Tag Archives: Softball

Late rally give Canton a split in doubleheader with Bombers

CANTON, June 26 – Pitcher Anne Pitkin scattered six hits and struck out eight and Canton rallied with four runs in the eighth inning to beat the Connecticut Bombers from Mansfield Center, 8-4, in the second game of a Connecticut Women’s Softball League doubleheader Sunday at Canton High. The Bombers (1-5) handed Canton (5-1) theirContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Canton entry in CT Women’s Softball League is undefeated at 4-0

CANTON, June 19 – Canton improved to 4-0 with a pair of forfeit wins over Rocky Hill Sunday in Canton in the Connecticut Women’s Softball League play. Rocky Hill didn’t have enough players to field their team. Canton began their 2016 campaign by sweeping a doubleheader from West Hartford on June 12 with a 10-0Continue ReadingContinue Reading

For second straight year, Holy Cross gets past East Granby in semifinals

WEST HAVEN, June 9 – It doesn’t take long for things to change in the state tournament. One moment you have a runner on third base with one out, you’re thinking of a go-ahead run and perhaps that elusive berth in the state championship game. Then, the batter pops the ball into shallow left fieldContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Crusaders take care of some unfinished business, beat Granby in NCCC title game

WINDSOR LOCKS, May 26 – A year ago, the East Granby softball team ran the table in the North Central Connecticut Conference with an undefeated regular season campaign (20-0) to win a conference championship. It was the first league title by the Crusaders since the girls basketball team nearly 20 years earlier in 1996. ButContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Jean Hunt, who helped provide athletic opportunities for girls, passes away

Jean Hunt, the legendary Farmington High coach who helped expand and establish opportunities for girls to compete in high school sports in Connecticut, died on Friday in her hometown of Lexington, Mass., where she had been living for some time. Hunt helped establish the first state tournaments in volleyball, basketball and field hockey. She coachedContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Canton softball ends the season with a victory over HMTCA

CANTON, May 23 – This wasn’t a season for the record books. The Canton High softball team was small in numbers and they struggled on the field. But they finished with a flourish. In the final game of the season, the Warriors finished with a dominating 15-4 victory over Hartford Magnet Trinity College Academy onContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Canton gets just four hits in 7-4 loss to East Windsor in softball

EAST WINDSOR, May 21 – Brooke Dotson and Bailey Edgren each had two-RBI singles but it wasn’t enough as the East Windsor High softball team beat Canton, 7-4 on Saturday at the East Hartford Reservoir. The Panthers (6-12, 4-11 NCCC) had 16 hits led by Louisa Harmon, who was 4-for-4 with three RBI and SarahContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Somers limits Canton to five hits in victory

SOMERS, May 18 – Sophia Pelehach had three extra-base hits in Canton’s 14-4 loss to Somers in NCCC action on Wednesday. Pelehach had a pair of doubles and a triple for the Warriors (2-16, 2-15 NCCC). Megan Hall and Anna Shine also had hits for Canton. Somers sophomore Livia Nosal had three hits including aContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Simsbury hands CHS girls lacrosse third defeat; Plourd hits 2 homers for softball

SIMSBURY, May 16 – Simsbury’s Natalie Dupree had five goals while teammate Regan Sebott had four to lead the Simsbury High girls lacrosse team to a 15-9 victory over Canton Monday night under the lights at Simsbury High School. Kat Clinton and Molly Rosenberg had two goals each for the Trojans, who improve to 7-7Continue ReadingContinue Reading

Ellington keeps title hopes alive by pulling away from Canton in softball

ELLINGTON, May 12 – The Ellington High girls softball remains in contention to win their first NCCC championship since 2012. The Purple Knights 10 runs in the final two innings to beat Canton, 17-2 in six innings on Thursday. Ellington (15-3, 11-2 NCCC) had seven hits to earn the win and kept pace with defendingContinue ReadingContinue Reading