Gilbert falls to Housy in varsity baseball

A frustrated Gilbert batter swung at a pitch and missed during the Yellowjacket’s game against Housatonic High School on Thursday, May 18. Photo by Jesse Williams

WINSTED — The Gilbert School’s Yellowjackets varsity baseball team (6-13) suffered a late-season setback at home as they continue to struggle down the stretch, falling 1-14 to a focused Housatonic Valley Regional High School squad (14-5) on Thursday, May 18.

 With little room for error in a late push for a postseason berth, Gilbert’s bats were ice-cold, and junior righty Austin Smith gave up seven earned on eight hits over three innings before being pulled.

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