Haddam-Killingworth 4, Norwich Tech 1 >> At Higganum, winning pitcher Luke Bauer scattered four hits over 6.1 innings and Ben Alonzo had two hits and an RBI to lead the host Cougars in the opening round of the Class M state tournament.
Tyler Popp had a two run single for No, 4 H-K (17-5).
No. 29 Norwich Tech finishes 11-11.
Terryville 7, East Hampton 5 >> Ian Schmidt had three hits, including a double and a grand slam to lead No. 25 Terryville in the first round of the Class S state tournament.
Doug Thorne tossed a complete game for the visiting Kangaroos (11-10).
Owen Wosleger had a double and two RBIs for the No. 8 Bellringers (13-9).
Portland 10, Waterbury Career 0 >> Roland Thivierge allowed just one hit and struck out 11 to lift the No. 12 Highlanders in the first round of the Class S state tournament at Dyer Field.
Jake Winakor had two hits and an RBI, Austin White scored three runs, and Thivierge had three RBIs for Portland (13-8). No. 21 Waterbury Career finishes 10-11.
Mercy 7, East Haven 5 >> At East Haven, Tiffany Mangiameli went 3-for-4 with a double and an RBI to pace the Tigers’ 16-hit attack in the opening round of the Class L state tournament.
Blake Braman had two hits and two RBIs, Michelle Theilgard had two hits, including a triple, winning pitcher Bri Sawicki had a double and two RBIs, and Danielle Lajoie added an RBI double for No. 24 Mercy (10-11).
Laura Anderson had a two-run homer for the No. 9 Yellowjackets (15-6).
Coginchaug 6, Haddam-Killingworth 3 >> At Durham, winning pitcher Gabby Diaz went 2-for-4 with a triple and three RBIs to lead the host Blue Devils in the in the opening round of the Class M state tournament.
Maddie Montz and Taylor Marino each had RBI singles and Lauren Donnelly had a hit and two runs scored for No 12. Coginchaug (18-6).
Ana Hale went 2-for-3 with a run scored and Rachel Senechal, Faith Mauri and Hannah Little each singled for the No. 21 Cougars (13-9).
Granby Memorial 8 Cromwell 6 >> At Granby, sophomore pitcher Kari Marks had 11 strikeouts and No. 6 Granby (19-2) rallied from a 6-0 deficit in the fourth inning in the opening round of the Class M tournament.
Kelsea Cochran, Maddy Budzik and Kate Pitreszek each had two-run singles for the No. 27 Panthers (10-12).