Saturday’s NH County Baseball Roundup: Candelora lifts North Branford past Old Lyme

Nick Candelora singled in Austin DeFransesco in the bottom of the seventh inning North Branford  to a 9-8 Shoreline Conference win over Old Lyme. Mike Querfield homered and Matty Chamberlain had three hits for the Thunderbirds (6-2). No. 10 SHEEHAN 5, BERLIN 0 >> Nolan Cloutier went 3-for-3 with three RBIs for the visiting Titans […]

Baseball: Still Perfect! Valley Regional (8-0) routs H-K

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Valley Regional junior Nash Eppard allowed just one hit over five innings in the Warriors 13-1 win on Friday at Deep River.

DEEP RIVER >> The wind chill made it feel like one of those East Coast late October World Series games. But for Valley Regional, Friday afternoon’s contest against Haddam-Killingworth might have felt like it was played in Aruba. The Warriors are hot. Scorching. Senior catcher Eric Jaillet went 4-for-5 with three RBIs and Ethan Petroka […]

Baseball: Amity gets past Notre Dame-West Haven

WEST HAVEN >> Amity coach Sal Coppola talked with his team about the importance of beating quality baseball teams. Coppola would quickly see how his team responded Friday afternoon facing Notre Dame-West Haven. Behind a gritty pitching effort from senior Doug Rives, and the clutch hitting of Chris Winkel, Mike Appel and Eli Oliphant, the […]

Amity’s Koshes voted Thursday’s STAR, VOTE for Friday’s BEST

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Thursday’s Star Katie Koshes, Amity softball: She hit a two-out, three-run walk-off homer in the bottom of the ninth to give the Spartans a 3-0 win over Sheehan. Koshes went 4-for-4 at the plate and also pitched all nine innings, striking out 10 while scattering seven hits. VOTE for Friday’s STAR until Saturday, 9 p.m.

CCC baseball: New Britain tops Middletown to stay undefeated

NEW BRITAIN >> Undefeated New Britain scored four times in the sixth inning to break up a close game and beat Middletown 7-2 in a Central Connecticut Conference inter-divisional game played on what felt like a February night Thursday at Beehive Field. The big inning was set up by a confusing and controversial call at third base. […]

Thursday’s NHCounty baseball roundup: Caruso leads Career over Hand

Career 10, Hand 1 >> Mike Caruso hit a three-run homer and L.J. Dewar had two hits and three RBIs to lead the Panthers to their win in Madison. Josh Colon added two hits and two RBIs for the Panthers (5-3). E.J. Mastronardi drove in the run for the Tigers (2-5). Fairfield Prep 9, Notre […]

Baseball: Bunnell’s Rossomondo, Staples’ Fitton throw no-hitters Thursday

Bunnell's baseball team poses for a group shot after Ryan Rossomando threw his first no-hitter in a 8-0 victory over Pomperaug Thursday, April 23, 2015 (Photo via Bunnell Baseball on Twitter)

Perhaps it was the suddenly chilly weather (not to mention a bout of hail in many Connecticut ‘burgs) that cooled off a few lineups, but Thursday saw two no-hitters thrown by Fairfield County baseball pitchers. The first to come in was Bunnell’s Ron Rossomondo, who dominated in an 8-0 victory over Pomperaug for his first […]

Baseball: Xavier finally returns home, Signore pitches Falcons past Hamden

MIDDLETOWN >> It’s always good to come home. After playing its first six games on the road and winning just one of them, Xavier finally got a home game Wednesday and celebrated the occasion with a 5-3 win over Southern Connecticut Conference Quinnipiac Division rival Hamden at Palmer Field. “It’s fun to be home,” Xavier […]

Baseball: Branford, North Haven play to 3-3 tie before rain, darkness delay finish

Branford's Charlie Ahern scores the tying run behind North Haven catcher Nick Proto in Wednesday's 3-3 tie before rain delayed the game. It will be resumed at a date to be determined (Photo Dave Phillips)

BRANFORD — Seven innings wasn’t enough and neither was the amount of light Wednesday afternoon. With storm clouds and darkness looming plus a 32-minute fourth inning rain delay having already been added in for good measure, Branford (3-3) scored a run in the bottom of the seventh inning as the Hornets and North Haven (4-1) […]

Baseball: Newington rallies for win at Hall

WEST HARTFORD>> It wasn’t how the weather delay effected the teams, it was how each responded. Both Newington and Hall came back after the 30 minute lightning delay playing better, but it was the Indians that responded to the Hall surge sending them to a 6-4 win on Tuesday at Hall High School. A large part […]

Wednesday’s Litchfield County Scoreboard

Boys volleyball Wolcott Tech 3, Simsbury 0 Game Scores: WT 25-19, 26-24, 25-19 Highlights: WT-Matt Dell’Agnese 36 assists, 18 digs, 4 blocks, 1 ace; Taegan Murphy 17 kills, 15 digs, 1 ace; Ryan Lojewski 17 kills, 20 digs Records: WT 4-0; SHS 1-4 Girls lacrosse Canterbury 10, Millbrook 6 Canterbury Scorers: Maddie Finnen 4 goals, […]

Baseball: Here is video of Darien’s baseball team jousting during a rain delay

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…Because sitting in the dugout just gnawing on sunflower seeds while waiting to play Fairfield Warde seems like a waste of time. This came after the team mimed a Nordic Biathlon, by the way. Nordic biathalon. — WaveCast (@DHSWaveCast) April 22, 2015 Darien went on to defeat Fairfield Warde 6-1 onStephen Barston’s complete-game, 4-hitter. […]

Baseball: Cheshire rolls past Xavier

CHESHIRE >> This one was ugly. Cheshire hammered a trio of Xavier pitchers for 16 hits, the Falcons made three errors, and after scoring two runs in the first, the Xavier offense went silent as Cheshire romped to a 9-2 win Tuesday afternoon at Burt Leventhal Field on the campus of Cheshire High School. “Not […]

Tuesday’s NH County baseball roundup: St. Joseph edges Law

Brendan Rush had an RBI double for the visiting St. Joseph baseball team, which edged Law 1-0 Tuesday afternoon in this non-conference win in Milford. Matt Lavenziana also doubled for St. Joseph (3-2). Rob Griswold had a double for the Lawmen (2-5). MORGAN 23, PARISH HILL 0 >> Chad Neri pitched a no-hitter and struck […]