Hawk Sluggers Edged Out Of State Playoffs
The No. 20 seed in the Class LL state tournament, Newtown High School’s baseball team nearly pulled off an upset at No. 4 Greenwich in the second round, on June 2.
Newtown led by a run heading to the bottom of the sixth, but saw the Cardinals tie the score, then push across the winning run in the last of the seventh for a 6-5 victory.
In this see-saw battle, Jack Petersen had two hits and a run batted in, C.J. Demers had two hits and an RBI, Charlie Curtis had a walk and scored two runs, Karl Miller had a hit and an RBI, Grayson DeFelice walked and scored, and Charlie Eppers had a hit, walk, and RBI. Dylan Goyette and Sam D’Aprile scored runs, Zander Kasbarian had a hit, and Tom Tavar walked.