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Trumbull Scores and Standings: July 22

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Here is the schedule for the first two days of the American Legion state tournament.

Day - 1  Saturday, July 23 (games shortened to seven innings because of threat of thunderstorms)

at Muzzy Field in Bristol 

Game - 1    9:30AM  Unionville (15) (Zone 1) vs. Oakville (2) (Zone 5)

Game - 2  12 PM  Norwalk (10) (Zone 4) vs. Niantic (7) (Zone 6)

Game - 3    3:30PM  Trumbull (14) (Zone 4) vs. Windsor Locks (3) (Zone 8)

Game - 4    6:30PM  New London (11) (Zone 6) vs. Bristol (6) (Zone 1)

 at Palmer Field in Middletown -

Game - 5    9:30AM  Southington (13) (Zone 1) vs. West Hartford (4) (Zone 7)

Game - 6  12 PM  Bethel (12) (Zone 5) vs. Greenwich (5) (Zone 4)

Game - 7    3:30PM  Stamford (16) (Zone 4) vs. Branford (1) (Zone 2)

Game - 8    6:30PM  Avon (9) (Zone 1) vs. Middletown (8) (Zone 3)

 Day - 2  Sunday, July 24

 at Muzzy Field in Bristol

Game - 9    9:30AM  Loser Game 1 vs. Loser Game 2

            10          *         Loser Game 3 vs. Loser Game 4 

            11    3:30PM   Winner Game 1 vs. Winner Game 2

            12          *         WInner Game 3 vs. Winner Game 4

 at Palmer Field in Middletown

Game  13    9:30AM   Loser Game 5 vs. Loser Game 6

            14         *           Loser game 7 vs. Loser Game 8

            15    3:30PM   Winner Game 5 vs. Winner Game 6

            16         *           Winner Game 7 vs. Winner Game 8

Matt Von Schlewsagen produced the winning run on a suicide squeeze in the bottom of the seventh inning as Trumbull edged Stamford 4-3 in the 15-year-old Babe Ruth state championship in New Milford on Thursday.

Trailing 3-2, Stamford tied in the game in the top of the seventh as Trevor Kane singled and eventually scored on a pair of throwing errors.

Trumbull snapped a 2-2 tie in a back-and-forth game with a run in the bottom of the fifth.

Trumbull, which went 4-0 in the tournament, advances to the New England Regionals, which starts July 28 in Farmington, Maine. So far, Trumbull is 7-0 in the postseason. Its first game in the regionals is against Rhode Island.

Trumbull has advanced to the finals of the 11-year-old softball state tournament with a pair of 12-2 victories over Rocky Hill and Windsor.

It will play in the title game on Saturday against Rocky Hill, a 9-7 winner over Windsor Locks in Thursday's loser's bracket final. The title game will be played at 7:30 p.m. at Elm Ridge Park in Rocky Hill. 

The Trumbull senior American Legion team routed South Windsor 12-2 on the road Wednesday to advance to the American Legion state tournament.

It was second win in as many days in the play-in tournament for Trumbull, which blanked Newington 2-0 on Tuesday. 

The eight zone winners gained automatic berths into the 16-team double elimination tournament. The other eight teams were determined through a play-in tournament Tuesday and Wednesday.

Two other teams from Zone Four -- Norwalk and Stamford -won games Wednesday to also qualify. Greenwich, the first place, earned a automatic bid into the 16-team, double elimination tournament.

Trumbull faces Windsor Locks at Muzzy Field in Bristol at 3:30 after Norwalk takes on Niantic at 12:30 p.m.

In Middletown, Greenwich battles Bethel at 12:30, followed a contest between Stamford and defending American Legion state champion Branford at 3:30 p.m.

Trumbull's junior Legion team (20-7) is the 17th seed in the state tournament and will play at No. 16 Cheshire on Sunday at noon. The winner of that game will play at top seed Niantic on Monday 4 p.m.

Cheshire finished second in zone three with a 12-6 record. Niantic earned the No. 1 seed in the entire tournament with a 21-3 record in zone six.

AMERICAN LEGION BASEBALL

TUESDAY'S RESULTS

Trumbull Sr 2, Newington Sr 0

WEDNESDAY'S RESULTS

Trumbull 12, South Windsor 2

SATURDAY'S SCHEDULE

American Legion senior state tournament

Trumbull vs. Windsor Locks, 3:30 p.m., at Muzzy Field, Bristol

11-year softball championship

Trumbull vs. Rocky Hill, at 7:30 p.m., at Elm Ridge Park, Rocky Hill

SUNDAY'S SCHEDULE

American Legion senior state tournament

Trumbull vs, TBA

American Legion junior state tournament

Trumbull at Cheshire, 12 p.m., at Cheshire High School

 

AMERICAN LEGION BASEBALL STANDINGS

Team Record Points *Greenwich Sr 23-4-0 46 *Norwalk Sr 20-7-0 40 Trumbull Sr 18-9-0 36 Stamford Sr 15-12-0 30 Darien/NCSr 14-13-0 28 Wilton Sr 12-15-0 24 Bridgeport Sr 11-16-0 22 Fairfield Sr 11-16-0 22 Westport Sr 8-19-0 16 Ridgefield Sr
3-24-0 6 Team Record Points *Stamford Jr 20-6-0 40 Ridgefield Jr 20-7-0 40 Trumbull Jr 19-7-0 38 Norwalk Jr 15-11-0 30 Fairfield Jr
14-13-0 28 Darien/NCJr
13-13-0 26 Wilton Jr 11-15-0 22 Westport Jr 10-16-0 20 Greenwich Jr 9-17-0 18 Bridgeport Jr 0-26-0 0

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