No. 2 Foran, Coginchaug earn key wins
MIDDLETOWN — The prescription for pitching success never changes. Games can be won if your pitcher gives up just hits or if she gives up just walks. But give up both and you will most certainly lose.
That’s what happened to Mercy Friday afternoon in its softball showdown with highly regarded Foran of Milford. Tigers pitcher Mary Adametz gave up five walks, hit three batters and was reached for six hits as Mercy lost 9-4 at Mercy High School.
Four of Foran’s first six runs were scored by batters who had either been hit by a pitch or reached on a walk.
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Coginchaug’s freshman third baseman — sister to All-Shoreline talent Kayla Votto — knocked an RBI double in the sixth inning and led the Blue Devils to a comeback win against Haddam-Killingworth Friday in Durham, 3-2.
Tied at 2, the younger Votto bashed a one-out double that scored Jackie Benson, putting the Blue Devils ahead for the first time in a typical seesaw Shoreline game.
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