|Northern Connecticut Girls' Softball League
2012 MIDDLE SCHOOL DIVISION SCHEDULE and GAME SUMMARIES
* * All Games Begin at 6:00PM Unless Otherwise Noted * *
* * Playing Field is First Field Listed in "Locations of Playing Fields" Unless Otherwise Noted * *
- Tuesday, June 19th
Windsor 8, East Hartford 0. Windsor prevailed 8-0 in 5 innings at East Hartford. Lucia Barresi led the way with two doubles, two runs batted in and two runs scored. Maddie Lee was 2 for 2 with an RBI and a run scored. Madeira Alexander, Sophie Sirota, Renate Tomkiel and Sarah Gegetskas each had a hit and an RBI. Lucia was the starting pitcher, giving up two hits in three innings, and Renate pitched a scoreless 4th and 5th. East Hartford played well, with Dani Paradis and Gillian Horan having the two hits for the Explosion.
Granby 7, Enfield 3. The game was a defensive battle into the 3rd inning, when Granby opened up a 4-run lead sparked by key hits from Nicole Gosselin and Chloe Gosselin. Enfield quickly responded with three runs, keeping the pressure on. Granby's solid team defense held Enfield for the remainder of the game with highlights from Jessica Storch at shortstop and Caylin Viets at 1st. Sydney Longley went the distance for Granby, starting off the summer season with a "W". Enfield's offense was led by Jessie Maier and Jessie Baker, while Keelie Giannone anchored their strong defense.
Coventry 18, Glastonbury 2.
- Wednesday, June 20th
Northwest 13, West Hartford 12.
- Thursday, June 21st
Enfield 13, East Hartford 9. the Enfield Fireballs must like the heat because their bats were sizzling as they pounded out 12 hits on their way to a 13-9 victory over an equally hot opponent. An equally hot East Hartford team racked up 12 hits on their own and were led by the hard hitting of Ariana Blanco and Alea Montes. Stephanie Kula picked up her first win as a Fireballer in relief for Enfield with four solid innings of work. Enfield's hit parade was led by Casi Delorge, Tori Rugani and Erica Lovering, who each had two hits. The Fireballs' Sydni Damato also deserves some of the spotlight for her defensive play as she backed up bases and recorded two key outs by hustling and being alert.
Windsor 19, Northwest 4. The Windsor Rebels used a 14-hit attack to defeat the Northwest Xtreme by a score of 19-4. Jordan Tyburski led the way for Windsor, going 3 for 3 with a double and three runs scored. Lucia Barresi, Sophie Sirota and Renate Tomkiel had two hits each. Tomkiel pitched two innings, giving up just one run. Madeira Alexander pitched the third inning, allowing three runs and striking out the side.
Granby 16, West Hartford 5 (4 innings). Granby's offense was led by Devon Ide, Farrell Gothers and Kaelyn Ludwig with two hits each. Ariel Hanelius had a clutch double in the second inning to secure Granby's lead. Strong pitching from Devon Ide and Sydney Longley held West Hartford to five runs and secured the win. Caitlin Kopf did an outstanding job anchoring the defense at the catcher's position in the 90+ degree heat. Bridget Foley-Johnson was West Hartford's outstanding fielder of the night with two big catches. A great game was played by all !
Glastonbury at Vernon - postponed by heat advisory to a Friday, August 3rd.
South Windsor at Hebron - rescheduled to Friday, June 22nd.
- Friday, June 22nd
South Windsor at Hebron (from 6/21) - postponed by rain to Thursday, June 28th.
- Monday, June 25th
Granby at Northwest (at Dyer Field, Canton) - postponed by rain to Monday, July 30th.
