BETHESDA — The Bethesda Big Train advanced to the Cal Ripken League championship series Thursday by virtue of their 14-8 victory over the Silver Spring-Takoma Thunderbolts at Shirley Povich Field.
Bethesda outfielders Tyler Villaroman and Jacob Westerman helped the Big Train’s cause by posting some gaudy statistics.
Villaroman went 3-for-5 and scored three runs and registered four RBI’s while Westerman batted 3-for-3 with an RBI and scored a run.
Big Train catcher Carson Taylor added two hits and four RBI’s to help Bethesda move into the championship round.
Bethesda took a 2-0 lead early in the game thanks to Fox Semones, Villaroman and Alec Burleson.