NORWALK, Conn. Terzian Trucking pushed home two runs in the fifth inning to tie Schwartz Law, 3-3, as the Norwalk Cal Ripken League opened Major Division play this week.
Terzian used two suicide squeeze bunts, by Jason Thornly and Kyle Spezzano to score the game-tying runs. Mike DiIorio and Jack Torrealba singled to start the tying rally.
Jimmy Evans and Jake Osborne had RBIs for Schwartz Law.
Matt St. Louis, Joe Guarna and Darren Battle scored runs. St. Louis and Jack Feinstein pitched well for Schwartz Law.
Chris Druin and Andrew Matthews pitched well for Terzian. Matthews fanned seven and retired the last 11 batters he faced.
The Batter's Box got six solid innings from two pitchers, Brendan Huertes and Matt Clarke and big hits from Clarke and Clayton Bray to beat TPT, 6-3.
Chris Van der Els, Kyle Woodring and Cory Acevedo pitched well for TPT, combining for eight strikeouts. Van der Els, Chris Restaino and Woodring led TPT's offense. TPT had runners on second and third with one out when the game was called due to darkness.
Clarke had two doubles for The Batter's Box and Bray had one. Alberto Regalado and Joe Sepuca also had hits for the Batter's Box.
Norwalk Cal Ripken opened play in all divisions -- T-Ball, Rookies, Minors and Majors. The Major Division is scheduled to play games against Norwalk's Cranbury Division and New Canaan's Cal Ripken division.
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