Local roundup: East Lyme wins 8-10 Region 3 baseball title
Newington — Greyson Biggs pitched a one-hitter as East Lyme beat Madison 10-0 in the Little League Baseball (ages 8-10) Section 3 championship game on Saturday.
East Lyme advances to the four-team state championship in Stamford, which begins on Thursday. Biggs had four strikeouts and four walks and also drove in two runs and scored twice in the game, which ended after four innings on a mercy rule. Kyle Cellemme and Jayson Tejada had two hits each, Ethan Chantrell scored twice and Tejada drove in two runs for East Lyme.
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• New London improved to 2-0 in pool play with an 11-8 win over New Hampshire champion Lamprey River. New London finishes pool play on Sunday against Maine champ Skowhegan. Ethan Chavez was the winning pitcher and also scored twice. Matt Pero and Derrel Mitchell each had two hits and scored twice.
• Roland Thivierge of Mitchell College pitched six strong innings as the Westfield Starfires beat the Norwich Sea Unicorns 8-6. Thivierge (2-5) allowed four hits and two earned runs with six strikeouts and one walk. Anthony Porrino (Sacred Heart) hit a three-run homer, Kaelen Culpepper (Kansas State) was 3-for-5 and scored twice and Ian Battipaglia (Franklin Pierce) had two hits for Norwich (20-25).
• Derek Debbis of Oakdale won the Dunleavy's Modifiedz Night feature on Friday, winning the race for the second straight year. Debbis earned $5,600 for winning the 40-lap race. Mark Bakaj of Lebanon finished third, Alexander Pearl of Salem was fourth, Tyler Barry of Griswold was ninth and Amanda West of Colchester finished 10th.
Bryan Narducci of Colchester was 14th in the 40-lap SK Modified race and Chase Cook of Norwich finished 21st. Chris Meyer of North Franklin finished fifth in the 20-lap Street Stock race.
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