Softball Team Wins To Reach State Semifinals
UPDATE: The state semifinal game will take place at neutral site West Haven High on Tuesday, June 6, at 4 pm.
Newtown High School's softball team, the No. 3 team in the Class LL State Tournament, defeated visiting and No. 6 Cheshire 4-0 in the quarterfinals on June 2.
Pitcher Sydney Adolfson tossed another shutout as the Hawks won their second 4-0 decision in as many state playoff games; NHS defeated No. 14 Enfield two days earlier.
Sophia Caruso and Addison Cordova delivered clutch doubles to drive in runs during Newtown's four-run sixth inning against Cheshire.
Newtown advances to the semis and will take on No. 2 Fairfield Ludlowe on Tuesday, June 6 at West Haven High. first pitch is 4 pm. The winner will face either No. 1 Southington or No. 4 Ridgefield in the championship at the University of Connecticut on Saturday, June 10 (time to be determined).