Local roundup: New London/Mystic wins Intermediate baseball state title
Middlefield — New London/Mystic won the Intermediate League (50-70) baseball state title on Sunday with an 11-0 win over Coventry.
New London/Mystic advances to the regionals in Commack, N.Y. Intermediate League, a first for District 10 this season, features pitching from 50 feet and bases 70 feet apart to ease players to the 60-90 distances at the next level.
Derrell Mitchell pitched a no-hitter for New London/Mystic, which broke open a close game with a 10-run fourth inning. Colin O'Leary was 3-for-4 with three RBI, Mitchell doubled home a run, Siddarth Bulusu hit a two-run homer, Landon Hill homered and drove in three runs, Kaleb McCalla and Trevin Robledo-Thompson each doubled and scored twice and Aaron Perez drove in a run.
State LL softball (10-12)
• Waterford advanced to the championship round with an 11-0 win over Windsor in a losers' bracket game at Durham. Waterford plays unbeaten Milford on Monday at 8 p.m. and would force a deciding game on Tuesday with a victory.
Alexa Collins struck out four over four innings for the win. Zoe Zito led the offense with two doubles and a triple, Grace Muti doubled twice, Emilia Podeszwa had a single and a double, Lyra DeAngelis, Isabella Correa and Ava Majeski had two hits each and Collins had a double.
State Jr. League softball (13-14)
• Groton/Mystic/Pawcatuck lost to Fairfield 7-0. Sydney Lyon had two hits for Groton/Mystic/Pawcatuck.
• Former Montville standout TT Bowens (Central Connecticut) hit a two-run, pinch-hit homer in the top of the 10th inning on Saturday night to lift the Mystic Schooners to a 2-0 win over the North Adams SteepleCats in a New England Collegiate Baseball League game. The Schooners are 17-11.
• The Connecticut Tigers lost to the Tri-City ValleyCats 6-4 in a New York-Penn League game. Eliezer Alfonso was 2-for-3, Eric De La Rosa scored twice and Jose King doubled for the Tigers (13-16).
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