New England Knights prevail

New England Knights prevail

Record-Journal

The New England Knights 18 baseball team beat the CT Capitals 3-1 to claim the 2016 East Shore 18U Wood Bat League championship.

Bristol Eastern’s Zach Marquis pitched 6 1/3 innings of one-run baseball, and Post University incoming freshman Ty Boisevert shut the door on the CT Capitals for the final out in the seventh. Marquis racked up seven strikeouts and allowed no earned runs on five hits and one walk.

Berlin High senior Jared Reimer knotted the game in the sixth with a two-out RBI to bring in Torrington High senior Tim Latosek.

Boisevert subsequently doubled and drove in Reimer. Southington High senior John Gray then doubled to give the Knights an insurance run.

Bart Simone took the loss for the CT Capitals. He lasted just 4 2/3 innings, walked one, struck out four, and allowed three runs.

The CT Capitals scored its only run on an RBI single by Jake Zawisa in the fourth.


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