The Royal Printing took Game One of a best-of-three, 3-2, over the Barrows in the All-American Amateur Baseball Association playoffs Tuesday at McCarthy Park. Dan Dallas had two RBIs, including the go-ahead RBI. Ken Johnson was the winning pitcher, recording eight strikeouts and allowing eight hits.
Jay Malkowski had two hits, an RBI and run scored for the Royals. Andy Sipowicz had a two-run double and Jeff Palczewski had three hits for Barrows.
In the other playoff matchup, Ken-Hy Auto defeated Full Circuit Power on Mark McKenna’s two-run walk-off home run. Matt Wilhelm recorded the win for Ken-Hy.
Royal Paintings and Barrows play game two Thursday at Delaware Park Field 1 and Ken-HY and Full Circuit Power play Thursday at McCarthy Field 1.