Legion baseball: Shurberg’s single in the ninth lifts Torrington past Unionville

Torrington’s John McCarthy (4), Stanly Rijo (7) and Perry Weingart (right) mob Sam Shurberg, after he hit the game-winning single to score Connor Rollins in the P38 3-2 win over Unionville.
Pete Paguaga — Register Citizen

TORRINGTON >> Torrington’s P38 American Legion team came from behind in a tense game Wednesday night, beating Unionville 3-2 in nine innings at Fuessenich Park. “That’s a gutsy team. They played really well,” said Unionville coach Gerard Roy. “I used everyone on my bench.” That included three Unionville pitchers while Litchfield’s Evan Shortsleeve (2 earned […]

Legion baseball: RCP sweeps New Britain

RCP first baseman Josh Zawisa had a two-run single in the first inning against New Britain on Wednesday. Photo by Jimmy Zanor - Middletown Press

CROMWELL >> Defending Zone 7 champions RCP completed a three-game sweep over New Britain with an 8-0 victory Wednesday night at Monnes Field. Post 105 pitchers Jake Regula, Tom Seaver, Logan Lessard and Tucker Lord didn’t allow a run during the entire three-game series. “Pitching, as I mentioned yesterday, is going to be our strength,” […]

Branford’s Atkinson wins Heptathlon; Foran’s Griswold 2nd in Decathlon

Branford's Anna Atkinson won the CIAC Heptathlon title Wednesday. Photo by Mary Albl

NEW LONDON >> Wednesday morning before the start of the CIAC Track and Field Heptathlon, Branford head coach Kevin Connell sent Anna Atkinson a quick message. “Today is what you make of it, make it great” he said. Atkinson’s response was simple and to the point: I will. The senior did just that as she […]

2014 All-SCC Spring Sports Teams

Boys Volleyball First Team Tyler Barwise (Amity Regional), Ted Li (Cheshire), Anthony Carbone (Cheshire), Colin Haensel (Cheshire), Eric Kocur (Shelton), Andre Zumerchik (Xavier), Kevin Berger (Xavier) Second Team Nick Bottone (Amity Regional), Patrick Lindner (Cheshire), Trenton Hager (Cheshire), Wes Kimmel (Daniel Hand), Grant Fevrier (Shelton), John Hunter (Shelton), John Babon (Xavier) Golf Brent Marieb (Amity […]

Softball: All-SCC Selections

The Southern Connecticut Conference recently released its all-league selections in softball. All-Quinnipiac Division Astin Donovan (Mercy), Stephanie Mangiameli (Mercy), Madison DeRita (Mercy), Brianna Sawicki (Mercy), Molly Flowers (Sacred Heart Academy), Becca Marks (Sacred Heart Academy), Leah Rowe (Hamden), Kelly O’Connor (Hamden), Sierra Santana (West Haven), Kial Watts (West Haven), Amber Bonewicz (West Haven)   All-Oronoque […]

Hamden Hall dual-sport standout Ginnetti commits to Syracuse for football

Not a week after securing the commitment from Norwalk lineman Evan Adams, Syracuse has nabbed another Connecticut High School players’ verbal commitment. This time, it’s Hamden Hall defensive end Brandon Ginnetti. Ginnetti gave his verbal commitment Wednesday, according to Scout.com (subscription required). BREAKING: Hamden (CT) Hall DE Brandon Ginnetti has committed to Syracuse — Mike […]

Hall student-athletes to participate at collegiate level

Hall Graduates Photo 2014

  The following Hall student-athletes will continue competing athletically at the collegiate level. Photo and information courtesy of West Hartford athletic department. Front Row (Rt. to Lt.) Madison Hooper, Univ. of Connecticut, Lacrosse Jillian Davey, Trinity College, Squash Rebecca Zeuschner, Elmira College, Tennis Dahlia Duncan, Stevenson Univ., Volleyball Devon Hightower, Wittenberg Univ., Football Sonia Morant, Univ. of […]

Conard student-athletes to participate at collegiate level

Conard Grad photo 2014 (2)

The following student-athletes from Conard High School will continue to compete in athletics at the collegiate level. Photo and information courtesy of West Hartford athletic department Front Row (seated) Nicole Swartz, University of New Hampshire, Cheerleading Elizabeth Lagoy, UConn, Cross Country / Track Olivia Bourquin, UMass Amherst, Track Shea Williams, Fordham University, Cross Country / Track Alana Waggoner, […]

Heptathlon/Decathlon: Hillhouse’s White, Branford’s Atkinson among Day 1 leaders

Foran's Nik Griswold throws the shot put during Tuesday's decathlon. Photo by Mara Lavitt/Register

NEW LONDON >> In the final event of Tuesday’s portion of the CIAC heptathlon, Hillhouse’s Jaliyah White knew exactly what she needed to do. White tore down the straightaway at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy to run away with the 200 meters title in a time of 26.23 seconds. The victory propelled the junior to […]

Legion baseball: Decusati lifts North Haven over West Haven

WEST HAVEN >> With the high school season in the rearview mirror, the sprint in the American Legion campaign has begun. For both the North Haven and West Haven teams that sprint has started a bit slowly. The two teams entered Tuesday night’s contest searching for their first win of the young season. With hits […]