Tommy Ricci deals in the 1st inning of the 10U Championship Game at Booth Field. Credits: Arthur Schmidt
Aidan Mooney on the hill for 10U at Booth Field
Credits: Arthur Schmidt
The 12U SPF Raiders defeated the Springfield Minutemen 13-7 at Memorial Field on Monday, July 28. Credits: Courtesy of Joe Fitzgerald
July 28, 2014 at 11:57 PM
SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ – Three of the four Scotch Plains Fanwood Baseball League teams that hosted playoff games won at home on Monday, July 28.
In the 7U Quarterfinal Game, No. 1 seed SPF White defeated eighth-seeded Long Hill at Route 22 Field. The Raiders will take on Summit in the semis on Tuesday.
In the 12U Semifinal Game, No. 2 seed Scotch Plains defeated third-seeded Springfield, 12-7, at Memorial Field. (See separate article here: http://thealternativepress.com/towns/scotch-plains-slash-fanwood/categories/news/articles/spf-12u-summer-travel-team-advances-to-championsh)
The 12U Raiders advance to the championship game vs. Basking Ridge Black at Memorial Field on Wednesday.
At the 13U Semifinal Game at VoTech, top-seeded Scotch Plains beat eighth-seeded Branchburg White to advance to the championship game against No. 3 Cranford Gold later in the week.
In the 10U Championship Game, seventh-seeded Kenilworth defeated fifth-seeded Scotch Plains by a score of 8-2 at Booth Field. After the game, the coaching staff led by 2014 SPFHS graduate Christian Zazzali announced the following honors for the 10U team: Offensive MVP, Marco Signorelli; Defensive MVP, Tommy Schmidt; Most Valuable Pitcher, Andy Kipp; and Most Improved Player, Brendan Fay.