Middletown and Cromwell will field teams in the Connecticut Elite Baseball Association, an alternative to the canceled Legion season.
Rams outlast Panthers 1-0 in the quarterfinal round of the Shoreline Conference tournament, will meet Coginchaug in semifinals Tuesday.
Middletown walks off with championship when Colin Loria doubles home two runs in the seventh to defeat Windsor/Windsor Locks 7-6.
The senior, sidelined by a broken collarbone, has a record 2,283 yards. The Cougars hope he heals quickly and returns this season.
With strong support system that includes his future college, Coginchaug left-hander is on the way back from Tommy John procedure.
Middletown High graduate also has stepped up his game at Bryant, where he’s put the school’s club golf team on a better track.