SIMSBURY – The jump of five races at the top of the first round, the Southington baseball team led the wire to Wednesday night in a 12-5 CCC West crossover victory over Simsbury at Memorial Field.
The Blue Knights, ranked No. 6 in the GameTime CT poll, remain undefeated at 7-0.
Jake DellaVecchia’s base clearing double at the top of the first made Southington roll.
Jack McManus kept the attacking engine on a steady hum, going 4-for-5 with a double, home run and two RBIs.
5th place was enough for the winning pitcher Vin Borghese, who allowed four hits and one turn while hitting four over five innings.
Borghese allowed four races, of which only two were earned. He is now 3-0 on the season.
Josh Pyle and Connor Whitehead finished with a round of relief each.
Justin Chiulli added to the offense with two hits on three trips, including a double. Devin Pelletier was 2-for-4. DellaVecchia finished 2-for-2 with five RBIs.
Lyman Hall 8, Xavier 6: The Trojans came off the mat with six runs at the bottom of the sixth inning to beat the Falcons in an SCC crossover at Pat Wall Field.
Justin Hackett, Aidan Weir and Joe DiCrosta each had two hits for LH, which improved to 4-5. Xavier dipped to 5-2.
Hamden 10, Sheehan 3: Jake Pisano’s three-run homer on top of the first round sent the Green Dragons on their way to the SCC Hammonasset victory over the Titans at Neubauer Field.
Pisano finished 4-for-4 and Hamden, ranked No. 10 in the GameTime CT poll, improved to 8-1 overall and 3-1 in the division.
Sheehan (5-4, 2-2 Hammonasset) got a 2-for-4 day from Joe Romano.
Jake Jovia (4-0) got the pitching victory for Hamden. Matt Moconyi (1-1) suffered the loss for Sheehan.
Fairfield Prep 13, Cheshire 3: The Jesuits, ranked No. 7 in the state survey, attached the SCC Hammonasset defeat to the rams at Burt Leventhal Field.
The victory was the sixth straight for Prep, which improved to 7-1 overall and 4-0 in the division. Rams fell to 2-7 and 1-3.
Cheshire, in the middle of a home for six games, will host Sheehan on Friday.
Wilcox Tech 21, Vinal Tech 2 (5 in.): Each starter in the Wilcox series had at least two hits in the CTC bolts in Middletown.
After a quiet first half, the tribe broke out in nine races in the second half and 10 in the third.
John Nevin and Hiram Morales led the charge. Nevin was 3-for-3 and Morales went 3-for-4 with a double.
Brandon Alvarado towed a double and triple in going 2-for-2.
Noah Simone and Derek Rascati were also 2-for-2. Simone tripled; Rascati doublet. Will Cuadrado put out a triple while going 2-for-4.
Starting pitcher Shawn Mailhot won the victory, knocking out five and allowing only two hits in three pointless rounds. Noah Zamarano and Rascati finished.
Wilcox is now 4-4 overall and 4-1 in CTC. Vinal is 1-4.