Wilton baseball, softball teams beat Warde

The Wilton High baseball and softball teams both picked up victories against their Fairfield Warde opponents on Wednesday afternoon.

In Fairfield, the Wilton baseball team ended a two-game losing streak by beating Warde, 9-3. The Warriors scored six runs in the top of the seventh to get the win.

Drew Connolly hit a home run and had two RBIs for Wilton, which improved to 5-3 overall and 2-3 in the FCIAC. Collin Kahal added two hits, including a double.

Billy Black got the win for the Warriors, striking out seven batters.

Reece Maniscalco had a hit and two RBIs for Warde (6-3, 2-3 FCIAC).

Playing at home, the Wilton softball team defeated Warde by the same score, 9-3.

The Warriors, who were coming off their first loss of the season to unbeaten St. Joseph on Monday, are now 6-1 overall and 3-1 in the FCIAC.

Sage Zunda pitched a complete game for the Warriors, striking out six batters.

Emma Cropper led Wilton with a double, two singles and two RBIs. Sophia Strazza and Zunda each had two hits and scored two runs, while Taylor Floyd added a double and an RBI.