Championship weekend is upon us in Softball and Baseball. Two Championship Games will be played on Friday night.
My Friday night Broadcast will be the Class S Softball Championship - an all NVL affair - St. Paul Catholic vs. Holy Cross. St. Paul Catholic is the #9 seed, Holy Cross the #2 seed.
Holy Cross defeated St. Paul 5-3 during the regular season.
Air time is 6:55pm on ESPNradio1300, ESPNradio1300.com & iheartradio.
In Baseball, the Class M Title is up for grabs on Friday night - Lewis Mills vs. Waterford.
Thursday's Broadcasts were the Softball Class L Semifinals.
In Game 1, Joel Barlow defeated Fitch 6-5, scoring 2 runs in the bottom of the 6th inning. Taylor Macchia drove in the game winning run for Barlow. Kristin Acocella had 3 hits, including a Home Run which tied the game. Catie Boudiette added 2 hits and an rbi for Barlow.
Cassie Woods had 2 hits and 2 rbis for Fitch.
In Game 2, Torrington defeated #1 seed Pomperaug 5-1. Ali DuBois was the winning pitcher, allowing 5 hits and had 13 strikeouts, including 8 in a row to start the game!
Mariah Herczeg had 2 hits and 3 rbis for Torrington.
Laurel Williams drove in the Pomperaug run with an rbi single.
Check out the Video highlights and the Post Game interviews with the Players of the Game on the ESPNradio1300 Facebook Page.
In the Class LL Softball Semifinals
Southington defeated #1 seed Cheshire 6-2 while Trumbull beat Stamford 3-0.
Here is the rest of the Championship Schedule
Saturday - All games at Biondi Field in West Haven
1:00pm Class L Joel Barlow vs. Torrington
4:00pm Class M Seymour vs. North Branford ESPNradio1300, ESPNradio1300.com &
7:00pm Class LL Southington vs. Trumbull
Saturday - All games at Palmer Field in Middletown
12:00pm Class LL Amity vs. Staples
3:30pm Class S Holy Cross vs. Lyman Memorial
7:00pm Class L North Haven vs. Foran
So through all the rain and bad weather, we have perservered and have made it to Championship Weekend. It is an exciting weekend - Champions will be crowned - and it will mark an end to another great year of high school sports.
Ah - but before you know it - Fall will arrive and footballs will be flying through the air.
Trust me, though, I'm not rushing it - it will be here soon enough.
Join me Friday night 6:55pm on ESPNradio1300, ESPNradio1300.com & iheartradio.