After slow start, Pirates rally to beat Ansonia in 8

BRADFORD — Watching Ansonia score two runs in the top of the first inning, Riverside head coach Andy Phelps could not help having a flashback to last year.

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ABOVE: Riverside’s Kristin Davidson scores the game-winning run in the bottom of the eighth inning of Tuesday’s Division IV sectional final against Ansonia at Bradford High School. HOME PAGE SLIDE SHOW PHOTO:  Riverside’s Marissa Davis (11) is hugged by teammate Courtnie Smith after Davis drove in the winning run in the eighth inning Tuesday. (EXAMINER PHOTOS | MATT HAMMOND)


On the same field in a sectional final a season ago, the Pirates were routed by Houston 11-2. 

“I thought, ‘oh man here we go again,’” said Phelps.

But this script took a different turn.

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