Nick Tierney pitched a 2-hitter and Evan Gys went 3-for-4 with 2 RBI and 2 runs scored as Dracut defeated Westford in Northeast League action, 9-1.

Area baseball

In Suburban Pony League play, Billerica topped Dracut, 8-1.

Northeast League

Dracut 9

Westford 1

Gys pitched a 1-2-3 seventh to close out the game.

Alby DeVincent and Nick Hayward had 2 hits each for Dracut, while Adam Barbosa, Andy Rogers and Mike Goodin had 1 each. Defensive stalwarts were catcher Hayward and outfielders Zack Mellonakos and Mike Witts.

Suburban Pony League

13 Division

Billerica 8

Dracut 1

Brendan Maloney threw a complete game at Locke School, giving up 2 hits while striking out 4.

Craig Rich had a double and a run scored while also making several outstanding plays at shortstop. Tyler Bradanese had a double and run scored, Ryan Cummiskey had 2 hits and 3 RBI, and Tyler Stack had a single and an RBI.

14-15 Division

Chelmsford 4

Billerica Gold 0

Chelmsford's Matt Courtemanche pitched 7 shutout innings in this 9-inning game and allowed only 5 hits. Billerica's Brandon Jewer was equally effective, also pitching 7 innings of shutout baseball.

Joey Levesque broke the scoreless tie with an RBI single scoring Kevin Xu in the top of the ninth. Ryan Doherty followed with another RBI hit before Mitch McKillop stroked a two-out double scoring 2 more for the 4-0 final.

McKillop threw the final 2 innings for Chelmsford to get the win.

Billerica Green 19

Haverhill 2

Billerica pounded out 21 hits led by Kyle Cortese, James Herbert and Anthony Bova with 3 apiece.

Brian Doherty (2 doubles), Justin Burek (double), Ben Marasco (double) and Ryan Stack all had 2 hits and Dylan Salk had 4 RBIs. Burek was dominant on the mound.

Billerica Green 12

Dracut 2

Josh Bradanese pitched a gem for Billerica (4-1), allowing just 4 hits with 6 K's. Mike Whalen, Brian Doherty and Bradanese had 2 hits each.

Defensively, Doherty, Dylan Salk and Tyler Boutwell turned a nice double play.