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Southington Observer Sports Section

Wayton Open crowns champs

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER Although the Wayton Open tennis tournament wrapped up play with a sun-filled, championship Sunday on July 16, the rest of the week brought rain to the Southington courts. But it didn’t delay or postponement matches.…

Legion advances to regional tourney

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER Sixth-seeded Southington managed just four hits in their first test of the state tournament against No. 11 Bristol on Sunday. However, the team’s ace, Nick Borkowski (6-0), bailed the team out again, as he had…

Bristol Blues slowed by rain delays

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER Rain, rain, go away, come again another day. The Bristol Blues baseball team was singing to the tune of a nursery rhyme this past week after they were rained out for three-consecutive days. The Blues…

Sports listings for the July 21 edition

APPLE HARVEST ROAD RACES All races are sponsored by the Southington Community YMCA. Forms are available for pre-registration (by Sept. 30 at noon) at the YMCA membership desk. All race info and on-line registration info can be found at sccymca.org/apple.…

Hit Club wins Cooperstown tourney

Southington residents Michael Melluzzo, Glenn Halliday, and Hunter Dombal helped pace The Hit Club 14u AAU travel baseball team to a championship at the Backyard Baseball Classic 14-U wood bat tournament in Cooperstown, N.Y. on Sunday, July 9. The team,…