Merwin, Lee Pitch Pittsfield Travel Team to Shutout Wins

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HUDSON, N.Y. -- Collin Merwin went 3-for-3 with a pair of RBIs and struck out seven on the mound Sunday to lead the Pittsfield Babe Ruth 14-and-under travel team to a 12-0 win over the Columbia Clippers.
 
It was the first game of a double-header sweep by Pittsfield, which shut out Colubmia, 8-0, in the second game and improved to 8-1 this season.
 
In the first game, Charlie Heimann and Matt Lee each doubled, and Adam Lazits drove in a pair of runs.
 
Merwin allowed just three hits and walked four in a complete-game, five-inning win.
 
In the second game, Lee earned the win on the mound, striking out 12 and allowing just one hit in six innings of work.
 
Lazits came on to pitch a no-hit seventh inning, striking out a pair.
 
Chase Racine had a big game at the plate, goign 3-for-3. Chase Doyle doubled and drove in a pair of runs, and Nick Guachione doubled, scored twice and picked up an RBI.
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YMCA Registering for Pittsfield CYC Basketball League

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PITTSFIELD, Mass. – The Berkshire Family YMCA Pittsfield Branch is now accepting registrations for its CYC Basketball program for all boys and girls ages 4 to 12th grade. Facilitated by the Y's Pittsfield branch at 292 North St., with practice and game locations at gyms throughout Pittsfield, the league’s dates are from Nov. 9 through mid-March.
 
The Y's CYC Basketball House League provides a high-quality experience to every athlete, especially those who need it most. Every athlete is coached using the principles of positive coaching; has fun at practices and games; feels like an important part of the team regardless of performance; has respect for self, team-mates, coaches and officials; learns “life lessons” that have value beyond the court; and learns the skills, tactics and strategies of the game and improves as a player.
 
The Y is seeking volunteer coaches for the CYC Basketball House and Travel Leagues. The Y recognizes that coaches are the people who most directly make this all possible. The Y is committed to creating a positive culture, in which coaches, parents, officials and athletes work together to achieve our mission. In your role as a volunteer coach, you will work with our youth program members on skill development, safety, fair play, sportsmanship, and fun! The right candidate possesses organizational skills, patience, maturity, and dependability, along with sound character, strong morals, values, and personal ethics. CORI checks are required. For more information and to apply, contact the program director Brandon Rousseau at 413-499-7650 ext. 233 or at brousseau@bfymca.org.
 
Visit bfymca.org/cycbasketball for program costs and the most up-to-date program information.
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