The Danbury Westerners got a two run single by Brett Knief (UNC) in the seventh inning to erase a 1-0 deficit and lead the Westerners to a 2-1 victory over the North Adams SteepleCats in the final game of their Western Division Series. Danbury right-handed starting pitcher Mike Hauschild (Dayton) was masterful giving up three hits while giving up one run on three walks while striking out 13 batters. (FULL BOX SCORE) Danbury will head on the road for Game 1 of the NECBL Championship Series on Sunday at the North Shore Navigators.
Here is your NECBL Playoffs Recap for August 2nd. There are four series with North Shore Navigators facing off against Sanford, Newport playing Laconia, Keene playing North Adams, and Bristol playing Danbury.