Monday’s Middletown region sports roundup

By Press Staff Baseball East Hampton 4, Hale-Ray 3 >> The Bellringers rallied for four runs in the top of the seventh to edge the Noises Monday at Moodus. Matt Sevigny’s RBI double and Steve Peltier’s game winning RBI single highlighted East Hampton’s late uprising. Zac Harrington struck out seven to earn the win for […]

Baseball beat: Ansonia’s Bonaparte doing it for his dad

Sean Bonaparte of Ansonia during baseball practice, Nolan Field, Ansonia. (Mara Lavitt — New Haven Register)

Every pitch Ansonia senior Sean Bonaparte threw on April 14 against rival Derby was working. The Chargers had not defeated the Red Raiders in two years, and after Bonaparte had made it past the dreaded fourth inning, which he calls his struggle inning because it’s when his mechanics tend to break down, he had yet […]

Baseball: Plainville rallies past Middletown

By Jim Bransfield Press Correspondent MIDDLETOWN >> There are different kinds of losses. Some days you just tip your cap to the other team and on other days the losses are tough, might-have-been kinds of losses. But then there are the brutal ones, the kind that keeps coaches up at night. Middletown’s 5-4 Central Connecticut […]

CCC baseball: Arel throws one-hitter as No. 5 Northwest Catholic tops No. 8 Southington

NWC's John Arel throws a pitch during his master performance in a 1-0 victory over Southington April 21, 2014. Photo Derek Turner

  SOUTHINGTON >> John Arel was dominant. There’s no other way to put it. The senior right-hander, who is signed to play at Division I University of Maine next year, flirted with perfection and wound up with a one-hit, 15 strikeout gem in Northwest Catholic’s 1-0 victory over CCC West rival Southington on Monday afternoon at […]

CPTV Sports’ Game Time highlights the 2014 CSWA Gold Key recipients

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It was a very special edition of CPTV Sports’ Game Time show last week as host John Holt with an assist by Collinsvilley Press editor Gerry deSimas Jr. highlighted the recipients of the 2014 Connecticut Sports Writers Alliance Gold Key award. This year’s winners include West Haven football coach Ed McCarthy, UConn men’s soccer coach […]

GameTimeCT / Register Top 10 baseball poll: Waterford new No. 1

Fairfield Prep is playing like it's one of the best teams in the SCC.

Team Points Last Class 1. Waterford (5-0) (7) 364 4 M Last game: Def. Stonington 15-0; def. New London 5-1; def. South Kingston (R.I.) 1-0. Bottom line: Talk about a big jump, say hello to the new No. 1. 2. Fairfield Prep (6-0) (3) 348 10 LL Last game: Def. Sheehan 7-5; def. Wilbur Cross […]

Matzko throws perfect game as Torrington softball defeats Derby

Torrington’s Sydney Matzko threw five no-hitters this season, including two perfect games. She will be continuing her career at the University of North Carolina.
Pete Paguaga — Register Citizen

TORRINGTON >> Torrington’s softball team, rising to No. 2 in this week’s GameTimeCT poll, celebrated its rank with a perfect-game 12-0 rout against Derby Monday afternoon at Torrington High School. With perfection, University of North Carolina-bound senior pitcher Sydney Matzko registered her second no-hitter in a row. Photos: Torrington 12 Derby 0 “I wish her […]

Monday’s Litchfield County roundup: Meeker lifts Shepaug past Terryville baseball

Shepaug earned its second victory of the season, defeating Terryville 8-7 in eight innings. The Spartans’ Wes Meeker picked up the victory. Meeker also hit the two-run single in the seventh inning to the game then hit the game-winning single in the eighth to win the game for Shepaug. Meeker finished the game with three […]

Monday’s NH County boys tennis roundup: Amity blanks Xavier

Amity 7, Xavier 0 (at Woodbridge) Singles: Jason Seidman (A) def Richard Ciamarra 3-6, 6-2, 6-2; Max Einbinder (A) def Trevor Morris 6-1, 6-0; Jarred Pepper (A) def. James Rosborough 6-0, 6-0; Marco Canepa (A) def. Michael Higgins 6-0,6-0 Doubles: Nick Sabatelli/Noah Gallant (A) def. Rob Borea/Dylan Amble 6-4, 6-2; Jake Noyes/Gabe Betancur (A) def […]

