Tim Lessard's bases-clearing double broke a 6-6 tie in the seventh to lead the Polar Bears (2-5) past the Pioneers (0-4) in the semifinal of the Southbridge High Tournament. North faces Assabet 1:30 p.m. Thursday in the championship game. Southbridge will play Nantucket in the 11 a.m. consolation. Lessard was 3 for 3 with three runs scored, and Mike Carlson was 4 for 4 with four RBIs and three runs. Osmani Torres tripled and doubled for North, while Xavier Miranda had two hits and two RBIs for the Pioneers.
Worcester North 14, Southbridge 6
Tuesday, Apr. 16, 2013, at Southbridge
Updated: Tuesday, April 16, 2013, 6:53 p.m.