AVON, May 1 – Pitchers Tyler Cortland and Jacob Conrad combined to limit the Avon High baseball team to just four hits and struck out five batters as Farmington beat the Falcons on Wednesday, 6-1 in Central Connecticut Conference action at Buckingham Field.
Through five innings, it was a scoreless duel between Cortland and Avon starter Blaise Engle, who scattered five hits and struck out eight.
But Farmington (7-5) used four singles in the sixth inning to take a 3-0 lead. The Falcons (2-10) cut the lead to two runs on Zach Aiello’s sacrifice fly. But Farmington scored another three runs in the seventh to close out the victory. Conrads’ two-run single to centerfield drove in two runs.
Farmington was led by Jacob Conrad, who was 4-for-4 with two RBI and Cian O’Brien, who was 3-for-3 with one RBI.
Avon, which has three straight games and five of the last six contests, returns to the diamond on Monday when they travel to Hall High for a 3:45 p.m. start.
Farmington 6, Avon 1
Farmington (7-5) 000 003 3 — 6-12-0
Avon (2-10) 000 001 0 — 1-4-1
Tyler Cortland, Jacob Conrad (7) and C. O’Brien, Nick Calcaveccia (7); Blaise Engle, Daniel Bae (6), Ben Angus (7) and unknown; WP: Cortland; LP: B. Engle (1-3)