Watertown Blaze 1 Canton Crushers 0
The Watertown Blaze improved to 5-0 with a tight 1-0 win over the Canton Crushers. Chris Ayer provided the game winning RBI in the bottom of the 6th inning after Matt Calzone reached on an error. Dom Severino improved to 3-0 throwing a complete game with 6 strikeouts. Jim Spirito had 2 hits for Canton.
Torrington Rebels 4 Tri-Town Trojans 3
Torrington Rebels improved to 6-0 with a 4-3 victory over the Tri-Town Trojans. The winning run came with two outs in the seventh inning when Nick Yousefzadeh hustled around the bases on a Lenyn Napoleon single and an overthrow. Yousefzadeh (2-2, 2 walks, stolen base, 3 runs) also scored on an Austin Patenaude single in the first inning, and again in the fifth on a Greg Bodnar sacrifice fly. Torrington pitcher Cody Lemieux pitched seven innings, giving up three runs for the win. For the Trojans, Connor Murray struck out 10 batters, and Sam Shurberg had two hits and an RBI.
Litchfield Cowboys 10 Winsted Whalers 4
Cowboys win over Winsted 10-4. Ed Pequignot and Brian Hungerford were both 3-3 and Pequignot added 3 RBI. Steve Harrison added 2 RBI. Justin Binkowski threw a complete game with 11 Ks.
Wolcott Scrapper 20 East Mountain Cougars 12
Wolcott defeated East Mountain with 13 hits in the game and scoring 13 runs in the 4th inning. Wolcott was led by Elvis Martinez who went 3-4 with two doubles and five RBI, Ryan Soucy was 2-3 with a single and double and three RBI and Eric Soucy went 1-2 with a single, RBI and two runs scored. East Mountain responded with 12 runs in the bottom of the 4th with Jeff Cappa having two RBI and Tyler Campbell added two hits and an RBI.
Bristol Greeners 9 Valley Thunder 5
The Bristol Greeners picked up their fourth victory Thursday evening, defeating the Valley Thunder 9-5 at Tyrell Middle School in Wolcott. Brock Clark, making his first appearance for Bristol, earned the victory by pitching 5.1 strong innings while giving up just two earned runs and striking out six. Reid Roberge retired the final five batters of the game to earn the save.
The Thunder initially took a 3-0 lead after three innings before the Greeners scored two runs in in the fourth and took the lead with four more in the fifth, capped by Noah Fradette’s two-run triple. The Thunder’s Chris Poiia hit a two-run triple of his own to cut Bristol’s lead to one before the Greeners added an insurance run in the sixth on a sacrifice fly by A.J. Lorenzetti and two more in the seventh on RBI singles by Clark (2-3, RBI, R) and T.J. Wyrebek (4-5, 2B, R, RBI). Bristol also got two hits apiece from newcomer Corey Fradette (2-4, R, RBI) and Jerry Lapenta (2-4, R, RBI), who also added two outfield assists. For the Thunder, Rich Cruz came on in relief of starter Dave Derubies (3.2 IP, 0 ER, 5 K) and took the loss. The Thunder offense was led by Poiia (3-4, 2B, 3B, 2 RBI) and Spenser Griffin (2-3, 2 R, RBI, SB).
Both teams will be back in action on Sunday, June 12, when Bristol plays the Thomaston Threshers at Thomaston High School at 10:00 a.m. while the Valley Thunder take on the Naugatuck Dogs at Confrancesco Field at 4:00 p.m.
Naugatuck Dogs 7 Tribury Twisters 2
Game recap coming soon…
Bethlehem Plowboys 7 Amenia Monarchs 4
In a back and fourth affair the Plowboys rallied late to pull ahead of the Amenia Monarchs for their 5th win of the season. Amenia scored an unearned run in the top of the first inning with an RBI single from Matt Hoiser (1-3 RBI). Behtlehem took the lead in the bottom of the second with a two run home run from Tony Geraci (2-3 2 RBI). Amenia then tied the game at 4 in the top of the fifth with two runs by Kenny Shufelt (2-2) and Caleb Huff (2-2). Bethlehem finally took the lead for good in the bottom of the fitth with RBIs from Jon Conlon (2- 2 RBI), Christian Callahan (1-3RBI) and Teddy Gravel (1-3 RBI). Tyler Erickson picked up his first win of the season in relief.
Brass City Brew/Thomaston Threshers
**Game postponed as field was not available
Thursday June 9
Watertown Blaze 1 Canton Crushers 0