|Bristol Eastern's Nate Carney ran his record to 8-0 with a complete-game victory in a Class L quarterfinal game|
against East Haven on Saturday at Muzzy Field.
Eastern will play No. 4 East Lyme on Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Middletown's Palmer Field.
Working fast, Carney pounded the zone with strikes. Carney was able to put hitters away, but he also let his defense do good work behind him. Jake Violette had a particularly great scoop of a low throw at first base to complete an inning-ending double play.
|Jake Violette came up with the scoop on this play to complete an inning-ending double play.|
East Haven got one back in the top of the third inning on a RBI infield single, but Eastern responded with three of its own in the bottom of the frame. Hickey walked to start the inning. East Haven got two outs, but Marquis came up big with a booming RBI triple.
|Zach Marquis heads toward third on his big RBI triple during Saturday's game.|
Eastern added one more run in the sixth when Cory Fradette tripled, then scored on sacrifice fly by Gary Gagnier.
Carney completed his strong effort with a strikeout.
In three tournament games, Eastern pitching has allowed two runs. The Lancers have outscored their opponents 20-2.
|Carney and catcher Greg Lozier slap hands at the end of an inning.|