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Canton rolls past Granby; Rocky Hill stops Avon

GRANBY, April 20, 2023 – A day after giving up 13 hits in a six-run loss to Ellington, the Canton High baseball team rebounded with 16 hits in a 11-5 win over Granby in North Central Connecticut Conference play on Thursday.

Jackson Senecal and Jake Dest led the Warriors (4-3) with four hits each in the win. Dest was 4-for-5 with a double and three RBI while Senecal was 4-for-5 with a double and two RBI.

Sammy Lincoln was 2-for-2 with two RBI while Max Sedor had two singles.

Canton 11, Granby 5
At Granby
Canton (4-3)            106  020  2  — 11-16-3
Granby (1-6)            110  030  0  — 5-5-0
Sammy Lincoln, Michael Archangelo (6) and Noah Asmar; Zach Orluk, Lombardo (5), Paine (6), Charlie Attianese (7) and unknown; WP: Lincoln (1-0); LP: Orluk; 2B: Jake Dest (C), Rob Dlubac (C), Jackson Senecal (C)

Ellington 8, Canton 2
At Canton

Ellington (7-1)       010  014  2  — 8-13-4
Canton (3-3)          000  020  0  — 2-5-4
Cam Thomas, Will Lally (5), Evan Robbins (7) and unknown; Rob Dlubac and Noah Asmar; WP: Lally; LP: Dlubac (3-1); 2B: Tristian Neville (E), 3B: Darren Zahner (E)

Rocky Hill 3, Avon 2
AVON, April 19, 2023 – Rocky Hill scored a pair of unearned runs in the top of the second inning to help lift the undefeated Terriers (7-0) to a 3-2 win over Avon on Wednesday at Buckingham Field.

Rocky Hill took a 1-0 lead on a RBI single from winning pitcher Ben Centurelli. But the Terriers added two more runs thanks to a pair of one-out errors and a walk for a 3-0 lead.

Avon (4-2) cut the lead to two runs on a solo home run from Ben Priest in the fourth inning. The Falcons cut the lead to one in the fifth inning. Jacob Wirth doubled with one out, moved to third on an infield ground ball and scored on an error.

But Avon couldn’t push the game-tying run across. The Falcons had the bases loaded in the seventh inning but reliever Tyler Carlstrom got a ground ball out to get out of the jam, secure the save and the victory.

Rocky Hill 3, Avon 2
At Avon
Rocky Hill (7-0)      030  000  0  — 3-4-3
Avon (4-2)                000  011  0  — 2-3-2
Ben Centurelli, Tyler Carlstrom (7) and Brendan Whalen; Luke Coppen, Ethan Lavore (3), Harry Engle (4) and James Walsh; WP: Centurelli; LP: Coppen (1-1); 2B: Jacob Wirth; 3B: David Pengel (A), HR: Ben Priest (A)

East Granby 10, Kennedy 3
WATERBURY, April 20, 2023 – James Fagnant and Jackson Moore had two hits each to lead the East Granby High baseball team to a 10-3 non-conference win over Kennedy on Thursday. Moore had a double and triple and one RBI for the Crusaders (4-3) while Fagnant had a single, triple and one RBI. Kiernan Berman also tripled for East Granby.

East Granby 10, Kennedy 3
At Waterbury
East Granby (4-3)   121  410  1  — 10-11-0
Kennedy (5-5)         000  020  1  — 3-8-3
Luke Guyer, Bradley Stempeck (5) and unknown; Joe Fasano, Brad Santos (5), Danny Rodriguez (6) and unknown; WP: Guyer; LP: Fasano; 2B: Jacob Guilmartin (EG), Jackson Moore (EG), 3B: Moore, Kiernan Berman (EG), James Fagnant (EG)

Gerry deSimas, Jr., is the editor and founder of The Collinsville Press. He is an award-winning writer and has been covering sports in Connecticut and New England for more than 40 years. He was inducted into the New England High School Wrestling Hall of Fame in 2018.

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