Fairfield Babe Ruth 13s break out bats in win over Wilton

Randy Dean

Randy Dean

The Fairfield Babe Ruth 13 All-Star team defeated Wilton, 14-6, in the District 2 Tournament on Sunday, June 29.
Fairfield had opened District play with a 4-1 loss to Trumbull on Friday. It lost to Norwalk, 7-0, on Monday.
Zach Lindstrom had four of Fairfield’s 15 hits, including a pair of doubles, and drove in three runs in the win over Wilton.
Matt Hochberg went the distance, pitching shut-out ball the final three frames.
Ryan Dean had two hits and three RBIs and Spencer Jones plated two runs.
Billy Duffy and Noah Kane had two hits each.
Manager Cliff Jones’ team took a 1-0 lead on Trumbull in the top of the fourth inning.

Matt Hochberg

Matt Hochberg

Duffy slugged a one-out double to left-center, went to third on a wild pitch, and raced home on another errant throw.
Dean got the start and retired five straight batters to start the game, before Trumbull’s Luke Lemy had a two-out single in the second.
Zak Brace and Ryan Vawter drew walks, but Dean got a roller to Devin Young at first to retire the side.
Duffy and Jones had walked to start the second, but Trumbull starter Jake Teixeira struck out two batters to get out of trouble.
Luke Finnegan led off the third with a single for Fairfield, but was erased on a 4-6-3 double play.
Trumbull tied the game in the fourth when Brace doubled up the gap in right-center with two out to score Teixeira, who had been hit by a pitch.
Young had Fairfield’s third hit, a single to right-center to open the fifth, and advanced to third only to be stranded.
Vince Bartiroma came on in relief in the Trumbull fifth and got of the inning with a 4-4-3 double play.

Devin Young

Devin Young

With the runner from first running, Finnegan caught the pop up and fired to Young at first to end the inning.
Trumbull strung together five straight hits with one out to take the lead in the sixth.

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