|Shea Dooley winds up to pitch during Thursday's game at Bucks Hill Park.|
|Tyriq Harris had two hits and a run scored for Waterbury.|
Hamden was the home team in the second game of the best-of-three series, and it struck for a run in the bottom of the first inning.
|Nate Zappone (1) is congratulated by teammates after his successful squeeze bunt.|
Second-seeded Post 1 will play in the Southern Division Super Regionals at Middletown's Palmer Field, along with No. 1 Stamford, No. 3 Stratford and No. 4 Cheshire.
Waterbury improved its record to 24-2.