Thursday June 27

Tri-Town Trojans 11   Canton Crushers 0

Game recap coming soon…

Blasius Chevrolet 10    Naugatuck Dogs 0

Even when things are going well you can always get better. Blasius was riding a 5-game win streak coming into a showdown with long time rivals the Naugatuck Dogs. Given the stretch of good play manager Paul Novakowski noticed the team just wasn’t putting up the runs they expected at home. Now some say don’t mess with a winning streak, but not Novakowski. Looking to make the offense click a change at the top of the order was made. To say the change was affective tonight would be an understatement as the boys where able to put up 9 runs on an always tough Naugy team. Blasius was able to bang out 10 hits. The hit parade was led by Connor Goggins, Manny Cruz, and Jeff Fonti who all had two hits apiece. All those hits lead to 8 different players drive in a run in the game. However, the game was not all about the offense as Blasius starter Tim Kennedy (2-0) pitched a complete game 1 hitter Striking out 11 against only 2 walks. If not for the always tough to deal with Ryan Russel for Naugy singling in the top of the 5th inning Kennedy would have thrown the first no hitter in Blasius history. The win moves Blasius to 7-1 on the season and has them keep pass with the Tri-Town Trojans. The lose drops the Dogs to 6-4. The home stand for Blasius continues Sunday with a double header. Game one is against the Canton Crushers (1-7) at 10am. Game two Blasius welcome the Winsted Whalers (2-5) at 2:30pm. As always, the team and our fans would like to thank our sponsor Blasius Chevrolet. We also hope that you continue to find new roads.

Valley Thunder 4   Winsted Whalers 3

The rivalry between the wolcott scrappers and the valley thunder continued Thursday night with another nail bitter!Finally it went the valley thunder way defeating the wolcott scrappers 4-3. Anthony Cappaso pitched 6 2/3 innings improving himself to 2-0 helping the thunder to improve to 5-3. Donny Ek had two doubles and two RBI’s for the thunder. Brandon Clark had a huge two run home run for the scrappers.

Winsted Whalers 4    Amenia Monarchs 3

On a great weather night in Winsted, the Whalers took on the Monarchs. A friendly rivalry that always produces some great baseball games, Thursday night was no different. The Monarchs jumped out to an early lead in the 1st inning taking advantage of Mitch Gryniuk’s Tristate pitching debut nerves. Mitch settled in though and threw 5 strong innings only giving up 3 runs total. Tied 3-3 in the bottom of the 6th, Justin Lovetere delivered what turned out to be the game winning RBI single. Mackenzie Dunlop took the loss for the Monarchs despite pitching a complete game and recording 11 strikeouts. TJ Kent grabbed the win for the Whalers, throwing two scoreless innings to close the game. The Monarchs were led by; Chris Reed: 1/2, R, SB, RBI, LeShawn Thrasher: 1/1, 2BB, R and Will Perotti: 2/3, RBI The Whalers were paced by; Chester Warner: 2/3, RBI, Johnny Ambrozaitis: 2/3 and Justin Lovetere who delivered the game winning RBI.

Tribury Cave 3    Bethlehem Plowboys 2

Ben Brown threw a complete game striking out 8 as Tribury held off Bethlehem 3-2. Tom Rinaldi has 2 hits and 3 RBI and Zach Goldberg added 2 hits with a run scored to lead the Cave attack. Hard luck loser Justin Taylor threw 6 solid innings for the Plow and added 2 hits at the plate.

Southington 66ers 10   Torrington Rebels 9

Late Thursday night at Recreation Park in Southington, the Southington 66ers scored three runs in the bottom of the 7th inning to defeat the Torrington Rebels 10 to 9. In a see-saw battle, Southington jumped out to a 4 to 0 lead after two innings only to see the Rebels score 7 runs in the third to take the lead. Southington scored single runs in the 3rd, 5th, and 6th to tie the game until the 7th when Torrington scored two in the top to take a 9 to 7 lead and the 66ers walked off with three runs in the bottom of the inning. For the 66ers, Adriano Moura got his first Tri-State win in relief of Patrick Raymond who stuck out 14 Rebels, Carmen Perugini went 3 for 3, Eric Padden had a two-run single, Nick Yousefzadeh doubled, and Pat Smith, Tyler Fernandez, and Bryan Webster added hits. For Torrington, Travis Wyant, Joe Percichino, Fran Rodriguez, Adam Fuoco, and John Yish had two hits, Brandon Yanik contributed a double, and Shawn Grose singled.

Litchfield Cowboys 9   Northwest Orioles 3

After a hot, arduous day of working, the Cowboys came out flat against the exuberant and youthful Orioles, falling behind 2-0 after the first three innings. Nate LaChaine (2-2 2rbi) drove in Jack MacAuliffe (2-3 r) with the first run of the game on a sharp double down the left field line in the bottom of the first, then lifted a sac fly in the third to score Brendan Dempsey. Jack MacAuliffe (5.33ip 8h 6k) held the Cowboys in check until the 4th inning when late arrival Collin Dickinson (2-3 3b 2rbi) smacked a fastball deep over the left fielders head driving in both Drew Gauvain (2-2 2r) and Brooks Belter (3-4 2b r 2rbi) and subsequently scoring on an errant throw by the shortstop giving the cowboys a 3-2 lead. After that the Cowboys bats came alive scoring 6 runs on 5 hits over the next 3 innings. Steve Consiglio went the distance on the bump throwing 7 innings giving up 3r (0er) on 7 hits. The Cowboys play Burlington Sunday at 1pm at Lewis Mills High School.

Burlington Hunters 5    Northwest orioles 4

The Hunters are back in the win column. Alex “Cobb” Hansen got the win on the mound for the hunters pitching 3.2 innings in relief with 3 strikeouts only giving up 1 hit. The Hunters were led offensively by Ryan Raponey (2/4, 2B 1R) and Tomasso Tollis ( 2/4, 2B, 3B, 2RBI). Jay Pelletier’s arm almost fell off when waving 45 year vet Brian “How is he still playing” O’Leary ( 1/2, RBI, HBP, R) around third, oxygen was provided. Zach Martin also contributed with his first hit in 3 years. For the Greeners Jerry LaPenta started on the mound going 5 innings with 8 strike outs. He also contributed at the plate going 2/4 with a Run scored.

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