Softball: Lauralton Hall Tops East Haven; Baseball: #32 Foran Beats #1 East Lyme

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The CIAC State Tournament is underway in Softball and Baseball and not without its usual surprises.

Wally and I spent the afternoon in East Haven taking in Baseball and Softball.

In the Softball Tournament

Lauralton Hall defeated East Haven 14-11 in one of the wildest games I've seen in awhile. The Crusaders scored in 6 of the 7 innings. Despite that, the Yellowjackets kept coming back. Emily Bump had 2 hits, including a Home Run and 2 rbis, Sara Fagan had 3 hits and 2 rbis, Alexa Furnari had 2 hits and an rbi, Gianna Capolla had a Home Run and 2 rbis for Lauralton.

Jessica Stettinger hit a 3 run Home Run and had 5 rbis for East Haven.

The 2 teams combined for 25 runs and 29 hits! 

Taking a look at each Class

Class LL: West Haven, Lyman Hall, Amity, Cheshire, Middletown, Southington all advanced

Eliminated: Shelton, Newtown, Danbury

Class L: Foran, Hand, North Haven, Sacred Heart Academy all won

Eliminated: Sheehan, Guilford, Mercy

Class M: Seymour, North Branford, H-K, Oxford all advance

Eliminated: Cromwell, Watertown, Platt Tech

Class S: ND(Ffld), Holy Cross, Hale Ray, St. Paul all won

Eliminated: O'Brien Tech, Thomaston

In Boys Baseball:

These teams advanced: Amity, Hamden, Fairfield Prep, Foran, Guilford, Branford, ND(WH), North Haven, Seymour, Oxford, Holy Cross, ND(Ffld), Morgan

These teams were eliminated: Shelton, Cheshire, Platt Tech, Hand, Platt, Lyman Hall, Wilcox Tech, Sheehan, O'Brien Tech, Coginchaug, Old Saybrook

As for Wednesday: (weather permitting) 

On Tuesday, Lauralton Hall and East Haven met for the 3rd time this season. Wednesday, 2 teams will meet for the 4th time this season! (The Home Team wears Purple)

Two Shoreline Conference teams meet with the winner moving on to the Quarterfinals - and Wally? and I will be there!

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