Winsted clinches final playoff spot

Saturday July 25
Winsted Whalers 2 Brass City Brew 1
In dramatic fashion, Winsted scored two runs in the bottom of the last inning to pick up a 2-1 victory and clinch the 12th and final playoff seed in the Tri-State League playoffs. Trailing 1-0 and down to their final 3 outs, Charlie Putnam led off with a triple and scored on a sacrifice fly by Johnny Lippincott. Ben Schumacher walked, Darrin Gould singled and Connor Guiheen walked setting up a two out single by Alex Struzinsky to drive home the winning run. Schumacher pitched a complete game four hitter. Aaron McCulloch pitched a complete game four hitter. Steve Carosella reached base three times and had the lone rbi.
The following seeds are locked in for the Tri-State playoffs; seeds 2-6 have yet to be determined. Naugy is the #1 seed.
12. Winsted Whalers
11. Amenia Monarchs
10. Thomaston Threshers
9. Tribury Twisters
8. Brass City Brew
7. Wolcott Scrappers
Wolcott Scrapper 11 Tribury Twisters 4
Justin Koutros threw six innings allowing no earned runs and striking out six, Mike Vaccarelli and Kyle Dean each had four hits and three runs scored. Tom Rinaldi had three hits for Tribury. Wolcott 11-7, Tribury 9-9
Sunday July 26
Bethlehem Plowboys 5 Litchfield Cowboys 2
Pat McGee Squeezed in the go ahead run in the Top of the 7th then Bethlehem added two more runs to take a 5-2 lead. Starting pitcher Jesse Darcy shut the door after the late runs to finish his complete game win. Jon Conlon paced the offense with 3 hits. Litchfield and Bethlehem will play again Tuesday 5:45 in Bethlehem
Brass City Brew 9 Watertown Blaze 1
See writeup above…
Saturday July 25
Terryville Black Sox 6 East Mountain Cougars 0
Watertown Blaze 9 Burlington Hunters 5
Naugatuck Dogs 7 Thomaston Threshers 0
Litchfield Cowboys 6 Torrington Rebels 0
Tri-Town Trojans 3 Amenia Monarchs 1
Bethlehem Plowboys 7 Bristol Greeners 0

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