Wednesday's Broadcast: The Class S Softball Semifinals at Biondi Field in West Haven.
Game 1 was a great close battle between Holy Cross(NVL) and Wamogo(Litchfield)(Berkshire). Not a whole of runs or hits but a great game.
The Crusaders of Holy Cross won it 2-1. Sarah Lawton was the winning pitcher, allowing only 4 hits and had 11 strikeouts. Alex Lombardo and Lizzy Diorio drove in the Holy Cross runs in the 4th inning. Wamogo scored a run in the top of the 7th on an rbi triple from Caitlyn Maliszewski and had the tying run at 3rd base with 1 out. But Lawton struck out the next 2 batters to end the game. Holy Cross advanced to the Class S Championship Game.
Game 2 was a dandy as well. St. Paul Catholic(Bristol)(NVL) vs. Coventry(NCCC).
Coventry led 8-2 after 4 innings. But the St. Paul Falcons fought back, scoring 2 runs in the 5th inning and 5 in the 6th inning to beat Coventry 9-8!
Jessica Persechino went 4 for 4 and drove in the game winning run for St. Paul. She had 4 rbis in the game. Alessandro Milardo was the winning pitcher. She also had 2 hits. Lindsey O'Bright drove in the tying run with a double.
Maggie Ziko had 2 hits, including a 3 run Home Run and 6 rbis for Coventry.
St. Paul Catholic, with their dramatic come from behind win, advanced to the Class S Championship on Friday night. It will be an all NVL Final. Holy Cross defeated St. Paul 5-3 during the regular season.
Check out the Pregame interviews with the coaches, in game Video highlights, and the Post Game interview with the Player of the Game on the ESPNradio1300 Facebook Page.
In the Class M Softball Semifinals, Seymour defeated St. Joseph 6-3 and North Branford defeated Northwestern Regional 7-1. Seymour and North Branford will play for the M Title on Saturday at 4pm at Biondi Field in West Haven.
All the Baseball Semifinals were played Wednesday.
Class LL: Amity 5 Danbury 2, Staples 7 Ridgefield 3
Class L: Foran 10 Watertown 5 North Haven 1 Fitch 0
Class M: Lewis Mills 5 Haddam-Killingworth 4 Waterford 13 St. Joseph 3
Class S: Holy Cross 3 Housatonic Regional 1 Lyman Memorial 1 Morgan 0
THURSDAY BROADCAST: The Softball Class L Semifinals
I will be on the air from Biondi Field in West Haven at 3:55pm for Game 1 and 6:55pm for Game 2
3:55pm Joel Barlow(Redding) vs. Fitch(Groton)
6:55pm Torrington vs. Pomperaug(Southbury)
Both games of course on ESPNradio1300, ESPNradio1300.com & iheartradio.
The Class LL Semifinals will be played at DeLuca Field in Stratford.
Join me for all the action at 3:55pm!