Page 10 THE REVERE ADVOCATE - Friday, June 28, 2019 Rockies score big early in win over Saints By Greg Phipps A fter a week-long layoff , the Revere Rockies didn’t appear to lose a beat as they continued their winning ways by routing the South Boston Saints, 11-1, in Yawkey League baseball action on Sunday at Revere High School. The Rockies wasted no time getting back into the swing of things, scoring three times in their fi rst at bat and adding fi ve more in the bottom of the second to build an early 8-0 bulge. Bobby Foote’s second-inning grand slam broke the game open. The homer was a rocket over the right field fence and was Foote’s second round-tripper of the season. The four RBI also gave him 15 for the season. The victory Revere’s Jacob Byrne slides safely into third base during Sunday’s 11-1 win over the South Boston Saints at Revere High School fi eld. (Advocate Photos by Greg Phipps) On Sunday, Rockies starter Jon Shepard hurled fi ve scoreless innings for his fourth win of the season. Revere baserunner Ryan Petrone rises to his feet after being forced out at second base during Sunday’s Rockies game against South Boston. left 10-1 Revere with a fourpoint lead over the secondplace East Boston Knights in the Carl Yastrzemski Division. The Knights were 8-4 as of early this week. Pitching has been Revere’s strongest suit so far this season, and Sunday’s starter, Jon Shepard, provided another solid outing. Despite getting into early trouble in the top of the first, the righty, who improved to 4-0 with an ERA under one, settled down and completed five shutout innings. He didn’t walk a batter, surrendered fi ve hits and fanned six. Oliver Collette relieved Shepard and allowed South Boston its lone run on two hits in his one inning of work. * A Delta Dental Premier Provider Aluminum Everett er 10 Everett Ave., Everett 617-389-3839 Owned & operated by the Conti family since 1958 • 61 Years! “Same name, phone number & address for over half a century. We must be doing something right!” Owned & operated by the Conti family since 1958 • 57 Years! family since 1958 • 60 •Vinyl Siding •Carpentry Work •Decks •Vinyl Siding ears! •Free Estimates •Fully Licensed •Roofing •Free Estimates •Carpentry Work •Fully Licensed •Decks •Roofingf g •Roo in • Fully Insured •• Replacement Windows Replacement Windows www.everettaluminum.com Now’s the time to schedule those home improvement projects you’ve been dreaming about all winter! Everett Aluminum Dr. Mario Abdennour, Dr. Bhavisha Patel, Dr. Priti Amlani, Dr. Bruce Goldman and team. ROCKIES | SEE PAGE 17 Summer is Here!

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