Greenwich High

Greenwich baseball, softball teams victorious against Harding

Greenwich High School’s baseball and softball teams each defeated Warren Harding on Monday with big offensive performances.

The Cardinals baseball team posted a 14-0 five-inning win against Harding in Bridgeport, while Greenwich’s softball team topping Harding at home, 31-11, for their first win of the season.

In baseball action, Greenwich scored five runs in the first inning and five runs in the fifth on its way to the victory.

“We worked a lot of walks, once again, we were patient at the plate,” Greenwich coach Adrian Arango said. “We didn’t swing at anything out of the zone. Each game we have scored six runs or more. It’s nice to see that approach the plate.”

Junior Ryan Perez had two RBI and two runs scored, while junior Marc Thiebeault also had two runs scored and two RBI for the Cardinals. Sophomore Nathan Jones pitched three scoreless innings to earn the win, allowing only two hits. Sean Costello threw two scoreless innings of relief and did not yield a hit for the victors.

Greenwich (3-1) visits Brien McMahon on Wednesday, then hosts St. Joseph on Monday.

On the softball field at GHS Monday, the Cardinals earned their first win of the season. Senior catcher Olivia McClammy had a tremendous day at the plate. McClammy went 6 for 6 with a grand slam, two doubles, three singles and 12 RBI for the Cardinals.

Greenwich scored nine runs in the first inning, 13 in the second, seven in the third and two in the fourth of the five-inning game. Kayla Darling and Kate D’Andrea each pitched for the Cardinals (1-4).

Mia Gangi singled, doubled and tripled and was 3 for 5 for Greenwich, which hosts Brien McMahon Wednesday at 4:30 p.m.

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