Auggie Albert hit 2 home runs and Old Saybrook teammate Connor Lane went deep and drove in 6 runs to power the Rams to a 15-7 Shoreline Conference baseball win over host Portland on Thursday.

With the game tied at 6 after 2 innings, Old Saybrook scored 4 runs in the third and 5 in the fifth to pull away from the Highlanders (2-10).

Albert was 3 for 5 with 3 RBIs and 3 runs scored as the Rams improved to 10-3. Lane was 2 for 4 with 2 runs scored to go with his game-high ribbies. Carson Brown and Ed Devaney also had 2 hits and an RBI each. Noah Grace and Noah Hester also drove in a run apiece.

Lane got the win with 4 scoreless innings in relief of Brown. Lane walked 1 and struck out 8.

Mike Quesnel homered for Portland as part of a 2 for 4 day, drove in 2 runs and scored 2. Carson Nicol was 2 for 2 with a run scored and RBI, Ryan LaPila drove in 2 runs and Harrison Collins had a hit, RBI and run scored for the Highlanders.

In other baseball games around the county on Thursday:

Haddam-Killingworth 17, Morgan 4: Junior right-hander Callen Powers struck out 7 over 6 innings for his third win of the season and the Cougars hammered out 14 hits in their Shoreline rout in Clinton. Freshman Todd Butler hit 3 doubles and Caden Civiello hit a 2-run home run in a 6-run fifth inning for the Cougars (9-5). Ethan Reemsnyder hit his fourth home run of the season for the Huskies (6-10).

Hale-Ray 7, Westbrook 2: Oliver Ross was the winning pitcher and also hit a double for the Noises (6-6), who built a 6-0 lead after 3 innings. Sam Forsyth also doubles for Hale-Ray. Westbrook fell to 0-14.


Cromwell 4, Valley Regional 1: Lily Kenney scattered 5 hits while striking out 5 and Jamie Anderson had 2 hits and stole 3 bases in the Panthers’ Shoreline Conference win in Deep River. Cromwell (12-2) scored 3 runs in the fifth to take a 4-run lead over the Warriors (5-9). Victoria Wiatrak also had 2 hits for the Panthers. Anna Benson had 2 hits to lead Valley.

Boys Golf

Portland 151, Daniel Hand 177
At Portland Golf Course
Medalist: Luke Stennett, Portland, 1-under 34
Other Portland scorers: Quinn Lapinski 39, Joe LaMalfa 37, Eli Evison 41, Ben Fecteau 42.
Hand scorers: Reece Scott 41, Matt Gagliardi 44, Kasmire Lesnik 51, Charlie McIntyre 48, Jon Dolph 44.
Records: Portland 8-0, Hand 3-3.

Cromwell 175, Valley Regional 199
At Black Hall Club, Old Lyme
Medalist: Jack Wise, Cromwell, even-par 35
Other Cromwell scorers: Dillon Rozich 42, Owen Kelleher 50, Dylan Bathrick 47, Zach Patrella 55.
Valley Regional scorers: Jake Castellano 50, Will Kelly 54, Tyler Ruel 47, Kevin King 48, Will McLaughlin 60.
Records: Valley 2-6 overall, 2-5 Shoreline; Cromwell 4-4 overall.

Old Lyme 183, Coginchaug 210
At Black Hall Club, Old Lyme
Medalist: Colin Murphy, Coginchaug, 1-under 34
Other Coginchaug scorers: AJ Turman 38, Carson Sewell 55, Malone O’Sullivan 83.
Old Lyme scorers: Pat Flanagan 40, Alex Chrysoulakis 48, Evan Montville 54, Andrew Hedberg 43.

North Branford 186, Hale-Ray 196
At Black Birch Golf Club, Moodus
Medalist: Luke Karpiej, Hale-Ray, 5-over 41.
Other Hale-Ray scorers: Hunter Rafala 53, Caleb Jessee 50, Joel Kindel 55, Ethan Adams 52.
North Branford scorers: Jack O’Brien 45, Dakota Cooper 43, Robert Cappella 45, Jalen Rossicone 59, Drew Girardi 53.

Haddam-Killingworth 185, Old Saybrook 194
At Black Birch Golf Club, Moodus
Medalist: Andrew Fleig, H-K, 40
Other H-K scorers: Andrew Crayton 46, Gabe Barile 49, Declan Kessler 50, Jacob Maier, 51.
Old Saybrook scorers: Drew Kulmann 42, Connor Cassela 45, Jacob Speed 51, Peter Wisialowski 56, Adam Dower 62.
Records: H-K 4-2-1 overall, 4-1-1 Shoreline; Old Saybrook 2-5-1 overall.

Boys Tennis

Westbrook 6, Old Saybrook 1
Elliot Koplas (W) def. Logan Medbury 6-0, 6-0.
2. Jonah Freund (W) def. Daniel Steindl 6-0, 6-0.
3. Josh Davey (W) def. Brent Ling 6-1, 6-1.
4. Zach Nichols (OS) wins by forfeit.
Mason Malchiodi and Ryan Engels (W) def. Mike Kapij and Jack Forrestt 6-1, 6-1.
2. Jon Freund and Enzo Adorno (W) wins by forfeit.
3. Dev Patel and Justin Tapia (W) wins by forfeit.

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