NCUHS varsity baseball stages dramatic comeback, defeats Enosburg 5-4

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NEWPORT — In a thrilling finish, the Varsity baseball team overcame a four-run deficit in the bottom of the seventh inning to claim a 5-4 victory over Enosburg on Saturday afternoon.

The game-winning moment came when Jose Sanchez executed a perfectly timed bunt that allowed Hunter Wells to score the decisive run.

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Tate Parker, Zak Fortin, Zach Griffith, and Wells each contributed hits during the critical seventh inning rally. The team is set to face Mt. Abraham on Monday at 4:30 p.m.

In other sports news, the JV baseball team dominated Enosburg with a 14-0 shutout on Saturday. Tripp Roberge led the offense, going 4-for-4 with four singles and scoring four times. Zak Fortin also shone brightly, hitting 3-for-4, including two doubles and scoring three runs. The JV team will next play at Randolph on Wednesday at 4:30 p.m.

Meanwhile, the Varsity softball team faced a tough game against Enosburg, losing 4-0. Despite the loss, Tyra Scelza and Gabi Griffith managed to secure hits. The team looks forward to their next game, hosting Harwood on Tuesday at 4:30 p.m.

The JV softball team also struggled, falling 18-1 at Enosburg on Saturday. Peyton Fortin’s RBI double was a highlight in an otherwise challenging game. The JV squad will have a chance to rebound in their upcoming game against Randolph on Wednesday at 4:30 p.m.

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