BRISTOL — The Bristol Central softball team won its second consecutive game on Tuesday afternoon and sophomore pitcher Peyton Greger delivered a strong performance going the distance and striking out seven Platt batters in the Rams 7-3 win.
Jenna Ptak and Xia’ian Carrasco both ripped triples for Bristol Central and Kayla Beaulieu hit a home run.
With the win the Rams moved to 5-8 on the year and are riding a two-game win streak coming into today’s city matchup with Bristol Eastern.
Middletown 5, Bristol Eastern 2: The Blue Dragons put together two strong innings offensively in the first and fifth inning.
Dominique Highsmith tripled and scored a pair of runs for Middletown.
Erin Girard pitched for the Lancers and went six innings, allowed two earned runs and struck out seven.
Taylor Keegan had a triple and scored both of the Bristol Eastern runs.
The Lancers fell to 8-2 with the loss.
St. Paul 15, Ansonia 0: The Falcons put together six dominant innings in the blowout victory and scored nine of their 15 runs in innings 4-6.
Much of the damage was done by Katelynn Oullette. She launched a pair of homers and drove in seven runs on a 4-for-4 hitting clinic.
Lindsey O’Bright had a pair of doubles and Abby Poirot had a double. Both O’Bright and Poirot had three hits.
St. Paul moved to 9-1 on the season.
Terryville 13, Nonnewaug 12: Down a pair of runs in the bottom half of the seventh inning the Kangaroos walked off with the win.
Alexandra Michaud had four of Terryville’s 13 hits.
Tiffany Pires threw a complete game for the Kangaroos.
Glastonbury 11, Bristol Eastern 7: The Tomahawks got out to an early lead and were able to sustain it throughout the game.
The Lancers put together a late comeback that once again fell short.
Bristol Eastern’s starting pitcher Josh Nohilly struggled in the fourth inning allowing seven runs, five hits, walked four and hit one Glastonbury batter in the Tomahawks three-run inning.
Down 3-0 going into the third inning Cory Fradette started it off with a bang as he tripled setting Bristol Eastern up in good position. He went onto score on an infield error on a grounder by Matt D’Amato, who would later score on singles by Mac Goulet and Jon Pierce.
In the fifth inning Bristol Eastern cut the lead to 7-5 with a three-run inning. D’Amato and Nohilly singled to open the inning and Pierce followed it up with a two-run triple. Carson Sassu would bring in Pierce with an infield single.
Glastonbury would again make a push and extend its lead to 11-5.
The Lancers scored a pair in the seventh on a walk by Goulet, a Pierce single and Noah Hickey and Sassu had RBI singles.
Bristol Eastern lost for the second straight day and fell to 7-5 on the year.
Shepaug Valley 11, Terryville 5: Shepaug Valley used a pair of big innings in the first and the third to beat the Kangaroos.
In the first inning Shepaug Valley opened it up with three runs and then added five more in the third, which ultimately proved to be the difference.
Nick Ieronimo earned the loss for Terryville and gave up four earned runs.
Colin Bamrick, Anthony Pires and Mike Tiscia all had two hits. Pires had a double.
The Kangaroos fell to 5-7 on the season.
Bristol Central 191, Bristol Eastern 217: The Rams got the best of the Lancers led by Jacob Nelson and Adam Ward. Nelson was the medalist on the day with a round of 42 and Ward shot a 45.
The Lancers top two scores were by Drew Fries and Kelsea Wrybek. The Bristol Eastern duo both shot a 51.
Maloney 4, Bristol Central 3: The Rams doubles teams proved costly in the loss to the Spartans. All three doubles teams lost for Bristol Central.
Abby Goralski, Abby Gorneault and Alex Goralski all won at the No. 1- No. 3 singles spots for the Rams.
“It was a tough loss,” Bristol Central coach Sara DeFillippi said. “Disappointed in the outcome but proud of my players' effort, especially my 1, 2, and 3 singles players who have shown that they know how to win an do so consistently. All three are 5-3 this season and all three are 3-0 in the CCC South.”
Terryville 71, Gilbert 53: The Kangaroos won 10 of the 16 events in the victory.
Mary Stefano won the 100 and 300 hurdles, Jordan Conklin won the 400 meters and the shot put, Bella Christiana won the 200 meters, Maddy Madison won the long jump and Emily Morgan won the high jump for Terryville.
The Kangaroos moved to 1-2 on the season.
Gilbert 76, Terryville 60: The Kangaroos won six events on the day.
Corey Picard won the 1600 meter race, Jacob Toth won the 400, Adam Pelz won the 300 hurdles, CJ Hart won the 800 meter, Chris DeForest won the long jump for Terryvillle.
The Kangaroos fell to 0-3.