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Roundup: Rain puts damper on action for Warriors

CANTON, May 3 — With the rain last week, the Canton High baseball team (6-5, 4-4 NCCC) was only able to get in one game last week. The Warriors snapped a three-game losing streak with a 4-2 victory over Suffield at Bowdoin Field. Pitcher Kyle Beattie allowed just three hits and two earned runs in a complete game victory. Nick Quattro had two hits and two RBI to lead Canton’s seven-hit attack.

SOFTBALL: Rain washed out the entire schedule for Canton (7-3, 4-2 NCCC) last week. When Canton plays at Tolland on Monday, it will be heir first game in 12 days when dropped a 3-1 decision to Somers on April 29.

TRACK & FIELD: After winning its first four meets, the Canton boys track team (4-2, 4-2) dropped its second match in a row with a loss to defending NCCC champion Tolland. The Canton girls (2-4, 2-4) also lost to Tolland.

GOLF: The Canton High girls (10-0, 9-0 SCGGL) continued on its march toward an undefeated season and second straight Southern Connecticut Girls Golf League championship with three wins in four days.
Kelly McAlindin earned medalist honors with a 43 at Blue Fox Run as Canton prevailed in the closest match yet this season with a two-stroke victory, 191-193, over Avon. The Warriors also beat Northwest Catholic, 191-225 in the same match.

Two days later, Sarah Getz had a low score of 47 to lead the Warriors past Haddam-Killingworth, 192-249 at Tower Ridge in Simsbury. The next day, Canton beat Suffield, 224-261.

The Canton boys (5-3-1, 3-2-1 NCCC) dropped a seven-stroke decision to Tolland on the road at Twin Hills in Coventry, 165-171.

Gerry deSimas, Jr., is the editor and founder of The Collinsville Press. He is an award-winning writer and has been covering sports in Connecticut and New England for more than 30 years. He was inducted into the New England High School Wrestling Hall of Fame in 2018.

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