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Gary Costello (RHP) – Cheshire Baseball
It was a special Wednesday for the Costello family as Gary threw a no-hitter on senior day with his brother Matt, a sophomore, acting as his battery mate behind the plate. Costeln.o walked one and hit two batters, but was flawless otherwise, striking out five in Cheshire’s 6-0 defeat of West Haven.
Devyn McCarty (LHP) – Platt (Meriden) Baseball
The senior lefty helped his own cause Friday in an 11-1 blowout of Plainville. He hit a grand slam. And, on the mound, he allowed one run on four hits. The run was unearned (Justin Weekes, Record Journal). McCarty will pitch next year for Mitchell College. Justin Weekes.
Sophia Barbour (RHP) – Darien Softball
15-4 Darien won on Monday and Tuesday thanks to monster contributions from its starting pitcher Sophia Barbour. The senior hit a three-run homer against rival New Canaan and got the win on the mound Monday. She followed that up Wednesday accounting for the only runs in the game against St. Joseph with a walk-off two-run blast. She allowed just two hits and struck out five in the game.
Beth Fleming (RHP) – Norwich Free Academy Softball
The senior is now the all-time leader in strikeouts for NFA Softball, according to the Norwich Bulletin. On Monday, she surpassed a record of 566 set in 1997. She struck out 25 batters in two games this week. She was instrumental in the Wildcats clinching a share of their first ECC Softball regular season title since 2007 as she struck out 12 and collected four hits in an 11-1 beating of East Lyme Tuesday.
Abby Charron (A) – Canton Girls Lacrosse
The clutch freshman put up a hat-trick Thursday for Canton, and according to the Collinsville Press, she scored the game-winning goal with three seconds left in overtime. The Warriors won 11-10. Star senior Grace Giancola (committed to Vermont) scored seven goals.
Maddie Hasson (A) – Northwest Catholic (West Hartford) Girls Lacrosse
In an otherwise tough year for the Lions, Hasson was a bright spot Wednesday. Northwest Catholic improved to 4-8 with a 9-8 overtime triumph against Berlin. The senior scored three goals including the game-winner.
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