This will not read like a story as it was updated periodically.
Amity was first to score in the CIAC Class LL State Tournament getting one run in the bottom of the fourth.
The Staples Wreckers came on strong in the top of the fifth with a RBI triple, then a 2-run homer, they snatched the lead 3-1.
Bottom of fifth, Hague brothers in scoring position, Jack Nolan at bat 2-2 and 2 outs — Pop up fly… he’s out… on to the sixth inning.
Top of seventh Staples RBI double. then a RBI single and Staples has a solid 5-1 lead over Amity.
Scheps pulled and Lumpinski finishes the final inning with the bases loaded and two outs. BAM, 3 strikes…
Bottom of the seventh. It’s now or never Amity.
Al Smith first up. 1 out
Colin Beaulieu – single!
Andy Hague, pop up … out.
Teddy Hague hits it to center … it was caught…
Staples gets the win.
Ray Curren from the SCC tweeted “All things come to an end. 28-game postseason win streak and 4 straight LL titles may never be matched.”
Congratulations to the Wreckers.
Amity, we Love You and admire you for everything you’ve accomplished over the years.