Toms River Little Leaguers Vanquish Maryland, Brace for Semis
Our Toms River Little League All Stars inch closer to Williamsport with a 10-5 win over West Salisbury, Maryland in the Mid Atlantic Regionals in Bristol, Connecticut.
The team faces the Newark National squad from Delaware at 10 a.m. tomorrow before the Friday semifinals.
Friday's winners will clash on Sunday for the championship. The semifinal and title games will be telecast over ESPN/ESPN2.
It was nip and tuck through the first four innings and tied 4-4 in the fifth before the Toms River crew powered six more runs across.
Nick DeRose came on in relief once again to secure the victory for Toms River.
Information at eteamz.com includes a list of heroes led by Christian Wood, who batted three-for-three, including an RBI single during a three-run sixth.