H.S. baseball roundup: Fitch knocks off Ledyard 1-0
Groton — Pinch runner Sam Lambert scored on a two-out wild pitch in the bottom of the sixth inning as Fitch baseball stunned Ledyard despite being one-hit on Thursday, 1-0.
Cam McGugan hit a ground ball to lead off the Fitch sixth and reached second on a throwing error. Manish Rane-Castrodad followed with a fly ball to advance Lambert to third base.
Nick Helbig pitched a six-hitter with six strikeouts and no walks for the Falcons (4-4) and Steve Cantres singled.
Cade Walters pitched a one-hitter with 10 strikeouts for the Colonels (9-2), ranked fourth in the GameTimeCT/New Haven Register poll.
In other games:
• Vinny Guatieri hit a go-ahead two-run double in the top of the seventh inning to give NFA its 6-3 win over New London. Gualtieri also hit a solo home run in the first inning and Daniel Blair and Jon Synott both had RBI singles for NFA (7-4), which were tied with New London at 2 after six innings. Also, Brian Miskiewicz scattered five hits over six innings with nine strikeouts and one earned run to pick up the win. Kenny Miller and Robert Otanez both had two hits for the Whalers (2-8).
• Luke Leonard pitched a three-hitter as East Lyme beat Bacon Academy 8-0. Leonard struck out seven with one walk and was backed by an 11-hit attack. Owen Robbins doubled twice and drove in three runs, Josh Welsh and tom Mason had two hits each, Trystan Levesque drove in two runs and Nolan Connolly and Mason each scored twice for the Vikings (5-6).
• Luke Sokolski's pinch hit, RBI triple snapped a 1-1 tie and gave Waterford a 2-1 win over Woodstock Academy. Anthony Tonucci went 2-for-2 with double, single, run scored and reached based all three times for the Lancers (9-3). Winning pitcher Payton Sutman struck out seven, helping his team snap a two-game losing streak.
• Anthony Ladouceur pitched a four-hitter, striking out 10 and walking three in Norwich Tech's 6-2 victory Wednesday over Vinal Tech. Bryce Doyle added three hits and two RBI for Norwich Tech and Kadin Ducot had a pair of singles.
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