Sunday, November 28, 2021

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CT Warriors Win in League Quarters, Lose in Semis

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Sal D’Anna and the CT Warriors earned a 6-3 win versus the CT Rage in the quarterfinals of the East Shore Travel League Playoffs last week. The Warriors went on to take a loss in the semis. Photo by Wesley Bunnell/The Courier

Sal D’Anna and the CT Warriors earned a 6-3 win versus the CT Rage in the quarterfinals of the East Shore Travel League Playoffs last week. The Warriors went on to take a loss in the semis. (Photo by Wesley Bunnell/The Courier)

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Joe Palmer and the Warriors won nine ballgames during a 2021 campaign that saw the squad advance to its league semifinals. Photo by Wesley Bunnell/The Courier

Joe Palmer and the Warriors won nine ballgames during a 2021 campaign that saw the squad advance to its league semifinals. (Photo by Wesley Bunnell/The Courier)

The CT Warriors 19-U AAU baseball team saw its season come to a close in the semifinals of the East Shore Travel League Playoffs last week. The Warriors defeated the CT Rage in their first game of the tourney before losing to the NCT Mustangs in the quarterfinal round. Head Coach Jim Petonito’s team finished its season with an overall record of 9-8-1.

On Aug. 11, the 7th-seeded CT Warriors kicked off the playoffs by facing the 10th-seeded CT Rage for a quarterfinal game at East Shore Park in New Haven. The Warriors doubled up the Rage by the final tally of 6-3 to advance into the semifinal round.

The next day, the CT Warriors played the 2nd-seeded NCT Mustangs in the semifinals at East Shore Field. The Warriors took a 10-0 defeat against the Mustangs, who went on to win the tournament by defeating the Guilford 19-U team in the final.

—Dean Bibens


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