Newport Storm Claim First Island Baseball League Championship
Newport- The Newport Storm claimed the first Island Baseball League championship last Friday night on the strength of an 8-5 victory over the Narragansett Navigators at Cardines Field.
League MVP Brian Crea allowed just two hits and struck out eight in a complete game while Colin Boughton went 3-for-3 and scored twice. James Moran and team captain Mike Agren reached base in all three of their at-bats, Ray Card scored twice. James Sullivan, Eric Champagne, Mike Petrarca, Andy Parsons, Terry Hook, Joe Hook, Kent Dresser and Michael Soares contributed to the victory. The championship game wrapped up a successful inaugural season for the Island Baseball League, which began in late April with about 90 players. – Newport Daily News