Connie Mack: Torrington wins big against Litchfield

Pete Paguaga - Register Citizen
Torrington's Manny Rijo claps after sliding in safely for a triple in Sports Palace's 12-6 come from behind win over Litchfield.

TORRINGTON >> Torrington Sports Palace beat Tri-Town/Litchfield Connie Mack 12-6 Tuesday night in a game that started grizzly and improved with age. It’s summer baseball – a time when kids can have fun and build their confidence for more serious venues. Both coaches adopted that philosophy early in Tuesday’s game. Torrington coach Bill Heintz, whose […]

Seidman upsets Farrell in New England Junior Sectionals

In a star-studded top half of the boys’ 18 singles draw at New England Junior Sectionals, the crown jewel of the USTA New England junior summer schedule, it was Amity star Jason Seidman who advanced to Wednesday’s championship match. CIAC Class M champion Bradley Orban of Milford, Hopkins star Sayer Paige and Hand High’s Scott […]

Legion baseball: Middletown blasts East Haddam

EAST HADDAM >> Middletown opened a four-game series against Zone 3 rival East Haddam with a 10-2 victory Tuesday night at Legion Field. Post 75 (13-4 overall, 9-3 Zone) stayed one-game ahead of Berlin and Cheshire atop the Zone 3 standings. “(Middletown) is always a tough opponent,” said East Haddam general manager Buddy Altomaro. “They’re […]

Tuesday’s Litchfield County roundup: Torrington Legion edges Simsbury

Torrington was led by an excellent pitching performance by Jason Vinisko in the P38s 3-1 victory over Simsbury, who didn’t allow a hit until the fourth inning. Torrington’s Sam Shurberg led the offense with two doubles and Mitch Zagrodnik knocked in a run. Torrington is now 4-7 and Simsbury is 5-2. Scoreboard Torrington 3, Simsbury […]

Meet Fairfield County’s Scholar Athletes

High school seniors from  Fairfield County were recognized as the state’s top scholar-athletes at the 2014 Connecticut Association of Schools (CAS) Scholar-Athlete Banquet sponsored by McDonald’s. A 31-year sponsor of the program with a longstanding commitment to educational programs in Connecticut, McDonald’s joined CAS to honor the following local students as the best of the best in the state: […]

2014 CHSCA All-State Boys Tennis Teams

Xavier freshman Richard Ciamarra delivers a backhand during his straight set win in the State Open finals at Yale. Photo by  Jimmy Zanor — Middletown Press

Class LL Richard Ciamarra, Xavier Bryson Mosley, Ridgefield Jason Seidman, Amity Ari Cepelwicz, Greenwich Louis McKenzie, Greenwich Shaw Speer, Greenwich Connor Mitnick, Staples Baxter Stein, Staples Qualified through State Open Luke Foreman, Staples Prashant Toteja, Westhill Alex Romaine, Westhill Class L Noah Ferrell, Wilton Scott Rubenstein, Hand Roy Smith, Notre Dame-West Haven Ted Berkowitz, Fairfield […]

2014 CHSCA All-State Baseball teams

Housatonic's Willy Yahn and Northwestern's Zach Risedorf chat at home plate before Yahn steps into the batters box. Both Yahn and Risedorf are playing at UConn next season.
Pete Paguaga - Register Citizen

CLASS LL Kevin Stone, Fairfield Prep Joe Rivera, Southington Jake Pitser, New Milford Kyle Dunster, Greenwich John Russell, Glastonbury Sam Ellinwood, Staples Brett Phillips, Wilton Virgil Procaccini, Newtown Dan Schock, Cheshire Sebastian Dimauro, Amity Jarrett Michaels, Bristol Central Evan Rodriguez, Manchester Mike Foley, Fairfield-Warde Zach Susi, Southington Adam Dulsky, Staples Greg Hennessey, Newtown Isaiah Rivera, […]