Junior Legion stays alive, 8-1

Greenfield Post 81 moved on in the American Legion Baseball Junior Department Championships with an 8-1 victory Monday over Falmouth Post 250 at Landers Field in South Hadley.

The game was a continuation of Sunday’s suspended contest at Szot Park in Chicopee, and was moved to Landers Field because Szot was unplayable.

Tyler Charboneau pitched three innings of relief to earn the win for Greenfield. Charboneau, who last pitched 10 days ago for the Senior Legion squad, allowed just one hit and struck out three.

Julian Diamond and Nate Crocker led the winning effort, as each collected two hits and scored three times. Brandon Bryant and Andrew Toritto both finished with one hit and two RBIs, while Tyler Townsley added a pair of hits.

Charboneau, Townsley, Zach Wright and Ben Poirier combined to hold Falmouth to four hits on the day.

Post 81 will have today off and return to Szot Park on Wednesday at 4:30 p.m. to face the loser of today’s winner’s bracket final between Braintree Post 286 and host Chicopee Post 452.

Legion, Mantle ppd.

Greenfield Post 81’s second-round game against Milford Post 59 at the Senior American Legion Baseball State Tournament on Monday at Frank Feeley Field in Sudbury was postponed due to rain.

The game has been rescheduled for this evening at 4:30.

If Greenfield wins, it advances to the Wednesday’s winner’s-bracket final against the Newburyport Post 150-Sudbury Post 191 winner at approximately 7:30 p.m. If Greenfield loses, it will face the loser of the Taunton Post 103-Westwood Post 320 loser Wednesday at 1 p.m.

• In the PVYBL Mickey Mantle playoffs, Monday’s game between Frontier and Deerfield TNT was postponed and moved to Wednesday at 5:30 at Headmaster’s Field in Deerfield.

The winner will move on to Thursday’s final against South Hadley at 5:30, also at Headmaster’s Field.

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