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Tri-State All Star Game Saturday June 29
2:30PM, Fussenich Park

Tri-State Round 2

Monday: Game 3-  Terryville Black Sox 7 Bethlehem Plowboys 2; Litchfield Cowboys 5 Wolcott Scrappers 4  NOTE: The two winners will match up in semi-finals after the AABC Stan Musial Northeast World Series.

Tri-Town eliminates Amenia and Naugatuck eliminates Blasius. Tri-Town vs Naugy in the next round semi-finals. NOTE: I have Fuessenich Park and Municipal Stadium reserved for next round. DATES: Tuesday August 13, Wednesday August 14, Thursday August 15

Saturday August 3: Terryville Black Sox 8   Bethlehem Plowboys 2

The Black Sox bats came out hot, pounding 16 hits on the way to an 8-2 opening game victory. Andrew Hinckley, Nick DeLotto and Gavin Lavallee all had 3 hits including a home run. Kody Kerski, Patane, Kyle Skidmore and Tyler Wenz combined to scatter 5 hits while striking out 10.

Sunday August 4: Bethlehem Plowboys 10  Terryville Black Sox 7

Tri-Town Trojans vs Amenia Monarchs

Saturday August 3:   Tri-Town Trojans 4     Amenia Monarchs 2 Game recap coming soon…

Sunday August 4: Tri-Town Trojans 8   Amenia Monarchs 6

Blasius Chevrolet vs Naugatuck Dogs

Saturday August 3: Naugatuck Dogs 5    Blasius Chevrolet 1 

Ryan Plourde hit a grand slam to Naugy to an 8-5 victory over Blasius. Sean Miller-Jones and Matt Lehane each went 3-3, and Jeff Rustico added a 2 run single for Naugy. Rustico pitches 6 innings and scattered 7 hits with Adam Neveski closing out the game. Manny Cruz led Blasius with a tripe and a single while Eric Rovenetti had an RBI single.

Sunday August 4: Naugatuck Dogs 8   Lance Stevens pitched a 4 hitter to lead Naugy to a 5-1 win Saturday with Kevin Murray pitching the last 2 innings. Brendan Slattery went 3-4 with two doubles and 3 RBI. Stevens added a 2 RBI single.

Litchfield Cowboys vs Wolcott Scrappers

Saturday August 3:   Litchfield Cowboys 10   Wolcott Scrappers 6

Litchfield bats came alive Saturday morning with everyone in the lineup getting at least one hit. Drew Gauvain led the way going 4-5 with 2 runs and an RBI, Stanley Rijo knocked in the first runs of the game in the second and did stop there going 3-5 with 4RBI and 2 runs, and rounding out the multi-hit day was Rob Taylor 2-4 2RBI 2 runs and Tommy Johnson 2-6 2RBI and a run. Wolcott was not to be shutout that easily, scrapping their way to 10 hits on the day , being led by Jack D. Who went 3-4 and a RBI. Justin Koutros picked up the win with Rob Taylor getting the hold and Brooks Belter getting the Save. The cowboys resume playoff match tonight at 6pm at the BAW

Sunday August 4: Wolcott scrappers 12 Litchfield Cowboys 4

Wolcott Scrappers defeated Litchfield cowboys by a score of 12-4. Wolcotts Tyler Smith went the distance allowing 6 hits with 10 strikeouts . Jeff Nicol had 2 singles and a dble with 2 runs scored, Tyler smith had a single , dble 2 rbi , Cam Maldonado single, dble 2 rbi and 2 runs scored and Matt Warren 3 singles , 3 rbi and 2 runs scored . For Litchfield , Drew Gauvain had 2 singles, and Colin Dickinson singled and dbled 1 rbi and 2 scored .

Stan Musial State Tourney

State Championship Game

Terryville Black sox vs Blasius Chevrolet    TBD

Qualifiers for AABC Stan Musial Northeast World Series:

Terryville Black Sox- Blasius Chevrolet- Fedells Mechanics- Danbury Pirates

Braintree White Sox- Bourne Mariners- NY Hawks- Pelham Mets

Tri-State Playoffs

First Round: Best of Three

Thunder Ducks vs Bethlehem Plowboys (winner plays Terryville Black Sox)

Thursday July 25:  Bethlehem Plowboys 11  Thunder Ducks 0

Plow wins 11-0 Ty Erickson took a perfect game into the sixth inning and lost it with 2 outs on a single to right field. Plow bats were hot as every batter in the lineup had atleast 1 hit. Jon Wilson, Ricky Descoteaux, and Drew Colavecchio all had 2 RBI’s a piece. Bethlehem scored 3 runs on a passed ball in the 5th inning to add to the lead and secure the win.

Friday July 26: Bethlehem Plowboys 19 Thunder Ducks 0

Bethlehem got off to a hot start in the first inning with a Matt Mancini three run home run. Teddy Gravel went 4-4 with 2 home runs and 5 RBI’s and 2 doubles. Greg Campbell stayed hot at the dish going 3-3 with a walk. Rob Geraci threw a complete game gem striking out 7 and making some web gem plays on the mound.

