Tri-State Playoffs – Round 1

1st Round Tri-State Playoffs: (best of three series)
Thursday July 26: Tribury Twisters 9 Blasius Chevrolet 8
Friday July 27: Blasius Chevrolet 4 Tribury Twisters 2
Saturday July 28: Tribury Twisters 10 Blasius Chevrolet 5
NOTE: Tribury plays #4 seed Litchfield Cowboys in Round 2
Thursday July 26: Wolcott Scrappers 9 Winsted Whalers 6
Saturday July 27: Wolcott Scrappers 8 Winsted Whalers 2
NOTE: Wolcott plays #3 seed Naugatuck Dogs in Round 2
Thursday July 26: Southington 66ers 6 Bristol Greeners 1
—-The Southington 66ers defeated the Bristol Greeners 6 to 1 behind the bats of Tim Jalbert (HR, 2 singles, 2 runs scored, RBI), Joe Daigle (double, 2 singles, 2 RBI), Pat Smith (2 doubles, 2 runs scored, RBI), and Patrick Raymond (double, single, run scored) and pitching of Joe Rivera and Kyle Dube who allowed a combined 4 hits. Josh Dobratz added an RBI double and scored a run for the 66ers. Greeners AJ Lorenzetti had two hits RBI.
Friday July 27: Southington 66ers 7 Bristol Greeners 2
The Southington 66ers overcame an early 2 to 0 deficit to defeat the Bristol Greeners 7 to 2 to advance to round 2 of the playoffs. The Greeners struck first with two runs in the top of the first and held the 66ers scoreless over the first four innings. Southington scored four in the bottom of the fifth to take the lead.
Patrick Raymond and Tim Jalbert led the 66ers to the win. Raymond pitched a complete game scattering 8 hits and striking out 13 over 9 innings. Jalbert blasted a three-run homerun in the four-run fifth that put the 66ers ahead. Contributing offensively for the 66ers were Raymond with two hits while reaching base three times, Josh Dobratz with a single and two RBI while reaching base three times, Joe Rivera with a hit and run scored while reaching base twice, Adam Wilson with a hit and run scored while reaching base three times, and Matt Santovasi with a run scored and reaching base twice. Pat Smith scored a run and Joe Daigle chipped in with a timely hit.
For the Greeners, AJ Lorenzetti had two hits, Zach Bartolome two hits, a BB, and a run scored, Ben Mazzone an RBI single, Jaeden Rasmus a double, BB, and run scored, and Jerry Lapenta a single and BB. Brad Burney pitched four shutout innings.
NOTE: Southington plays #2 seed Tri-Town Trojans in Round 2
Thursday July 26: Bethlehem Plowboys 4 Amenia Monarchs 2
—-Tyler Erickson 7 innings 4 strikeouts; Matt Mancini walkoff two run homer.
Saturday July 27: Bethlehem Plowboys 7 Amenia Monarchs 1
—-Pat O’Neill threw a complete game with 7 strikeouts and Will Gerski hit for the cycle in the win,
NOTE: Bethlehem plays #1 seed Terryville Black Sox in Round 2