Trumbull falls to Greenwich in extra innings

Trumbull lost to Greenwich, 2-1, in an American Legion Zone IV baseball game on Wednesday.

Greenwich (14-6) took the lead, 1-0, in the top of the first inning when Jon Dreher singled to score Ryan Hardin, who had walked and stolen second.

Trumbull (15-4) tied the game in the bottom of the inning. Whiteman singled, stole second and third and scored on Mark Hirshbeck’s RBI groundout.

Zach Sagar singled and Stanley Wolpiuk drew a walk before Greenwich’s Mike Genaro got out of the jam.

With one out in the fifth, Whiteman singled over second baseman for his third hit. He stole second and went to third on a wild pitch, but Greenwich catcher Wil Saloman tagged him out at the plate on Luke Waldek’s safety squeeze bunt attempt.

In the eighth, Greenwich’s Justin Gaccione led off with his third hit. Salomon sacrificed him to second

Kyle Dunster was intentionally walked and another free pass loaded the bases for Alex Loparco, who singled to drive in Gaccione.

Genaro retired the last 10 Trumbull batters. Wolpiuk, who struck out five, went the distance for Post 141.

Trumbull will play at Greenwich today at 5:30 at Julian Curtis Field.