- Tuesday, June 26th
Enfield 9, Northwest 3. Casi Delorge was superb inside the circle for the Fireballs, scattering seven hits and allowing two walks in going seven complete innings for the win. Northwest's pitchers held Enfield hitless until Jess Baker's double to deep left in the fourth inning. Lexi Taupier's 2-run single to right center in the sixth gave Enfield some much needed breathing room on the scoreboard. Northwest's offense was keyed by 2-hit nights from Jackie Espinet and Erika Swartley. An outstanding defensive effort at shortstop was turned in by Sydney Schaffer, who gobbled up everything hit her way. Sarah Jessen pitched extremely well in relief for Northwest.
- Thursday, June 28th
South Windsor 13, Hebron 3. (from 6/22)
- Friday, June 29th
Hebron 8, South Windsor 4. HAMR won a hard fought game against a very good South Windsor team. HAMR was led by Kristi Van Meter, who pitched a complete game, recording 12 strikeouts along with crushing a 2-run homerun. HAMR also played well defensively with key contributions from both Jocelyn Webb and Nina Langton. South Windsor was led by strong pitching performances by both Maria Hanchuk and Rebecca Hockenberry. South Windsor also made several excellant defensive plays highlighted by the strong play of Madison Donaghue.
- Tuesday, July 3rd
Hebron 14, Coventry 10.
Granby 8, East Hartford 0.
West Hartford at Windsor - rescheduled to Sunday, July 22nd.
Vernon at South Windsor - rescheduled to Monday, July 30th.
- Thursday, July 5th
Enfield 13, West Hartford 0 (3 innings). The Enfield Fireballs defeated the West Hartford Fury on a warm summer night at beautiful Sterling Field. Enfield's Casi Delorge was outstanding in the circle as well as at the plate as she held the West Hartford bats to no hits and collected three hits of her own at the plate. The Fireballs worked good at bats all night long. Jessie Baker (2 hits), Jessie Maier (2 hits) and Tori Rugani (triple) led the Enfield offense. The Fury's Sophie Gibson was outstanding behind the plate as she limited the damage with her strong blocking ability.
Windsor 5, Granby 4. The Windsor Rebels outlasted Granby 5-4 in a seven inning gem as Windsor's Lucia Barresi (4 runs, 5 hits, 5 Ks, 2 BB) and Granby's Rachel Wojciak (5 runs, 11 hits, 10 Ks, 0 BB) turned in great performances in the circle. Windsor jumped out to a 5-2 lead with three runs in the 3rd and two runs in the 4th. Granby scored a run in the 4th and one in the 6th to make the score 5-4. With the tieing run on second and two out, Jessica Dillon caught Val Winalski's fly ball to right to end the game. Windsor ws led by Madeira Alexander (2 hits, 3 RBI), Maddie Lee (3 hits), Sam Dehais (2 hits, 2 runs) and Barresi (2 runs scored). Granby was led by Sydney Wichmann with two hits and two runs scored. Val Winalski and Ariel Hanelius also scored for Granby. Congratulations to both teams on a well-played game.
Coventry 11, South Windsor 7.
Glastonbury 14, Hebron 7.
East Hartford 8, Northwest 6.
- Monday, July 9th
Hebron at Vernon - rescheduled to Wednesday, July 11th.
- Tuesday, July 10th
Windsor 8, Enfield 7. Windsor scored two runs in the bottom of the 7th inning to beat Enfield 8-7 in an exciting game. Windsor broke open a 2-2 tie with four runs in the bottom of the 5th on an RBI-single by Maddie Lee, a sacrifice from Lucia Barresi and a 2-run single by Sophie Sirota. In the top of the 6th, Enfield took advantage of four Windsor errors and scored five runs to take a 7-6 lead, setting up the 7th inning comeback. In the 7th, Maddie Lee and Lucia Barresi singled and scored, giving Windsor the victory.
Granby 10, Northwest 6. Granby jumped out to a quick 5-1 lead in the early innings and kept the momentum going throughout the game. Both teams played very well in this tightly contested battle. Granby's offense was led by Valerie Winalski and Caitlin Kopf, each with two hits. Sydney Longley went the distance as Granby's pitcher, securing the win. Northwest fielded a very strong defense led by their pitchers Sarah Jessen and Jackie Chase.
