North Smithfield Forces Classical to Winner-Take-All Game for D-III Title, SK Beats Coventry to Advance to D-1 Title Series at McCoy

By Ken Bell

kbell@abc6.com

North Smithfield defeated Classical 4 to 2 to push the D-III championship to a winner-take-all game on Wednesday at Rhode Island College.  Mike deRonde knocked in three runs and came in with the bases loaded in the bottom of the 7th to get the final strikeout.  

South Kingstown defeated Coventry 5 to 2 to advance to the Division 1 title series against LaSalle beginning Monday at McCoy Stadium.