American Legion team topples Bristol

Winsted’s Ryan Sholtis steps into a pitch as the Bristol runner takes a lead off first behind him. Photo by Jesse Williams

WINSTED —   In American Legion baseball action on Tuesday, June 20, Winsted Post 43 (6-3) overcame an early four-run deficit in a hard-fought, emotional game against Bristol (5-2-1), coming back to seize a an eventual 5-4 victory.

Lasting over two hours, with officials having to warn coaches and players on both sides as things got testy in later innings, it was Winsted who would keep their composure and rally for the win while normally steady Bristol fell apart late.

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