Boys Track and Field: Darien wins crown, Prep’s Alvarado doubles at State Open

(Peter Casolino-New Haven Register)   Darien's Alex Ostberg crosses the finish for the win of the 4x800 at the State Open Track and Field Championship at Middletown High School. pcasolino@newhavenregister.com

MIDDLETOWN>> Fairfield Prep’s Christian Alvarado couldn’t have asked for a better way to leave the Connecticut high school track and field scene. The senior distance runner claimed his first State Open double on Monday, winning the 1,600 and 3,200. “It’s awesome to go out on top like that in the state, and it really solidified […]

Class L volleyball: Ridgefield, Southington win in straight sets; will meet in finals

The Southington boys volleyball teams celebrates after downing No. 2 Staples in straight sets on Monday. The Blue Knights will meet No. 1 Ridgefield on Thursday in the Class L finals at Kennedy High School in Waterbury at 6 p.m.
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SHELTON>> The top-seeded Ridgefield boys volleyball team took down No. 5 Glastonbury in straight sets on Monday at Shelton High School to advance to its second Class L final in three years. But it wasn’t that easy. The Tigers were down in each set, but after a tough week of practice, coach Lidania Gonzalez Cibere said it […]

Golf: East Catholic wins CIAC Division III crown

East Catholic won the Division III championship by nine strokes over Tolland. East Catholic finished at 23-over 311 at Tallwood CC in Hebron. Holy Cross finished third (323), led by medalist Preston Shortell with an even-par 72. Suffield finished fourth (332) and Killingly placed fifth (333). Team Results 1. East Catholic 311 (+23); 2. Tolland […]

Track and Field: Middletown region athletes qualify for New Englands

Middletown's Kareem Bracket-Woodberry runs in the 100 meter dash at Monday's State Open. Also pictured is Stanley Little of Kennedy High ( Waterbury), right, and Kyshawn Bonner of Windsor High School. Peter Casolino - New Haven Register

MIDDLETOWN >> Track and field athletes from Middletown High, Haddam-Killingworth, East Hampton, Mercy and Coginchaug high schools qualified for the New England Regional Track and Field Meet at the State Open held at Rosek-Skubel Stadium at Middletown High Monday afternoon. The top six finishers at the Open qualified for the New England championships on Saturday […]

Golf: Glastonbury wins CIAC Division I championship

The Glastonbury golfers pose with the CIAC Division I championship trophy at Crestbrook Park.

WATERTOWN >> Blake Kelley fared pretty well Monday for someone who had never stepped foot on Crestbrook Park Golf Course before. The junior from Manchester High shot a 1-under-par 70, the only round under par at the CIAC Division I state championship meet under inclement conditions. “I was making a lot of putts, so that […]

Softball: Class L, M state semifinals postponed

The Class L and Class M state softball semifinals scheduled for today at West Haven High and DeLuca Field, respectively, have been postponed due to rain. The semifinals in those classes will now be contested on Wednesday. The updated schedule: Class L at Biondi Field, West Haven Wednesday Fitch vs. Lauralton Hall, 4 p.m. Berlin […]

Girls golf: Hand qualifies for first CIAC team championship meet

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The Hand girls golf team qualified for its first CIAC team championship meet in school history.

The Hand girls golf team qualified for its first CIAC state championship meet on Tuesday at Orange Hills Country Club. The Tigers, who became a varsity program in 2009, had their best regular-season record ever (15-2) and are ranked 11th in score differential among girls golf teams in Connecticut. “The first day of tryouts, I […]

2014 CIAC Boys Volleyball Tournament schedule / results

CLASS L FIRST ROUND Tuesday, June 6 Cheshire 3, Simsbury 0 (25-14, 25-12, 25-15) East Hartford 3, South Windsor 2 (25-19,25-23,17-25,17-25,15-9) Glastonbury 3, Greenwich 1 (22-25,25-12,25-20,27-25) Shelton 3, Fairfield Warde/Ludlowe Coop 0 (25-19, 25-18, 25-23) Xavier 3, Conard 1 (27-25,25-21,21-25,25-23) QUARTERFINALS Friday, June 6 Glastonbury 3, Cheshire 2 (25-23, 25-17, 20-25, 20-25, 17-15) Ridgefield 3, […]