BRISTOL - Junior lefthander Jake Neuman pitched Southington to a 5-3 win over Bristol Eastern on Wednesday afternoon in a game played at Muzzy Field.
Neuman pitched a complete game, allowing just two singles and three unearned runs, walking one batter and striking out 11.
Eastern pitcher Ethan Ryan pitched a complete game in the loss, allowing seven hits, walking two and striking out seven.
Eastern (5-4) scored three unearned runs in the bottom of the fourth, without a base hit, to take a 3-1 lead. A leadoff walk to Jack Kozikowski, followed by three consecutive infield errors on the next three Eastern batters, then a sacrifice fly by Noah Hickey led to the three runs.
Neuman allowed singles by Devan Jacques and Jack Kozikowski in the fifth for Eastern’s only hits of the game.
Avon 2, Bristol Central 1: In a tough road loss to Avon (2-7), the Rams (4-3) took a 1-0 lead in the second before Avon responded in the bottom half with a run before tallying the go-ahead run in the fifth.
Peyton Clark took the loss for Central, and Jaylen Dias added two singles.
St. Paul 13, Naugatuck 4: Ryan Daniels exploded with a 4-for-5 performance that included a home run, three doubles, four RBI and three runs scored as the Falcons (7-2) pounded out 17 hits, including nine for extra bases, for their fourth win in the last five games.
Shaun Remillard was also brilliant, finished 4-for-4 with two doubles, two RBI and two runs, and Julian Thayer went 2-for-5 with a double, two RBI and two runs.
Ethan Rembish earned the win, tossing five innings and allowing three earned runs on seven hits with seven strikeouts and two walks. Thayer pitched the final two frames, striking out four with one hit allowed - a solo home run in the seventh.
St. Paul 6, Naugatuck 2: The Falcons clinched a state tournament berth with a victory at home, erupting for four runs in the key third inning.
Katrina Roy hit an RBI double and winning pitcher Abby Poirot hit a three-run homer in that inning for St. Paul (8-1).
Bristol Eastern 12, Glastonbury 3: The Lancers (6-0) racked up 21 hits, including a home run and double from Lauren Aparo, plus two doubles apiece from Riley Giblin and Alyssa Hackling. Eastern plated eight runs in the fifth, and freshman Alison Tellier (1-0) picked up her first career varsity win.
St. Paul 9, Lewis Mills 7: After losing their season opener to rival Lewis Mills, the Falcons took down the Spartans this time, led by Catherine Ciampi (5 goals), Emma Cretella (2 goals, 2 assists) and Alexis Tierpack (7 saves in the second half). It was the fourth straight win for the Falcons (4-2).
St. Paul 21, Lewis Mills 10: The Falcons (5-1) won their third straight, led by Tucker Raymond (6 goals, 2 assists), Christian Decker (6 goals, 1 assist), Brycen Kennedy (4 goals, 4 assists) and Ryan Bogdanski (4 assists).
Maloney 6, Bristol Central 1: The Rams (1-4) had their sole win come from No. 1 singles player Abby Gorneault, who defeated Madison Clancy 6-1, 6-4 to improve her record this season to 5-0.
Holy Cross 4, St. Paul 3: In a tightly contested match, the Falcons (6-4) got their lone singles victory from Nicole Kempes (8-5 over Jasmine Thorpe) and doubles wins from Grace Carabette and Lydia Feng, and Tessa Rogers and Alexis Carabetta.
Cheshire 158, St. Paul 174: Mia Hidalgo won medalist honors for Cheshire (3-0) with a round of 33.
Sami Millerick (40), Natalie Millerick (41), Erin Downes (43) and Jillian Kiazim (50) scored for the Falcons (1-2).
St. Paul 138, Kennedy 237, Wilby 241: Michael Dolce shot one-under par with a round of 30, and Ryne Salius shot a 31 to lead the Falcons (6-1).