Brunswick School baseball outlasts St. Luke’s School 11-2

The Brunswick School baseball scored three times in the third inning and four more in the seventh to cruise to a 11-2 victory over St. Luke’s School earlier today in New Canaan.

The Bruins scored a run in the second and third innings before exploding for three in the fourth. After a scoreless fifth inning, Brunswick netted two in the sixth and four more in the final frame.

Nobody had a better day at the plate than Trevor Johnson, as he finished 4-for-5  with two doubles, one run and one RBI. Not to be outdone was Teddy Maynard, as the captain finished 3-for-5 with three runs scored and two runs batted in.

Ryan Popp was also stellar at the dish, going 2-for-3 with two runs scored and three RBIs. His two hits were a double and triple.

On the mound, Brunswick had four pitchers combine to throw a five-hitter. Starting was Popp, who finished two innings and only gave up two hits and one earned run while striking out four and walking one. Captain Bradley Wilpon and was also strong, giving up two hits and one earned run while striking out three in 2.1 innings of work.

Connor Redahan came in late and was light’s out. In 1.2 innings of relief, the sophomore gave up only one hit while striking out two batters and walking nobody. Teddy Sabato closed out the game for the Bruins. In one inning of work, he was perfect and struck out two of the three batters he faced.

In the fourth, with St. Luke’s and Brunswick knotted at 2-2, Sabato singled to left and Popp drew a walk. During Will Salomon’s at bat, both Sabato and Popp advanced a base due to a wild pitch. In that same at bat, Salomon hit a roller to third that plated Sabato. Up next was Maynard, who laced a single to center that scored Popp.

After Maynard stole second, Johnson connected on a pitch and hit a line drive single to right that scored Maynard for the fifth run of the game for Brunswick.

In the seventh, with the Bruins up 7-2, Brunswick padded its lead. Sabato started the inning with a walk and David Robbins singled to third. With two on, Popp smacked a triple to center field that cleared the bases and made the score 9-2. In the next at bat, Popp came around to score on a wild pitch.

With the victory, Brunswick improved to 9-1 in the FAA and will be back in action tomorrow at 4:15 p.m. when they host Rye Country Day School.

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