In rematch of 2019 tournament final, No. 4 seed Blue Devils batter No. 2 Somers with 17 hits — five from MVP Amalia DeMartino — in 14-2 victory. Title is program’s first since 2012.
Coginchaug reigns supreme in 5-2 upset victory over No. 1 seed Notre Dame-Fairfield, setting up a rematch with No. 2 Somers in the Class S championship game on Friday.
Senior ace allows just two baserunners and strikes out 12, Amalia DeMartino goes 4 for 4 and Ava Marenna has 3 hits in Coginchaug’s 5-0 Class S quarterfinal win over Thomaston.
Despite ouster by tough Law squad in Class M tourney, Cougars coach Jeff Talbott likes where his young 16-win team is headed: “I think we can all feel pretty excited about the future.”
Blue Devils beat Somers, advance to Class S baseball quarterfinals as Alex Mach and Griffin Biro combine on one-hitter; Mercy ousted by No. 1 Masuk in 2nd round of Class L softball.
After Wildcats score 2 in top of seventh, Panthers respond with 2 of their own for 4-3 Class S tournament win and a date with No. 1 Notre Dame of Fairfield in the quarterfinals.
State tournaments get going Tuesday with Blue Devils rolling and Huskies rallying to wins, and Wildcats (in Class S) and Tigers (Class L) shutting out their softball opponents.
Cromwell sophomore voted conference’s pitcher of the year, Valley Regional senior voted player of year and Coginchaug’s Steve DeMartino is coach of year for the 2021 season.
North Branford beats Old Lyme for program’s sixth straight crown. Freshman Kiley Mullins throws 4-hit shutout, Lauren Ackerman has 3 hits and Erica Piercy scores twice in 5-0 win.
In another rugged battle between Shoreline powers, North Branford beats Coginchaug 1-0 to reach tournament final; Kiley Mullins spins 5-hitter and Jada Miconi drives in winning run.