Monday's Broadcast - the CIAC State Softball Tournament Class M Semifinals from Biondi Field in West Haven.
Game 1 #5 North Branford 7 #1 Woodland 2 The Thunderbirds knocked the top seed out of the tournament; North Branford scored 3 runs in the top of the 1st, a 2 run single from Lindsey Onofrio and an rbi single from Lauren Ackerman
Woodland scored a run in the 1st on an rbi single from Riley Kane and a run in the 2nd on a Home Run from Cassidy Doiron.
But the T-Birds scored 4 runs in the 3rd. Lindsey Onofrio had another rbi and Bella Hills tripled home 2 runs and North Branford led 7-2 and that turned out to be the final score.
Kiley Mullins was the winning pitcher. Erica Piercey had 2 hits and scored a run and Jada Miconi had 2 hits and scored 2 runs.
For Woodland, May Dawes had 3 hits and scored a run and Bella Kraemer had 2 hits.
So the T-Birds punched their ticket to the Finals.
Game 2 #10 Seymour 4 #3 Granby 3
Seymour scored 2 runs in the 5th on a 2 run single from Morgan Teodosio. She had 2 hits and 2 rbis.
Granby countered with 3 runs in the bottom of the 5th inning. Alexis Klein had a 2 run single and Natalie Ehrenwerth had an rbi single.
But Seymour scored 2 runs in the top of the 7th. Jacey Cosciello had an rbi double to tie the game and the Wildcats scored the winning run on a dropped pop up.
Shea McDaniel had 2 hits and scored 2 runs for Seymour. Erin Lifreri was the winning pitcher.
For Granby, Abby Kidd had 2 hits and scored a run.
So the Class M Championship is set - North Branford vs. Seymour
In the Class S Semifinals - Somers 7 Shepaug 2; Coginchaug 5 ND(Ffld) 2
The Baseball Semifinals will be played on Tuesday.
TUESDAY'S BROADCAST - Class L Semifinals East Haven vs. Masuk and Ledyard vs. St. Joseph
Coverage will begin at 3:25pm on AM1300(WAVZ), ESPNradio1300.com & iheartradio
You can watch the games on the 960WELI.com Website.
2 Championship Games are set - 2 more to be decided on Tuesday
Game 1 Yellowjackets - Panthers
Game 2 Colonels - Cadets
Only 2 teams can advance to the Title Game
Join me 3:25pm and let's find out together
Photo taken by Henry Bien-Aime