- Category: Current Issue
By Ryan Rumrill
Town Crier Sportswriter
The Tigers came out of the gate early in their 18 to 1 win over Windham Tech. It took only five innings.
The Tigers scored seven runs in the first inning and closed the scoring with seven more in the fourth-inning win. Amanda Bogoslofski threw for eight strikeouts, and had four hits at the plate. Emily Vincent drove in four runs, and Lauren Ramos had three hits and drove in two runs for Tourtellotte, who moves to (2-0) on the year.
St. Bernard 4 (8)
In a tie game in extra innings, Natalie Crose doubled to the wall, and then with two outs, scored the game-winning run on a passed ball for the Centaurs. Sophia Nelson struck out nine for St. Bernard in its season opener and Briana Beverly tripled for the Saints. Woodstock Academy is now 2-1 on the season.
Ellis Tech 5
Emily Vincent had five hits and drove in five runs to power the Tigers in their season opener. Lauren Ramos drove in three runs for Tourtellotte and Michaela Godzick struck out nine batters. For Ellis Tech, Autumn Jackson posted three hits and two RBIs for the Eagles.
The game was tied up at 2-2, when Brooke Rainville from Griswold drove in Maya Waldron with a double in the bottom of the third inning for the decisive run in a 3-2 win over Killingly April 8. Maya Waldron finished the game going 2-for-3 with a double, run and RBI and pitched the final three innings for the Wolverines (2-0). Shyla Krick struck out four batters over four innings for the win and had an RBI. Redgals, who are now (1-1) starter Ashley Veillette struck out seven batters over six innings.
New London 4
Freshman Lauren Kirkconnell earned her first win of her career and also drove in five RBIs to lift the Redgals to a season-opening win. Mackenzie Jackson homered and drove in three runs and Reilly Allen scored five runs for Killingly. Jovanna Potter went 3-for-4 with a triple and scored twice for the Whalers (1-1).