H.S. baseball roundup: New London earns first win

New London - Quantique White pitched a complete game with six strikeouts Friday and the New London High School baseball team won its first game of the season, 10-0, over Lyman Memorial.

Bryan Cespedes had three hits, three RBI and two runs scored for the Whalers (1-6), while Gabe Cortorreall, Beckett Scannelli, Benny Santiago and Damon LaFrance had two hits apiece.

"Every single possible thing that could go wrong had gone wrong for us this season," New London coach Mike Wheeler said. "There was a lot built up frustration. We knew it would happen eventually. This was our first game at Sal Amanti Field and it was just what we needed."

In other games:

• Colin Harrington pitched a three-hitter with two strikeouts as top-ranked Waterford beat Old Saybrook, 10-3.

Will Sherman had two hits, two runs and two RBI for Waterford (7-0) and Jesse Coates added two hits, a run and an RBI.

• Dave Peck had five hits, including two doubles, and drove in three runs as Old Lyme beat Valley Regional 11-0 in a Shoreline Conference game.

Hunter Sheffield had three hits and Matt Przybysz and Phil Cohen each had two hits and two RBI for Old Lyme (4-4, 4-4).

Will Visgilio picked up his first varsity win with five inning of scoreless relief.

• Zach Podurgiel pitched a four-hitter as Norwich Free Academy beat Bacon Academy 6-1 in the Eastern Connecticut Conference Large Division. Caleb Bierman had three hits and drove in two runs for NFA (4-4, 1-2).

• Buddy Dewaine pitched a complete game with nine strikeouts and unbeaten Montville edged Griswold, 2-1. Jordan Zeppieri drove in both runs for the Indians (7-0).

• David Porter pitched a three-hitter at Fitch beat Woodstock Academy 16-2 in an ECC Large Division game. Jimmy Kintner, Jon Barstow and Dan Mewha had doubles for Fitch (3-5, 2-1).

• James Foti went 2-for-3 as St. Bernard defeated Stonington 4-1. Scott Bailey was the winning pitcher for the Saints (7-2) while the Bears fell to 1-6.

• Greg Battison pitched a no-hitter as Providence Country Day defeated Williams, 3-0. Ben Lahm pitched five innings for Williams, allowing two earned runs.

• Richard Diaz doubled twice and drove in two runs as Grasso Tech beat Hartford Capital 12-9 Thursday night in a Constitution State Conference game. Freshman Chris Rivera (1-0) earned the win for the Eagles (1-5, 1-5).


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