Behind a strong performance from Willy Yahn, Housatonic defeated Litchfield 1-0. Yahn went the distance, striking out 12 and allowing just two hits. The Mountaineers ace was perfect through six innings before allowing an infield single. Chris Vernali went 2-for-3 with a double and single. Litchfield’s Evan Shortsleeve had a strong outing despite getting the loss. Shortsleeve went six innings, giving up one run and four hits. Housatonic is 12-6, Litchfield is 6-12.
Shepaug 7, Gilbert 5 >> Early runs propelled Shepaug past Gilbert. The Spartans scored three runs in the first and two in the second to get in front of the Yellowjackets. Gilbert stormed back to score three in the fourth but Shepaug’s Kelsey Johnson was too strong. Johnson earned the victory, striking out 12. Shepaug’s Kailee Munson recorded two triples and one RBI. Gilbert’s Ali Brochu recorded a triple and two RBI.
Lewis Mills 3, Housatonic 2 >> Lewis Mills edged Housatonic Friday. The Spartans’ Bill Bentley defeated Zach Busby 6-3, 6-0 to remain undefeated for the season. Lewis Mills’ doubles team of Eric Jameson and Jaz Cizeski defeated Max Vadakin and Mo Elserafy 6-0, 6-4. Housatonic’s Jonathan Miller defeated Holden Robinson 6-0, 6-1.
Housatonic 1, Litchfield 0
WP: Willy Yahn. LP: Evan Shortsleeve. 2B: (HOU) Chris Vernali.
Team records: Litchfield 6-12; Housatonic 12-6.
Thomaston at Terryville, 3:45 p.m.
Shepaug Valley 7, Gilbert 5
(at Shepaug Valley)
Gilbert 100 301 0 — 5 4 1
Shepaug Valley 321 001 X — 7 7 1
WP: Kelsey Johnson. LP: Alyssa Jaimeson. 3B: (Gil) Ali Brochu; (SPV) Kailee Munson 2. RBI: Brochu (2), Jaimeson (GIL); Giana Johnson (3), Kelsey Johnson, Kailee Munson, Ali Hofman (SPV).
Lewis Mills 3, Housatonic 2
Singles: Jonathan Miller (H) def. Holden Robinson 6-0, 6-1; Bill Bentley (LM) def. Zach Busby 6-3, 6-0; Eric Chin (H) def. Brandon Christensen 6-3, 6-2. Doubles: Eric Jameson/Jay Cizeski (LM) def. Max Vadakin/Mo Elserafy 6-0, 6-4; Mike Buonocore/Sam Flower (LM) def. Pat Considine/James Altamirano 5-7, 6-2, 10-6.