Sharks swing into action


The Martha’s Vineyard Sharks of the Futures Collegiate Baseball League swung into action last Thursday. The Island’s collegiate baseball team won its first home game of the season with a 6-3 victory over the North Shore Navigators at Vineyard Baseball Park.

Jake Farrell (Northeastern University) doubled in the second inning, singled in the fourth inning, and homered in the sixth inning.

Mac Curran (UMass Dartmouth) pitched lights-out for the Martha’s Vineyard Sharks. He held the North Shore Navigators hitless over 1⅔ innings, allowed no earned runs, walked one, and struck out two.

On Monday, the Sharks beat the Seacoast Mavericks 7-5 at Vineyard Baseball Park behind Jacob Rhinesmith, who went 3-3 at the plate.

The Sharks play at home Thursday night at 7 pm against the Mavericks.

On Tuesday, Casey Aubin kept the Marthas Vineyard Sharks (3-2) off the board during his 6 2/3 innings of work and the Seacoast Mavericks (2-3) beat the Marthas Vineyard Sharks, 11-0. Aubin allowed four hits, one walk and struck out seven.

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