Fran Baldino manufactured the go-ahead run with a single and a steal in the sixth inning and Zach Howard's RBI hit provided the insurance as the Panthers (7-1) won the opener of their Panther Classic. David Prouty faces Blackstone-Millvile at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the championship, while Burncoat takes on South High at 11 a.m. in the consolation game. Burncoat's Matt Howard went 4 for 4 with a homer, double, two singles and three RBIs and Jorge Nieves was 2 for 3 with two runs and an RBI. The Patriots (1-7) rallied with two runs in the sixth to tie the game, 8-8.
David Prouty 11, Burncoat 8
Monday, Apr. 21, 2014, at Spencer
Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014, 8:23 p.m.