Westport Senior Legion ousted from playoffs
Published 10:16 am, Tuesday, July 22, 2014
The Westport Senior Legion team had its summer come to a close on Monday as it was shutout by Middletown 6-0 at Palmer Field in the Southern Divisional playoffs. Middletown advanced to the Sectional round and will face Stamford in a best-of-three series starting Wednesday.
Westport managed just four hits against Middletown starter John Mormile, who struck out four batters over seven innings to earn the win.
Westport entered the bottom of the seventh inning trailing by a single run, but Middletown (22-8) scored five times in the frame to seal the win. Middletown had 18 batters -- 10 hits and eight walks -- reach base.
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Justin Gallanty and Zack Azadian each had two hits for Westport, which finished the summer at 20-9.