Edwin Owolo cracked a three-run home run in the bottom of the fifth to lift the Norwalk All-Stars to a 7-4 victory over National Lione in the first round of the District 1 Little League Tournament Wednesday in Wilton.
Austin Nardi hit a solo home run in the second for National Lione. The Stamford squad added a run in the third and scored two in the fourth on an RBI double by Joe Schlesinger and an RBI single by Daniel Rotkewicz.
"It's pretty tough,'' manager Billy DeVito said. "They came out aggressive and looked like they wanted it more than we did. It looked like we were playing on reputation and we weren't as aggressive as we could've been."
National Lione resumes Pool A play Saturday at noon when it meets Darien American at noon at Springdale. Darien American defeated Weston, 13-3, in its tournament opener on Wednesday.
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