Sports roundup: Bristol Eastern baseball falls in road game with Wethersfield

Published on Tuesday, 20 April 2021 21:24
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BRISTOL -- For the second straight day, Bristol Eastern baseball was bested by Wethersfield, to fall to 0-5 to start the 2021 season.

The Lancers had just two hits in its 8-2 loss to the Eagles on Tuesday, as Dylan Woodsome and Tyler Stickels each recorded singles for Bristol Eastern.

Wethersfield scored eight runs on five hits with the Lancers committing five errors as well, leading to five unearned runs. Bristol Eastern also walked four and hit two Eagles batters.

Jaydon Churchill took the loss for the Lancers while Noah Terzo earned the win for Wethersfield.

Savvy Paige and Brendan Zaleski each contributed doubles for the Eagles as they improve to 3-1.

Bristol Eastern will visit Plainville at 3:45 p.m. on Wednesday.

Platt 15, Newington 14: The Nor'easters suffered their first loss of the season in a barnburner against Platt. Newington scored eight runs over the first two innings, but it was no match for the Panthers' 11-run second inning that gave them a six-run lead they would never relinquish. 

The Nor'easters were able to come within one run by the end of the contest but failed to get that final runner around the bases.

Newington returns to the diamond Wednesday against Rocky Hill.

BOYS GOLF

Tuesday marked the start of the season for the Berlin boys golf team and it went in the Redcoats direction, defeating Windsor 162-248.

All four of Berlin’s top scorers were better than Windsor’s single best player, led by a 37 from Jacob Lindsay. Tom Lewis followed with a 41 and Terrence Dornfried and Kyle Carlone each posted a 42 on their scorecards. Andrew Eisnor led the way for Windsor with a 60.

The Redcoats return to action Wednesday at home against Xavier.

SOFTBALL

Wethersfield 16, New Britain 1: The Hurricanes struggled mightily against Wethersfield, getting outscored by 15 runs to start the season 0-2. The Eagles used small ball to work their way around the bases and posted at least four runs in the three different innings.

Janayah Evelyn picked up the loss from the circle for New Britain against its undefeated opponent as her team finished with five hits on the day, but just one run. They will look to earn their first win of the season Thursday against the University/Classical Magnet co-op.

GIRLS TRACK AND FIELD

Terryville 59, Wamogo 38: The Kangaroos exited their first meet of the season with a win after winning nine events against Wamogo.

Junior Katie Deforest put on a clinic in distance running with wins in the 1600 (5:49.9), 800 (2:41.3) and 3200 (13:01.1) to lead the way for Terryville while senior Reilly Stager presented her exploits as a sprinter, winning the 100-meter dash (14.8 seconds) and anchoring the 4 x 100 behind Alivia Cote, Julia Freimuth and Kylie Fernet.

Senior Kelly Poulin won two events as a thrower, launching a 21-foot, six-inch shot put and a 43-foot, seven-inch javelin throw. Sophomore Kendra Thammanthino won the 100-meter hurdles with a time 22.7 seconds and then backed it up with a win in the high jump at a height of three feet and 10 inches.

The Kangaroos will host Thomaston on Friday.

Bristol Central 98, Platt 45: The Rams had a dominant day at the track to defeat Platt. Senior Bella Bosco and sophomore Rebecca Litwinczyk each contributed to four of the 14 events Central won Tuesday.

Bosco and Litwinczyk were both members of the Rams winning 4x400 team along with Natalia Popielarz and Sophia Stark. Bosco displayed her versatility by also taking part in winning the 4x100 and 4x800 relays and then winning the 400 on her own with a time of 1:01.

Litwinczyk took home three individual wins at this meet as she crossed the finish line first in the 100-meter dash and 200-meter dash (28.5 seconds) and then winning the high jump. Popielarz posted a 6:06 to win the 1600 while senior Christine Attle earned wins in the 100-meter hurdles (19.05 seconds), 300 hurdles (57.57) and the pole vault.

In addition to being on two of the relay wins, freshman Sophia Stark won the 800 with a time of 2:46 and sophomore Christina Browne picked up her lone solo win in the triple jump. Isabella Crandall also added points for the Rams with a 14:17 in the 3200.

Central is off for a week until it travels to Lewis Mills on April 27.

BOYS TRACK AND FIELD

Wamogo 49, Terryville 35: Despite winning more events the Kangaroos were unable to come out with a win against Wamogo in their first meet of the season.

Junior Nick Fusco took first place in three of the six events Terryville won as the crossed the finish line first in the 800 (2:28.3), 1600 (5:24.5) and 3200 (12:04.6). Freshman Noah Botto gathered a pair of throwing wins in the shot put (27 feet, five inches) and the discus (39 feet) while freshman Ryan Laskowski ran a 61.8-second 400 for his first varsity win.

The Kangaroos will host Thomaston on Friday.

Bristol Central 110, Platt 38: The Rams raced past Platt on Tuesday in an away meet.

The 4x800 relay team of Nate DeAngelo, Austin Freve, Chris Roy and Ramon Peters finished in 9:39, while DeAngelo and Frankie Porrinni also competed in the mile and finished in 4:35.7 and 4:36.5, respectively.

Noah Conrod ran the 400 meters in 56.5 seconds, Xavier Browne ran the 200 meters in 24.42 seconds and Freve, Conrod, Peters and Mitchell Peterson ran the 4x400 relay in 4:01.

In the javelin competition, Jakob Salinas threw 154 feet, and in the discus competition, Dan Lauretti threw 116.1 feet.

Bristol Central will visit Lewis Mills on Tuesday, Apr. 27 at 3:45 p.m.

BASEBALL

WETHERSFIELD 8, BRISTOL EASTERN 2

Bristol Eastern     0  1  1    0  0  0    0      - - - 2   2   5

Wethersfield         2  0  2    0  1  3    x     - - -   8   5   2

W -- Noah Terzo (W); L -- Jaydon Churchill (BE)

2B:  Savy Paige (W),  Brendan Zaleski (W).

Records: Bristol Eastern 0-5, Wethersfield (3-1).

PLATT 15, NEWINGTON 14

At Platt

Newington   260  130  2 - 14

Platt          3(11)0  010 x - 15

W - Tristan D'Aniello, L - Alex Bugnacki

Records: Newington 2-1, Platt 3-2.

BOYS GOLF

BERLIN 162, WINDSOR 248

At Timberlin Golf Course, Berlin

Berlin: Jacob Lindsay 37, Tom Lewis 41, Terrence Dornfried 42, Kyle Carlone 42.

Windsor: Andrew Eisnor 60, Jacob Casciano 61, Tim Hoagland 62, Leo Sanchez 65.

Records: Windsor 0-1, Berlin 1-0.

SOFTBALL

WETHERSFIELD 16, NEW BRITAIN 1

At Wethersfield

New Britain 000 010 – 1 5 2

Wethersfield 704 401 – 16 10

W – Mackenzi Banet, L – Janayah Evelyn.

2B – Claire Sipes (W), 3B - Molly Bowers (W).

Records: New Britain 0-2, Wethersfield 4-0.



Posted in The Bristol Press, Bristol Central, Bristol Eastern, Terryville on Tuesday, 20 April 2021 21:24. Updated: Tuesday, 20 April 2021 21:27.