Softball: Mercy blasts five home runs in win over West Haven

WEST HAVEN — If the Mercy softball team was laboring from a tight contest against Shelton 24 hours earlier, it needed just five pitches to set the tone against West Haven. Astin Donovan’s laser over the fence in right led off the contest and was one of five home runs by the Tigers, giving Mercy […]

Baseball: Norwich Tech blanks Vinal Tech

MIDDLETOWN >> Things have headed south for the Vinal Tech baseball team. After getting off to a 4-1 start, the Hawks have dropped six of seven. The latest loss, the fifth in a row, came Wednesday afternoon when Norwich Tech beat Vinal, 7-0, in a Constitution State Conference game Wednesday afternoon at the Thomas J. […]

Wednesday’s Litchfield roundup: Torrington baseball cruises past Woodland

Torrington’s offense started quickly in its 11-5 victory over Woodland. The Red Raiders scored four runs in the first inning. Shane Bierfeldt picked up the win, going five innings and striking out three. Nathan Manchester went 3-for-4 with two RBI’s and a stolen base. Mitch Zagrodnik went 1-for-2 with two RBI’s. Woodland’s Tanner Kingsley went […]

CCC softball: No. 1 Southington pounds No. 9 Bristol Central

Southington pitcher Kendra Friedt dominated the No. 9 Bristol Central bats Wednesday afternoon. The junior pitcher gave up four hits and struck out 11, helping the No. 1 Blue Knights to an 11-2 win.
Derek Turner -- GameTimeCT

BRISTOL >> Revenge complete. Last season, one team stood in the way of Southington softball’s perfect season. On Wednesday, the Blue Knights avenged that loss to Bristol Central in convincing fashion. Southington tore the cover off the ball on its way to an 11-2 victory over the Rams at Bristol Central High School on Wednesday afternoon. […]

NH County Athletes of the Week: Brandon Ginnetti, Hamden Hall; Raeanne Geffert, Seymour


Male athlete of the week Brandon Ginnetti, Hamden Hall baseball Junior pitched a complete game shutout in a 4-0 win over King and had two doubles and a single in a 3-2 win over Hopkins. HONOR ROLL Ryan Axtell, Law golf: Senior captain shot a 4-over-par 39 at Pine Orchard Country Club against Branford and […]

Baseball: DiMauro comes through again as Amity tops Sheehan

The Spartans look to win back-to-back Class LL title Friday against Southington at Palmer Field at 7 p.m.

WALLINGFORD >> Amity outfielder Sebastian DiMauro had not pitched since his junior varsity days heading into this season. However, when the senior volunteered to be the team’s closer because of a lack of pitchers, coach Sal Coppola was all ears. “He was just so confident at the beginning of the year he’s like, ‘Coach I […]

Torrington earns eighth straight shutout in win over Woodland

Torrington’s Alexis Tyrrell slides safely into home plate, beating Woodland’s Rachel Starkey’s tag, to score the Red Raiders first run of the game in their 4-0 win against the Hawks.
Laurie Gaboardi — Register Citizen

TORRINGTON >> Woodland senior softball pitcher Samantha Lee kept the top half of this year’s vaunted Torrington lineup quiet Wednesday afternoon. Photos: Torrington 4 Woodland 0 So the bottom half pounced for all the runs in a 4-0 Red Raider win at Torrington High School. Alexis Tyrrell, No. 6 in the Torrington batting order, was […]

Wednesday’s NH County golf roundup: North Haven, Shelton tie

Amity 159, North Haven 205 (at CC of Woodbridge) Medalist: Brent Marieb (Amity), 37 Amity: Max Kauffman 40, Brett McNeil 40, Zach Prete 42 North Haven: Rasmey Kong 45, Matt Bogart 50, Austin Mahon 53, Antonio DelVecchio 57 Records: Amity 7-5, North Haven 0-8 Fairfield Prep 156, Shelton 156 (at Brownson CC) Medalist: Andrew Sciarretta […]

Wednesday’s NH County girls tennis roundup: Mercy edges Foran

Amity 6, North Haven 1 (at Woodbridge) Singles: Emily Migliorini (NH) def. Daphne Kreiger (A) 6-4, 6-3 Victoria Li (A) def. Alexia Petruzziello (NH) 6-1, 6-2 Claire Foster (A) def. Allie Carroll (NH) 6-0, 6-1 Beki Lettick (A) def. Julia Gill (NH) 6-0, 6-2. Doubles: Jamie Thimineur and Rachel Einbinder (A) def. Meredith Whitcomb and […]

