Baseball: Trumbull to host Greenwich in battle of unbeatens
Trumbull Legion saw its pitchers combine on a no-hitter while Post 141 batters had 19 hits when they defeated Ridgefield 14-0 in a mercy-rule five-inning decision on Thursday night.
After three-game series sweeps of Bridgeport, Fairfield and Ridgefield to start the Zone IV season, coach Brett Conners’ 9-0 team begins a three-game set with unbeaten Greenwich beginning with a doubleheader on Satirday at Trumbull High. First pitch is 10 a.m. Greenwich (6-0) will host Post 141 on Sunday at 10 a.m. at Julian Curtiss field.
Mike D’Agostino (two innings, two strikeouts), Tyler Zikias (two innings, two strikeouts) and Danny Keckler (three strikeouts) tossed the no-no.
Trumbull put up eight runs in first inning, and then three runs in both the fourth and fifth innings.
Simon Whiteman went 3 for 3 with an RBI triple.
Jack Lynch had a pair of two-run singles.
Kris DiCocco has two hits, including a triple.
Dustin Sequeira, Alex Rauso and Justin Waldek each had two hits.
Matt Fasoli singled to plate Whiteman in the first, after he led off with a base hit and stole second.
DiCocco singled to right driving in Fasoli, who was running on pitch.
Chris O'Brien singled to left. After DiCocco was caught stealing Rauso’s hit put runners on second and third.
Andrew Lojko's infield single to shortstop, plated O'Brien.
Lynch's single to left field scored both Rauso and Lojko.
Following a wild pitch that moves Lynch to second, Waldek singled him home.
Whiteman then tripled to right, scoring Waldek..
Siqueira knocked Whiteman in with a single past second.
O'Brien led off the fourth with a ground-rule double to center.
Following a pop out to second, Lojko was hit by a pitch for the second of three times in the game.
After a line-out to short, pinch-hitter Sam Montalvo drove in O'Brien with a single to right.
Pinch-hitter Jared Rosen singled to right, driving in Lojko.
Siqueira hit to center plated Montalvo for an 11-0 advantage.
In the fifth, DiCocco started things off with a triple.
Pinch-hitter Frank Puglia drew a walk before Rauso singled over short to drive in DiCocco.
Lojko was hit by a pitch to load bases for Lynch, who singled home Puglia and Rauso with a single to left.