Friday, June 12, 2009

D1 Softball-Inside the numbers of Lexington vs Gardner

Lexington's Kiki Saveriano/David Morrison-wicked local

Inside the numbers of defending Division 1 State Champion Lexington.

Lexington is (9-1) in their last 10 games, outscoring their opponents (37-12) in that span.

They average 7.40 runs per game for the season but it has dipped to 3.80 in the tournament against the best pitchers in the state.

They have scored 5 or more runs 12 times and 10 or more runs 7 times.

Only allowed 1.25 runs per game during the season (if you eliminate the Melrose game--Kiki didn't pitch) it would drop to 0.74. The number has increased slightly to 1.40 in the tournament.

Allowed more than 3 runs only 5% of the time in the regular season but 0% in a smaller sample in the tournament.

A nice crisp 12 shutouts for the year and 7 other games were only 1 run was allowed. So there is a 76% chance you will score 1 run or less.


Lexington (23-2)






Opponent W/L Runs for Runs allowed




Belmont W 13 0
Woburn W 1 0
Wakefield W 2 0
Winchester W 19 0
Billerica W 1 0
Reading W 8 1
Stoneham W 5 3
Melrose W 15 11
Burlington W 4 2
Belmont W 16 1
Woburn W 3 1
Wakefield W 13 0
Winchester W 24 0
Reading W 6 0
Stoneham L 0 1
Melrose W 10 0
Burlington W 2 0
Milton W 4 3
Cardinal Spellman W 2 1
Concord-Carlisle L 0 1




REGULAR SEASON TOTAL (18-2) 148 25




Playoffs






Reading W 7 0
Chelmsford W 4 3
Newton North W 2 1
Danvers W 5 3
Braintree W 1 0




POST SEASON TOTAL (5-0) 19 7




OVERALL TOTAL (23-2) 167 32





Gardner's Frankie Leary/Jim Collins-T & G Staff

Inside the numbers of Division 1 CMass/WMass Champion Gardner.

Gardner is (10-1) in their last 11 games, outscoring their opponents (46-8) in that span.

They average 5.30 runs per game for the season but it has dipped slightly to 4.60 in the tournament.

They have scored 5 or more runs 12 times and 10 or more runs 3 times.

Only allowed 1.50 runs per game during the season. The number has decreased to a miniscule 0.20 in the tournament.

Allowed more than 3 runs only 5% of the time in the regular season but 0% in a smaller sample in the tournament.

A nice crisp 12 shutouts for the year and 4 other games were only 1 run was allowed. So there is a 64% chance you will score 1 run or less.


Gardner (21-4)




Opponent W/L Runs for Runs allowed




Shrewbury W 5 1
North Middlesex W 15 0
Concord-Carlisle L 0 3
Westboro W 9 3
Marlborough L 0 2
Notre Dame (Worc) W 4 0
North Middlesex W 17 0
Hudson W 5 3
Leominster W 2 1
Groton-Dunstable W 6 0
Westboro W 3 2
Quabbin W 9 2
Nashoba Reg W 3 0
Groton-Dunstable L 5 6
St. Peter-Marian W 1 0
Quabbin W 6 0
Holy Name W 2 0
Nashoba Reg W 10 4
Marlborough L 0 1
Acton-Boxboro W 4 2




REGULAR SEASON TOTAL (16-4) 106 30




Playoffs






Fitchburg W 8 0
Shepherd Hill W 2 1
Milford W 8 0
Nashoba Reg W 2 0
Minnechaug W 3 0




POST SEASON TOTAL (5-0) 23 1




OVERALL TOTAL (21-4) 129 31


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