Designated hitter Zach Lyman and the rest of Stamford High School’s baseball team went on a scoring frenzy against Bridgeport’s Bassick High School Thursday afternoon in Stamford. The Black Knights got off to a quick, 4-0, start and did not look back, crushing Bassick, 23-0.
Along with patience and timely hitting, the Stamford offense took advantage of Bassick mistakes in the field to pile up the runs.
The Black Knights’ pitchers were in command and shut down their opponents from the start.
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Each day in the spring, Stamford High School students Michael Buzzeo and Trevor Kane wake up, go to school, go to baseball practice, go home, eat dinner, do homework and go to bed. And even with that busy schedule, they feel they are the lucky ones.
Both said their schoolwork comes first, before baseball and other sports. But both resisted filling their schedules with only honors and advanced placement classes. Throughout their four years in high school, guidance counselors pushed the two student athletes to take such courses. But both said no in an effort to maintain balance in ...
The calendar said April, and so did the numbing cold as Brien McMahon High School's baseball team edged Stamford High School, 6-4, on Friday at Stamford. The atmosphere, though, seemed like mid-May to Stamford coach Fred Kelley as his team battled back from a 4-0 deficit before falling in the Fairfield County Interscholastic Athletic Conference game.
"I think McMahon is one of the top teams in the league,'' Kelley said. "Their shortstop (Bryan Daniello) is one of the best around. The way we battled — it felt like it was a playoff game."