Vanderbilt's 6-foot-4, 255-pound freshman star never let the pressure get to him, turning in another strong start and getting plenty of support from Stephen Scott's two home runs and four RBIs in a 6-3 victory over Mississippi State on Wednesday.
Stonington's George Crouse, who reached a pair of coaching milestones this spring, has been named 2019 National High School Coach of the Year in girls' tennis by the National High School Coaches Association.
Ally Gleason, who has been a part of four straight Class S state championships as an assistant coach with the Old Lyme High school girls' soccer team, will serve as Old Lyme's head coach in boys' soccer beginning in the fall.
Waterford's Caleb Holdridge, who led the Lancers to their first Eastern Connecticut Conference tournament championship last month, has been named to the National High School Coaches Association All-American boys' lacrosse team.
Gary Sánchez hit a three-run homer to help chase Cy Young Award winner Blake Snell in the first inning, CC Sabathia got his 250th career win and the New York Yankees thumped the Tampa Bay Rays 12-1 Wednesday to complete a three-game sweep.