FAIRFIELD — The Warde softball scored four runs in the third inning and held on for a 4-3 win over Ludlowe in a FCIAC quarterfinal game Friday afternoon at Sturges Park.
Olivia Vadas went 2-for-3, including a three-run home run, and Avery Yardis went 2-for-3 for the sixth-seeded Mustangs (12-6), who will play the winner of today’s Greenwich-Trumbull game in the semifinals on Monday at Sacred Heart University.
Ira Boci and Margaret Nolan each had two hits and Bella Bookas went 1-for-3 with one RBI in the loss for the Falcons (16-5).
WARDE004 000 0—4 6 2
LUDLOWE010 200 0—3 8 1
Records: Warde 12-6, Ludlowe 16-5. Batteries: W—Olivia Vadas (W) and Lizzie Kane; L—Kylee Holderied (L) and Ira Boci.
PLATT TECH 12, WOLCOTT TECH 0 (5 INN.)
WOLCOTT TECH000 00—0 3 3
PLATT TECH340 41—12 11 0
Records: Wolcott Tech 12-8, 6-4 CTC; Platt Tech 12-8, 8-2. Batteries: WT—Mary Dnice (L), Breanna Dnice (4) and Mikayla Doll; PT—Brianna Scarantino (W) and Julia Duprey. Highlights: PT—Scarantino struck out 10 and also went 2-for-4. Duprey went 3-for-4. Kasey Girard went 2-for-4.
FORAN 10, SHELTON 8
SHELTON230 012 0—8 16 3
FORAN220 105 X—10 13 1
Records: Shelton 11-9, Foran 11-9. Batteries: S—Krijgsman (L) and Heuser; F—Makenna Prete (W, 11-9) and LaMorte. Highlights: S—Carlucci doubled. F—LaMorte went 3-for-3. Weissauer and Howland each doubled.
CENTRAL 16, HARDING 0 (5 INN.)
CENTRAL114 64—16 9 1
HARDING000 00—0 2 3
Batteries: C—Rivera (W); H—Outhavong (L). Highlights: C—Rivera struck out 10 and also had one hit, one RBI and three stolen bases. DeJesus had two hits, five stolen bases and two RBIs. Billingslea had one hit, five stolen bases and one RBI. H—Cruz had one hit. Nieves had one hit and one stolen base. Outhavong struck out seven.
LAW 7, XAVIER 6
XAVIER100 020 3—6 9 1
LAW210 200 2—7 9 1
Records: Xavier 10-10, Law 9-11. Batteries: X—Famislietti, Powers (L) and Lappe; L—Merchant, Goglia (W) and Schulte. Highlights: X—Tyler Lappe and Luke Lappe each had two RBIs. L—Garrett Tutlis doubled and had two RBIs. Vinny Schulte hit a game-winning two-run double in the bottom of the seventh. Merchant doubled.
PLATT TECH 9, KAYNOR TECH 5
KAYNOR TECH101 021 0—5 5 5
PLATT TECH220 041 X—9 10 4
Records: Kaynor Tech 10-10, Platt Tech 16-4. Batteries: KT—Petteway, Romano and Sanchez; PT—Mazako, Santos, Ficaro and Smith. Highlights: PT—Browne went 2-for-4 with one RBI and one run scored. Shaw went 1-for-3 with one RBI. PT—Profetto went 3-for-4 with two RBIs and two runs scored. Ficaro went 2-for-3, including a double, with one RBI and two runs scored. Scotti went 2-for-4 with one RBI and two runs scored.
BUNNELL 3, KOLBE CATHEDRAL 2 (8 INN.)
KOLBE CATHEDRAL000 002 00—2 3 4
BUNNELL000 110 01—3 4 5
Records: Kolbe Cathedral 5-12, 1-11 SWC; Bunnell 8-11, 3-9. Batteries: KC—Isiah Iriziarry, Henry Rondon (8, L) and Justin Leigh; B—Colin Richards, Brett Batka (7, W, 4-6) and Justin Herrera. Highlights: KC—Preston Irby singled, doubled and scored one run. B—Richards doubled to lead off the eighth and scored the game-winning run on a wild pitch. Kusinski hit a RBI-double.
STAPLES 11, LUDLOWE 9
Highlights: S—Kyle Kirby had four goals and three assists to lead the Wreckers.
LAW 4, FORAN 3
(at Law): singles: Lucia Pino (L) def. Grace Hiza 8-1; Kyra Johnson (F) def. Amelia Mower 8-0; Eleanor Noyes (F) def. Jenna Stash 8-0; Sarah Lockwood (F) def. Diya Daruka 8-3; doubles: Monica Pydipati/Jenna Bagdasarian (L) def. Izzy Connelly/Natalie Hubler 8-6; Bridget Sanchez/Sophie Maselli (L) def. Zoe Eichner/Meghan Stokes 8-6; Brynn Costello/Meghan Loftus (L) def. Olivia Connelly/Clea O’Neill 8-2. Records: Law 12-8, Foran 12-7.
NEWTOWN 3, KOLBE CATHEDRAL 0
KOLBE CATHEDRAL13 12 15—0
NEWTOWN25 25 25—3
Records: Kolbe Cathedral 7-12, Newtown 18-0. Highlights: KC—Jonathan Darant had seven kills and two blocks. Yves Thelusma had seven assists and four kills. Danny Ramirez had six digs and two blocks. N—Ardi Kodzodsiku had 18 kills and 10 digs. Robbie Morrill had nine kills, five digs and one ace. Eric Moore had 22 assists, four digs, four kills, three aces and two blocks.
Oxford vs. Derby at Rotary Field, Naugatuck, 4
Holy Cross vs. Seymour at French Park, 1
Immaculate vs. Kolbe Cathedral at Seaside Park, noon
Bunnell at Brookfield, 1
Newtown at New Milford, 2:30
No. 8 McMahon at No. 1 Staples, 1
No. 7 Warde at No. 2 Ludlowe, 10 a.m.
No. 6 Danbury at No. 3 Darien, 2
No. 5 Trumbull at No. 4 St. Joseph, 1
McMahon vs. Capital Prep at Riverside Park, noon
Tolland at Bunnell, 1
Fairfield Prep at Salesianum (Del.), 1
Foran at Law, noon
No. 8 Trumbull at No. 1 Darien, 3
No. 7 Warde at No. 2 Ridgefield, 11 a.m.
No. 6 Greenwich at No. 3 New Canaan, 4
No. 5 Staples at No. 4 Wilton, noon
SCC first round
No. 6 Branford at No. 3 Xavier, 5:30
No. 5 ND-West Haven vs. No. 4 Hand at Surf Club, 1
Foran at Law, 2
Lauralton Hall at Stamford, noon
SCC first round
No. 6 Sheehan at No. 3 Branford, 6
No. 5 Sacred Heart Academy at No. 4 Hand, 11 a.m.
Amity at East Haven, 11:30 a.m.
Hand at Lauralton Hall, 10 a.m.
Newtown at New Milford, 11 a.m.
New Fairfield at ND-Fairfield, 9 a.m.
No. 8 Danbury at No. 1 St. Joseph, 12:30
No. 7 Greenwich at No. 2 Trumbull, 11 a.m.
Foran at Guilford, 11 a.m.
Bullard-Havens at Stub Invitational at Prince Tech, 9:30 a.m.