Enfield 6, Bristol 2 – Enfield came out strong from the start scoring 2 runs in the first inning. Enfield was led offensively by Betsy Harvey, Lauren Little, and Sarah Pliszka. Mary Gordon pitched the entire game for Enfield striking out 15 at the plate, letting up only 2 runs. Bristol had some big hits in the 5th by Rachel (2-run homerun) and Wolf (double). Defensively, Bristol’s pitching combined for 5 strikeouts.
Bristol 4, Enfield 3 – Bristol pitcher, Kristin Parente, hit Enfield’s second batter in the first inning to put a runner on base. The threat didn’t last long as catcher Christina Wolf gunned down the runner attempting to steal second. Enfield, the home team for this game, lead off the bottom of the second inning with a single by Betsy, The next batter, Dani, hit in to a Field’s Choice and now stood at first, with Betsy being forced out at second. Again an alert catcher, Christina Wolf, fired down to first to pick-off another Enfield base runner. Firing up the Falcons, the Bristol bats came alive in the top of the third.
After Amanda struck out the first batter, Bristol had back-to-back singles by Stephanie Konopaske and Brianna Martin. Amanda recorded her second stikeout of the inning before Kristin Parente started the first of four batters who would hit singles, including Christina Wolf who had walked already in the first inning. By the end of the inning, four runs had scored. Enfield got one run back in the bottom of the inning and 2 more in the fifth with a 2-run homer by Betsy and with two innings to go, was in the game, but Brittany Soucy, pitching the last four innings, set the side down in order in the 6th & 7th, including striking out the last to batters of the game to seal the 4-3 Bristol victory.
Suffield 4, South Windsor 2 – Suffield Pink defeated South Windsor in a close match up at Nevers Field. Pink took an early lead in the first inning with Julie Muscarella scoring on a deep SAC fly by Sam Cieri who went 2 for 2 at the plate, including a triple and a double. Also, scoring for Pink were Sarah Emery, Jen Silva and Barb Kaplan. Jen Thresher was once again swinging well going 2 for 3 at the plate. The pitching duo of Lauren Mercik and Angie Moskwa handled the duties in the circle.
Scoring for South Windsor were Katie Ruggerio in the 2nd and Avi Greene in the 4th. Jordan Barile proved to be a tough out at the plate going 2 for 3.
Suffield 5, South Windsor 2 – Suffield Pink put together three consecutive hits and a SAC fly by Barb Kaplan in the 2nd inning to take an early lead. Angie Moskwa, Alex Siskos and Jen Silva scored in the second. Alex Siskos went 2 for 2 at the plate and added an insurance run in the 4 followed by another insurance run by Sarah Emery in the 5th. Jen Thresher and Jen Silva both impressed at the plate, going 2 for 2 and 3 for 3, respectively. The pitching duties were handled by Angie Moskwa and Sarah Emery.
Candace Clark scored for South Windsor in the second on a triple by Jaquie O’Brien. O’Brien scored again in the 7th and pitched a complete game for South Windsor.
Canton 4, Vernon 3 – Katie Donovan pitched the entire game for Canton striking out 3. Canton started out inning 1 with 2 runs and Vernon answered back with 2 runs. Inning 2 Vernon scored again then we held them scoreless for the rest of the game. Canton didn’t score again until the 6th inning when Jillian Ortega hit a triple to bring in Michele Niejadlik and get an RBI. Lindsey Johnson hit a single to bring in Jillian and earn her 3RBI of the day. Lindsey Johnson went 3 for 3 with a triple and 2 singles, Jillian Ortega went 2-3 with a single and a triple, Nikki Penn went 3-3 with 2 singles and a triple and Michele Niejadlik went 2 -3 with 2 bunts scoring both times. Vernon’s pitcher Morgan pitched the entire game with 4 strike outs. She also had a single and scored their first run.
Canton 6, Simsbury 5 – This game was a great game to watch, there were monster hits for both teams that would have gone over any field’s fence (Vernon doesn’t have one). Simsbury’s pitcher Christina pitched the entire game striking out 2. Danielle (Diego) Leone pitched the game for Canton striking out 4. We started out scoreless after the end of the first inning. Simsbury scored in the second inning when Kim hit a double to bring in Brooke and earn and RBI. Inning 2 still scoreless for Canton. Inning 3 Simsbury came back stronger and scored 3 times. Canton finally got on the board in the bottom of the 3rd inning scoring twice with a triple from Nikki Penn and Katy Van Deveire. Innings 4 and 5 were scoreless for both teams. Then Simsbury scored again in the sixth inning with a homerun from Molly. She was 2-3 for the day with a double a homerun and 2 RBI’s. This made the score 5-2. Canton again went scoreless in the bottom of the sixth inning. Inning 7 we were able to keep Simsbury from scoring with a 1,2,3 inning. Canton came back in the bottom of the 7th with 4 runs. Danielle Leone brought in Niejadlik to make the score 3-5. Loren Rozanski brought in the tying runs with a single and 2 RBI’s. Nikki Penn came up to bat and hit the game winning single and secured our win. Danielle Leone went 3-3 with 3 singles and an RBI. Nikki Penn went 2-3 with a triple, single and 2 RBI’s and Katy Van Deveire went 2-3 with 2 triples and an RBI.
West Hartford 5, Somers 2 – West Hartford was led by the 3 hit pitching of Kim Chambelain. Kim walked 2 and struck out 2. West Hartford was led offensively by Caitlin McGaughey( 2 hits 2 runs). and Allison Czapla (single and double) while Jackie Mendola and Kim Chamberlain each had a hit. Somers was led offensively with 1 hit each by Crista M ( 1 run), Mindy, and Karyn (double 1 run).
West Hartford 9, Somers 8 – West Hartford pitchers (Karlii Mack, Kristin LaFlamme, and Kim Chamberlain held Somers to 5 hits. West Hartford was led offensively by Kim Chamberlain (2 singles, double, run scored), Caitlyn McGaughey (single, double, run scored), Jackie Mendola (2 singles, 2 runs scored), Mindi McLaughlin (single, double, run scored), Kristin LaFlamme (2 singles, run scored), and Kalli Mack and Allison Czapla with one hit each. With West Hartford trailing 8 – 7 in the top of the 7th, they scored 2 runs on a clutch 2 out double by Mindi McLaughlin. Kim Chamberlain came in to get the save pitching a scoreless 7th inning. Somers was led offensively by Alicia Lambert (2 hits, run scored), and Kacey Oswell, Christine, and Nicole with 1 hit each.
Simsbury 3, Vernon 0