The Oxford 11-year-old baseball all stars stayed alive in the Cal Ripken New England Regional Championship in Norton, Mass., by defeating Andy Valley, Maine, 14-4 in five innings on Monday.
The team scored seven runs in the third on an RBI double by Quinn Hillman, a two-run double by Chris Twombly, an RBI single by Kevin Silversy, an RBI single by Joey Yacovelli, and a two-run single by Matt Stordy.
The Oxford team had six batters combine for 12 hits and 11 RBIs. Twombly had two extra-base hits.
Liam Donaldson and Cameron Cooney each had RBI singles, while Jake Biondo earned a walk.
Quinn Hillman was awarded the hustle player of the game. Defensive player of the game award was given to Dean Fallas and Yacovelli and Twombly were honored as offensive players of the game.
Oxford plays Quincy, Mass., again tonight at 5:30. (See details of the first game between the two teams below.)
Oxford: 11 - Gorham, Maine: 0
Twombly had a two-run single, Cooney had an RBI single and Zach Geffert was two-for-two to pace Oxford at the plate in an 11-0 win over Gorham, Maine, in the losers bracket this weekend.
Geffert hit a home run and had a single for Oxford, while Matt Stordy tossed a one-hitter for Oxford, striking out eight and walking just one in four innings.
Kevin Silversy had an RBI single, while Jared Pettinella earned a walk.
Oxford: 7 – Quincy, Mass.,: 8
Oxford lost its first game of the tournament 8-7 to Quincy, Mass., after jumping out to an early lead.
Matt Stordy had three hits, including a home run and a triple, for Oxford.
Stordy’s two-run homer gave Oxford an early 2-0 lead. The home run came with Dean Fallas on base.