East Hampton senior softball players (l-r) Einin Frost, Gianna Guiliano, and Julia Borrelli were celebrated for Senior Night on May 16. Frost was named a Rivereast Standout after pitching a complete game and scoring three runs.
Here are the Rivereast Standouts of the Week for the week of May 16-22:
Einin Frost - East Hampton High School (Softball): Frost pitched a complete game from the mound and scored three runs from the plate as the Bellringers celebrated Senior Night with an 18-5 victory over Old Saybrook on May 16. Frost, along with Julia Borrelli and Gianna Guiliano, were the three seniors honored prior to the game. Junior Reagan Burt also shined in the victory, scoring four runs and driving in four more.
Jack Holmes - Bacon Academy High School (Lacrosse): Holmes had three goals and dished out five assists as the Bobcats defeated Ledyard/Griswold 16-1 on an emotional night at Bacon Academy High School on May 19. The game was named the ‘1032 Game’ in honor of former players Jake Chapman and Tyler Graham who tragically died following a car accident in Colchester in October of last year. Chapman wore jersey No. 10 and Graham wore jersey No. 32 while playing for the Bobcats before graduating in 2021.
Chase Massey - RHAM High School (Baseball): Massey pitched a complete-game, striking out seven and walking only one batter as the Raptors upended Plainfield 4-1 on May 21. The junior surrendered only one run in the first inning and then shut out the visiting Panthers the final six innings. Bradley D’Amico provided support for Massey, connecting on a pair of hits, driving in a run and scoring another.
Leah May - Portland High School (Softball): May had a game for the ages as the Westbrook-Portland co-op softball team defeated Bassick 28-9. The PHS-senior went 5-5 from the plate, driving in 11 runs and scoring four more. She hit a pair of home runs, including a grand slam, as the co-op won their third game of the season.
To nominate someone for an Athlete of Week, or questions or comments on sports-related topics, email Josh Howard at firstname.lastname@example.org
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