May 31, 2009


SHENANGO TOWNSHIP -- Chiccarino's improved to 3-1 Sunday evening with a 16-5 victory over host Sharon VFW/Splitz at COG.

Chiccarino's jumped out to a 6-0 lead in the top of the first, then extended the lead with a four-run fourth. Chiccarino's then sealed the win with five more runs in the top of the seventh.

Phil Ciprian, Cale McConnell and Keith Regula all collected two hits for Chiccarino's. Mike Burke, David Harries and Randy McConnell each laced doubles. Regula and Kevin Faber each scored three runs.

Ryan Briggs earned the pitching win for Chiccarino's after allowing four earned runs in seven innings. He struck out two and yielded five hits.

Shawn Matsko doubled and singled for Sharon VFW/Splitz (2-3). Jason Evakich pitched four innings while Harry Bowser tossed three innings of relief.