Local roundup: Smyrna-Clayton reaches Senior League baseball District I finals

Smyrna-Clayton topped Dover, 7-1, on Friday night to reach the winners’ bracket finals in the Senior League baseball District I Tournament.

With rain postponing Saturday’s games, Smyrna-Clayton won’t play again until Monday, when it takes on Felton-Harrington. That contest will be played at Camden-Wyoming at 8:30 p.m.

In Friday’s victory, Derek Davis went 3-for-4 and also pitched a scoreless bottom of the seventh inning to close out the win for Smyrna-Clayton. Winning pitcher Shawn Mannering allowed only one run in six innings and added a hit.

Dwayne Ratcliffe and Casey Murray had two hits apiece, Connor Bartlett doubled while Zach Lewis and Kyle McVey also contributed hits.
Dover, which faces M.O.T. today at 8:30 p.m., got a triple from Robbie Landfried.

Deak Deakins Tournament

M.O.T.-Red 6, Smyrna-Clayton-White 2: M.O.T. took its opener in the Deak Deakins tourney at Harrington on Saturday.

Cameron Branton and Colton Murray had two hits apiece for M.O.T. with Carter Foley adding a triple.

Lawson Okoski had a two-run double in the fourth for Smyrna-Clayton.

M.O.T.-Blue 16, Smyrna-Clayton-Red 0: M.O.T.-Blue posted the shutout to reach the tourney semifinals.

The Middletown squad was led by Frank Zukolski (3-for-3, triple, double, 2 RBI, 2 runs), Dominic Rose (2-for-2, 3B, 4 RBI, 2 runs), Bobby Carroll (2-for-2, 1 RBI, 2 runs) and Aiden Markowitz 2-2, double, 1 RBI, 1 run).

Smyrna-Clayton got hits from Aiden Conrad and Landon Metnech.

Walt Bowers Tournament

Camden-Wyoming 13, M.O.T.-Red 0: Camden-Wyoming won its opener in the Walt Bowers tourney on Saturday.

C-W will take on M.O.T.-Blue today at 3 p.m. at Marydel-Hartly.

Nate Gatti (triple, 2 runs) struck out six in three scoreless innings for Camden-Wyoming, which was also paced by Dennis Wilson (3 hits, homerun, 3 RBI, 3 runs) and Parker White (2 hits, 3 runs). White struck out three in the one inning he pitched.

For M.O.T.-Red, Anthony Ciaffi, William Lawson and James Landon combined for seven strikeouts. Ciaffi, Jake Scholato and Lucas Hall all had hits.

American Legion

Post-10 6, Nanticoke Post-6 3: The Generals downed the Patriots in the first game of a doubleheader on Saturday.

Softball

Lynn Deakins Tournament

M.O.T. 23, Camden-Wyoming 21: The Middletown-area squad won its opener in the Lynn Deakins tour-ney on Friday night.

M.O.T. will take on Felton-Harrington today at 7 p.m. at Harrington.

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