BROCKTON, Mass. ---- The Massasoit baseball team opened up regional action dropping both ends of a doubleheader to CCRI, 15-4 and 14-4, on Saturday at Columbo Field.
Massasoit falls to 3-9 overall and 0-2 in Region 21 play, while CCRI improves to 9-8 and 3-0 in the league.
The Warriors have a jam-packed with, slated for six games this week, starting with a road contest at UConn-Avery Point on Wednesday.
Game 1: CCRI 15, Massasoit 4
Jonathan O'Donnell (Hull) launched his first home run of the season, but CCRI scored in each of the first six innings to earn the victory.
Ian Nadeau (Brockton) was tagged with the loss, falling to 2-1 on the season. The righty went the first five frames, allowing four earned runs with five strikeouts.
A rarity happened for the Massasoit defense in the fourth inning, as O'Donnell and Luke DiTondo (Marshfield) combined on a 3-6 triple play.
Game 2: CCRI 14, Massasoit 4
CCRI led 4-3 entering the top of the fourth when the visiting Knights broke the game open with six runs to earn a 14-4 victory.
DiTondo went 2-for-3 with a double and one RBI, while O'Donnell and David Logan (Dedham) each knocked in a run.
Francisco Navarro (1-3) suffered the loss, striking out seven in 3.1 innings of work. Navarro fanned four batters in the first inning.