Baseball: Games to watch/Fine Performances
TJ Wainwright, Westhill: The senior shortstop was 4-for-4 with 3 RBI including a two-out walk-off hit as the Vikings beat Warde 9-8.
Matt Pierce, Wheeler: The Freshman pitched a complete game 3-hitter with 14 strikeouts in a 6-0 victory over Griswold.
Stephen Paolini, St. Joseph: The senior centerfielder was 4-for-6 with a double, RBI and 3 runs scored as the Cadets trounced Westhill 18-2.
Sammy Smith, Newtown: Making his first varsity start, Smith tossed a complete game with 9 strikeouts in a 9-3 win over Brookfield. He also went 3-for-4 at the plate with two doubles and 2 RBI.
Weston Bruce, Ledyard: Bruce collected three hits, including a double and a home run with 6 RBIs in a 16-0 win against New London.
Jack Drewry, Wolcott: The senior picked up three hits including a two-run home run in the first and a solo home run in the fourth, driving in five runs for the Eagles in a 7-2 win over Naugatuck.
Anthony Laducier, Norwich Tech: Laducier pitched a 4-hitter, striking out 10 as part of a 6-2 victory over Vinal Tech.
Cullen Roper, Bunnell: Roper had two hits including a two-run triple in Bunnell’s 8-7 loss to Pomperaug.
Cheshire at North Haven, Tue. 4 p.m.: Fresh off a win over Hand, Indians try to take down another SCC powerhouse.
Newington at Wethersfield, Wed. 3:45 p.m.: As jockeying in the CCC standings heats up, games like this become quite important.
South Windsor at East Catholic, Wed. 3:45 p.m.: Another matchup of top CCC teams.
Haddam-Killingworth at North Branford, Wed. 4 p.m.: H-K won round one between the Shoreline rivals but North Branford gets another shot.
Holy Cross at St. Paul, Wed. 4 p.m.: Holy Cross looking to regain form after having 10-game winning streak snapped.
New Fairfield at Newtown, Wed. 6 p.m.: Nighthawks yet to taste defeat in the SWC.
Ridgefield at Staples, Fri. 4 p.m.: This one has been circled on both calendars since schedules came out.
Thomaston at Shepaug Valley, Fri. 4 p.m.: Thomaston enters this week having won four-straight games.