Watch: Wilton championship highlights
Here are some video highlights and interviews from Friday night's thrilling FCIAC baseball championship, won by the Wilton Warriors, 1-0, over the Staples Wreckers in extra innings.
The championship — and all three games Wilton played in the tournament — was carried live by the HAN Network, the Wilton Bulletin's multimedia partner. You can watch the entire championship game at this link, the semifinals game against Darien is at this link, and the quarterfinals game against Norwalk is at this link.
We'll have some more highlights from the game later this weekend. You can read more about the game here.
Here's the final pitch:
Starting pitcher J.T. Morin, who had pitched a complete game and thrown 137 pitches in Wilton’s 6-1 quarterfinal win over Norwalk on Tuesday, threw a complete game two-hitter, striking out 12 and walking two.
In his two FCIAC playoff games, Morin pitched 15 innings, allowed no earned runs, and struck out 26 batters. Fittingly, he was named the Most Valuable Player of the conference playoffs. Here he is talking with HAN Radio's Rob Adams:
After seven scoreless innings, the game went to extra innings. Wilton broke through quickly, as James Meany singled with two outs in the top of eighth, stole second, and then scored on Jackson Ward’s RBI single on a 3-2 count. Ward talked with Adams after the game:
Tim Eagen has coached generations of Wilton baseball players. He talked about the championship from the field on Friday with Adams:
Here are the game highlights:
Check back for more highlights from HAN on WiltonBulletin.com. And be sure to tune in to or watch Rob Adams' Nutmeg Sports show on Monday at 2 p.m., which streams live video at HANRadio.com/livestream/ and audio-only at HANRadio.com.
The game coverage is part of the Hersam Acorn Network’s teaming with the NFHS Network to add live video to HANRadio.com, southwestern Connecticut’s leader in live high school sports coverage. HAN is the only home for live Connecticut high school baseball this year. HAN’s schedule of playoff baseball, lacrosse and softball can be found here.
The live sporting events and archived videos are available for a subscription fee, which varies based on how long you want access to Hersam Acorn’s content on the NFHS Network. Part of the subscription fee will benefit the ongoing operations of the Fairfield County Interscholastic Athletic Conference (FCIAC), its member schools and student athletes.
HAN Radio and HAN Video are part of Hersam Acorn’s HAN Network of websites, newspapers, audio, video, advertising and more. Much of HAN’s daily news and sports programming is broadcast live on video. You can watch the videos or check out the daily schedule at HANRadio.com/livestream/.