbury captains Chris Wright and Sean Bunton receive the championship trophy after winning the D1 Central baseball finals.
The Shrewsbury baseball team poses with the championship banner and their trophy after winning the D1 Central baseball championship.
Shrewsbury players celebrate their victory over St. Peter Marian in the D1 Central baseball finals.