Brian Bates was 2 for 4 with three RBIs and three stolen bases, while Matt Howard took a no-hitter into the sixth inning and struck out eight and had a solo home run to lead the Patriots (2-3, 1-0 Inter-High) past the Polar Bears (1-5, 0-1) at Foley Stadium. Seamus O'Connor had two singles for Burncoat. North's Jorge Grullon broke up Howard's no-hitter in the sixth with a single.
Burncoat 8, Worcester North 3
Saturday, Apr. 13, 2013, at Worcester
Updated: Saturday, April 13, 2013, 8:08 p.m.