War at Shore champions

The 14U Xplosion baseball team captured the Spring Swing War at the Shore Tournament with a 4-0 record, including an 8-3 win over Waterford Babe Ruth in the title game. Team members (front row l-r) are: Bobby Vena (Stratford), Neil Velasquez (Stratford), Carl Kopf (Shelton), Jack Lynch (Trumbull), Trey McLoughlin (Shelton) and Jared Rosen (Trumbull); (second row) coach Steve McLoughlin, Jack Bebbington (Monroe), Quinn Hermann (Fairfield), Matt Silverstein (Shelton), Joey Zoppi (Shelton), David Wells (Shelton), Ryan Sullivan (Fairfield), Zach Dunkel (Stratford) and coach Frank Fedak.