The Newtown baseball team claimed its latest win in dramatic fashion Saturday as a walk-off single by Luke Melillo sent the Nighthawks to a 5-4 win over Glastonbury.
The game featured two top-10 teams as Newtown entered at No. 7 in the latest GameTimeCT poll while Glastonbury was No. 9. Newtown jumped out to a 4-0 lead after two innings before the Tomahawks came back to tie with three in the fifth.
Newtown had just five hits with no batter claiming more than one. Todd Petersen doubled while Matt Bradbury drove in two runs. The Nighthawks improved to 16-1 with their 14th straight win overall.