Roundup: Brunswick baseball downs Fieldston
Pounding out 14 hits, the Brunswick School baseball team registered a 9-2 win over host Fieldston School on Saturday. The win was the third straight for the Bruins (3-1).
Senior shortstop Aaron Sabato went 4 for 4 with three doubles and two RBI to pace the Bruins. JD earned the win on the mound. James Sassi’s single drove in Sabato, who doubled, for Brunswick’s first run of the game in the opening inning.
Senior Tryston Sarcone delivered a two-run single in the second inning and Sabato drove in a run with a single, making it 4-0. Leading 6-2 in the seventh inning, Brunswick extended its advantage.
Aidan Redahan and Sarcone had RBI singles and Sabato hit a run-scoring double. Sarcone finished with three RBI, while Thomas Doster was 3 for 4 and Sassi went 2 for 3.
Sparks pitched five innings to pick up the win.
On Friday, the Bruins notched a 7-1 road victory over Rye Country Day School in an FAA game.
Leading 2-1 after scoring one run apiece over the first two innings, the Bruins took a 3-1 advantage on Jake Hyde’s RBI double in the third inning. His double Sabato, who led off the inning with a double.
Brunswick scored two runs in the fourth inning without the benefit of a hit. Sparks was hit by a pitch, stole two bases and Redahan walked. With runners on first and third, the Bruins executed a double steal, with Sparks scoring, making it 4-1.
Redahan scored on a fielding error later in the inning, giving the Bruins a 5-1 edge. Two more runs gave Brunswick a 7-1 lead in the seventh inning. Sabato tripled and scored on Sassi’s single. Sassi scored later in the inning on an infield error.
Starting pitcher Joe Henry earned the win, allowing two hits and one earned run in four innings, while striking out seven batters.
“He pitched very well and had really good stuff, with seven strikeouts,” Bruins assistant coach Kyle Miller said. “It was hard to catch up to his fastball.”
Luke Fisher allowed one hit in two scoreless innings of relief and J.D. Sparks struck out two batters in the seventh inning to seal the win.
“Fisher and Sparks will be tough pitchers to face all season,” Miller said. “Offensively, we swung the bats well. We had some really aggressive swings.”
GREENWICH ACADEMY TRACK AND FIELD
The Gators placed third in their meet against Northfield Mount Hermon and Choate Rosemary Hall on Saturday. GA finished with a team score of 46, while Northfield Mount Hermon had 66 and Choate scored 72 points.
Isabel Sorenson won the 200-meter run for GA and was third in the long jump event. She also anchored the Gators’ 4x400 relay team, which placed second.
Megan DeMott won the triple jump for Greenwich Academy and took second in the 100-meter run. She was also fourth in the high jump. Sarah Callahan placed third in the 3,000-meter event and Grace von Oiste ws the 400-meter run winner for Greenwich Academy.
GREENWICH HIGH BOYS LACROSSE
The Cardinals were defeated by Iona Prep in a game held on Saturday in New Rochelle, N.Y.
Junior Matt Davey tallied one goal and one assist for Greenwich (1-2). Juniors Leo Johnson and Lance Large each had one goal for the Cardinals. Senior goalie Connor Santry made 18 saves for the Cardinals. Charlie Graves assist on a goal for GHS.