NORTH STONINGTON — Wheeler High fell behind by eight runs and lost to Tourtellotte, 12-5, in an ECC Division IV baseball game Saturday.

The Tigers (8-7, 4-2 ECC Division IV) scored eight times over the first three innings to lead 8-0.

Wheeler's Bowen Baker (2 for 4) hit a grand slam in the fourth to make it 8-4. But Tourtellotte added two more runs in the sixth and two more in the seventh.

Connor Melinosky was 2 for 4 with a double for the Lions.

Starter Lukas Jones gave up two runs over three innings to take the loss.

Wheeler (4-9, 4-2) next travels to Hale-Ray on Monday at 4 p.m. for a nonleague game.

— Keith Kimberlin

Recommended for you

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.