Sean Gannon brought home the winning run to give the Wachusett Dirt Dawgs (7-32) the lead in the eighth inning, as the Wachusett Dirt Dawgs hung on to beat the Old Orchard Beach Raging Tide (16-21) 4-2 on Sunday.After Davidson Peguero, Gannon came to the plate with two outs in the eighth and singled, plating Peguero and Nick Boutoures.
Jake Archey got on base three times in the game for the Wachusett Dirt Dawgs. He scored one run and had one RBI. He singled in the first innings and homered in the third inning.
The Old Orchard Beach Raging Tide had no answer for Connor Ortolf, who kept runners off the basepaths in his appearance. The Old Orchard Beach Raging Tide managed just three hits off of Ortolf, who allowed one earned run, walked two and struck out five during his six innings of work.
The Old Orchard Beach Raging Tide were led by Colin Gay's hitting. Gay went 3-4, drove in one and scored one run. He singled in the first, third, and eighth innings.
Bryan Menduke recorded his first win of the year for the Wachusett Dirt Dawgs. Menduke struck out two, walked none and gave up two hits.
Nick Whittaker (1-2) took the loss for the Old Orchard Beach Raging Tide. He lasted just three innings, walked one, struck out none, and allowed two runs.