Local roundup: Mitchell baseball stretches its winning streak to seven
New London — The Mitchell College baseball team ran its winning streak to seven by shutting out Albertus Magnus in a doubleheader on Wednesday, winning the opener 20-5 and the second game 5-0.
Ryan Solimine (3-1) allowed three hits in the five-inning opener, striking out six with no walks. Four pitchers combined on a four-hitter in the second game with Ledyard's Bryce Bedard (1-2) getting the win in relief. Steve Cochrane was 3-for-3 with a home and four RBI in Game 2 and Sam Majewski and Montville's Dougie DelaCruz driving in three runs each in the opener for Mitchell (11-5). Justin Johnson had four hits on the day for the Mariners.
In other games:
• Omar Montalvo's two-run single in the bottom of the seventh inning gave Avery Point a 9-8 win over Mercer Community College in the first game of a doubleheader. Mercer won the second game 9-1. Montville's Seamus Barry was 2-for-3 with a homer, two RBI and three runs scored in the opener and Corey Plasky had two hits for the Pointers. John Domijan of Montville earned the win in relief. Brayden Cooney singled and doubled in the second game for Avery Point (4-8).
• UConn scored a pair of runs in the bottom of the first inning and went on to beat Boston College 3-1 in a nonleague game. Anthony Prato had an RBI double and scored on Christian Fedko's sacrifice fly in the first. Michael Woodworth, who tripled, and Prato had two hits each for UConn (15-8). Colby Dunlop (3-2) got the win, allowing six hits and an unearned runs over five innings, and Jacob Wallace pitched the ninth to earn a save.
• Taylor Dechesneau pitched a one-hitter with 12 strikeouts in Game 1 as Mitchell College swept a doubleheader from Pine Manor, winning the opener 23-0 and the second game 19-3. Both games ended after five innings. Suzanne Vachon was the winning pitcher in Game 2 and finished the day with seven hits and eight RBI. Madison Nicynski and Alex Lopex each had five hits and six RBI, Paige Aguilar had six hits, and Sydney Oatway had five hits for Mitchell (7-4).
• Charlee Kraiss hit a sacrifice fly in the bottom of the seventh inning to score Carly Hattman as Coast Guard beat Wesleyan 2-1 to earn a split in their doubleheader. Wesleyan won the opener 12-7. Sydney Arendt (4-3) pitched a five-hitter to earn the win in Game 2 and Courtney McKenna and Hattman had two hits in each game for Coast Guard (9-7) and teammate Audrey Bratz went 3-for-3 in the opener.
• Jamie Navoni scored twice in the final 3:04 as Connecticut College beat Framingham State 15-12. Navoni broke a 12-12 tie with a goal with 3:04 left and scored again at the 1:56 mark. Kelly Wolin made it 15-12 with 14 seconds left. Navoni had five goals and an assist and Clara Bisson, Hannah Lombard, Mia Kirby and Wolin had two goals each for Conn (3-5).
• Kate McCormack scored six goals to lead Mitchell College to a 12-9 win over Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts. Hannah Corrigan scored three goals, Francesca Pinard scored twice, Lindsey Fairbank had a goal and an assist and Gillian MacLellan made 15 saves for Mitchell (1-2).
• Freshman Ethan LePain had five goals and three assists and Montville's Kyle Marsh had four goals and three assists as Mitchell College beat Albertus Magnus 15-7. Jade Shields had three goals and two assists, Nick Loris scored twice and Marcel Quinlan made nine saves for Mitchell (3-6).
• The Williams School opened its season with a split, dropping all three races to Hand before sweeping a pair of races against Xavier at the Pettipaug Yacht Club in Essex.
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