BRISTOL, July 23 – The Avon American Legion baseball team isn’t done yet.
Pitcher Connor Harris came within one strike of throwing a no-hitter and Post 201 had eight hits as Avon remained alive in the Connecticut state tournament with a 6-1 decision over Waterford in a Northern Division regional contest at Muzzy Field Sunday afternoon.
Two-time defending Zone 1 champion Avon (22-7) will face South Windsor in another elimination game on Monday night at 6 p.m. at Muzzy Field. The winner will get a chance to play West Hartford on Tuesday night.
Harris was too much for Waterford (24-7), the Zone 6 runnerup team. He struck out six and didn’t walk a batter. With two outs and with two strikes in the top of the seventh inning, Nick Parazzi finally got a hit down to break up the no-hit bid.Continue Reading