The Wyverns starting pitcher, Devin Wolff (‘23) set the tone in the top of the first inning by striking out the side. Kingswood Oxfords’ offense came out firing on all cylinders in the bottom half of the inning. Shortstop Riley Gravel (‘21) lead off the inning with a HBP, stole second, and scored on a single by Mike Demio (‘21). Sam Smith (‘21) and Dylan Diaz (‘22) followed with walks before Mitch Autorino (‘21) smashed a 3-1 pitch over the left fielders head for a bases clearing triple and a 4-0 lead. The Wyverns proceeded to bat around in the first inning and loaded the bases for senior Sam Smith, who jumped all over a 2-2 fastball, crushing a towering shot over the the left field fence for a grand slam. John Kumpa (‘24) contributed offensively going 3-3 with a double, and Sean Habeeb (‘24) was 2-2 with two singles. The Wyverns when on to score 19 runs on 10 hits for the win. Devin Wolff ended up pitching two scoreless innings, giving up no hits and striking out six. Landon White (‘21) pitched a scoreless inning striking out three.
Located in West Hartford, CT just steps from Blue Back Square, Kingswood Oxford is a private school inspiring co-ed day students in grades 6-12 with a college preparatory curriculum. Empowered students become clear confident communicators, resourceful problem-solvers, and ethical leaders. KO: where unlimited potential meets endless opportunities.