Waldek hits three-run home run in Firecracker win
Trumbull Post 141 defeated Warwick (R.I.), 7-2, in the opening game of the Firecracker Tournament on Wednesday at Dean College in Franklin Mass.
Nikko Arganese got the start and pitched four innings, striking out seven, before leaving with a 6-0 lead. Joe Nemchek struck out six in relief.
Luke Waldek had two hits, including a home run, with four RBIs.
Mark Hirschbeck and Zach Sagar had two hits each.
Mat DeReinzo had a two-run single in the third to put Post 141 in front 3-0.
Wadek’s homer came in the fourth, a three-run poke to score Brian Hnatuk and Simon Whiteman, who had singled.
Trumbull will play Kingston (N.Y.) in the second round.