Springfield 7, Upper Darby 2

Kelley helps Springfield pull even with Upper Darby

From the Daily Times posted 8/3/2022

For the second straight game Springfield jumped out to an early lead in its best-of-5 Delco League semifinals series with defending champion Upper Darby.

This time, the Colonials pulled away for a 7-2 victory to even the series at one game apiece. Game 3 is Wednesday at Church Road in Springfield (5:45).

Holding a 3-2 lead after four innings, Springfield scored four times over the final three frames to break the game open. Will Kelley knocked in two runs and Reed Farrell and Norm Donkin added two hits and one RBI apiece. Cole Palis also drove in a run while starter David Shoemaker went six innings to get the win.

Christian Strickland and Vince Gasbarro knocked in one run each for the Blue Sox while Matt Querey had two hits.