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Vinisko, Sabia lead Torrington baseball past Kennedy

Marianne Killackey - Special to Register Citizen
Torrington's John McCarthy rounds third and heads toward home on Mitch Zagodnikís two run triple in the Red Raiders' 9-2 victory over Kennedy.

TORRINGTON >> A pair of standout freshmen led Torrington’s baseball team to a 9-2 win over Kennedy at Fuessenich Park Wednesday afternoon. Jason Vinisko, making his first start for the Raiders, came away with a six-inning gem — 1 earned run, 4 hits, 7 strikeouts, 2 walks. Dom Sabia gave new meaning to the designated […]

Tuesday’s Litchfield County roundup: Wolcott Tech volleyball remains unbeaten

Wolcott Tech earned its third victory of the season, defeating Wethersfield 3-0 in straight sets. Wolcott Tech won 25-9; 25-19; 25-19. The Wildcats’ Matt Dell’Agnese had 26 assists, nine digs, three aces, two kills, one block. Tyler Kackowski had 14 kills, 15 digs and five aces. Wethersfield’s Mark Cloutier had 10 kills and 10 digs. […]

Matzko throws perfect game as Torrington softball defeats Derby

Torrington’s Sydney Matzko struck out 17 batters on her way to tossing her first perfect game, second straight no-hitter, of the season in the Red Raiders 12-0 win over Derby.
Pete Paguaga — Register Citizen

TORRINGTON >> Torrington’s softball team, rising to No. 2 in this week’s GameTimeCT poll, celebrated its rank with a perfect-game 12-0 rout against Derby Monday afternoon at Torrington High School. With perfection, University of North Carolina-bound senior pitcher Sydney Matzko registered her second no-hitter in a row. Photos: Torrington 12 Derby 0 “I wish her […]

Monday’s Litchfield County roundup: Meeker lifts Shepaug past Terryville baseball

Shepaug earned its second victory of the season, defeating Terryville 8-7 in eight innings. The Spartans’ Wes Meeker picked up the victory. Meeker also hit the two-run single in the seventh inning to the game then hit the game-winning single in the eighth to win the game for Shepaug. Meeker finished the game with three […]

Pooch’s Top 10 Softball Ballot

Here’s how I voted in the GameTimeCT/Register Top 10 Softball Poll after Week 2. The Top 10 poll will run in Monday’s print editions of the Register.  We’ll post it on-line here at as soon as its compiled.   1. Southington 2. Torrington 3.  Berlin 4. Maloney 5. East Lyme 6. St. Joseph 7. […]

Thomaston softball cruises past Lewis Mills

Thomaston's Abby Hurlbert slides into home during the Golden Bears' 14-0 victory against Lewis Mills on Saturday. Laurie Gaboardi - Register Citizen

THOMASTON >> Thomaston’s softball team blew Lewis Mills out of a tie for first place in the Berkshire League in a 14-0 shocker at Thomaston High School Saturday afternoon. “We weren’t ready to play today and they were,” said Spartan coach Dave Bohmer after the Golden Bears (3-1) piled 13 singles on top of six […]

Matzko tosses first no-hitter of season in Torrington softball win over Crosby

Torrington’s Sydney Matzko struck out 12 Crosby batters on the way to throwing her first no-hitter of the season in the Red Raiders’ 16-1 win over Crosby.
Laurie Gaboardi — Register Citizen

TORRINGTON >> Torrington High School All-State pitcher Sydney Matzko turned in her first no-hitter of the season against a feisty young Crosby team (0-5) Friday afternoon while Red Raider hitters continued to show improvement over last year. The combination produced a mercy-rule 16-1 Torrington win in five innings for the 5-0 defending NVL champions. Photos: […]

Zagrodnik hits walk-off double to lead Torrington past Wolcott

Torrington’s John McCarthy throws the ball to first base as a Wolcott base runner slides into second base.
Laurie Gaboardi — Register Citizen

TORRINGTON >> Torrington High School’s baseball stars shone bright in the Red Raiders’ first win of the season, 2-1 over Wolcott (0-6) at Fuessenich Park Thursday afternoon. Photos: Torrington 2 Wolcott 1 Shane Bierfeldt left Wolcott batters with nightmares featuring his curve. John McCarthy and Mitch Zagrodnik combined for hits when Torrington needed them most. […]

Torrington softball hits three home runs in win over Holy Cross

Torrington’s Marissa Morris rounds third base on her way to her second homerun of the game.
Marianne Killackey — Special to the Register Citizen

TORRINGTON >> Holy Cross and Torrington started out undefeated at Torrington High School Monday afternoon. Five innings later, the game was over in a 15-0 Torrington mercy win that shocked both sides. Photos: Torrington 15 Holy Cross 0 “They had the whole package today,” said Holy Cross coach Jose Dos Santos. “(Torrington All-State pitcher Sydney […]

Offense leads Holy Cross baseball past Torrington

Holy Cross's Ben Brown pitched four innings to pick up the win against Torringon.

Pete Paguaga - Register Citizen

WATERBURY >> Holy Cross’ Ben Brown battled through four tough innings, without his best stuff, to pick up the win the Crusaders 15-8 win over the visiting Torrington Red Raiders. “It wasn’t all there today,” said Brown, a senior. “I just tried to get the ball on the ground and work through it.” Photos: Holy […]

Wednesday’s Litchfield County roundup: Lewis Mills baseball wins on walkoff

Local Roundup Baseball Lewis Mills 10 Shepaug 9 >> Behind a seven run seventh, Lewis Mills defeated Shepaug 10-9. Lewis Mills’ Justin Gallicchio hit a two RBI walkoff single. Jacob Naparstek picked up the victory while Shepaug’s Dave DeMeo got the loss. Shepaug’s Clayton Schneider had a double and RBI. Logan Racz had a triple […]