Trumbull National All Stars play today at 4
The Trumbull National All-Stars fell to Madison, 15-5, in four innings in the Connecticut Little League 10-year state tournament at Kealy Complex in Stafford Springs.
With the loss, Trumbull falls to 1-1, while Madison at 2-0 advances to Monday's championship.
Trumbull National will face Farmington, who defeated Jewett City, 4-3, in an elimination game today at 4.
The Trumbull National/Farmington winner will face Madison in the state championship game on Monday at 6:15 p.m.
Trumbull scored three runs in the top of the first, as Ryan Johnston led off the game with a home run to centerfield.
Nolan Carbone and Vinny Lombardo then singled before a walk loaded the bases.
Carbone scored on a fielder's choice and Lombardo on a walk to Nash Daly.
In the bottom of the inning, Madison exploded for 13 runs on a series of hits and Trumbull errors.
Lombardo hit a solo home run in the fourth inning to close out the scoring for Trumbull National.
Lombardo and Pogany each had two hits.
Kaiden Escobar added a double for Trumbull National.
Trumbull (1-1) 3 1 0 1 X X -5 7 3
Madison (2-0) (13) 2 0 X X X - 15 11 2
Trumbull: Ryan Johnston (1), Sean Haight (1), Vinny Lombardo (3) and Michael Pogany.
Madison: Christian Kells, Nicholas Maynard (2), Johnny Reh (4) and Paul Calandrelli.