[Text taken from The Recorder's 07/06/15 Bulletin Page]
Greenfield 12s results
Greenfield went 2-2 over the weekend during the Cal Ripken 12 and under State Tournament in Fitchburg.
Greenfield opened on Friday with a 4-3 loss to Westminster, but rebounded on Saturday to crush Douglas, 14-0, in four innings. In the win over Douglas, Jacob Bryant and Jake Sak combined on a no-hitter over four innings.
On Sunday, Greenfield defeated Pepperell, 4-1, behind Troy Emond’s three perfect innings on the mound. Jared Hubbard pitched three innings to earn the save, allowing just one run on one hit.
That moved Greenfield to the state semifinals, where it lost 5-4 in nine innings to top-seeded Ayer. The game-winning run came in the ninth on a sacrifice fly. Greenfield did all it could in the game and played strong defense as Hubbard, Hunter Roberts and Zack Renaud each were credited with strong defensive performances. Neither team committed an error in the game, and Greenfield recorded 21 putouts of the 26 outs it registered. Sak, Hubbard and Bryant combined on the mound.
Ryan Cote hit .456 over the four games with two home runs, four RBIs and four runs scored. Emond batted .385 with three home runs, eight RBIs and three runs scored. Roberts also hit .385 and registered two RBIs and five runs, while Anthony Hurd batted .400 with a triple. Hubbard hit .333 with two doubles and two RBIs, Renaud hit .364 with four runs scored, and Jake Cote batted .300 with two home runs and five RBIs.
In the Skills Competition, Greenfield’s Bryant, Hubbard, Roberts and Ryan Cote won the Around the Horn competition, while Renaud, Julian Trenholm, Anthony Holmes and Hurd placed second in the Road Runner speed competition.