Wolcott Scrappers vs Trbury Cave (winner plays Litchfield Cowboys)

Thursday July 25  Wolcott Scrappers 11   Tribury Cave 3

Wolcott Scrappers defeated Tribury Twisters in the opening game of playoffs by a score of 11-3. Wolcott was lead at plate by Brendan Clark who dbled , singled had 3 rbi, Tyler Smith 2 singles 1 scored, Jeff Nicol 2 singles 1 run scored, Matt Warren dble 1 rbi , 2 scored, Jack Drewry dble, Joe Matthews single 3 rbi 2 scored and Alan Stinson single 3 Rbi 1 scored. Tyler Smith pitched a complete game allowing 5 hits with 6 strike outs. Triburys Tom Rinaldi homered with 2 rbi

Friday July 26   Wolcott Scrappers 1  Tribury Cave 0

In an outstanding pitchers duel by Wolcotts Brendan Clark and Tribury’s Ben Brown and Ben Guisto Wolcott finally came thru and scored the lone run of the game in the 6th inning after a Brendan Clark single and Jack Drewry’s Rbi single. Wolcotts Brendan Clark pitched a complete game 1 hitter with 11 strikeouts to take the win and the best of 3 series from Tribury. Jack Drewry had a dble single and the only Rbi of the day . Wolcott also had hits from Matt Warren, Tyler Smith, Joe Matthews and Danny Kennedy. John Delucia had the only hit for Tribury.

Northwest Orioles vs Amenia Monarchs (winner plays Tri-Town Trojans)

Friday July 26 Amenia Monarchs 7   Northwest Orioles 0

In Game 1 of the first round series the Amenia Monarchs beat the Northwest Orioles 7-0 at Housatonic High School. It would be a pitchers duel into the 6th as the Monarchs were able to pick up only 1 run to that point off Northwest starter Lupiani. The Monarchs starter, Mackenzie Dunlop, scores the first run for Amenia in the 3rd after leading off with a single and then scoring on a Chris Reed single. Monarchs lead off man, Chris Reed, has been done an outstanding job at his role all season! Reed went 2-3 with 1rbi and played a phenomenal shortstop! Amenia would score 3 in the 6th on a misplayed ball by Northwest and then in the 7th the Hefty Lefty Will Perotti Hit a bases clearing double plating 3 more Amenia runs. Mackenzie Dunlop would go the distance for Amenia scattering 3 hits over 7 innings and giving up no runs. For Northwest Nathan Lachaine would pick up 2 of their hits and made an outstanding catch in left field to end the 5th inning with Amenia leaving the bases loaded.

Saturday July 27 Northwest Orioles 7 Amenia Monarchs 5

After scoring 1 run in the previous 20 innings against Amenia, the Orioles exploded for 6 runs at the top of the 7th to stun the Monarchs. Jack Mcaullife shut the door with 3 straight outs in the bottom of the inning. Oliver Cookson led the way with 3 hits and 3 RBIs, including the game winner. Mike Goretti was 2 for 4 knocking in the game tying runs. For Amenia, Travis Hyatt pitched 6 strong innings, allowing only 1 run. Ken Shufelt was 2 for 2 with a sac fly and 3 RBIs. Game 3 is Monday at 5:30 at Housatonic Valley High School.

Monday July 30

The Amenia Monarchs clinched a second round playoff birth with a 4-1 victory over the Northwest Orioles Monday Night. Leshawn Thrasher picked up the win for Amenia going the distance. Northwest would get 7 hits off Thrasher but Amenia’s strong defense was able to hold Northwest to just one run. Amenia would take the lead in the 4th when Andy Thrasher hit a one out single, Ken Shufelt would then walk, and Mackenzie Dunlop would add a rbi single. Amenia would score 3 more runs in the 5th with a 2RBI single from Tom Downey and a single, followed by crafty base running by Leshawn Thrasher, forcing a throwing error scoring Downey. Amenia would like to congratulate all of the Northwest players and coaches on a great first season! A good young group of ball players coached by knowledgeable and respectful coaches. A great addition to the Tri-State Family!

Burlington Hunters vs Naugatuck Dogs (winner plays Blasius Chevrolet)

Monday July 29  Naugatuck Dogs 7   Burlington Hunters 4

Jeff Rustico pitched a complete game allowing 4 runs on 7 hits while striking out 4 to lead Naugy to a 7-4 victory over Burlington. The Dogs offense was led by Devin Murphy’s 2 run home run and Sean Miller-Jones solo home run and double. George Harlamon had 2 hits and 2 RBI and Jeff Rustico added 2 hits for Naugy. Ty Morin had a 2 RBI single and George Zaruba went 2-4 with a double and a RBI for Burlington

Tuesday Rotary Field 8pm  Naugatuck Dogs 16   Burlington Hunters 0

Top 4 set; Playoffs up for grabs

Following Saturday finals: The Top 4 seeds will be: Terryville Black Sox, Tri-Town Trojans, Blasius Chevrolet, Litchfield Cowboys. As for the rest of the playoffs – the final 8 seeds have yet to be determined including home field advantage in the first round of the Tri-State Playoffs. Game recaps will be posted early Sunday morning.

