Carraturo’s 3-hitter lifts Bethel to win
Jack Carraturo tossed a complete-game three-hitter let the Bethel baseball team to a 2-1 win over Brookfield. He struck out nine batters as the playoff-bound Wildcats improved to 14-5 with one game remaining.
BETHEL 2, BROOKFIELD 1 BETHEL ............................... 000 110 0 – 2 4 2 BROOKFIELD ...................... 001 000 0 – 1 3 2 Batteries: Be—Jack Carraturo and Pete Baia; Br—Bill Oldham and Jack Culhane. Highlights: Be—Carraturo threw a complete game-three hitter with nine strikeouts. Kyle Platt and Carraturo drove in runs. Cole Strang doubled. Records: Bethel 14-5.
BROOKFIELD 15, BETHEL 3 (5 INNINGS)
BETHEL .............................. 000 03X X – 3 3 2 BROOKFIELD .................... 623 4XX X – 15 19 Batteries: Br—Emma Sands and Emily Parchinski. Highlights: Be—Christine DaSilva doubled. Lena Defeo drove in a run. Br-Parchinski went 4-for-4 with a home run and double. Avery Katz had three hits. Jackie Santiago and Kailee Synder had two hits.
The Danbury boys and girls outdoor track teams wrapped up undefeated regular seasons Tuesday as both teams defeated Ridgefield. The boys earned a 75-71 win by prevailing in the final contest, the 4x400 relay, while the girls won 98-47.
The Hatters boys won all three relays to prevail while Devean Smith (24.53) won the 200. Eric Civitella won the 3,200 (10:49.11) for Danbury while Johanse Martinez won the 110 hurdles. Xavier Bryan won the triple jump (39-02.25) and was the lone high jump competitor. Ridgefield senior Liam Byrne won three events in the meet, taking the discus (128-00), shot put (40-03.00) and javelin (136-01).
On the girls side Alanna Smith won thee events as well: She ran a 58.21 to win the 400 and won the 100 in 12.61 while taking the 200 in 26.07. Emily Souza took the long jump (15-04.50) while Hennesy Ricoo won the triple jump (33-02.00). Maria DeSouza was tops in the high jump and the pole vault (8-00) while Tianna Rogers threw the javelin 66-09. Celia-Anna Chikeie won the shot put (32-10) while Alexis Chikezie won the discus (90-07). Hatters freshman Stephanie Quieroz won the 3,200.
New Fairfield turned in several top performances at the Law freshman-sophomore invite over the weekend. Samantha Pomeroy won the hurdles in a time of 16.73, close to three seconds ahead of second. Patrick Gibbons continued his successful freshman season with a 4:43 in the 1,600. Ashley Hubert set a state qualifying time of 12:48 for 3,200 and a runner-up position.
ABBOTT TECH 4,
PLATT TECH 3
Singles: Juliana Pinto (PT) def. Jesslyn Rodriguez 8-2; Karen Pelaez (AT) def. Chrystal Jacome 8-0; Clara Garcia (AT) def. Kim Chiroy
8-2; Te' Ajai Hall (PT) def. Kiana Marengo
8-1; Chorhze Corriete (PT) def. Gloria Villagrana 8-4. Doubles: Ebelin Lalvay/Jennifer Villa (AT) def. Taelon Rose/Jessica Goodwin 8-2; Ja'Naiyah Albarran/Julissa Serrano (AT) def. Briana Aguilan/Gabby Williamson 8-3. Records: Abbott Tech 9-4, Platt Tech 4-11.