Whips collect twinbill sweep

The Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn.
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May 3—WILLIMANTIC — Isabelle Perez struck out a total of 22 batters while throwing a pair of complete games Saturday as Windham swept an Eastern Connecticut Conference North Division softball doubleheader from Wheeler.

Perez helped her own cause at the plate by going 4- for- 8 overall in the twinbill as the Whips ( 3- 1 overall, 3- 1 league) took the opening game, 10-4, before completing the sweep with a 12- 3 victory in the second game.

Freshman Alyssa Lebiszczak had a big day offensively for Windham, going 7- for- 8 with eight runs scored and eight stolen bases.

Addie Hauptmann finished with four hits, including two doubles and a home run, and also drove in five runs for the Lions (4-5, 4-5).

In other games. ...

In Lebanon, Rayne Bobbi went 3- for- 3, including a double and home run, scored three runs and had seven RBI as Lyman Memorial scored 13 times in the bottom of the third inning en route to a 23-4 ECC North Division 5- inning victory over Plainfield in the first game of a doubleheader.

Kayla Goins ( 4 runs, 4 RBI) hit a 3- run home run in Game 1 and went 3-for-5 with three runs scored and five RBI in Game 2 as the Bulldogs (5-2 overall, 5-2 league) rolled to a 20- 4 victory in five innings in the second game.

Bobbi went 3-for-3 with three runs scored and an RBI in Game 2 while Madi Crawford went 4- for- 4 with three runs scored and three RBI. Freshman Taylor Pankowski went 3-for-4 with 4 RBI for Lyman Memorial.

FRIDAY'S RESULTS SOFTBALL In East Hartford, Meg Petrone ( 4 hits) hit a pair of home runs while Anna Fiore doubled twice and hit a home run as E. O. Smith downed East Hartford, 19- 2, at McAuliffe Park, in a Central Connecticut Conference East inter- division game ended after five innings due to the mercy rule.

Ashley Lewis also had four hits with a double and triple and picked up the win as the Panthers (4-4) had 22 hits with seven going for extra-bases.

In Granby, Abby Boya struck out seven batters for Coventry, which was limited to three hits in a 1- 0 North Central Connecticut Conference loss to Granby Memorial.

Boya, Lily Rand and Amy Prior all singled for the Patriots ( 7- 3 overall, 7- 3 league), who had their 7- game winning streak ended.

Abby Kidd struck out 10 and the Bears (10-0, 10-0) scored an unearned run in the third inning.

In Manchester, Taylor Fitch broke a 2- all tie with a 2- out triple that scored Jenna Cieslowski as RHAM

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won its fifth straight decision with a 3-2 CCC East inter- division victory over East Catholic.

Hadley Marchand struck out 17 with one walk and stranded the potential tying run on third base in the bottom of the seventh inning for the Raptors (5-1).

In Meriden, Kristine Gorman went 5- for- 5 and picked up the win in the circle to lift Windham Tech past Wilcox Tech, 16- 7, in a Connecticut Technical Conference game.

Ali Manville added three hits while Yarilys Gonzalez and Baylee Miller each collected a pair of hits for the Lady Tigers ( 4- 3 overall, 4- 1 league).

In Chaplin, Kristie Zator (4 hits, 4 runs, 3 RBI) and Daniella MacNaughton ( 3 runs, 3 RBI) each hit home runs for Parish Hill (2-2) in a 16-12 non-league loss to Ellis Tech.

Kylie Damble ( 2 hits, 2 runs, 2 RBI) hit a 2-run inside- the- park home run in a 6-run top of the sixth inning to break things open for the Golden Eagles (3-3).

GIRLS TENNIS

In Hebron, Lauren Fenton won at No. 3 singles (6-2, 6-3) as RHAM (1-5) dropped a 6- 1 CCC inter- division match to Wethersfield ( 4- 1).

In West Hartford, Conard ( 3- 3) won all seven matches in straight sets in a 7- 0 CCC inter- division victory over E.O. Smith (0-4).