Coginchaug 3, Morgan 0 >> At Clinton, junior pitcher Gabby Diaz fired a one-hitter with nine strikeouts to lead the Blue Devils to a season-opening win at the Peters Complex.
Diaz took a no-hitter into the seventh inning but with one-out Morgan’s Angie Cook singled up the middle.
Courtney Votto paced the Coginchaug offense by going 2-for-3 with a run scored.
“It was a good opening win on the road,” Blue Devils coach Tony Calcagni said.
Cheshire 4, Mercy 2 >> At Middletown, Olivia Odermatt powered the Rams by going 3-for-4 with a home run and two doubles on Wednesday at Tigers Field.
Winning pitcher MacKenzie Juodaitis had a double, triple and two RBI’s.
Stephanie Mangiameli went 2-for-4 with a triple, while Danielle Lajoie and Tiffany Mangiameli also had two hits for Mercy.
East Hampton 10, Portland 1 >> Renee Radavich went 4-for-5 with a triple and three runs scored and Lindsay Dickerman struck out 14 in a complete game pitching effort for the visiting Bellringers.
Abby Dillon had a triple and run scored for the Highlanders.
North Branford 18, Valley Regional 5 (5) >> At Deep River, Olivia Hogan went 3-for-4 with four RBIs and Sabrian LeMere homered and also drove in four runs to lead the T-Birds. Steph Hogan went 3-for-3 with three runs scored and winning pitcher Lindsey Golia struck out nine.
Julia Jenkins (two RBIs) and Kaleigh Caulfield each had a hit for Valley.
Coginchaug 23, HMTC 0 (6) >> John Mormile and Walt Wyskiel combined on a no-hitter as the Blue Devils opened with a non-league victory in Durham.
Kyle Farrell and Connor Wenchell each had three hits to pace Coginchuag’s 16-hit attack.
Valley Regional 8, East Hampton 4 >> At Deep River, Eric Jaillet had two hits and three RBIs, while Matt Robida and Andrew Tuscano each had two hits to lead the Warriors. Arik Sypher struck out five to earn the pitching win in relief.
Zack Johnson had two hits for the Bellringers.
Portland 11, Hyde 0 >> Tom Pelton tossed a one-hitter over six innings and Cole Ogorzalek had three hits and scored twice in the Highlanders’ season-opening win on Wednesday. Pelton walked two and struck out six.
Boys Track and Field
Middletown 123, Maloney 27 >> At Middletown, Gene Footman won both the 100 (11.5) and the 200 (24.2), Josh Broome captured the discus (133-10) and shotput (42-4), and Laurenzo Thompkins placed first in the 110 hurdles (16.5) and 300 IH (44.8) to lead the Blue Dragons on Wednesday at Rosek-Skubel Stadium.
Girls Track and Field
Middletown 85, Maloney 61 >> The Blue Dragons swept all three relay events en route to a season-opening win on Wednesday at Rosek-Skubel Stadium. Shariffah Mason won the triple jump and was part of the 4×4 relay win, while Ja’laizha Frazier-Overton and freshman Veronica Meyer both qualified for states in the discus throw.
Old Saybrook 4, Haddam-Killingworth 3 >> At Old Saybrook, the Cougars got 1-2 singles wins from Reilly Fitzgibbons and Emily Beck.
H-K also earned a win at No. 1 doubles when Danny Romans and Abby Shultz outlasted the Rams’ Ashley Savino and Emily Sheehan 3-6, 7-5, and 6-4.
Valley Regional 5, Coginchaug 2 >> At Deep River, Abby Wolff, Hannah Halsey, Maggie Klin, and Callie Riggio each had straight set singles wins for the Warriors.
Nikki Woznyk and Jesse Coughlin won at No. 1 doubles for Coginchaug.
Xavier 4, Branford 3 >> Rich Ciammara, Rob Borea, Jack Curran, and Dylan Amble each garnered singles wins to lift the visiting Falcons.
Amble edged Aiden Spaar, 3-6, 6-3, and 6-4.
“Amble played an excellent match at fourth singles, dropping the first set before fighting back to take the next two,” Xavier coach Peter Lyons said. “After a slow start, Amble made the necessary adjustments to his game to win the deciding match.”