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Mountaineer baseball falls 3-0 to Wamogo Regional

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LITCHFIELD — Housatonic Valley Regional High School varsity baseball dropped a 3-0 decision to Wamogo High School Wednesday, May 1.  

Owen Riemer reeled in a pop fly to center field, May 1. Photo by Riley Klein

The Warriors kept errors to a minimum and held the Mountaineers scoreless through seven innings. HVRHS freshman pitcher Chris Race started the game strong with no hits through the first three innings, but hiccups in the fourth gave Wamogo a lead that could not be stopped. 

It was a bright spring day in Litchfield on May 1, partly cloudy and about 72 degrees at game time. Adjacent to a dairy farm, the ball field at Wamogo boasts the distinctive ambiance of “moos” resonating in tandem with the umpire’s spirited strike calls. 

The game started slowly and was dictated by lights-out pitching from both bullpens. Wamogo’s Derek DeNigris and HVRHS’s Race each pitched a shutout until the fourth inning.  

In the bottom of the fourth, Quinn Coffey hit a pop fly to right field for a two RBI double to put Wamogo on the board. The infield got HVRHS out of the inning with back-to-back rundowns. 

Race made it out of the fifth inning with no hits and freshman reliever Wyatt Bayer took over on the hill in the sixth inning. A balk on Bayer’s first pitch sent the runner on third home and gave Wamogo its final run of the game. 

The Warriors won 3-0 and advanced to 5-4-1 for the season. HVRHS moved to 3-8. 

Offensively, HVRHS was led by Wyatt Bayer who hit 2-for-3. Wes Allyn and Sam Marcus each logged a single for the Mountaineers. Race threw two strikeouts and Bayer threw one. 

For Wamogo, Derek DeNigris hit 1-for-2, Patrick Weaving hit 1-for-2, and Josh DeLello hit 1-for-3. DeNigris logged seven strikeouts and the Warriors committed zero errors throughout the game.

Story courtesy of the Lakeville Journal.

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