The Torrington Titans (19-15) refused to relinquish the lead after grabbing it early against the Seacoast Mavericks (19-17), recording an 11-3 victory on Thursday at Fuessenich Park.
Six runs in the first three innings allowed the Torrington Titans to put the game away early.A two-run home run by Aldo Ferrante during the first inning supplied the early offense for the Torrington Titans.
Ferrante racked up three RBIs on three hits for the Torrington Titans.
Derek Richards kept contact to a minimum, striking out seven the Seacoast Mavericks batters. Richards allowed one earned run, six hits and no walks over seven innings.
Doug Willey was effective even in defeat, mowing down five the Torrington Titans batters and allowing one run.
Brendan Mulligan (2-1) was the game's losing pitcher. He allowed six runs in 2 2/3 innings, walked six and struck out one.