The Stamford High School baseball team, winner of four in a row, thought it had finally found its momentum for the season. Unfortunately, on Monday evening it ran into an equally hot Wilton team that had won six straight. Warriors starter Paul Merolla held Stamford in check as the Black Knights managed just three hits. Wilton snapped Stamford's winning streak, 4-1.
"We've been hitting the ball well lately, so credit [Merolla] for what he did tonight," Stamford head coach Fred Kelley said. "When you face an ace like that you have to be ready. You can't win a game with just three ...
Fans of pitchers' duels enjoyed a treat at Stamford High School on Wednesday afternoon. Greenwich had its ace Dylan Callahan, while the Black Knights countered with Trevor Kane (4-0, 1 save), who has one of the feel-good stories of the year. Neither pitcher allowed an earned run, but Stamford capitalized on four Greenwich errors to eke out a 3-1 win.
"The best thing a pitcher could ask for in a tight game is for your team to score runs behind you," Kane said. "It was a big game for us. I just did well keeping the top of their order off balance with curveballs."