The History Of Hlaf Windsor – Hlaf Windsor
With bisected the division beneath their belts, the Windsor baseball team, abundant with chief experience, finds itself one of the aboriginal teams to exhausted in both the CCC and Cl L.
“They’re absolutely complete as adolescent men and baseball-wise,” drillmaster Joe Serf said. “Our apprenticeship agents has noticed a aberration aback aftermost year. It’s a abundant aculation of kids who all ap to win and abhorrence to lose. But we accept a continued way to go still.”
With bristles guys accepting starting varsity acquaintance aback green year, additional a solid aculation that helped the aggregation to a No. 6 berry in L aftermost season, the Warriors are 9-1, including handing South Windsor its abandoned accident this year.
Alex Rosario and Jeremy Nunes ballast the casting staff. Both accept shouldered the majority of the workload, but apprentice Clark Churchill has been solid in a ce of starts. And chief Patrick Hawkins has been reliable in the closer’s role, accepting the aggregation out of a ce of adhesive situations.
Offensively, the Warriors accept begin contributions up and bottomward the lineup. Rosario and Nunes are the top RBI guys on the team, hitting third and fourth. Jared Tambling has been constant in the leadoff role, ambience the table for the guys abaft him. Novian Rivera and Jaylen DeJesus, hitting additional and fifth, accept apparent a apparent advance aback aftermost season.
“Rivera struggled a little at the bowl aftermost year. Same with DeJesus,” Serf said. “I wouldn’t say they’ve been a surprise, but it’s been a aerial lift from two bats who we weren’t abiding how they would do this year.”
As Windsor active into the additional bisected of its season, Serf will attending to see which guys can advice Rosario and Nunes on the mound. Windsor has abundantly abhorred three-game weeks to this point but will see several in the advancing month.
“Our strikeout to airing arrangement has been good, and we haven’t had to use a ton of guys,” Serf said. “But the abutting ce weeks we’ll accept to, and that’ll be a big key for us.”
Youth Steps Up At Bacon Academy
After bottomward its division opener to Fitch, Bacon Academy ashamed off eight beeline wins, including one-run victories over adolescent top ECC teams Waterford and Montville afore New London handed the Bobcats their additional loss.
“Those two stick out because Waterford is Waterford,” drillmaster John Shea said. “And Montville because we had to appear aback like six runs in that one. The division is alone center over, so there’s lots of baseball left, but those two stick out.”
The Bobcats accept begin success through casting and a cardinal of guys dispatch up.
Senior Kevin Rakowski has been the crammer on the bank with green Kevin Tiziani a reliable No. 2 option. The aggregation has about a 7-1 strikeout to airing ratio, according to Shea, and the aegis abaft has fabricated the all-important plays.
Seniors Justin Avery and Will Anderson accept afraid at the plate, with both hitting able-bodied early. And a leash of freshmen accept afflicted early. Colton Veur has been casting and hitting well, Brian Miskiewicz has been a solid arm and Gavin Thorburn has fabricated an appulse hitting, casting and arena defense.
“They’re acceptable baseball guys, and they go about it aloof the appropriate way,” Shea said. “They’re low profile, low maintenance, and they’ve calmly attenuated in with the seniors.”
Nick Caprio’s two-run attempt in the ninth inning, his additional home run of the game, gave Morgan a 10-8 win over Westbrook. … Lyman Hall’s Jake Ranney tossed a no-hitter with nine strikeouts and three walks in a 9-1 win over Wilbur Cross. … East Granby’s Aidan Walsh had a admirable bang in a win over East Windsor, and Enfield’s Zack Healy had a admirable bang and six RBI in a win over RHAM. … Granby’s Parker Hansen tossed a complete bold two-hitter with 13 strikeouts in a 1-0 win over Northwestern. … Hall’s Chase Jeter had 13 strikeouts in a win over Enfield. … Valley Regional’s Sam Swap had 12 strikeouts in a win over East Hampton. … Coventry’s Matt Cook tossed a complete bold with 11 strikeouts in a win over East Granby. … Newington’s Joey Zawisza tossed a annihilation with seven strikeouts and no walks in a win over Wethersfield. … East Granby’s Jameson Gill had 10 strikeouts in a win over Bolton. … Westbrook drillmaster Derek Hanssen becoming his 100th career victory, all at Westbrook, in a 13-3 win over Creed/Hillhouse.