Brattleboro 12s fall in Game 1
BENNINGTON — Alex McClelland and Harper Cutler each scored a run for the Brattleboro 12-year-old Little League All-Star baseball team during Thursday night's 6-2 loss to Bennington.
Cutler went 2 for 3 at the plate to lead the visitors offensively. John Satterfield and Derek Sage each drew a walk.
Hunter Sherwin had a couple of hits at the top of the order to lead the winners. Sean Moriarty's double was the highlight for top-seeded Bennington during a six-run third inning.
Game 2 of the best-of-three District 2 championship series will be played in Bennington on Saturday at 11 a.m.
Second-ranked Brattleboro beat No. 3 Rutland 8-2 on Tuesday to reach the finals. Hurlers Riley Morse, Evan Wright and Cutler combined for a two-hitter in that clutch win.
Brattleboro roster: John Satterfield, Alex McClelland, Harper Cutler, Evan Wright, Sam Bogart, Riley Morse, Asher Jackson, Chase Austin, Mason North. Jayke Glidden, Hayden Avard, Derek Sage, Lucas Stolpp, coach Jolene Paquette, coach Lance Cutler, coach Ryan Satterfield.
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