Washington Irving is headed back to the PSAL Class B semifinals.
The fifth-seeded Bulldogs blanked No. 13 Law, Government & Justice, 3-0, in the quarterfinals as Melvin Ali and Miguel Rivera Sanchez combined on a one-hit shutout with Ali striking out eight in four innings.
Mike Flores had an RBI and scored a run and Ali had a hit and scored once for Irving (16-3), which fell to John Bowne in last year’s semis and will meet No. 1 South Bronx Sunday at Newtown at 2 p.m. Law, Government & Justice finishes 14-5.
No. 1 South Bronx 9, No. 8 Lab Museum 2: Kevin Victoriano homered, doubled and drove in four runs, he also struck out eight in six shutout innings, Ramon Rodriguez had two hits, scored twice and drove in a run and Mothaury Guzman added three hits, an RBI and scored twice for undefeated South Bronx (19-0), which scored six runs in the second inning. The Phoenix meets No. 5 Washington Irving in the semifinals Sunday at Newtown at 2 p.m. Basil Lyons had an RBI and Stephen Johnson scored a run for Lab (14-3).
No. 3 Queens Vocational Tech 10, No. 22 Cleveland 0: The Tigers (18-1), who won Queens B North, will face No. 15 Transit Tech in the semifinals Sunday at Newtown at 11 a.m. Cleveland finishes 13-6.
No. 15 Transit Tech 4, No. 7 Construction 2: The Cinderella Express (16-3) pulled their second straight upset and will meet No. 3 Queens Vocational Tech in the semifinals Sunday at Newtown at 11 a.m. Construction, the Queens B Central winner, ends the year at 16-3.
Washington Irving, Melvin Ali, Government & Justice, South Bronx, Miguel Rivera Sanchez, Ali, shutout innings, Kevin Victoriano, Newtown, Queens Vocational Tech, Transit Tech, Mothaury Guzman, John Bowne, Ramon Rodriguez, 10, No. 22 Cleveland