Bayuk pitches Eagles into quarterfinals

Ryan Bayuk pitched seven shutout innings and the Trumbull High baseball team advanced to the Class LL state tournament quarterfinals with a 2-0 victory over defending champion Shelton High on Thursday.

Coach Phil Pacelli’s eighth-seeded Eagles (18-7) will host 17th-seeded Staples of Westport (14-8) on Saturday at 3:30 p.m.

The Wreckers knocked off top-seeded Xavier High of Middletown, 5-4, in the second round.

Trumbull scored both its runs off ninth-seeded Shelton High (15-7) in the bottom of the fourth inning.