Local Roundup – 2011 Potvin Tournament Results

(from the New London Day)

Potvin tournament (U17)

• Winning pitcher Doug Domnarski scored on a bases-loaded walk in the bottom of the 10th inning to lift the New England Tides to an 8-7 win over the Shoreline Hammerheads. Paul Hallinan drew the walk that scored the game-winner. Peter Gonski's three-run homer with two outs in the bottom of the ninth tied the game at 7-7. Alex Lefevre had two hits and drove in three runs for the Tides and Domnarski, a left-hander, pitched four innings of one-hit relief for the victory.

• The Connecticut Rebels beat the Manchester Mayhem 5-2 at Fitch High School. Adam Davis pitched a complete game with seven strikeouts and one earned run for the Rebels. Pete Aldrich added three hits in the win, Tristan Hurley scored two runs and Chris Giles had two RBI.

Potvin tournament (U15)

• Brendan Gayowski pitched a five-hitter to help lift Mystic Babe Ruth to a 7-3 win over the Shoreline Riptide. Jay Niewienhus and Matthew Mcelwee had two hits each for Mystic.

• Troy Stefanski had three hits, drove in two runs and scored four times to lead the Connecticut Raiders to a 12-0 win over the Connecticut Cougars. Connor Elliot was the winning pitcher, allowing one hit over four innings with five strikeouts and no walks. Shane Foster and Stefanski had doubles for the Raiders.

• Craig Johns had a three-run triple in the first inning to drive in the first three runs for the Rhode Island Hurricanes on the way to a 14-1 victory over the Connecticut Tides. Zach Podurgiel was the winning pitcher and Kyle Allen went 3-for-5 for Rhode Island.

Potvin tournament (U13)

• Griffin Gooden pitched a no-hitter as the Connecticut Crush beat BTL Blue 11-0. Gooden struck out seven with three walks. James Foti and Hunter Sheffield had triples and Buddy Dewaine had two hits for the Crush.

• The BTL Tides White of Clinton scored eight runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to beat Waterford Babe Ruth 19-14. BTL led 8-0 early in the game, then trailed 14-11 going into the bottom of the sixth. Tanner Kern hit a three-run double to tie the game and the team went on to score five more.

• New London's Cameron Winiarz pitched a one-hitter over five innings in a 15-0 victory over the Connecticut Tide in a game shortened due to the mercy rule. Scott Bailey and Juan Otanez had two hits each and Kevin Comfort doubled for New London.

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