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By Ryan Rumrill
Town Crier Sportswriter
With Killingly’s senior ace pitcher Bryan Albee back on the mound, he looked to continue his hot streak with double digit strikeouts. He took the mound against Plainfield in a close game the whole way and went out and struck out 11 Panthers batters. Killingly bested Plainfield 4-2. Killingly had help from Evan Zanauskas who ripped a double and drove in the game-tying run. Jacob Jones had a double to the wall, and Tyler Cournoyer added an RBI for the Redman. Hunter Yaworski laid down a bunt perfectly to reach base, and then scored on some miscommunication on a flyball behind second base. Plainfield got everything they could out of Izaiah Thompson who went perfect 3-3 with two runs batted in and a solo homerun to dead center. Killingly improve to 3-2, while Plainfield falls to 4-2.
The Clippers and the Tigers faced off in yet another local rivalry game as both starting pitchers were dueling. Mitchell Barylski threw a complete game, striking out 12 batters but lost because Will McGlynn had two hits for Thompson and the Tigers scored in the sixth inning to win 1-0. Devin Dalpe also threw a complete game striking out five Clipper batters, and both teams are now 1-3.
Waterford’s ace pitcher took the hill and was dominate from the opening pitch where he was literally unhittable where he struck out 21 of the 22 batters that he faced in the game and did not give up a hit to the Killingly Redman. Waterford got great help from Dylan Bosco who had three hits in four at-bats and drove in five RBIs. Sonny Pezzello added two hits and drove in two runs for Waterford, as the Lancers move to (3-1) and the Redman move to 2-2.
Norwich Tech 7
Ellis Tech 2
Norwich Tech took the field against the Golden Eagles and Zach Jackson went a perfect 3 for 3 from the plate and hit a grand slam and two doubles which contributed for five runs, and Devin Tate also had two hits in three at-bats and drove in a run for the Warriors, who put up six runs in the fifth inning to seal their first game of the season.
The Panthers traveled to Murphy Park to face the Clippers and Kegan Marcoux hit a homer to center, drove in three runs, and scored three times himself. Izaiah Thompson also contributed to the mix getting three hits in four at bats with two runs batted in, and scored three times. Plainfield has 4 wins and one loss on the year. For Putnam, Zack Cutler had a pair of hits and drove in both runs for the Clippers.
Calvary Christian School 0
Down in Myrtle Beach, S.C., at the Cal Ripkin Experience, the Centaurs won two games. Jacob Straub was dominating on the mound as he struck out nine batters, and Luke Mattewson had two runs batted in for Woodstock.
Avon High School 6
In the second game of the double header, the game was a lot closer but Woodstock came away with another win with the help from David Redfield who brought three runs across the plate with his bat as he tripled, and also got a triple from Eric Preston, who came across to score two runs himself. Woodstock moves to 3-1 on the year.
Lyman Memorial 12
The Bulldogs faced off with the Tigers of Thompson and Colton Bender had three hits in four at-bats while scoring two runs for Lyman. Kory Lazur had four runs batted in for Lyman, and Wyatt Sihvonen had a hit and scored twice for the Bulldogs and they move to 4-1 on the season and 3-0 in ECC Div. 3
Grasso Tech 0
The Clippers faced off against the Mighty Tigers and was led behind Mitchel Barylski whose two hits drove in four RBIs, John Espinosa also had two hits producing two runs, and Scott Davagian struck out six batters through six scoreless innings to pick up Putnam’s first win of the year.