Cheshire sweeps Canton in CT Women’s Softball season opener

CANTON, June 11 – The Cheshire Flames rapped out 25 hits in two games to sweep a doubleheader from Canton in the Connecticut Women’s Softball League opener for both teams on Sunday.

The Flames had 14 hits in a 5-0 win in the opening game and had 11 hits in a 6-2 decision in the nightcap.

Danielle Leone, Jenn Sicinski and Megan Mularski were each 2-for-3 in the second game for Canton (0-2). Kristen Grecula had a double for Canton. In the first game, Amy Hartman and Leone were each 2-for-3 with Hartman hitting a double.

Canton hurler Anne Pikin struck out seven in a complete game performance in the opener. Canton returns to the field on Sunday when they travel to Suffield to face the Executive Valet Angels (0-2) at 4 p.m. for a doubleheader.

Cheshire 6, Canton 2
At Canton
Cheshire Flames (2-0)        210  030  0 – 6-11-1
Canton (0-2)                       020  000  0 – 2-9-3
Emily and Mel; Megan Mularski, Anne Pitkin (4), Jill Petraitis (7) and J. Sincinski; WP: Emily; LP: Mularski (0-1); 2B: Kristen Grecula (Canton); 3B: Esposito (Cheshire)

Cheshire 5, Canton 0
At Canton
Canton (0-1)                          000  000  0 – 0-5-3
Cheshire (1-0)                       001  040  x – 5-14-0
Anne Pitkin and Jenn Sicinski; Laura and Mel; WP: Laura; LP: Pitkin (0-1); 2B: Amy Hartman (Canton), HR: Allie (Cheshire)

2017 CT Women’s Softball League W-L Pct GB
Mirage Women (Suffield) 2-0 1.000
West Hartford 2-0 1.000
Cheshire Flames 2-0 1.000
Rocky Hill 2-0 1.000
Connecticut Tides (Durham) 2-1 .666 ½
Mirage Gold (Newington) 1-2 .333
Executive Valley Angels (Suffield) 0-2 .000 2
Canton 0-2 .000 2
CT Bombers (Mansfield) 0-2 .000 2
Watertown Rapids 0-2 .000 2

 

Friday, June 9

Mirage Gold 6, CT Tides 0

Sunday, June 11

Mirage Women 7, Mirage Gold 0  (Forfeit)
Mirage Women 7, Mirage Gold 0  (Forfeit)

West Hartford 12, Executive Valet Angels 0
West Hartford 18, Executive Valet Angels 10 (6 innings)

The Flames 5, Canton 0
The Flames 6, Canton 2

Rocky Hill 4, CT Bombers 2
Rocky Hill 5, CT Bombers 4

CT Tides 8, Watertown Rapids 3
CT Tides 8, Watertown Rapids 4

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