BRISTOL - Led by Walker Sharp the St. Paul baseball team only had to play five innings Tuesday afternoon in a game shortened by the CIAC 10-run rule.
The Falcons put up 14 runs in five innings in their 14-1 victory over Ansonia.
Sharp took the mound for his first varsity start and allowed just five hits while striking out four.
He was equally impressive at the plate with an RBI and a run scored on a 3-for-3 afternoon.
The Chargers got on the board first as Cody Teodosio launched a 2-1 pitch over the left field fence.
Ansonia would struggle throughout though with four errors, lack of pitching command and allowing 15 hits in the contest.
The Chargers committed four errors, walked two batters in the second and gave up singles to Sharp, Chris Mills and Nick Morrell to see their lead erased.
It was in the third inning that St. Paul blew the game wide open with an eight-run offensive explosion. The Falcons had nine hits in the inning. Sharp and Ryan Parent each had a pair of hits. Shaun Remillar had a two-run double. Josh Cofrancesco, Morell and Julian Thayer all added consecutive RBI.
Joe Persechino collected his first varsity hit for St. Paul, a 2 RBI single to extend the lead to 14-1.
Cofrancesco finished 3-for-3 with an RBI and three runs scored. Morrell, Mills and Parents all had multi-hit games. Remillard was 1-for-2 with a double, a pair of RBI and runs scored.
St. Paul moved to 9-1 on the season with the win.
Lewis Mills 10, Terryville 1: The Kangaroos gave up five runs in the top half of the seventh inning to put the game out of reach. Kangaroos starting pitcher Albert Molina pitched three innings and allowed two earned runs on five hits and struck out one. Colin Bamrick singled and scored in the seventh for Terryville. With the loss the Kangaroos are now 3-6.
Enfield 8, Bristol Central 6: The Rams tried to fight back after falling behind early, but it wasn’t enough.
Enfield used a six-run fourth inning to power the offense and pick up their second win of the year.
Brett Reedy picked up the win for the Eagles, while Alex Balfour got the loss for the Rams.
Austin Brown had four hits in the game, one of which being a double.
St. Paul 21, Jonathan Law 5: The Falcons dynamite freshman/sophomore combo at the attack position continued its dominance. The freshman Brycen Kennedy scored a game-high eight goals and added three assists while the sophomore Tucker Raymond had six goals and a pair of assists. The third attackman Kevin Ashworth had five goals and four assists as St. Paul moved to 8-0 on the season.
St. Paul 196, Wilby 249, Kennedy 279: Ryne Salius was the medalist for the Falcons with a low score of 43. Michael Dolce (47), Chris Millerick (52) and Sam Mazzarelli (54) followed him. St. Paul moved to 5-0 on the season.
St. Paul 188, Watertown 211 (Monday): Salius continued his dominant season with another round of being the medalist with the day’s lowest score of 43. Noah Defeo, Sam Mazzarelli and Michael Dolce all shot sub-50 in the Falcons win. St. Paul moved to 3-0.
Bristol Eastern 4, Berlin 3: The Lancers won three of the four singles matches and took the win at No. 3 doubles to top the Redcoats. Julia O’Leary, Danielle Barrington and Alexis Waag won their singles matches for Bristol Eastern. Tina Guo and Leah Mastroianni won at No. 3 doubles.
Lewis Mills 12, Terryville 0: The Spartans got a dominant pitching performance out of starter Mary Kate. She pitched the entire game and struck out 15 Kangaroos batters.
Bristol Central 7, Conard 3: Rams finally snapped its four-game losing streak.
Junior Jenna Ptak hit a home run and a double in the win over Conard.
Freshman Kayla St. Onge also had an extra base hit while Janessa Bartell was 2-for-3 on the afternoon.