Softball: Trumbull defeats Norwalk Bears in eight innings

NORWALK — Trumbull pushed across the winning run in the top of the eighth inning in a 3-2 victory over Norwalk on Wednesday. 

Kenzie Bruggeman was hit by a pitch in the eighth and pinch runner Charlotte Erenberg scored the game-winning run on an error. 

Coach Jacqui Sheftz’ Eagles, ranked fourth in the latest GameTimeCT Top 10 poll, are now 16-1 overall and 12-1 in FCIAC play. 

Emily Gell went 2-for-3 and allowed only three hits to get the win. 

Mia Lanzarotto, Emily Whelan and Madyson Suda each singled and Briana Muro had an RBI for the Bears (9-7, 7-6 FCIAC). 

TRUMBULL 3, NORWALK 2 (8 INN.) 

TRUMBULL   010 001 01—3 5 2 

NORWALK    002 000 00—2 3 2 

Batteries: T—Emily Gell (W) and Cassi Barbato; N—Mia Lanzarotto (L, 6-7) and Katelyn Greco 

Records: Norwalk 9-7, 7-6 FCIAC; Trumbull 16-1, 12-1 FCIAC