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At tourney time, seniors step up

Middleborough’s Neil Perry stretches to nab Whittier’s sliding Nathan Frongillo in the Division 3 state semifinal Wednesday at Frasier Field in Lynn. Below, Perry’s teammate Cody Younger urges on his team on.
Middleborough’s Neil Perry stretches to nab Whittier’s sliding Nathan Frongillo in the Division 3 state semifinal Wednesday at Frasier Field in Lynn. Below, Perry’s teammate Cody Younger urges on his team on.Photos by Mark Lorenz for The Boston Globe

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Brian McSherry received his diploma from Bridgewater-Raynham High two weeks ago, but he was not quite done leaving his mark on the Trojans’ baseball program.

In the fifth inning of the Division 1 state semifinal against Billerica Wednesday at Fraser Field in Lynn, McSherry sent a line drive to left-center to plate a pair, extending B-R’s lead to three in the eventual 5-2 win.

It was a signature moment for the senior first baseman who had been scuffling during the Trojans’ run to the state championship game, one in a long list of momentous plays for McSherry and his classmates.

For the Trojans, who missed the tournament completely in 2012 but played in their first Division 1 title game in a quarter-century Saturday, the road to success was paved by the 10-member class of 2013.

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