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Attleboro High outfielder Sam Larkin catches a fly ball against Mansfield High Wednesday in Mansfield.

MANSFIELD — Kevin Dow pitched the Mansfield High baseball team to a 6-1 victory over Attleboro High Thursday, moving the Hornets to within a win of qualifying for the MIAA Tournament.

Dow scattered four hits and issued two walks while striking out nine, including the side in the first inning.

The Bombardiers (5-7) did not score until the seventh inning when Tim Callahan drew a walk, advancing when Sam Larkin was hit by a pitch and scoring on an Alvaro Espinal two-out single.

Tyler Dalton drove in three runs on three hits for Mansfield (9-3), while Cullin Anastasia had two hits.

Mansfield scored twice in in the first inning on singles by Dalton and Justin Pena and then parlayed two AHS errors and two hits into three runs in the fifth inning.

Mansfield hosts Canton Thursday, while AHS will host Bishop Feehan.

North Attleboro 4, Sharon 2

NORTH ATTLEBORO — Peter Cohen pitched 5 1/3 innings of strong relief to preserve the win for the Rocketeers (9-1).

Cohen struck out eight and walked one, allowing just one hit. North trailed 2-0 after the first, but tied it in the third on a two-out, two-run single by Zach DeMattio (2-for-3). In the sixth, Ryan Warren knocked in two runs with a two-out single to put the Rocketeers ahead.

North Attleboro can qualify for the MIAA Tournament Friday with a win over Foxboro at Community Field.

Stoughton 6, Foxboro 1

STOUGHTON — Senior captain Chad Bearce had three hits, but the Warriors left nine runners on base in the Hockomock League loss. Foxboro had a season-high eight hits.

The Warriors scored their lone run in the third inning on a Bearce RBI single, scoring Joe Freitas. Foxboro (2-12) travels to North Attleboro Friday.

Oliver Ames 5, King Philip 3

WRENTHAM — The Tigers scored pairs of runs in the first and third innings, while limiting King Philip to four hits in the Hockomock League win. Rob Jarest drew a walk and scored on a Pat Limerick sacrifice flyball for KP’s first run in the first inning.

David Morganelli pitched six innings for KP as the Warriors allowed just one hit over the final six innings.

King Philip (4-7) hosts Sharon Friday.

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