Highlanders and freshman win CIAC Division IV championships after final two foursomes hustle to complete round ahead of storm. “Golf balls were flying everywhere.”
Seniors Kolby Pascarelli (Player of the Year) and Alex Mach (Pitcher of the Year) are conference’s top performers. See complete list plus photos of All-Shoreline selections.
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.
Junior lefty shoots 75 to win Shoreline tournament medalist honors, while the Highlanders, led by two freshmen, grab first team championship since 2016.
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.
Wildcats score 13 runs in Shoreline quarterfinal upset of host Panthers … Richwine, Bodak combine on shutout for Cougars … Tigers ousted by Shelton in SCC tournament.
Coginchaug catcher knocks in insurance run after East Hampton rallies to within a run, and the Blue Devils move on to the Shoreline tournament semifinals with 5-3 victory.
One writer’s take: Top-seed Coginchaug has earned the profile of “team to beat” in Shoreline baseball … Shoreline softball title looks like a toss-up … Mercy and Xavier hit road in SCC.