ANNOUNCEMENT: Terryville and Blasius headed to AABC Northeast World Series
Terryville Black Sox are undefeated winning out ‘winners bracket’ and automatically qualify for the World Series.
Sunday August 5:
Blasius Chevrolet 6 Naugatuck Dogs 4
**Blasius advances to AABC NorthEast World Series
NOTE: Due to Tri-State Baseball League playoffs – the Stan Musial State Championship has been awarded as Co-Champions to the Terryville Black Sox and Blasius Chevrolet.
Thursday August 2
Blasius Chevrolet vs Terryville Black Sox Rained out
Naugatuck Dogs 9 Milford Hunters 5
Milford jumped out to a 2-0 lead at Brinley Field in Orange as Joe Polesky hit a 2 run home run. Trailing 5-2 heading into the bottom of he 7th, Brendan Slattery led off with a solo home run for the Dogs. Naugy tied the game on an RBI single by Ryan Plourde. With bases loaded an no outs Devin Murphy hit a grand slam to win the game. Lance Stevens pitched 6 innings for Naugy and Joe Rivera picked up the win throwing a scoreless 7th. Max Catapano pitches a compete game for Milford.
Tuesday July 31 results
Terryville Black Sox 5 Milford Hunters 4 — (11 innings)
Blasius Chevrolet 6 Danbury Pirates 1
**Dan Hedden got the win throwing 5 1/3 innings only giving up 1 run. Ty Morin finished the 1 2/3 innings of no hit ball. Brian Parzyc started off the game in the top of the first with a 2 run double. Steve Carosella and Brooks Belter both had 2 hits.
Naugatuck Dogs 7 Fedells Mechanics 3
Monday July 30 results:
Terryville Black Sox 4 Fedells Mechanics 1
**Kody Kerski lost a no-hitter in the 7th innings striking out 9. Connor McEvoy had 2 RBI’s while Kyle Tehan and Kyle Skidmore added
hits. Grabowski singled and had an RBI for Fedells.
Milford Hunters 9 Danbury Pirates 0
**Brian Gouin complete game shutout. Joe Poletsky 2-4 with a grand slam 5 RBI. Ryan Nelson 2-3 with 2 run home run.
Naugatuck Dogs 7 All-Star Batting 1
Blasius Chevrolet 5 Diamondzone 0
**Dave Sacco threw 6 shutout innings with 12 strikeouts. Connor Goggins led off game with home run.
Dan Hedden closed out game in 7th with 2 strikeouts.
Sunday July 29 results:
Fedell’s Mechanics 2 Blasius Chevrolet 0
**Rob Anderson threw 6.1 innings of shutout ball allowing 5 singles. Ryan Testani closed out the game – caught by Mike Delellis. Daren Grabowski had 2 hits. Joey Drpich had an RBI single. Gary Novakowski allowed 5 hits for Blasius, 2 runs (1 earned).
Terryville Black Sox 13 Diamondzone 2
**Kenny Kerski 3 shutout innings and struck out 5. Tony Patane 3-4 with 2 doubles and home run to left centerfield.
Conor McEvoy two hits, Kyle Skidmore, Kody Kerski, and Chris Ayer all with RBI hits. Christian Callahan 2 doubles.
Milford Hunters 8 All-Star Batting 0
**Max Catapano complete game no-hitter – 5 innings. Ryan Nelson 3-3 2B 5 RBI
Danbury Pirates 5 Naugatuck Dogs 1
BRAINTREE WINS AABC NORTHEAST WORLD SERIES
The Braintree White Sox defeated the Terryville Black Sox, by a score of 11-3, in the championship game of the 2018 Northeast World Series on Saturday August 11 to win their third title since 2014 (and 2017). Terryville handed Braintree their only loss of the tournament in Round 2 of the series, but the defending champs’ Braintree swept the rest of their games to take home the championship.
Terryville won their first 3 games (Blasius, Braintree, Bourne) but then lost to 2016 champion Albany Athletics yet still earned a bye into the championship game. Braintree eliminated Albany in the semi-final game setting up the championship game showdown with Terryville. The other CT representative Blasius Chevrolet went 1-2 in the AABC World Series.
Thursday August 9
The Terryville Black Sox and Blasius Chevrolet, both teams from the Tri-State Baseball League and the final two teams standing in last weeks Stan Musial State Tournament, began play in the 8-team double-elimination AABC Northeast World Series on Thursday August 9th in Braintree Massachusetts. Ironically,
Terryville and Blasius drew each other in the opening round of play and Terryville jumping out quickly and walked away with a 15-2 victory. Kyle Skidmore 4-4 3RBI and Connor MacEvoy 2-3 4RBI led the Black Sox attack at the plate. Justin McCulloch and Louis Serrano had hits for Blasius.
Terryville then drew the defending World Series champion Braintree White Sox in Round 2 later in the day, Up against the defending champs and down 3-0 early and looking for a spark, Alex Rauso sent a solo shot to CF to light a flame under the Black Sox in the fourth inning. Still trailing 3-1 in the top of the fifth and with the bases loaded with two outs, Black Sox hitter Tony Patane was facing an 0-2 count and delivered a Grand Slam over the left field fence giving Terryville a 5-3 lead. Braintree would rally back to tie the game in the bottom of the fifth inning. After exchanging a scoreless 6th inning, the Black Sox with two outs and runners on first and second base, Alex Rauso (2 doubles and a homer) again delivered with a bases clearing double. Cody Kerski picked up the win in relief including ending a Braintree rally with runners on first and third in the bottom of the last inning – putting them at 2-0 for the day. Final Score Terryville 7 Braintree 5. Terryville plays the Bourne Mariners from the Cranberry League in MA on Friday 12pm at Bentley University in Round 3.
Blasius Chevrolet rebounded in game 2 eliminating Manchester by a final score of 9-4. Blasius advances to Friday play and will take on the 2016 World Series champion Albany Athletics at 12pm at Libby Field.