Coventry 12, Glastonbury 11.
West Hartford 16, East Hartford 13.
Vernon at Hebron - rescheduled to Monday, August 6th.
- Wednesday, July 11th
Vernon 13, Hebron 12. (from 7/9)
- Thursday, July 12th
Enfield 5, Granby 1. Salmon Brook Park was the place to be as the Orange Crush, New England's premier 80's tribute dance party band, was jamming in the background and the Enfield Fireballs were rocking their way to a 5-1 victory over a tough Granby team. Casi Delorge led the Fireballs in the circle and at the plate as she pitched a complete game, giving up only one run, and reached base safely three times. Keelie Giannone was solid behind the plate for Enfield and chipped in with two hits and a walk. Enfield's Fallon Sweeney danced her way around the bases as courtesy runner extraordinaire. Granby was led by Farrell Gothers, who reached base safely three times, Natalie Crose and Kaelyn Ludwig.
Windsor 5, East Hartford 4. Windsor scored three runs in the bottom of the 6th inning to take a 5-4 lead against a very determined East Hartford team. Lucia Barresi pitched a scoreless 7th inning to preserve the win. Renate Tomkiel had a perfect game through the first three innings with six strikeouts before East Hartford scored three runs on two hits, two walks and two Windsor errors. Lucia Barresi pitched three innings in relief to earn the victory for Windsor. Maddy Lee led the way with three hits and two RBIs, and Jessica Dillon scored twice. Ashley Rodriguez led the East Hartford offense with two hits and two runs scored.
Glastonbury 11, Vernon 10.
South Windsor 9, Hebron 7.
- Friday, July 13th
Glastonbury 13, South Windsor 12.
Vernon 15, Coventry 3.
- Tuesday, July 17th
Vernon 13, South Windsor 3. Vernon defeated visiting South Windsor 13-3 in four innings. South Windsor was led at the plate by Maria Hanchuk, who after a leadoff single in the first inning, cleared the right fielder for a 2-run homerun. Hanchuk also pitched two strong innings for South. Behind the plate, Madison Donahue played well defensively, and Corey Callahan made a nice catch in centerfield. Ally Witham pitched three strong innings for Vernon, giving up two hits and striking out three. Vernon pitching was helped by solid defense, including a very nice play by shortstop Sarah Silver, taking away a base hit up the middle to end the third inning. Behind the plate, both Rachel Silver and Alyssa D'Alessandro caught well. Morgan Bolduk pitched a strong fourth inning and added a double at the plate.
Windsor 14, Northwest 5 (5 innings). Windsor defeated Northwest 14-5 in five innings. Despite the hot and humid conditions, both teams played well. Windsor broke open a 4-4 game by scoring five runs in the third inning. Renate Tomkiel pitched three innings in relief to earn the victory. Sophie Sirota led the offense with two hits, three RBIs and two runs scored. Jordan Tyburski scored three runs while Sam Dehais and Alexis Capuano scored twice. For Northwest, Katie Wald, Marissa Swartley and Sara Frieze each had a hit and scored a run.
Granby 11, West Hartford 5. West Hartford started the game off strong, holding the lead into the fourth inning when Granby's offense staged a 5-run rally with two outs. Farrell Gothers led Granby's offense, going 3 for 3 with two doubles. Devon Ide held the circle and secured the win with strong defensive support from the team and Sabrina Barry, who stole two big hits away from West Hartford in the outfield. West Hartford played a great game on both offense and defense. Both teams can declare victory over the oppressive heat in which the game was played.
Coventry 7, Hebron 2.
East Hartford at Enfield - rescheduled to Friday, July 27th.