Wednesday’s New Haven County lacrosse roundup

Boys lacrosse South Kent 11, Cheshire Academy 11 (OT) (at Cheshire) South Kent    4    2    3    2    0    —    11 Cheshire Academy    4    1    2    4    0    —    11 Goals: (CHA) Charlie Dipasquali 4; Herdman Sean 4; Coulton Cherney 2; Jensen Colberg 1; Jake Moss 1; (SK)  Boyko 5;  Blad 3;  Caefo 1;  Robinson 1;  […]

Wednesday’s NH County boys tennis roundup: Cromwell edges North Branford

Amity 7, Sheehan 0 (At Wallingford) Singles: Max Einbinder def Joe Chordas 6-0, 6-1; Ethan Bershtein def Carl Thurston 6-0, 6-3 ; Marco Canepa def Tommy Laydon 6-2, 6-2 ; Adam Velardi def David Truon 6-0, 6-3. Doubles: Noah Golland & Jake Noyes def John Oliveira & Drew Gilmore 6-3, 6-2 ; Kolby Santos & […]

Wednesday’s New Haven County baseball roundup: East Haven tops Branford

Bryon Kucharski drove in the go-ahead run in top of the ninth inning for the East Haven baseball team, which beat Branford 7-6 Wednesday in a SCC Oronoque Division game at Branford. The Yellowjackets (8-5, 6-1) which clinched at least a tie for the Oronoque Division title with North Haven left to play. Nick Lamberti […]

Wednesday’s Middletown region sports roundup

Baseball Cromwell 8, Old Saybrook 1 >> Senior pitcher Logan Lessard allowed just two hits and struck out six to lead the visiting Panthers. Lessard, who improved to 5-0, also went 3-for-4 with two doubles and four RBI’s. Jake Regula had two hits and four RBI’s for Cromwell (11-2), who are ranked No. 8 in […]

Softball Beat: Derby, Ansonia to hold 4th Breast Cancer Awareness Benefit

Derby and Ansonia will join to host their 4th Breast Cancer Awareness Benefit when the teams play on Saturday at Ryan Field in Derby. Festivities will begin at 10:30. First pitch is scheduled for 11 a.m. The teams will honor three breast cancer survivors by having them throw out the ceremonial first pitches: Lori DiMartino, […]

Butkevicius tosses three-hitter to lead Thomaston past Housatonic baseball

Thomaston's Brian Butkevicius went the distance allowing only three hits and struck out seven batters in the Golden Bears' 6-0 win over Housatonic.
Pete Paguaga - Register Citizen

FALLS VILLAGE >> Despite not being on the top of his game, Thomaston’s Brian Butkevicius tossed a complete game shutout in the Golden Bears’ 6-0 victory over Housatonic, notching their 11th straight win. “It just shows what a poised competitor Brian is,” Thomaston head coach Bob McMahon said. “He didn’t have his best stuff today.” […]

Football Beat: North Haven’s Spring Brawl set for June 13

North Haven’s annual Spring Brawl football game will take place on June 13 at Vanacore Field at 6 p.m. This year’s event will benefit Anthony Longley, a seven year-old North Haven resident who is suffering from a very rare form of brain cancer. The game’s celebrity coaches will be David Fisch from 104.1FM radio and […]

Fairfield Prep releases statement in response to basketball team probation


In a statement released Wednesday, Fairfield Prep responded to its basketball team’s one-year probation, which was handed down by the CIAC on Tuesday. Fairfield Prep is deeply affected by the negative press concerning events associated with the state championship basketball game. We have investigated and are addressing the show of unsportsmanlike conduct. Where warranted, we […]

Baseball: Unbeaten Plainfield takes down No. 1 Waterford; Montville protest upheld

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Ten days ago, Waterford, the state’s No. 1-ranked baseball team, struck out 17 times in a 2-1 loss to St. Bernard. That didn’t seem to sway voters, who kept the Lancers in the top spot heading into this week’s slate of games. It was, after all, just Waterford’s first loss. Then, on Tuesday, Waterford lost […]