GROTON — Foran High’Jason Giambra had three hits, including a home run, and coach Garrett Walker’s 21st-seeded Lions upended No. 9 seed Fitch High in the opening round of the Class L state tournament on Tuesday. 

Foran (11-10) will visit either No. 8 seed New Fairfield (13-7) or host No. 25 Harding High (10-10) on Thursday at 4 p.m. 

Mike Simonelli and Ryan Gosselin each had two hits and drove in three runs. 

 was 2 for 4 with 3 RBIs. 

For Fitch (13-8), Manish Rani-Castrodad was 2 for 3 and Tyler Cady was 3 for 4 with an RBI. 

FORAN 8, FITCH 3 

Foran - 010 340 0 - 8 13 2 

Fitch - 003 000 0 - 3 9 1 

Batteries: Foran - Rich Piscitelli, John Shannon and Sam Sinisgalli. Fitch - Nick Helbig, Romero Zavala and Cam McGuigan