Little League season comes to end for area teams

Baseball ImageThe summer baseball and softball seasons are coming to an end and most local teams have packed away the bats, balls and equipment.

Avon’s Minor Division (age 10-11) baseball team won its sixth District 6 title earlier this month, beating Tri-Town. However, in the state tournament, Avon picked up their first losses of the tournament and was eliminated.

Avon lost to District 3 champion Seymour, 13-3 in its Division II tournament opener. Two nights later, Avon (5-2) was beaten for a second time by Seymour, 11-4. Southington South won the Division II tournament by beating Seymour.

9-10 BASEBALL: Canton (6-3) saw its summer season come to an end by losing to Farmington, 10-6. Farmington won the Division II tournament before falling in the Section I championship game to Fairfield National, 11-0. Canton did rally to beat Farmington, 9-8 in the opening game of the Division II tournament.

MAJOR BASEBALL (age 11-12): District 6 champion Simsbury lost their first two games in the Division II tournament and was eliminated. Farmington beat Simsbury, 7-6 and then Seymour eliminated Simsbury with a 12-3 victory.

JUNIOR SOFTBALL (age 13-14): District 6 champion Simsbury won its opening contest in the Section I tournament with a 10-0 win over Meriden. But Seymour blanked Simsbury, 10-0 and then Fairfield eliminated Simsbury with a 10-3 decision. Seymour went 5-0 in the state tournament, winning the state title with a dominant sweep of Pawcatuck/Mystic/Westerly, 11-0 and 7-3 in the championship series.

9-10 SOFTBALL: District 6 champion Granby (8-3) went 2-2 in the Division II group at the state tournament. Granby beat Bristol twice, 5-1 and 7-2. But they lost twice to Seymour, 1-0 and 7-2.

2014 Little League state tournament results

 

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