Baseball: Games to watch, top performances

April 15, 2019

TOP PERFORMANCESJack Donofrio, Simsbury: Notre Dame-bound senior struck out 13 during a complete-game 1-0 shutout over Manchester.Mike Kozlowski, Cheshire: Junior righty tossed a no-hitter as the Rams rolled over Branford 10-0.James Louis, Darien: Senior right-hander struck out two and only gave up three hits and one run over six innings, picking up the win over Trumbull. He also smacked a double and scored the game’s tying run.Jack DiLauro, Glastonbury: Followed up no-hitter against Farmington in the opening week with one-hitter against E.O. Smith last week. Struck out seven in five innings as Glastonbury won by run rule, 10-0.Jack Drewry, Wolcott: Senior threw a two-hitter with eight strikeouts while also picking up two hits at the plate in a 5-0 Eagles win over Torrington.Peter Meyerson, McMahon: Sophomore catcher knocked out a solo home run and had a two-run double as the Senators defeated Enfield 8-0.Derek Sampaio, Naugatuck: Collected four singles, scored two runs and drove in two runs as the Greyhounds edged Watertown in extra innings.Matt Downing, Cheshire: Senior struck out 15, giving up just two hits as Rams beat Lyman Hall 7-1.Mat Micinilio, Ludlowe: Tossed a complete-game shutout, striking out seven in a 4-0 victory over Stamford.Rob Johnston, Watertown: Senior allowed three hits and no walks, striking out six in a 1-0 win over Sacred Heart.GAMES TO WATCHDanbury at Westhill, Wednesday, noon: Hatters yet to string together back-to-back wins thus far.St. Paul at Watertown, Wednesday, 3:45 p.m.: St. Paul looking to avoid a second loss in the NVL.Amity at Foran, Wednesday, 3:45 p.m.: Foran outscored opponents 45-2 in first five games.Notre Dame-Fairfield at Bethel, Wednesday, 4 p.m.: Two SWC schools out to hot starts hook up.Shepaug Valley at Northwestern, Thursday, 1 p.m.: Shepaug hoping to hand Northwestern its first loss.Hand at Ledyard, Thursday, 4 p.m.: Ranked teams from the ECC and SCC set up an awesome mid-week matchup.Cheney Tech at Vinal Tech, Friday, 3:45 p.m.: Two early front-runners in CTC get after it.Glastonbury at Newtown, Saturday, 11 a.m.: Top teams in the CCC and SWC get together for breakfast and baseball.Southington at Notre Dame West Haven, Saturday, 1 p.m.: Southington invades SCC country with its unbeaten record.— Scott Ericson