After a two-game losing streak saw the Old Rochester Regional High School baseball team come into its April 20 game against Dennis-Yarmouth in need of a win, the Bulldogs did what they needed to do and dominated. ORR picked up a lopsided win in the away game with a final score of 12-1 after six innings.
Zach Matson pitched a complete game, only giving up three hits against the Dolphins. Lucas and Ethan McElroy both went 3-for-3 at the plate, and Noah Borgiorno and Owen Bates were also big contributors. Both scored two runs with Borgiorno going 2-for-4 and Bates going 2-for-3.
Bates stepped up to the pitching mound in the Bulldogs next game against Wareham on April 22, when the Bulldogs won even more convincingly with a final score of 15-0. Bates struck out four and walked two in the three-inning shutout game against the Vikings. Lucas McElroy had another good showing, going 2-for-2 at the plate and scoring four runs. Alec Marsden also played a major part, going 2-for-3 with three runs.
On Monday, the Bulldogs visited Dighton-Rehoboth, where their momentum came to a halt with a 3-1 loss. The Bulldogs visited Seekonk on Wednesday and will host Somerset Berkley on Friday, April 29.
Old Rochester’s undefeated streak was snapped on April 19 when they took a tough 11-7 loss at home against Dartmouth. They bounced back on April 20 with a 16-6 win against Apponequet at home before traveling to Bourne where they picked up another victory, this time 16-3.
They played against Dartmouth once again on Monday, losing 16-8 to the Indians. The Lady Bulldogs faced Dighton-Rehoboth on Wednesday and will visit Fairhaven on Friday, April 29.
The boys’ lacrosse team found itself on a two-game winning streak at the end of last week. On April 20, the Bulldogs hosted Apponequet and defeated the Lakers, 12-6. They followed up on Friday with a 20-7 victory over Bourne. On Monday, ORR visited Dartmouth and picked up a big, 15-5 win. The Bulldogs visited Dighton-Rehoboth on Wednesday and will host Fairhaven on Friday, April 29.
The Bulldogs picked up a solid win on April 20, defeating Somerset Berkley, 3-2, at home. Unfortunately, their momentum was halted on Friday when they hosted Bishop Feehan and lost 4-1. Old Rochester visited Apponequet on Tuesday and will visit Joseph Case (Swansea) on Thursday, April 28.
Old Rochester’s girls’ tennis team visited Somerset Berkley on April 21 and picked up a 5-0 win, improving the Lady Bulldogs to 4-2 overall and 3-1 in the South Coast Conference. They hosted Apponequet on Tuesday and will host Joseph Case on Thursday, April 28.
By Matthew Curry