Recent Pentucket graduate Josh Creamer was the ultimate sparkplug for Newburyport Legion Post 150 last night.
The Nor’Easter second baseman was 2 for 2, walked twice, scored three runs, stole a base and drove in two runs as Newburyport downed host North Andover 7-2.
That made a winner of 2012 Pentucket grad Corey McNamara and raised Post 150’s record to 15-7-1. McNamara gave up only two hits and one earned run, didn’t walk a batter and struck out eight.
Helping out offensively was Georgetown’s Colby Ingraham, who was 2 for 4 with an RBI.
For North Andover, starting pitcher Austin Flynn had a double and scored a run.
Andover whips Peabody
Alec Livingston, E.J. Perry IV and Max Krinsky combined on a two-hitter as Andover Legion rolled over Peabody 8-0. Livingston allowed one hit over the first four innings, Perry added two one-hit innings and Krinski pitched a perfect seventh.
Cam Farham led Post 8 with two hits, an RBI and two stolen bases, Ben Murphy and Dustin Hunt each drove in two runs and Mike Calabro reached base three items for the winners.
NH Mystics win tourney
The 16U NH Mystics came out on top over the weekend at the Turn 2 College Showcase in Bow, posting a 6-0-1 record on the weekend while outscoring their opponents 43 to 16.
Haley Psareas led the team on offense, roping 11 hits in the weekend. She was supported by Rachel Rogers and Olivia Estes, each adding nine hits, Christina Steere, who posted eight hits, and Mikayla Ramsdell, who had seven.
Jaime Cleasby earned the win in the championship game on Sunday and hurled four complete game wins on the weekend. Rachel Rogers also earned two complete game wins.
Astros whip Pentucket
Pinkerton’s girls basketball team continues to play well in Hoops for Hope action, whipping Pentucket 50-28 last night.
Colleen Fortier led a balanced attack for the Astros with 10 points while Caroline Modlish led the Sachems with 10 points.