Sports Roundup: St. Paul softball's O'Bright records 100th career hit in blowout victory over Crosby

Published on Thursday, 10 May 2018 21:12
Written by DAN ORENCOLE

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BRISTOL - Lindsey O’Bright recorded her 100th career hit for St. Paul and the Falcons put on an offensive display in their 24-4 win over Crosby on Thursday afternoon.

O’Bright recorded three hits in the game. Abby Poirot had a double. Jessica Persechino and Katelynn Oullette each had a home run. Oulette added three singles.

On the mound Persechino started for St. Paul and had 13 strikeouts picking up the win.

With it the Falcons moved to 15-1.

Terryville 24, Litchfield 5: It took just five innings for the Kangaroos to end the game and Terryville had 17 hits.

Amy Ieronimo (4 RBI) and Martina Trovato each had three hits for the Kangaroos. Jessica Dupont had two hits and drove in a pair. Maisie Festa had 2 RBI.

Tiffany Pires picked up the win and Terryville moved to 5-9.

GIRLS LACROSSE

St. Paul 13, Holy Cross 3: Emma Cretella’s five goals paced the Falcons as they got back on track following the loss to Northwest Catholic the day before.

Christina Pisani, Catherine Ciampi and Cameron Baston each had two goals for St. Paul.

Greta Panke and Carolyn Del Debbio also had goals for the Falcons.

Maddy Bernier made nine saves as St. Paul moved to 9-4.

Northwest Catholic 11, St. Paul 4: The Falcons couldn’t adjust to the defensive game plan set forth by the Lions on Wednesday.

“Northwest played a zone defense, which we haven’t come across before,” St. Paul coach Elaine Bowman said. “We had a hard time adjusting to it. Great game to learn from.”

Catherine Ciampi (2), Greta Panke and Carolyn Del Debbio all scored for the Falcons, who fell to 8-4.

Windsor 12, Bristol 4: Gabby Abramczyk scored all four of Bristol’s goals.

Ashley Macdonald, Aly Policarpio and Ashley Watson all had an assist.

“We are in a funk right now and we need to break out of it,” Bristol coach Kyle Phelan said. “We are hoping for a big turnaround in the last week and a half of the season.”

BASEBALL

Wolcott 3, St. Paul 0: The Falcons lineup couldn’t figure out the Eagles pitching on Wednesday.

Jack Drewry and Dane Hassan combined for the shutout. Drewry picked up the win and pitched six innings allowing seven hits and striking out three. Hassan earned the save.

Ryan Parent and Josh CoFrancesco each had multiple hits for St. Paul.

With the loss the Falcons dropped to 14-3.

St. Paul 16, Ansonia 2: Walker Sharp went five strong innings to pick up the win for the Falcons and he got plenty of support from the offense.

Nick Morrell went 2-for-3 with 2 RBI and a run scored, Josh Cofrancesco was 2-for-3 with a RBI and two runs scored, Ryan Greene was 1-for-2 with a double, 4 RBI and a run scored.

Sharp added three hits and drove in a pair of runs while scoring three times.

With the win St. Paul moved to 15-3.

GIRLS GOLF

Laurelton 182, St. Paul 190: The Falcons’ Natalie Millerick was one shot off of being the medalist with a score of 40.

Erin Eason shot a 39 for the Crusaders and finished as the medalist.

Bella Hamelin (47), Jill Kiazim (50) and Julia Marchack (53) rounded out the St. Paul scores.

With the loss the Falcons dropped to 2-6.



Posted in The Bristol Press, Bristol Central, Bristol Eastern, St. Paul, Terryville on Thursday, 10 May 2018 21:12. Updated: Thursday, 10 May 2018 21:14.