Coginchaug senior steps in for ace and tosses one-hitter in 12-0 Shoreline win; Jackie Kelly hits 3-run homer, Paige Konopka and Amanda Case drive in 2 runs each for Blue Devils.
Tigers fall behind early, then get snuffed out by Sacred Heart Academy’s defense; Mercy senior Alexa Boone strikes out 12. “We’re a work in progress,” coach Tony Calcagni said.
Cougars off to 3-0 start after beating Morgan 15-5; Richwine, LaTouche, McNiel (plus senior McGlynn) lead charge at plate, while sophomore southpaw Bodak wins first in varsity uniform.
Kelly Boothroyd tosses 2-hitter and strikes out 7, Amalia DeMartino and Jackie Kelly contribute at the dish as Coginchaug sends Old Lyme to first defeat 4-0 in Shoreline Conference play.
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.
Lily Kenney strikes out 7 and has 3 hits to power Cromwell to its first victory; Alexa Boone strikes out 11 Guilford batters and adds 3 hits as Tigers race to 2-0 start.
Elsewhere Saturday: Joe Bradley homers as Old Saybrook routs Westbrook; Mitch Bludnicki goes 4 for 4, Drew Errera and Dillon Luke have 3 hits each in Xavier’s win over Sheehan.
Route 66 rivalry now a partnership for 2021 as Bellringers program welcomes the five Highlanders who wanted to play. Numbers also allow East Hampton to field JV squad.