Softball: Sacred Heart Academy knocks off defending Class L champ Masuk

June 3, 2014 Monroe
CIAC, Class L, girls softball tournament, second round, in Monroe: Sacred Heart Academy 3, Masuk 1. (Mara Lavitt — New Haven Register)

MONROE >> There will be a new Class L state softball champion. Sacred Heart Academy’s Molly Flowers outdueled Masuk’s Tatum Buckley, and the 19th-seeded Pacers knocked off No. 3 Masuk, the defending champions, 3-1 in this second-round contest Tuesday. Flowers scattered seven hits, walked one and struck out 13. Masuk loaded the bases in the […]

Tuesday’s CIAC Baseball, Softball, Lacrosse, Volleyball Tournament Schedule, Scoreboard


Baseball CLASS LL SECOND ROUND Amity 9, Fairfield Prep 2 Glastonbury 5, Cheshire 5 Simsbury 3, New Milford 0 Naugatuck 3, Newtown 2 Fairfield Warde 11, Staples 8 Trumbull 5, Xavier 2 Southington 6, West Haven 4 Manchester 5, New Britain 2 CLASS L SECOND ROUND East Lyme 4, Berlin 3 Cheney Tech 7, New […]

Class S baseball: Kuzia, Seymour oust defending champion Oxford

SEYMOUR >> Generations from Oxford and Seymour played together, won hundreds of games and a few championships together. But the days the Valley old timers love to reminisce about are long gone. Seymour and Oxford are rivals now and, with bragging rights and a possible state baseball championship on the line, these schools didn’t come […]

Class L Softball: Torrington breaks through to quarterfinals in win against Foran

Torrington's Brittany Anderson beats out a single in the Red Raiders' 7-0 win over Foran in the second round of the Class L state tournament.
Marianne Killackey - Special to the Register Citizen

TORRINGTON >> Heat and humidity played a role in No. 2 Torrington’s 7-3 win over No. 18 Foran in Tuesday afternoon’s Class L second-round game at Torrington High School Tuesday afternoon. Foran senior pitcher Jess Harkness, who helped the Lions reach the Class L finals for three years in a row, including a state championship […]

Class L baseball: Toback, No. 17 East Lyme upsets No. 1 Berlin

East Lyme starter Jack Livingston kept the high-powered Berlin offense at bay on Tuesday at Zipadelli Field. The Vikings bounced the top seed in the Class L tournament, 4-3.
Derek Turner -- GameTimeCT

BERLIN>> Austin Toback thought the ball grazed his right elbow leading off the fourth, but he wasn’t granted first base. He didn’t put up much of an argument and it’s a good thing he didn’t. The East Lyme catcher turned on the next pitch from Kyle Naples and drove it over the right field fence at […]

Class S baseball: Portland stuns top-seed East Hampton

Portland junior Cole Ogorzalek went the distance in the Highlanders’ upset win over East Hampton in the Class S tournament. Photo by Jimmy Zanor- Middletown Press

EAST HAMPTON >> East Hampton trailed 3-1 in the bottom of the fifth inning when Marvin Gorgas strode to the plate with a runner on first and no outs. Portland coach Rick Borg called timeout and went to the mound to talk with his junior pitcher Cole Ogorzalek. Gorgas, who beat the Highlanders with a […]

Class L Baseball: Hendrickson leads Maloney past Torrington

Maloney's AJ Hendrickson steps on home plate, with his team waiting to mob him, after hitting a three-run home run in the top of the seventh to give the Spartans a commanding 5-1 lead over Torrington. They would win 5-2.

Pete Paguaga - Register Citizen

TORRINGTON >> Rarely does one player take over a game, but in this case, Maloney’s AJ Hendrickson not only pitched a complete game, but he also hit a three-run home run in the top of the seventh, scoring what would be the game-winning run in the Spartans 5-2 win over Torrington in the Class L […]

Girls Class LL Track and Field: Shelton’s Bailey takes shot put crown

Selina Sampieri (right) of Cheshire competes in the 100 meter hurdles trial at the Class LL State Track and Field Championships in Danbury on 6/3/2014.  She placed third.  Photo by Arnold Gold/

DANBURY >> After a somewhat disappointing go to the outdoor season, Shelton’s Samantha Bailey more than redeemed herself Tuesday afternoon at Danbury. The senior heaved a winning throw of 39-feet, 5.5 inches to win the Class LL shot put title and set a personal record. “It’s been a rough outdoor season and I haven’t hit […]

Class L Baseball: Notre Dame-West Haven rallies past Pomperaug

WEST HAVEN >> Sometimes all it takes is a little spark. The Notre Dame-West Haven baseball team can surely attest to this. Trailing from the start of the game and looking sluggish in the process, the Green Knights were six outs away from the end of their season. However, sophomore Dylan Reynolds wouldn’t allow this […]

