Torrington’s bats stay hot against Sacred Heart

Marianne Killackey - Special to Register Citizen
Torrington's Nate Manchester steals home during a game against Sacred Heart. The Red Raiders won 12-6.

TORRINGTON >> Torrington’s baseball team rocked its fourth opponent in a row Friday afternoon at Fuessenich Park. This time, Sacred Heart took the beating, 12-6, as the Red Raiders matched the 16-hit total they reached in a 14-0 shutout against Ansonia Monday. Photos: Torrington 12 Sacred Heart 6 Each time, the victims were decent teams. […]

Baseball: Coginchaug outlasts Portland for second-consecutive victory

Portland's Cole Ogorzalek steals second base as Coginchaug's Eric Sbona waits for the ball.

  DURHAM >> After winning just one of their first six games, things seem to be turning around for the Coginchaug baseball team. Jack Granger had four hits, including a game-winning single in the bottom of the ninth, and Blue Devils ace John Mormile earned the win with a clutch relief stint as Coginchaug outlasted […]

Softball: DiLorenzo powers Amity past Sacred Heart Academy

Amity's Jenna DiLorenzo is greeted at the plate by her teammates after hitting a solo home run in the fifth inning in the Spartans' 5-2 victory over Sacred Heart Academy on Friday.
Melanie Stengel/Register

HAMDEN >> Amity junior center fielder Jenna DiLorenzo admitted she’s never had much success against Sacred Heart Academy ace Molly Flowers. That changed Friday as DiLorenzo hit a solo home run and a two-run triple off Flowers to power the visiting Spartans to a 5-2 Southern Connecticut Conference interdivision victory over the Pacers. DiLorenzo’s homer […]

CCC baseball: Berlin bats explode for 20 runs in rout of Maloney

BERLIN — All they did was hit. The Berlin baseball team, that is. The Redcoats crushed the ball from their first at-bat to the last, easily beating Maloney, 20-5 at Zipadelli Field in Sage Park on Friday afternoon. Lead-off hitter Daren Grabowski smoked a double down the left field line on the second pitch he saw and […]

Baseball: Balanced effort sends Staples past Ridgefield


WESTPORT >> It seemed fitting that the final out Friday evening was caught in the outfield by Staples. Led by a superb defensive effort – in the outfield and behind the plate – paired with a balanced attack at bat, the Staples baseball team defeated Ridgefield 7-4 to improve to 8-3 and 7-2 in the […]

Friday’s Middletown area sports roundup

Baseball Middletown 6, Platt 0 >> At Meriden, Malcolm Alleyne pitched a complete game shutout and Chris Rodo went 3-for-3 with a walk to lead the Blue Dragons (5-4) on Friday. Haddam-Killingworth 2, Hale-Ray 0 >> At Moodus, Brian Moskey struck out 10 and scattered six hits en route to his first shutout of the […]

Friday’s New Haven County track roundup

Boys track Shelton 86, Cheshire 64 Shelton 119, West Haven 31 Cheshire 115, West Haven Results: 4×800: S (Edelstein, Fama, Shuster, Smith); 4×100 relay: C (Luckashenko, F. Fusco, Post, Milici), 44.9; 4×400 relay: C (M. Fusco, F. Fusco, Milici, Nicoll), 3:31.5; 100: Kane (S) 11.2; 200: Nicoll (C), 23.2; 110 high hurdles: Skoronski (S), 16.2; […]

Friday’s Litchfield County roundup: Torrington’s Matzko no-hits Sacred Heart

Torrington softball pitcher Sydney Matzko was one batter short of her second perfect game of the season in a five-inning 19-0 no-hitter against Sacred Heart High School at Waterbury’s Municipal Stadium Friday afternoon. While Matzko kept the Hearts bats quiet, Torrington’s were booming. Brittany Anderson was 5-for-5 with a solo homer, 3 runs scored; Sara […]

Friday’s New Haven County Golf Roundup

Kaynor Tech 172, Platt Tech 220 (At East Mountain GC) Medalist: Brendan McCormick, 40 (K) Platt Tech: Connor Moore, 55; Ryan Speers, 44; John Zdrowski 54; Megan Koskelowski, 67 Kaynor Tech: Jonathan Hailstones 46; Ekrem Rizvani, 45; Marcus Frank, 41; Brendan McCormick, 40. Team records: PT 7-5; KT 10-0. Hamden Hall 225 Forman 273 (The […]

Friday’s New Haven County Girls Tennis Roundup

Cheshire 5, Career/Hillhouse 2 Singles: Jada Wilborne (CA) def. Nadja Pejovic, 6-4, 7-6; Sara Bruce (CH) def. Kim Catubig, 6-0, 6-2; Ellenton Gbanyah (CA) def. Durga Rathi, 6-4, 3-6, 10-4; forfeit. Doubles: Katie Freitag and Christy Freitag (CH) def. Suhani Patel and Joy Tosakoon, 6-0, 6-0; Ashley tartaglia and Sidney Tomko (CH) def. Tanvi Patel […]

Friday’s New Haven County Boys Tennis Roundup

Amity 7, Shelton 0 Singles: Phil Hochman def. Max Wang, 6-0, 6-1; Gabe Betancur def. Ryan Corbett, 6-0, 6-0; Nick Sabatelli def. Matt Zampano, 6-1, 6-0; Aiden Stuart def. Richard Tran, 6-1, 6-2. Doubles: Logan Berke and Jacob Mayerson def. Austin Burns and Karpardi Patel, 6-3, 6-3; James Smith and Brandon Leibnick def. Jeff Carruth […]

Woodland football’s Tim Shea resigns

Tim Shea

Tim Shea has resigned as Woodland’s football coach, multiple reports confirmed Friday. The news was first reported by Woodland Regional’s student media via its Twitter account and confirmed by alumnus and Republican-American reporter Kyle Brennan. Fmr @WRHShawkfb coach Tim Shea: “I am taking on a new opportunity. After 12 years in the football program, I’ve […]

Boys lacrosse: Staples’ Lesch eyeing return to the playing field soon

WESTPORT >> It’s been more than a year since Staples’ Patrick Lesch has played in a regular season lacrosse game. It’s been since his sophomore year that he’s played an entire lacrosse season. A string of injuries has kept the two-sport standout athlete from the lacrosse field for some time, but now midway through his […]

Baseball Central: Live updates from the fourth week of the season

Hamden Hall’s been knocking the cover off the ball, vote for the best pitching and batting performances and Bullard Havens picks up a good win.   Shelton’s Cowell shuns Sheehan on Tuesday. Waterford stays at No. 1 in the Top 10 Meet the Bat Boys AKA Hamden Hall Notre Dame-West Haven tops Xavier Monday New […]