Zac Gallen dominated in Chatham’s win over Orleans, giving the Anglers a familiar sight – an ace from North Carolina.
Orleans star Kyle Lewis was in Omaha for the College Home Run Derby, but his Firebirds teammates had no trouble picking up the slack.
Wareham had only one hit Wednesday night, but it was a home run that gave the Gatemen a 1-0 win.
Orleans beat Hyannis Sunday for a split of the first two meetings between the division leaders.
Florida Gulf Coast has had a big hand in Hyannis’ success, with Devin Smeltzer’s no-hitter and Jacob Noll continuing to stay hot.
Chatham got its first shot at division leader Orleans and made it count in a 2-1 win.
With Harwich alumni Kenny Towns and Joe McCarthy celebrating a national championship with Virginia, the Mariners grabbed a victory over Brewster.