With a family friend on his mind, the Blue Devils’ ace strikes out 16 in 9-2 win; Jeremy Mangiameli has 4 hits and 4 RBIs as Coginchaug takes over the lead in Shoreline standings.
On Monday, undefeated Cougars pay visit to Blue Devils in Shoreline softball headliner, while the schools’ baseball teams put 6-1 records on line in Higganum.
Cromwell produces 14-hit day and has won 3 straight after 10-0 romp; Zach Zajac (3 hits), Elias DeLeon and Tino Gagliardi (2 each) back winning pitcher Justin Valentin.
Senior strikes out 9 in second win of season. Also Friday: Coginchaug routs East Hampton 9-1 behind Chris Carafeno and Anthony Morro (3 hits each) and six strong from Alex Mach.
Early five-run lead sticks and winning pitcher Zach Zajac goes six strong as Panthers send Blue Devils to their first defeat. Also Thursday, Alden Halfinger, Alec Erskine star for H-K.
Hale-Ray done in by six errors in first loss of season, 8-1; Kolby Pascarelli homers and drives in 3 runs for Coginchaug and Alex Tawa notches win with 8 strikeouts.
Coginchaug (4-0) remains unbeaten with 4-0 victory over Old Saybrook. Also Monday: Halfinger, Glynn, Powers lead H-K in 16-6 victory over East Hampton.
Huskies hold Cougars scoreless after first inning, score two in seventh, prevail on error. Also Saturday: Tait Sawden goes distance in Old Lyme’s first victory of season.
Right-hander fires 3-hitter, strikes out 8 in Falcons’ third straight win, 5-1 over West Haven. “I felt strong, as strong in the last inning as I was in the first,” the senior said.
Matt Miranda has 3-hit day as Cougars win 3rd straight; Alex Mach and Connor Willett combine on Blue Devils’ 3-hit shutout of Old Lyme; Teddy Williams homers in Portland’s first victory.