Tag Archives: Youth Baseball

Connecticut Mirage outlasts Farmington to win Junior Division championship

SIMSBURY, Aug. 3 – It wasn’t a championship game that will be remembered for its stellar play on the diamond. Thursday night’s Junior Division championship game in the Farmington Bank/Vantis Life baseball league had 16 errors. But one item won’t be forgotten – the Canton-based Connecticut Mirage captured a championship with a 21-12 victory overContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Crowe lifts Mirage into Junior Division championship game with win over Tides

CANTON, July 29 – Pitcher Collin Crowe pitched a complete game, allowed two hits and struck out seven to lead the Connecticut Mirage from Canton to a 3-1 victory over Connecticut Tides from Berlin in a Farmington Bank/Vantis Life League semifinal baseball game Saturday at Mills Pond Pool field. The win lifts the top-seeded MirageContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Canton’s CT Mirage hosts Junior Division semifinal on Saturday at Mills Pond

CANTON, July 26  – The Connecticut Mirage out of Canton host the Connecticut Tides out of Berlin Saturday in the Junior Division semifinals of the Farmington Bank/Vantis Life baseball league. The Mirage, who finished first in the regular season in the Junior Division with a 12-3 record, host the Tides (10-7) at 1 p.m. at MillsContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Avon tops Simsbury to win District 6 title in Minor Division (ages 9-11)

AVON – The Avon Little League All-Star baseball team won the recent District 6 championship in the Minor Division (ages 9-11) with a 13-3 victory over Simsbury. A day after suffering their first loss of the summer to Simsbury, 5-2, Avon rallied to capture their third District 6 championship in the 9-11 tournament in theContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Hard-hitting Wallingford beats Canton Little League for Section II title

PLYMOUTH, July 22 – The summer journey of the Canton Little League baseball team is now complete. Hard-hitting Wallingford rapped out 11 hits including three home runs to win the Section II championship and a spot among the last four teams left in the state tournament with a 13-2 win in five innings Saturday night.Continue ReadingContinue Reading

Despite shutout loss, Canton faces Wallingford in Section II title game

PLYMOUTH, July 21 – Win or lose, the Canton Little League baseball team is going to play in Saturday’s Section II title game. So, Canton rested their normal pitchers in Friday night’s Section II state tournament game in Terryville against District 5 champion Wallingford. Wallingford (7-1, 2-0 Section II) rapped out nine hits and DerekContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Canton Little League gets the bats going to earn first-ever state tournament win

PLYMOUTH, July 20 – It about an inning or so for the Canton Little League baseball team to begin to feel comfortable in Thursday night’s state tournament game against District 4 champion Prospect. All Canton needed was a few sharp hits. Canton had three extra-base hits in the second inning to take their first leadContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Canton Little League team opens play in state tournament on Thursday night

PLYMOUTH, July 19 –  For the just the fourth time, the Canton Little League baseball All-Star team will play in the Major Division (ages 11-12) state tournament beginning on Thursday night in Terryville. Canton, which won their first District 6 championship since 1988 on Friday night over Burlington, will face District 3 champion Prospect (4-1)Continue ReadingContinue Reading

Canton shuts out Burlington to win first D6 Little League pennant since 1988

PLYMOUTH, July 14 – The boys in Canton have been playing Little League baseball for more than 60 years. In all of that time, Canton has won three district championships with the most recent appearance coming 29 years ago. Canton is back in the state tournament. Canton won their first District 6 Major Division (agesContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Canton faces Burlington for District 6 title in Little League baseball Friday night

CANTON, July 13 – It’s been nearly 30 years since a Canton Little League team brought home a District 6 championship in baseball. Canton will have the opportunity to bring home a pennant Friday night when they play Burlington in the D6 Major Division (ages 11-12) championship game at 7 p.m. at the Terryville LittleContinue ReadingContinue Reading