EASTON, Conn. -- The Redding/Easton Rockets 9- and 10-year-old softball team defeated Darien Sunday, 9-8, to win the District 1 Little League softball championship. The Rockets went 5-0 in the tournament, including pool play wins over Ridgefield, Wilton, Darien and Danbury. They won two one-run games and outscored opponents 64-44 in their five-game run. The Rockets begin play in the Section 1 tournament Wednesday against Seymour.
The Rockets include Molly Rotondo, Kinsey Colby, Scotland Davis, Taylor Macchia, Vanessa Loo, Caitlin Colangelo, Julia Rosa Mullin, Hannah Ota, Riley Hilford, Catarina Goncalves and Paige McElwee. The team is managed by Kevin Ota.
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