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Softball Team Wins To Reach State Semifinals



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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).

Sydney Adolfson has thrown two shutouts in as many state playoff games as the Nighthawks advance to the semifinal round. —Bee Photo, Hutchison
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