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Canton peppers the ball in a doubleheader sweep of Windsor

Softball graphicCANTON, July 17 – Canton pitchers Annie Pitkin and Chelsea Eckert combined to strike out 24 Windsor Angel batters in two games as Canton swept a pair from Windsor, 6-1 and 16-4 in Connecticut Women’s Softball League play Sunday at Canton High School.

Canton (7-3) had 29 hits in the two games led by Bella Coletti, who was a combined 6-for-6 with a double and one RBI. Savannah Thibault was 4-6 with four RBI and a double in the two games while Amy Mantha was 5-for-7 with two doubles and two RBI in the victories.

In the opener, Pitkin (3-1) struck out 11 and allowed just two hits to get the complete game victory for Canton. Colletti was 3-for-3 with an RBI while Thibault, Amanda Massad and Mantha each had two hits.

In the nightcap, Eckert (2-1) struck out 13 while scattering seven hits. Thibault was 2-for-4 with three RBI while Colletti was 3-for-3. Nicole Batan drove in four runs. Mantha was 3-for-4 with two RBI and a double.

Canton concludes the regular season on Sunday when they travel to Durham for a doubleheader with the CT Tides.

Canton 6, Windsor 1
At Canton
Windsor (4-6)                000  100  0 – 1-2-0
Canton (6-3)                 100  320  x – 6-13-2
WP: Pitkin (3-1); 2B: Amy Mantha (C), 3B: Amanda Massad (C), Annie Pitkin (C)

Canton 16, Windsor 4
At Canton
Canton (7-3)                  000  504  7 – 16-16-0
Windsor (4-7)                000  202  0  — 4-7-4
WP: Eckert (2-1); 2B: Amy Mantha (C), Bella Colletti (C), Savannah Thibault (C), Anne Pitkin (C)

CT Mirage-Suffield          11-0
xCT Tides-Coginchaug     6-2
Canton                             7-3
CT Bombers                     5-5
xWest Hartford                 3-5
Windsor                           4-7
Thomaston                      3-7
z-Rocky Hill                    0-10
x-Sunday’s results not included
z-Team disbanded

Sunday’s results
Canton 6, Windsor 1
Canton 16, Windsor 4
CT Mirage-Suffield def. Thomaston, forfeit
CT Mirage-Suffield def. Thomaston, forfeit
CT Bombers-Mansfield def. Rocky Hill, forfeit
CT Bombers-Mansfield def. Rocky Hill, forfeit
CT Bombers vs. Las Amazones (MA) (2)
CT Tides-Coginchaug vs. West Hartford (2)

Upcoming schedule
Wednesday, July 20
CT Bombers-Mansfield vs. Windsor at Suffield HS, 6:15

Saturday, July 23
Las Amazones (MA) vs. Windsor at Suffield HS, exhibition

Sunday, July 24
Windsor at CT Mirage-Suffield (2)
Canton at CT Tides-Coginchaug (2)
Thomaston at CT Bombers-Mansfield
West Hartford at CT Bombers
West Hartford at Rocky Hill, forfeit (2)

Sunday, July 31
CTWSL Tournament, site and location, TBA

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