FRIDAY SOFTBALL: Cheshire goes yard on Sheehan; LH falls at Mercy; Platt squanders lead; Berlin pulls away from Maloney late

FRIDAY SOFTBALL: Cheshire goes yard on Sheehan; LH falls at Mercy; Platt squanders lead; Berlin pulls away from Maloney late



Record-Journal staff

CHESHIRE — The Cheshire softball team celebrated its Senior Day with a 12-0 shutout of Sheehan on Friday afternoon.

Mia Juodaitis and Emma Watkinson both launched home runs for the Rams, who finished the regular season at 17-3 and as SCC Hammonasset Division co-champions. They now head to the SCC and Class LL tournaments.

Sheehan’s season ended at 2-18.

Cheshire senior captains Jade Barnes, Bri Floyd, Lexie Hemstock, Zoe Kasinskas and Juodaitis were honored before the game.

Mercy 6, Lyman Hall 4: The Trojans finished their regular season at 10-10 with a SCC crossover loss to the Tigers in Middletown.

Middletown 10, Platt 7: The Panthers jumped out to a 5-0 lead, but could not hold on in this CCC South-Colonial Division contest in Middletown.

Caitlyn Hart (2-for-4, 2 runs), Dani Fuentes (1-for-3, 2 RBIs, run) and Jaz Hudson (3-for-4, 2 RBIs, run) highlighted the Platt offense.

Hart took the loss in the circle as the Panthers fell to 9-8.

Niya Earl was the winning pitcher for Middletown (10-10).

Platt travels to Thorpe Avenue on Monday night to face Maloney at 7 p.m.

Berlin 8, Maloney 1: The Redcoats broke open a 2-0 CCC South-Colonial Division game late Friday night at Sage Park with six runs in the bottom of the sixth.

Berlin improved to 11-6. Maloney, which had beaten Berlin 5-4 earlier in the season, slipped to 14-5.

Lea White went 3-for-4, doubled and drove in Maloney’s lone run. Alexa Papallo doubled and scored.

Catcher Madison LaValle finished 2-for-4. Taylor Trowbridge took the pitching loss.


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