Trumbull 14s play Norwalk in state semifinals today
Trumbull Babe Ruth’s 14-year-old All-Star team earned a berth in the state semifinals with an 11-2 victory over Shelton on Thursday.
Manager Mike Buswell’s team, winners of three straight games in pool play, will meet Norwalk at 5:30 Friday at Volunteer Field in New Milford. Waterford plays Simsbury in the other semifinal.
Trumbull pounded out 12 hits, and Brandon Bottino and Tyler Zikias combined to limit Shelton to a pair of fifth-inning runs.
Andrew Lojko had three hits, including two doubles.
Bottino had a double and a triple, and Zikias and Mike D’Agostino also had two hits.