Glocester 13-14s win District title
Glocester's 13-14 age group all-stars pose with the District 4 championship banner they won earlier this week.
GLOCESTER -- Glocester Little League captured the District IV championship with an 11-7 victory over Burrillville in a game that was suspended due to darkness after Glocester rallied to tie the contest in the bottom of the sixth inning.
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When the game resumed last Tuesday, Glocester pulled away to its victory. Jimmy Greene got the hit that put Glocester ahead for good. Matt Taillon added a two-run single that drove in Greene and Drew Angell.
Relief pitcher Derek Faria pitched out of a jam in the seventh inning. Danny Keefe and Mike Wilkenson also pitched well in relief for the champions.
Burrillville held a 7-1 lead before Glocester rallied with six runs in the sixth inning. The game was suspended at that point with two runners on base. When it resumed, Jimmy Greeneâ€™s line drive single to center plated Zach St. Godard with the go-ahead run.
Glocester had posted a 7-0 victory over North Smithfield and a 6-4 win over Burrillville to advance to the championship game.
Glocester will face Barrington at noon on Saturday at Johnston Memorial Park in the first round of the state tournament.