- Thursday, July 19th
Northwest 14, Enfield 6. Mother Nature may have turned down the thermostat a bit ob Thursday evening but Northwest Team Xtreme provided their own heat during their 14-6 victory over the Enfield Fireballs. Team Xtreme combined for six hits, including doubles by Erika Swartley and Katie Wald. Swartley was also a key to the team's defense at first base - some of her splits to reach the ball thrown to her would have made any gymnast proud. Sara Jessen pitched a solid game, striking out five. Enfield's hard play throughout the game was highlighted by Jessie Maier, who made some terrific plays at shortstop, and Sydni Damato, who tattooed a hard line drive up the middle in the 5th inning.
Coventry 17, South Windsor 10.
Hebron 13, Glastonbury 3.
Windsor 13, West Hartford 0.
Granby 7, East Hartford 0 (forfeit).
- Friday, July 20th
Vernon 11, Coventry 1. Vernon defeated visiting Coventry 11-1 in five innings. Vernon jumped out to a quick start with seven runs in the bottom of the first inning, sending twelve batters to the plate. In the second, Coventry pitcher Emma Ingenohl settled down and pitched well, walking only one in the final three innings, with help from Julia Caromile, who made a nice catch in centerfield, and Shea Vignone, who tripled for Coventry. Vernon was paced at the plate by Jillian Stranberg and Monica Bolduk, each with two hits. Vernon pitching held Coventry to just three hits while striking out eight. Morgan Bolduk struck out four in two innings of work, Alyssa D'Alessandro struck out two, and Ally Witham closed out the game with her second of two strikeouts. Witham also contributed with the glove with several nice plays at shortstop.
South Windsor at Glastonbury - rescheduled to Thursday, August 9th.
- Sunday, July 22nd
Windsor 15, West Hartford 2. (from 7/3) Windsor defeated West Hartford 15-2 in a late Sunday afternoon game. Windsor's Lucia Barresi pitched well, retiring the first nine batters she faced. The Windsor offense was helped by walks and timely hits as they scored six runs in the second inning, three in the 3rd and six in the 4th. Jordan Tyburski pitched the fourth for Windsor. Kayla Midney and Mackenzie Griffith scored the runs for West Hartford.
- Tuesday, July 24th
Enfield 11, West Hartford 10. The Enfield Fireballs defeated a gritty West Hartford Fury team by a score of 11 to 10. Enfield's 12-hit attack was led by Jessica Baker, Jessie Maier and Regina LeBlanc with two hits apiece. In fact, LeBlanc was busy all night as she reached base safely in all three plate appearances, connected for a homerun, was involved in a rare 5-7-5-3 put out, and late in the game was savvy enough to tag up on a fly ball to shallow left field, which wound up being the winning run. Casi Delorge picked up her fourth win of the season for Enfield. West Hartford was led by Alyssa Rivera (2 hits with a double), Mackenzie Griffith (2 hits with a double) and Bridget Foley-Johnson (2 hits).
Windsor 8, Granby 7. Windsor scored two runs in the bottom of the 7th inning to defeat visiting Granby. Trailing 7-6 in the bottom of the 7th, Sam Dehais and Madeira Alexander scored on Maddie Lee's grounder to second giving Windsor the walkoff win. Windsor had to fight back from a 6-0 deficit after committing nine errors in the first two innings. Lucia Barresi pitched well despite the lack of defensive support, allowing no earned runs in five innings. Renate Tomkiel pitched a scoreless 6th and 7th to earn the win. Sydney Longley pitched seven great innings for Granby. Two throwing errors in the 5th led to two runs, making the score 7-6, setting up the climactic 7th inning for Windsor. Sarah Gegetskas tripled and scored a run for Windsor. In addition to Longley, Devon Ide, Farrell Gothers and Caitlin Kopf were standouts for Granby.
Coventry 11, Glastonbury 7.
Northwest 7, East Hartford 0 (forfeit).
- Thursday, July 26th
Enfield at Windsor - rescheduled to Thursday, August 2nd at Enfield.
East Hartford at West Hartford - rescheduled to Monday, July 30th.
