Greenwich Wins on Both Diamonds

73_greenwichGreenwich and Cambridge got together in Cambridge on Thursday for baseball and softball contests in a season where both girls squads are rolling while the boys teams have struggled.   Yesterday Greenwich rode a strong pitching performance from freshman Christian O’Brien to an 11-5 victory, while the Lady Witches needed extra frames to turn back the Indians.

Softball

Greenwich 5  Cambridge 4

Winning Pitcher:  Rachel Hall

Leading Hitters:  Witches – Sabrina Whitehouse 1B, 3B, RBI    Shania Danio 1B, 2B, RBI     Indians – Mattie Clifton 2 1B’s, 2 RBI’s

Summary:  The Witches scored single runs in the fourth and fifth frames and rode that 2-0 advantage into the seventh where Cambridge plated a pair to send the game into extra innings.  Greenwich scored three times in the top of the eighth, and the Indians managed to score twice in the bottom of the frame but their come back effort came up just short, and the Witches remain undefeated at 8-0 on the year.

 

Baseball

Greenwich 11  Cambridge 5

Winning Pitcher:  Christian O’Brien  6 IP, 8 K’s, 0 BB

Leading Hitters:  Witches – John Walsh 3-4, 2B, 5 RBI’s    Jon Miller 2-5, 2B, RBI    Bailey Winch 2-5, 2B, 3RBI’s      Indians – Ian Robertson 2-4, 2B, 2 RBI’s

Summary:  Freshman pitcher Christian O’Brien threw six strong innings, and the Witches scored six times in the fifth to take control.  With the win Greenwich improves to 2-5 in league play, while Cambridge slips to 0-6 in the Wasaren.

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