Monday’s NH County golf roundup: Branford wins tri-meet

Branford 168, East Haven 174, Lyman Hall 188 (at Pine Orchard) Medalist: Brian Fitter Branford; 38. Branford: Brandon DeRenzo 41; Cooper Bunton 43; Aiden Deane 46. East Haven: Angelo Esposito 42; Tyler Johnson 42; Pat Hennessey 46; Zach Schatz 44. Lyman Hall: Kevin Mooney 40; Justin Seledyn 53; Jake Hunt 45; Trevor Biel 50. Team […]

Monday’s NH County girls tennis roundup: Career edges Shelton

Amity 7, Sacred Heart Academy 0 (at Woodbridge) Singles: Clare Foster (A) def. Monika Krah (SHA) 6-1, 6-1; Victoria Li (A) def. Jenna Fortunati (SHA) 6-0, 6-0; Jamie Thimineur (A) def. Casey Marak (SHA) 6-0, 6-2; Beki Lettick (A) def. Maggie Hughes (SHA) 6-2, 6-4 Doubles: Rebecca Ballers-Lauren Zorena (A) def. Lucy Anderson-Megan Dwyer (SHA) […]

Monday’s NH County track roundup: Law boys, girls post wins

Boys track Law 106, Platt Tech 43 (at Milford) 4X800 Law 9:35.7 (Paulus, Gambardella, Gjuarj, Baker); 4X100 Law 46.9 (Thibault, Murray, German, Garlock); 110HH Law 16.5 (Lawless); High Jump Law 5’0 (Williamson); Javelin Law 121’8 (Thammavongsa); 100M Platt 11.8 (Teele); 1600M Law 5:14 (Gambardella); Long Jump Law 16’10 (Williamson); 400M Law 56’9 (Siddall); Pole Vault […]

Monday’s NH County baseball roundup: East Haven tops Branford

John Kikosicki had a double and a triple for the host East Haven baseball team in a 7-5 win over Branford Monday in a Southern Connecticut Conference Oronoque Division victory. Mike DeAngelo added two hits and two RBIs for East Haven (3-3). Alex King hit a two-run home run for the Hornets (2-4). Derby 7, […]

Monday’s NH County girls lacrosse roundup: Hamden Hall, Hopkins play to tie in double OT

Hamden Hall 10, Hopkins 10 (2OT) >> Sara Bennett scored six times for Hamden Hall and Emma Banks scored four goals for Hopkins as the two prep school rivals tied in a game at New Haven. Maisa DellaValle and Olivia Scholz each added two goals for Hamden Hall (2-3-1). Avery MacMullen had three goals for […]

Monday’s NH County Softball Roundup: Amity’s Morgan Perry tosses no-hitter

(Peter Casolino-New Haven Register)  The North Haven softball team swarms Amanda Kenny after she hit a homer during the fourth inning of North Haven's win over Branford.

AMITY 4, SHELTON 0 >> In just her second varsity start, Morgan Perry tossed a no-hitter and struck out 10 for the host Spartans in this SCC Housatonic Division victory at Woodbridge. Jenna DiLorenzo had a double, a three-run home run and four RBIs and Mary Kozan had a hit and scored for Amity (5-0). […]

Baseball: Staub home run sparks Portland

By Jimmy Zanor jzanor@ctcentral.com @ShoreLineSports on Twitter PORTLAND >> All Portland senior Jason Staub wanted to do was to get on base any way possible and extend the inning. Instead, Staub made history. Staub crushed a three-run homer that gave the Highlanders the lead for good in the third inning. It was Staub’s first career […]

Litchfield County baseball standings

NAUGATUCK VALLEY LEAGUE Copper Division Overall W-L Naugatuck 5-1 Holy Cross 4-2 Sacred Heart 3-3 Torrington 2-3 Wilby 2-3 Crosby 0-5 Kennedy 0-5 Brass Division Overall W-L Seymour 6-0 Woodland 4-1 St. Paul 4-2 Ansonia 3-2 Derby 3-2 Watertown 2-3 Wolcott 0-6 BERKSHIRE LEAGUE Conference Overall W-L W-L Thomaston 5-0 5-0 Northwestern 4-1 4-1 Lewis […]

Baseball beat: Updated New Haven County standings

SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT CONFERENCE Hammonasset Division   Division Overall   W-L W-L Law 1-0 5-1 Hand 1-1 3-3 Foran 1-1 2-5 Guilford 0-1 2-3 Housatonic Division   Division Overall   W-L W-L Cheshire 2-0 4-2 Sheehan 2-0 4-2 Lyman Hall 0-1 2-4 Amity 0-2 3-3 Shelton 0-2 0-5 Quinnipiac Division   Division Overall   W-L W-L […]