Roundup: Berlin softball rolls in shutout, St. Paul golf takes win

Published on Friday, 7 May 2021 21:35
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GLASTONBURY - Berlin shut out Glastonbury Friday night, winning 12-0.

Berlin scored 12 off 21 hits and one error. Leading 3-0 entering the fourth, Berlin scored five runs to put the game away.

Stefanie Poulin pitched her way to a win, going seven innings while striking out 11 and walking two.

Sophia Fazzina, Jenna Zup and Rylee Cop each had doubles. Kylie Lanteri hit a homer and Fazina hit a grand slam.

Fazzina’s day ended 3-for-5 with the double, grand slam and seven RBIs.

Manchester 7, Newington 6: Newington softball lost to Manchester Friday night, losing a close battle at 7-6.

Jaelyn Gonzalez finished the day 4-for-4, hitting a homer and a double to drive in two. Hannah DeMarco chipped in two hits in the loss.


New Britain 4, Enfield 3: Ten hits from the Hurricanes and four errors from Enfield highlighted New Britain’s win.

Yan Hernandez led the Hurricanes with three hits while Leandro Guzman and Elian Collado each compiled a pair. 

Chris Gibbs went the full seven innings for New Britain, surrendering four hits and two walks while picking up 14 strikeouts. Jake Chaplin was the losing pitcher on Enfield.

The Hurricanes (7-4) will host Platt on Monday at Beehive Field at 7 p.m.

St. Paul 12, Holy Cross 3: St. Paul continued to roll Friday night, winning 12-3 over Holy Cross.

The win for St. Paul moves it to 12-1. In the win, it tallied 21 hits across seven innings of work.

Three runs across both the first and second innings were enough to get by Holy Cross. Devin Kulas led off with a single and Jamie Leggett walked. Both advanced on a wild pitch, and Kulas scored on Ryan Daniels’ long sacrifice fly to deep center. Mario Izzo hit an RBI single to drive in Leggett. And Owen Davis hit an RBI double driving in Izzo.

St. Paul doubled the lead to 6-0 in the second inning. After Steve Morelli doubled, Kulas drove him in with an RBI single. Daniels hit an RBI double to drive in Kulas, and came in to score on Casey Cerruto's RBI single.

Cerruto and Izzo each had four-hit games., each tallying a double and a run scored. Cerruto had five RBIs and Izzo had two.

Kulas and Daniels each had three hits, with Daniels stretching one of his out to a triple. He finished with four runs scored and two RBIs. Kulas drove in one and scored three times.

Bristol Central 4, Simsbury 0: Bristol Central nearly no-hit Simsbury Friday evening, winning 4-0.

BC’s Mike Lorenzetti went the distance, striking out 17 batters to earn the win. BC run in the bottom of the first proved to be all the insurance Lorenzetti needed for the win, but he added to his impressive day with a two-run double in the fifth inning to give himself insurance.

Newington 10, East Hartford 2: Newington defeated East Hartford Friday night in a 10-2 score.

Newington scored two in the first and the fourth inning, and exploded for five runs in the seventh. They tallied 10 hits.

Austyn Howe walked away with the winning decision in the win. He allowed six hits.

JT Clark ended his day 2-for-3, doubling once. Sam Wininger drove in a run, ending his day 1-for-3 with an RBI.

Girls golf

Berlin 184, Newington 231: Berlin girls golf beat Newington Friday night at Timberlin Golf Course, winning 184-231.

Berlin’s Libby Dunn warned the medal for the evening, scoring a 38. Berlin’s scoring was rounded out by Kenna Roman’s 40, Racchel Varley’s 51, Molly Brett’s 55 and Molly Szczesniak’s 66.

"I cant wait to get to the course to see what these two will do next,” Berlin Head Coach Jim Barnes said. "They are great friends and are so evenly matched. They push each other to get better and better every day. It is truly a very special situation.”

Newington was led by Madison Massaro-Cook, who shot a 48. Glorianne Pinote shot a 51 while Mia Theriault and Chantelle Alvizo were in the 60’s, shooting a 65 and 67, respectively. Raechel Bouchard shot a 74 to round out Newington.


Southington 3, Hall 1: Southington volleyball won Friday night over Hall, taking a 3-1 decision.

The Blue Knights took the first set at 25-18, but dropped the second set 25-22. The Blue Knights then took back-to-back sets at 25-18 and 25-16 to lock up the win.

Outside hitters Connor McInnis tallied 13 kills while Matthew Morgan was close behind with 12. Devin Larrabee and Mitchell Messina, the two setters, combined for 35 assists (Larrabee 16, Messina 16).

McInnis was the digs leader with 24. In total, the team had 94 digs.

For Hall, Andrew Cong racked up 23 digs and tallied two kills. Max Jacobson led the team in kills with 17.

Posted in The Bristol Press, Bristol Central, St. Paul, Southington on Friday, 7 May 2021 21:35. Updated: Friday, 7 May 2021 21:37.