PARSIPPANY — The 2015 Par-Troy East Senior Little League All Stars beat Dover 10-0 in six innings on Monday at Gallo Field after a seven-run explosion in the fourth inning.
PTE scored in the fourth on an RBI single by Claudia Bennett, an RBI single by Nicole Ruggiero, an RBI single by Luisa Barone, a two-run double by Eliz Quigley, an RBI single by Alivia Mercuro, and an RBI single by Caitlin Brennan. PTE was led by a flawless day at the plate by Bennett, who went 3-3 against Dover’s pitching. PTE’s Brennan kept Dover off the scoreboard for all six innings she was on the rubber. She pitched a shutout, allowing no runs on two hits while striking out eight. PTE didn’t relinquish the lead after scoring two runs in the second inning when it scored on a two-run single by Ruggiero.
Game 2 of the best of 3 series will be on Gallo Field on Tuesday, June 30 at 6:00. If PTE wins on Tuesday they will capture the District 1 Senior Crown and move on to sectionals next week against Triboro.