Northwest Orioles 7   Naugatuck Dogs 4 (Friday night)

Northwest Orioles defeated Naugatuck 7 to 4. Anthony Lupiani got the win pitching 5 innings, giving up 4 runs on three hits. The offense was lead by Mike Goretti 2 for 3, 2 runs scored, and an RBI, Shane Callahan 2 for 3 with 2 RBIs, and Dan Litchfield with a clutch pinch hit double knocking in 2 runs in the 6th. For Naugatuck, K. Murphey had 3 walks and 3 runs scored

Northwest Orioles 12   Southington 66ers 4

An 8 run second innings propelled the Orioles to their 8th victory of the season. Mike Goretti got the win, giving up 2 hits and 2 runs in 5 innings. Jack Mcaullife lead the charge with 2 hits, 2 runs, 2 RBIs, and a double. Hayden Riva reached base all 4 at bats with 2 hits and 2 walks. For Southington, Eric Paddin had 2 hits and Ben Hampden had 2 walks and 2 runs scored.

Winsted Whalers 7   Torrington Rebels 0

Game recap coming…

Litchfield Cowboys 7   Naugatuck Dogs 6

Litchfield was able to solidify at least 4th place and a bye today winning 7-6 in a back and forth game against the Naugatuck Dogs. Steve Consiglio pitched a great game going 5.67 innings to get the win and Dan Hedden battling to get his first save of the season going 1.33 innings. Big contributors were Josh Guilmart going 2-2 with 2 rbis, Drew Gauvain 2-3 with an rbi and tommy johnson 2-4 with and rbi.

Wolcott Scrappers 9   Naugatuck Dogs 1

On probably the hottest day of the year the Wolcott scrappers bats were also hot defeating the Naugy Dogs by a score of 9-1 at the BAW. Wolcott had 12 hits being lead by Tyler Smith went 4 for 4 with 4 singles and 3 RBI’s, Matt Warren 2 for 3 with 2 walks a Homerun and triple scored 3 runs and had 2 rbi , Jack Drewry 2 singles , walk 2 runs scored and 1 rbi. Wolcott also had hits by Steve Urbanski, Jeff Nicol , Isaiah Negretti , and Mike Pepe. On the mound Wolcott had another great performance from Brendan Clark who pitched a complete game only allowing 2 hits , 1 ER and had 7 K’s. For Naugy , B Slattery had a solo homerun and Russel singled.

Tri-Town Trojans 2   Blasius Vhevrolet 1

Game recap coming…

Terryville Bloack Sox 10   Bristil Greeners 0

Jared Gallegher, Ken Kerski,and Dave Alarcon combined for a 1 hit shutout, Everyone in the lineup got a hit for Terryville. Jerry Lapenta had the lone single for Bristol.

Amenia Monarchs 8   Canton Crushers1

On a blazing hot Saturday morning in Amenia the Monarchs Cave away with a 8-1 win over the Canton Crushers. The Old Vet Travis Hyatt took the mound and in untypical fashion he was a sharp as a marble! But luckily, and also untypical, the Monarchs played stellar defense behind Hyatt and through 5 giving up 9 hits Canton only came away with 1 earned run. Monarchs would also show some appreciation for Hyatt’s 14 years of service by giving him a little bit of run support! Things started off slow for Amenia picking up 1 run in the 2nd of a single by Hunter Goodacre, and another in the 3rd and 4th. In the bottom of the 6th Little Andy Thrasher hit a 2 rbi single followed up by Big Kenny “I hit Dingers” Shufelt earning his name with a big 2 run blast! Asked afterwards Shufelt said he was aiming for an ugly Philadelphia Eagles pop-up in Left! Leshawn Thrasher came in relief of Hyatt and got the last 6 outs. For Canton Riley and Jimmy Spirito had 2 hits apiece.

Bethlehem Plowboys 3    Burlington Hunters 2

Plow wins 3-2 in an entertaining game in Bethlehem. Plow was led by Jon Wilson with 2 hits and 2 RBI. After taking a 2-0 lead, Burlington tied the game in 4th on a 2 RBI double by LoRusso, Teddy Gravel singled and Jon Wilson’s double brought in the go ahead run in the bottom of the 4th. Jason Clayborn threw a gem for Bethlehem throwing a complete allowing 2 unearned runs striking out 7 and working quickly in the heat. Jay Pelletier for Burlington finally got an at bat and got a base knock with a broken wrist.

Thursday July 18

Tri-Town Trojans 8    Winsted Whalers 7

Game recap coming soon…

Blasius Chevrolet 14   Amenia Monarchs 2

Game recap coming soon…

Thunder Ducks/Canton Crushers

Game cancelled – Field unplayable.