Second shutout for Southborough Little Leaguers in state tournament

If Southborough was intimidated at the thought of facing the defending state and New England Little League champions in today’s state championship round-robin match up, it didn’t show. Our boys stunned Peabody Western with a 10-0 win, their second shutout of the tournament.

“Today happened to be our day, and we’re very happy to be where we are, to be 2-0,” said Southboro manager Ken Trehub, whose team rattled seven Peabody pitchers for 11 hits. “We took advantage of what was given to us. That probably helped us score some additional runs.”

Southboro left-hander Jack Harlan made quick work of Peabody early on, cruising through 2-2/3 innings before allowing a hit, a single to Steve Guttadauro that put runners on first and second.

Read more about the game in the Worcester Telegram & Gazettte.

The teams with the best record will face off in the state championship game on Sunday, and as the only undefeated team in the tournament, things are looking good for Southborough. The boys will face Newton West in the final game of round-robin play Saturday at 7:45 at the Coakley School field in Norwood.

I don’t normally post on weekends, but this story is just to exciting to ignore, so check back for updates.

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