Sunday June 26

Winsted’s Adam Piechowski one walk shy of perfect game in win
Winsted’s Whaler’s (4-4) had a near-perfect day against 0-9 Lakeville Sunday afternoon. Pitching ace Adam Piechowski threw a no-hitter, with just a one-walk blemish cropping up in the bottom of the seventh inning. Even so, he faced the minimum number of batters as the Whalers finished the game with a double play. Winsted went on to win the game 9-0. Piechowski will be the starting pitcher for the Tri-State all-star team vs the Torrington Titans on Monday July 4th (7pm) at Fuessenich Park. At bat, Donny Crossman, Ricky Langer, Darrin Gould and Zac Touzzo each had two hits. Charlie Putnam had the game’s only extra base hit, a double.
Amenia Monarchs upsets Wolcott Scrappers, 4-3
The Amenia Monarchs blemished the undefeated record of the Wolcott Scrappers Sunday, defeating Wolcott 4-3 in Amenia in Tri-State baseball action. Amenia was outhit 9-5 in the game, but scored two runs in both the third and fifth innings on the bats of Steve Lynehan (two runs scored) and Tom Downey (two RBI). “We had to play small ball,” coach Tom Downey said. “We only had five hits, but we got people in smart position. That was the game.” Eric Schnel hit a two-run double in the fifth to put the game away for Amenia. Travis Hyatt was the winning pitcher for the Monarchs, going seven strong, and Andrew Wolinski pitched the final two innings, striking out four of the six batters he faced. Justin Koutros was on the mound for Wolcott’s first loss.
Litchfield Cowboys defeat Thomaston, Burlington to maintain undefeated record
The Litchfield Cowboys upped their record to a spotless 9-0 this season in Tri-State action on a busy Sunday, defeating both the Thomaston Threshers and Burlington Hunters. The Cowboys earned a 10-4 win against the Threshers at Litchfield High School in the first game of the day. Litchfield trailed 3-2 heading into the bottom of the sixth, but ran off seven runs in the frame to put the game away. Dylan Stiles hit a two-run single to start the scoring in the sixth. Colin Dickinson went on to score on a wild pitch, and Eddie Pagano and Adam Claire each hit RBI singles in the inning. The Cowboys took to Lewis Mills High School for the second game of the day, and trounced Burlington 13-2 to earn their ninth win of the year. Litchfield scored in every inning except the fifth, including four run in the fourth inning and three in the sixth. Carl Quist (3-4; three runs scored) and Ben Murphy (2-5; two runs scored) each homered for the Cowboys, and Chris Blazek went 4-for-5 with two doubles. Burlington dropped to 2-8 with the loss.
Prospect Homers  6   Burlington Hunters  1
Prospect’s Dave Antonucci (3 strikeouts) allowed just four hits in a seven-inning game against Burlington at Lewis Mills High School Sunday, then upped his own security with a two-run double in the top of the seventh. Prospect went on to win 6-1.  Prospect’s Sam Griffin started the trend with an RBI double on the way to three runs in the first. Burlington (2-6) scored its run in the bottom of the first, as Dylan Desiderato singled and scored. Prospect is now 2-8.
Tri-Town Trojans  2    Naugatuck Dogs  0
In a duel between Tri-Town’s Miles Scribner and Naugatuck’s Macky Cianciolo, each pitcher gave up just four hits at Naugatuck’s Rotary Field Sunday afternoon in a 2-0 win for Tri-Town over Naugatuck. The Trojans manufactured single runs in the top of the fourth and sixth innings. In the fourth, Nick Lahoud got to second on a sacrifice bunt by Casey McDonald. Then Danny McCarty doubled him in.
Tri-Town Trojans  18    Prospect Homers  1
Tri-Town sped by Prospect 18-1 on Sunday at Litchfield High School. The Trojans had a field day in a game that was technically a Prospect home game Sunday afternoon. Leaders in a 14-hit Trojan attack were Nick Lahoud (2-for-4, 3 runs); Casey McDonald (2-for-3, 3 runs); Steve Price (2-for-4, 3 runs, 5 RBI); Kyle Osolin (2-for-4, double, 2 runs, 4 RBI); Landon Gardella (2-for-2, double, 2 runs, 3 RBI); Mike Hill (2-for-4, 2 RBI) and winning pitcher Connor Murray (double).
Tri-Town finished the game at 5-2; Prospect was 1-8.
Watertown Blaze  5    Brass City Brew  2
Mike Mastrocola delivered a bases-clearing double and added an RBI single for four RBI to lead the Blaze (5-2) in Watertown. Charlie Benson was the winning pitcher. Steve Carosella had a double and two singles for Brass City.
Bethlehem/Waterbury: Game cancelled (family emergency) and will be rescheduled in future.