Ellington All-Stars District 8 Champs!

ELLINGTON – Will Lally pitched a complete game and Kyle Lenz drove in the game-winning with a single in the bottom of the fifth inning to help the Ellington 11-12 All-Stars defeat Tolland 4-3 in the District 8 championship game, Sunday at Brookside Park.

The victory allowed Ellington to notch its second District 8 title in three years and advance to the Section 4 Tournament which begins in Killingly on Wednesday. Ellington will face District 11 champion Willimantic and District 12 champ Mansfield/Ashford in the three-team round robin tournament.

In addition to his pitching, Lally was also one of the offensive stars as he homed in the third inning. Ryan Delaney also had a home run and a double while Eric Thibert and Darren Zahner chipped in with two hits apiece for Ellington.  Jared Wilhelm led the Tolland attack with two hits including a two-run homer in the third inning.

Championship game photos courtesy of Melissa Delaney. Semifinal photos from TheSportsDept.com.


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