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Mattson leads surging Canton to win; Simsbury whips Farmington; Avon falls

With Monday’s win over Somers. Canton has won six of their last seven games.

CANTON, May 14 – James Mattson was 3-for-3 with double, home run and two RBI to lead the Canton High baseball team to a 7-2 win over Somers Monday in North Central Connecticut Conference action. It was Canton’s sixth win in the last seven games.

Jack Mansur, Michael Sullivan, Connor Clement and Gavin Wood each had singles to help the Warriors. Jack Rose had a double and two RBI for Canton. On the mound, Sullivan went the distance, allowing six hits and striking out four. He walked just one. For Somers (6-11, 3-11 NCCC), Aaron Young and Tommy Rush each had a single and a double.

Canton (9-5, 8-3 NCCC) returns to action on Wednesday when they travel to East Granby.

Canton 7, Somers 2
At Canton
Somers (6-11)                  001  100  0 – 2-6-1
Canton (9-5)                   203  020  x – 7-8-2
Robby Nadler, Shawn Gentilcore (6) and unknown; Michael Sullivan and Joey Fitzgerald; WP: Sullivan; LP: Nadler; 2B: Tommy Rush (S), Aaron Young (S), James Mattson (Ca), Jack Rose (Ca), HR: James Mattson (Ca)

Glastonbury 9, Avon 1
GLASTONBURY, May 14 – Gianni Zarrilli was 4-for-4 with three RBI and a double to lead the Glastonbury High baseball team to a 9-1 CCC West over Avon on Monday. The Tomahawks (11-5) had 13 hits to hand Avon their fifth straight loss.

Zach Tabellione was 3-for-4 with two RBI for Glastonbury while Christopher Fisher had two hits. Pitcher Michael Feeney struck out seven and allowed five hits in 6 1/3 innings of work to lead the Tomahawks.

Avon (3-12) had five hits led by Ryan Ollestad with a single, double and one RBI. Miles Borenstein, Jake Coppen and Gage Doorman each had singles for the Falcons.

Avon travels to Muzzy Field in Bristol Wednesday for a 3:45 p.m. contest against Bristol Central.

Glastonbury 9, Avon 1
At Glastonbury
Avon (3-12)                      000  001  0  — 1-5-3
Glastonbury (11-5)        220  032  x  – 9-13-1
Will Boone, Blaise Engle (5), Daniel Bae (5) and Ryan Ollestad; Michael Feeney, Aidan Twombly and unknown; WP: Feeney; LP: Boone; 2B: Ryan Ollestad (A), Christopher Paszek (G), Gianni Zarrilli (G)

Simsbury 14, Farmington 4 (6)
SIMSBURY, May 14 – Peter Phillips was 2-for-3 with a double and four RBI while teammate Blake Chapman was 2-for-3 with a triple and three RBI to lead the Simsbury High baseball team to a 14-4 CCC West over Farmington in six innings at Memorial Field on Monday.

It was the third straight win for Simsbury (12-5), who had 10 hits. Pitcher Brandon White went the distance on the mound for the Trojans, going six innings, allowing just three this and striking out two. White won despite giving up six walks.

Simsbury 14, Farmington 4 (6)
At Simsbury
Farmington (5-11)          011  011  — 4-3-2
Simsbury (12-5)              004  171  — 14-10-2
Brandon White and Ryan Caufield; Tyler Cortland, Josh Roth (5) and unknown; WP: White; LP: Cortland; 2B: Peter Phillips (S), Tate Valerio (S); 3B: Blake Chapman (S)


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