Baseball, Softball Both Clinch States; Plus: Boys Tennis, Golf

Boys Golf wins one of two, Boys tennis defeated.

Baseball (8-4, 5-2):

On Tuesday, the Bobcats were backed by a grand slam by sophomore Casey Burdick in a 9-1 win at Oxford (6-6, 2-6) that clinched a berth in the state playoffs. On Thursday, Brookfield fell behind by eight runs before scoring eight to tie the score but were unable to complete the thrilling comeback in a 9-8 loss at Immaculate (6-5, 5-3).

Senior pitcher Ryan Berry pitched a complete game, allowing only three hits while striking out nine in the win over Oxford. Berry added an RBI single to help his cause while senior captain Evan Mozingo and sophomore Tre' Gause both had two hits and a run scored.

BROOKFIELD 004 000 5—9 9 1

OXFORD            100 000 0—1 3 4

BROOKFIELD 000 530 0—8 7 4

IMMACULATE 241 110 X—9 12 7

Batteries: B—Bryson Herr (L), Harlan Zeerip (4) and Mozingo; I—Mike Hughes, Brad Mannion (W, 1-2), C.J. Sousa and Matt Harrison. SO: Herr 3, Zeerip 6, Hughes 2, Mannion 2, Sousa. BB: Herr 3, Zeerip, Hughes 2.

2B: B—Janco Cornelius; I—Sousa. 3B: B—Ryan Berry; I—Joe Hannigan. RBI: B—Berry 2, Mozingo, Matt Gernart; I—Hannigan, Steve Zilinski, C.J. Espinal 2, Harrison 4.

Softball (9-4, 7-3):

The Lady Bobcats completed a perfect 4-0 week by winning a rare double-header on Thursday. They made quick work of the Lady Mustangs at Immaculate in a shortened 17-0 five inning game before racing home to pound Weston 16-0 in another shortened five-inning game. Those wins followed a five-inning 14-0 white washing of Oxford (4-7) on the road on Tuesday.

The current win streak has propelled them into a state playoff berth.

Brittany Fusek picked up two of the wins while Danielle DeMarco got her first win of the season on the mound. Fusek had a combined 15 strikeouts in her wins while DeMarco racked up 10. DeMarco also pounded a home run and had three runs batted in in her victory.

Candace Cobuzzi had a home run and four RBIs in the win over Immaculate and Melissa Pierce had a home run and two RBIs in the win over Weston.

BROOKFIELD 404 33—14 13 0

OXFORD           000 00—0 1 3

BATTERIES: B—Fusek (W, 7-2) and Ashley Lamparelli; O—Claire Michalak (L) and Steph Karcher. SO: B—Fusek 7; O—Michalak 4. BB: B—Fusek; O—Michalak 3.

2B: B—Pierce, Angelina Pollen, DeMarco. RBI: B—Felicia Lennon, Pierce, Giuliana D'Arcangelo 2, Fusek 2, Lamparelli, Pollen, Cobuzzi.

BROOKFIELD (11)31 11—17 11 0

IMMACULATE 000 00—0 0 4

Batteries: B—DeMarco (W, 1-2) and  D'Arcangelo; I—Giorgio (L) and Kapilli. SO: DeMarco 10. BB: DeMarco, Giorgio 9.

2B: B—Lennon. 3B: B—DeMarco. HR: B—DeMarco, Cobuzzi. RBI: B—DeMarco 3, Lennon 2, D'Arcangelo, Wendi Westmark, Cobuzzi 4, Dana Ferraro 2.

WESTON          000 00—0 2 0

BROOKFIELD 285 1X—16 14 0

Batteries: W—Kat Fischer (L) and Becca Schwartz; B—Fusek (W, 8-2) and Lamparelli. SO: Fusek 8. BB: Fischer 6.

2B: B—DeMarco, Lennon, Fusek, Lamparelli, Pollen. HR: B—Pierce. RBI: B—DeMarco 4, Lennon 1, Pierce 2, D'Arcangelo, Westmark, Fusek 3, Lamparelli 2, Pollen.

Boys Golf (5-3, 3-3):

The Bobcats had a strong round in a 165-175 win over Bunnell (1-5, 1-3) at home on Tuesday but struggled through a 175-181 loss in New Milford (2-7, 2-5) on Thursday.

Dan Flood led the team with a low-score of 39 in the win over the Bulldogs while Scott Martin shot a team-best 44 in the loss to the Green Wave.

Brookfield 165, Bunnell 175 (at Sunset G.C., par 35)

BR — Martin 42, Flood 39, Steve McGorty 42, Tom Juliano 42.

BU — Jake Bordelon 47, Joe Ambros 44, Matt Varney 44, Tyler Caruso 40.

New Milford 175, Brookfield 181 (at Candlewood G.C., par 35)

BR — Martin 44, Flood 45, Steve McGorty 46, Tom Guliano 52, Tim Young 56, Mike Young 52.

NM — Julian Mondonedo 39, Charles Maizel 44, Tim Mondonedo 42, Nick Jiminez 50, Carl Lindberg 50, Dylan Harris 46.

Boys Tennis (1-8, 1-7):

Newtown 6, Brookfield 1 —

Singles: Rob Beier (N) def. Max Robbins (B) 6-1, 6-0; Tyler Ruefenacht (N) def. Tyler Goldstein (B) 6-0, 6-1; Cam McCleary (N) def. Kyle Tolle (B) 6-0, 6-1; Ricky Fuentes (N) def Stephen Vulcano (B) 6-1, 6-1.

Doubles: Connor Howell/Sean Elliott (N) def. Jeff Magin/Jason Schwartz (B) 6-2, 6-0; Adam Oelberg/Yossi Kohrman-Glaser (N) def. Christian Ball/Sam Brady (B) 6-1, 6-0; Adam Claxton/Joe Whalen (B) def. Karan Marwah/Nic Klein (N) 6-1, 6-4.

sam May 07, 2011 at 01:33 AM
there isnt any softball pictures....
Matt Dewkett May 07, 2011 at 04:41 AM
Hi Sam, There will be softball photos in the weekly sports photo wrap up that is published on Monday. Thanks! Matt


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