Millionaires fall just short of WMass crown

(Matthew Tonis) Left, Ricky Armstrong, Josh Hunter, Trevor Sweener, Peyton Doyle and Luke Patella look on as Hopkins accepts its championship trophy.

AMHERST — Less than 24 hours after their come-from-behind win in the sectional semifinal, the Lenox baseball team took the field at UMass hoping to continue their Cinderella run through the tournament, entering as the lower-seeded team for the third consecutive game.

Still on an emotional high from their win the day before Lenox rolled in to UMass ready to roll and, according to Nick Nicotra, the group was confident.

“The momentum, I felt, was on our side,” Nicotra said. “We just played last night, and we scored a bunch of runs yesterday, so we came in feeling pretty good. There’s no reason why we shouldn’t have been.”

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