Tuesday’s CIAC softball roundup: East Haven, Law reach Class L quarterfinals

Class LL No. 11 South Windsor 9, No. 6 Mercy 6 (8) >> Lina Nyugen and Alex Goslin both had two hits for South Windsor, which scored four times in the top of the eighth inning in a second-round win at Middletown. Astin Donovan tripled twice in her final performance for the Tigers. No. 8 […]

Boys Class LL Track and Field: Weather alters meet


DANBURY >> With a little over half the events completed, Thursday’s Class LL State Track and Field Meet at Danbury was postponed  due to     thunder and lightning. The tentative makeup date given by the CIAC officials is for Thursday at 2:30 p.m. at Danbury. “I think a lot of people would rather have gotten […]

Girls track: New Haven contingent fares well at Class MM meet

(Melanie Stengel - New Haven Register)   
 Chaslynn Saucier, of Wilbur Cross won the 100 meter dash at the Class MM Track and Field Finals in Danbury.

MIDDLETOWN >> The memories of the days when they were simply the next batch of running prodigies to come out of New Haven is very much fresh in the minds of so many of the stars of Tuesday’s CIAC Class MM Track and Field Championships. While so many people associate the Elm City with the […]

Boys track: Bunnell beats out Hillhouse for Class MM title

(Melanie Stengel - New Haven Register)   
 Nik Griswold, of Foran, during the long jump prelims at the Class MM championships. Griswold won the high jump event

MIDDLETOWN >> Other than the already crowned high jump champion Nick Griswold of Foran, the competition was over during a memorable day at the CIAC Class MM boys’ track and field championships. Veteran Bunnell coach Jim Brown had an expression of quiet joy as he walked with several of his team members towards the high […]

Tuesday’s New Haven County boys/girls golf roundup: Boynton leads Notre Dame boys to victory

Boys golf Hand 176, Suffield/E. Granby 216 (at Copper Hill Gold Club) Co-medalists: Gabby Martin (H) 37 & Emma Heim (S) 37 Hand scores: Erin Schroeder 43, Caroline Gabriele 48, Katie McKeon 48 and Kelsey Anderson 60. Suffield/E. Granby scores: Nicole Stryjek 55, Megan Brown 59, Abby Canning 65 and Rachel Roncaioli 65. Record: Hand […]

Tuesday’s Litchfield County roundup: Thomaston girls tennis advance to semifinals

The second seeded Thomaston Golden Bears got past No. 10 Old Lyme 5-2 in the Class S girls tennis quarterfinals. Thomaston’s MacKenzie Blair defeated Meredith Aird 6-4, 6-3. The Golden Bears’ doubles team of Allison Snow and Vanessa Thornberg defeated Hannah Behringer and Cooper Kotlan 6-1, 6-3. Old Lyme’s doubles team of Emily Brault and […]

Tuesday’s New Haven County girls lacrosse roundup: Dutchyshyn leads Rams to victory

Girls lacrosse Class L No. 7 Cheshire 7, No. 10 Staples 6 >> Megan Dutchyshyn scored her second goal of the game with 3:01 left and the Rams hung on for the first-round win in Cheshire. Maddy Levy had three goals and Emma Farrel added two goals and two assists for the Rams (14-5). Class […]

Tuesday’s New Haven County baseball roundup: Amity upsets Fairfield Prep

Mike Tavolacci had a game-high three RBIs and Anthony Capozziello and Elias Oliphant added two RBIs each as the 17th-seeded Amity baseball team upset top-seeded Fairfield 9-2 in the second round of the Class LL tournament Tuesday in Fairfield. Jake Berry had three hits for the Jesuits in the loss. Fairfield Prep was also eliminated […]

Tuesday’s girls tennis roundup: Amity tops Hand

Amity 5, Hand 2   (at Woodbridge) Singles: Daphne Kreiger (A) def. Ana Grasso (DH)  6-0, 6-0; Victoria Li (A) def. Meghan Hart (DH) 6-0, 6-0; Claire Foster (A) def. Clara Wang (DH) 6-1, 6-1;  Ankita Roychoudhury (DH) def. Beki Lettick (A) 6-3, 6-4. Doubles: Jamie Thimineur and Rachel Einbinder (A) def. Gabby Diotalevi and […]

Tuesday’s Middletown region sports roundup

Baseball Trumbull 5, Xavier 2 >> At Middletown, No. 10 Trumbull eliminated the No. 7 Falcons in the second round of the Class LL tournament. Avery Santos went six innings for the pitching win, while Colin Keyes had a solo homer for the Golden Eagles (16-6). Laurence Hill had three hits, Pat Downey had two […]