Baseball: Lawmen defeat Branford Hornets, 9-2

Jonathan Law’s Rob Griswold and Mitchell Smith led the attack and Evan Carollo got the pitching win when coach Greg Simler’s Lawmen opened their baseball season with a 9-2 victory over visiting Branford High on Tuesday.

Griswold and Smith had two hits each, with Smith knocking in two runs and Griswold one.

Carollo pitched five innings, giving up four hits and striking out three batters.

Ross Prior had two hits for Branford.