Bernardo Pitches Pittsfield 15s to State Babe Ruth Title

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PITTSFIELD, Mass. -- Shane Bernardo Friday pitched the Pittsfield Babe Ruth 15-year-old All-Stars to a 12-1 win over Westfield and a Western Mass State Championship at Deming Park.
Pittsfield earned a 2-0 sweep in the best-of-three series and will carry the region's banner into next week's New England Regional at Westfield's Bullens Field.
For the second straight game, a big inning was the difference for Pittsfield. On Friday, it scored 10 in the third inning en route to a five-inning decision.
Owen Kroboth drove in four runs with a double and a single.
Mike Zwinglestein and Sam Sherman had two hits apiece, and Stevie Zuccalo and Nolan Degroff each had a single.
Pittsfield will face the Eastern Mass champions on Friday at 11:30 a.m. in the regional.
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Pittsfield Housing Authority Welcomes New Executive Director

By Brittany PolitoiBerkshires Staff
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — The Pittsfield Housing Authority welcomed a familiar face as its new leader and bid farewell to a longtime board member. 
Constance Scott was hired as the executive director last week after many years with the authority, including as assistant director. 
The meeting also marked the resignation of Chairman Lucille Reilly, who has served with the housing authority's board for more than 50 years. Her colleagues on the board shared emotional goodbyes and thanked her for her years of dedication to the Pittsfield Housing Authority.  
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