Legion baseball: Torrington P38s power past Bristol

Peter Wallace - Register Citizen
Torrington's Shane Bierfeldt went all seven innings for the P38s, allowing just one earned run on nine hits, five strikeouts and no walks.

TORRINGTON >> A three-run homer by P38 Sam Shurberg broke up an American Legion baseball pitchers’ duel Saturday morning, serving up a 3-1 Torrington win over arch-rival Bristol at Fuessenich Park. Torrington left-hander Shane Bierfeldt (7 innings, 1 earned run, 9 hits, 5 strikeouts, 0 walks) and Bristol’s Jarrett Michaels (6 innings, 3 earned runs, […]

Track and Field: Staples’ DeBalsi finishes 2nd at Brooks PR, shatters state 2 mile record

Staples' Hannah Debalsi during the Brooks PR 2 mile. DeBalsi finished in second place with a state and national sophomore record time of 9:55.05. Photo by Sara Bassett

SEATTLE, WASH. >> It took till the last race of her outdoor track and field season, but Staples’ sophomore distance runner Hannah DeBalsi accomplished both of her season-long goals. Saturday afternoon, running in the Brooks PR Invitational 2 mile at Renton Memorial Stadium in Seattle, Washington, DeBalsi went under 10 minutes, shattering the Connecticut state […]

Legion baseball: Branford blasts Westbrook in non-zone contest

Photo by Dave Phillips  Branford's Tyler Forgione connects with a pitch during Post 83's 14-1 victory over Westbrook Friday night.

BRANFORD >> Branford is sending an early summer message to its Connecticut Legion baseball opponents — they plan on going back to the American Legion World Series in Shelby, North Carolina. Post 83 has been putting a lot of runs on the board in the first 10 days of the Legion season and continued to […]