Glastonbury at Vernon - rescheduled to Wednesday, August 8th.
- Friday, July 27th
Enfield 13, East Hartford 5 (5 innings). (from 7/17) With another threat of rain in the air, Enfield defeated East Hartford by a score of 13 to 5 on a comfortable, dry Friday night in Whit Acres Park in Enfield. Enfield's Regina LeBlanc was at it again, reaching base safely four times and scoring three runs from the leadoff spot. Erica Lovering gets the heads-up award as she gunned down two runners from centerfield with her alert play and strong, accurate arm. East Hartford was led by the hot hitting of Alicia Bannerman (2 hits) and Cyndi Adamcewicz (3 hits).
- Monday, July 30th
Vernon 8, South Windsor 6. (from 7/3) Visiting Vernon downed South Windsor by a score of 8 to 6. Morgan Bolduk pitched four innings, striking out twelve and Chelsea Chatterton pitched three, striking out four, while also helping herself out with an unassisted double play in the fourth inning. Vernon bats were led by Bolduk, Chatterton, Tiffany Cosgrove and Haley Mistretta. For South Windsor, Laura Hay pitched well, striking out four batters in six plus innings. Kerry Sullivan and Grace Whitlock contributed with huge hits in the 6th inning, when South pushed across five runs.
Northwest 6, Granby 5. (from 6/25) Defense was the key in Northwest Team Xtreme's 7 to 6 win over Granby. Jackie Chase pitched a full game for Team Xtreme, holding Granby to four hits and striking out five. Jackie Espinet was perfect at the plate, reaching base in all three of her at bats and scoring each time. Katie Wald did a great job behind the plate, thwarting two attempted steals of 2nd and 3rd base. Granby held a 4-3 lead after three innings, which remained until Sydney Shaffer hit a two-run single in the bottom of the sixth to put Northwest ahead, followed by Sarah Jessen scoring to put Team Xtreme up by two runs. Granby answered in the top of the 7th inning with a leadoff walk that eventually scored to make it a one-run game. With two outs and the tieing run in scoring position, Granby's Natalie Crose popped up in foul territory in front of the Xtreme dugout. Ericka Swartley raced in from first base and, while falling backwards, made the catch to end the game.
East Hartford 22, West Hartford 16. (from 7/26)
- Tuesday, July 31st
Northwest 8, West Hartford 5. Northwest Team Xtreme's defense continued to dominate in their 8-5 win over West Hartford and their bats came alive as well. Sarah Jessen pitched solidly for 5 1/3 innings, holding the West Hartford team to four hits. Sydney Shaffer continues to be a star at the shortstop position, being instrumental in eight outs, including a double play. Emma Grant beat out a dropped third strike and turned it into a run scored. Marissa Swartley, Kat Gillette, Kaitlyn Carrozzo and Kate Jessen all had perfect nights at the plate.
Hebron 20, Coventry 11.
Vernon 8, South Windsor 2.
Granby 11, Enfield 1.
Windsor 12, East Hartford 1.
- Wednesday, August 1st
Vernon 16, Hebron 12.
- Thursday, August 2nd
Coventry 6, South Windsor 5.
Glastonbury 14, Hebron 3.
East Hartford 16, West Hartford 8.
Granby 7, Northwest 6.
Windsor 11, Enfield 5 (1st Game). (Played at Enfield, from 7/26)
Windsor 8, Enfield 7 (2nd Game).
- Friday, August 3rd
Glastonbury 12, Vernon 2. (from 6/21)
- Monday, August 6th
Vernon 20, Hebron 5. (from 7/10)
- Tuesday, August 7th
South Windsor 9, Glastonbury 8.
Vernon 6, Coventry 5.
West Hartford 6, Northwest 4.
- Wednesday, August 8th
Vernon 12, Glastonbury 3. (from 7/26)
- Thursday, August 9th
Glastonbury 9, South Windsor 2. (from 7/20)
* * * END OF REGULAR SEASON * * *
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