baseball notebook Giovinazzo wins No. 600 at Bristol Eastern
Bristol Eastern baseball coach Mike Giovinazzo won his 600th game last week as the Lancers defeated Plainville 7-1.
Giovinazzo has been coaching the Lancers since 1974.
Bristol Eastern has appeared in two state championship games under Giovinazzo, winning its lone title in 1986 against East Lyme in Class L.
Giovinazzo was two wins away on April 17, but the Lancers lost the next 11 games before beating Cromwell 4-1, May 14 for win No. 599.
The team is 7-12 with one game remaining Monday against rival Bristol Central.