Tri-City soft­ball fin­ishes sea­son 12-1

Dorchester Star - - Sports -

HUR­LOCK — The Tri-City Se­nior League Soft­ball team fin­ished the reg­u­lar sea­son with a 12-1 record.

In its fi­nal week, the team picked up a 23-1 win Wed­nes­day over Caro­line North, a 10-0 win Thurs­day against Cam­bridge Fra­ter­nal Or­der of Po­lice, and a 10-0 de­feat of Cam­bridge’s Whit­ten In­sur­ance.

On June 6 and 7, Tri-City im­proved to 9-0 with wins against Eas­ton. In both games, Brooke Mor­ton got the win, go­ing five in­nings and strik­ing out eight each time. Paige Phillips closed the sec­ond win, fan­ning two in two frames.

Brooke Hard­ing’s sin­gle and triple paced Tri-City on June 6. Mag­gie Mell­ham­mer and Mered­ith Bell each had two sin­gles. Mor­ton, Anna Hub­bard, and Phillips added base­knocks.

Hard­ing had two dou­bles and a triple in the June 7 vic­tory. Mell­ham­mer chipped in a dou­ble and sin­gle. Mor­ton dou­bled, while Phillips, Bell, Hub­bard, and Jenna Usil­ton col­lected base hits.

The team picked up wins on June 2 and 3, im­prov­ing its record to 7-0.

Tri-City shut out Whit­ten In­sur­ance of Cam­bridge, 12-0 on June 2. Mor­ton and Phillips com­bined to twirl a no-hit­ter, Mor­ton strik­ing out 11 in four in­nings, Phillips fan­ning two in the fifth to close the game.

Phillips home­red and tripled to lead the of­fense. Mor­ton dou­bled, Bell had two hits, and Hard­ing sin­gled and dou­bled. Marissa Mills dou­bled and Hub­bard added a base hit.

On June 3, Tri-City de­feated Whit­ten, 11-2. Again, Mor­ton (six strike­outs) and Phillips (three strike­outs) were strong on the mound. Usil­ton had two sin­gles for Tri-City, and Mor­ton, Hub­bard, and Bell each notched base hits.

Tri-City will be­gin its District 6 all-star tour­na­ment on June 27 at Pli­escott Park in Cam­bridge against Eas­ton at 6 p.m.

SUB­MIT­TED PHOTO BY CLARK HAR­RI­SON

The Tri-City Se­nior League Soft­ball team fin­ished the reg­u­lar sea­son with a 12-1 record. The team in­cludes, from left (front row): Katie Smith, Paige Phillips, Ash­ley Hoff­man, Brooke Hard­ing, Jenna Usil­ton, Alyssa Fore­man; (back row) as­sis­tant coach Carol Hub­bard, Anna Hub­bard, Brooke Mor­ton, man­ager Clark Har­ri­son, Mered­ith Bell, Marissa Mills, Jas­mine Pear­son, Mag­gie Mell­ham­mer, as­sis­tant coach Andy Wil­ley. Tri-City will be­gin its District 6 all-star tour­na­ment on June 27 at Pli­escott Park in Cam­bridge against Eas­ton at 6 p.m

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