Tuesday’s NH County boys soccer roundup: Shelton shuts out Amity

Shelton senior captain Austin Forlenzo manuevers the ball past Amity senior defenseman Nicholas O'Brien-Cannon in soccer action at Amity Tuesday. Shelton defeated Amity, 5-0.  (Catherine Avalone/New Haven Register)

Shelton 5, Amity 0 >> Eric Borges had a goal and an assist for Shelton in a SCC Housatonic Division win at Woodbridge. Jimmy Hunter added two assists for the Gaels (6-0-1, 2-0-1). Amity dropped to 1-6-1, 0-3-1. Wilbur Cross 5, Career/Hillhouse 3 >> Osuman Imoro scored twice for Wilbur Cross in an SCC Oronoque […]

Tuesday’s Greater New Haven girls volleyball roundup: Litwa’s 15 kills leads Seymour over Naugatuck

Girls volleyball Seymour 3, Naugatuck 1 (At Seymour) Game scores: Seymour 26-24, 27-25, 22-25, 25-7. Notes: S—Jess Litwa had 15 kills, Shari Minalga had 18 digs and Gosia Fryc had 12 digs. Records: Naugatuck 7-4; Seymour 10-0. Monday’s result Sacred Heart Academy 3, Hamden 1 (At Hamden) Game scores: SHA 22-25, 25-16, 25-12, 25-15. Notes: […]

Field Hockey: Fairfield Warde defeats Staples in overtime

The Fairfield Warde field hockey team celebrates a goal in the second half Tuesday evening at Staples. Photo by Mary Albl

WESTPORT >> Fairfield Warde head field hockey coach Jodie Shannon knew her team needed a good performance Tuesday evening against unbeaten Staples. The game marked the beginning of a tough opening slate of their schedule. The Mustangs responded to the challenge with a huge 2-1 victory in overtime, as senior Elizabeth Gallucci  scored the game-winning […]

Tuesday’s Greater New Haven girls swimming roundup: Snow leads Amity to win over Mercy

Girls swimming Amity 101, Mercy 77 (at Middletown) 200 Medley Relay: Amity, (Amanda Hudson, Lydia Pokluda, Sydney Formica, Kaleigh Foley), 1:58.97; 200 Freestyle: Madeline Snow, Amity, 1:59.02; 200 Individual Medley: Hannah Flaherty, Amity, 2:22.83; 50 Freestyle: Kaleigh Foley, Amity, 26.21; Diving: Alexis Heiney, Mercy, 235.40; *NEW SCHOOL RECORD* 100 Butterfly: Maggie Lasto, Amity, 1:02.71; 100 […]

Tuesday’s Greater New Haven field hockey roundup: Shea leads Branford to 1-0 win over Guilford

  Branford 1, Guilford 0 >> Megan Shea scored at 5:50 of the second half to lead the Hornets to their SCC win in Branford. Goalie Keira Integlia had four saves for the Hornets (7-1, 3-1). Goalie Brooke Misbach had nine saves for the Indians (2-4-2). Cheshire 3, Mercy 0 >> Kya O’Donnell, Sarah Pierpont […]

Tuesday’s NH County girls soccer roundup: Guilford edges Hand

Guilford 3, Hand 2 >> Julia Carr scored all three goals for Guilford (6-1, 3-0) in an SCC Hammonasset Division win at Madison. Lauren Brandau and Olivia Sacco scored for the Tigers (2-1). Platt Tech 4, Holy Family/Norwich Tech 0 >> Erin Daly had three goals to tie the school record for career goals for […]

Tuesday’s NH County girls cross country roundup: Cheshire sweeps quad-meet

Branford's Cyrene Nicholas and Amity's Emily Criscuolo battle it out during Tuesday's meet. Photo by Mary Albl

Amity 23, Branford 34 (at Woodbridge) 3.0 miles Individual results: 1. Emily Criscuolo (A), 19:48; 2. Cyrene Nicholas (B), 19:59; 3. Lisa Gorham (A), 20:11; 4. Melissa Taggart (A), 20:44; 5. Jessica Lohret (B), 20:46 Records: B 6-1; A 7-0. Cheshire wins three (at North Haven) 3.0 miles Team results: Cheshire 19, North Haven 42; […]

Tuesday’s NH cross country roundup: Amity beats Branford in battle of unbeatens

The Amity boys' cross country team defeated Branford Tuesday afternoon. Photo by Mary Albl

Amity 19, Branford 44 (at Woodbridge) 3.0 miles Individual results: 1. Kyle Beaudette (A), 16:17; 2. Luke Arsenault (B), 16:35; 3. Harrison Block (A), 16:43; 4. Sri Kadimi (A), 16:44; 5. Aiden Leonard-Pasley (A), 16:49 Records: B 6-1; A 7-0. Cheshire wins three (At North Haven) 3.0 miles Team results: Cheshire 20, North Haven 43; […]

Boys soccer: Northwestern shuts out Shepaug

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Northwestern’s Winter Thorne-Kaneulis dribbles the ball in his team’s win over Shepaug Tuesday afternoon.

WINSTED >> Both teams played like they had a future, in Northwestern’s 3-0 boys soccer win over Shepaug Tuesday afternoon. The Spartans (3-4) were 3-1 before running into all three of the Berkshire League’s top teams (Lewis Mills, Nonnewaug and Northwestern) in the span of a week. “We’ve talked a lot about character,” said Coach […]

Boys soccer: Gulcicek’s last second goal lifts Hand past Guilford

Guilford's Noah Rattet, left, during Guilford High School soccer vs. Hand. Peter Hvizdak - New Haven Register

MADISON >> Through 79 minutes and 59 seconds, it appeared as if both the Guilford and Hand boys soccer teams would play to a well-earned tie. It was the final second which proved to be the difference. Jonathan Gulcicek’s rebound shot got past Guilford goalkeeper Colin Brocksieper with one second remaining to lift Hand to […]

Tuesday’s Litchfield County roundup: Northwestern boys cross country continues strong season

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Northwestern boys cross country competes against Gilbert and Housatonic in a tri-meet Tuesday afternoon.

Northwestern ran strong during a tri-meet against Housatonic and Gilbert. Northwestern beat Gilbert 15-50 while Housatonic defeated Gilbert 18-43. The Highlanders swept the Top-5 with Peter Bakker finishing first with a time of 16:39. Gavin Woodward finished second with a time 17:09. Housatonic’s Pat Considine finished sixth with a time of 18:46. Gilbert’s Jordan Brusmann […]

Hand’s van Dell voted GameTimeCT football star of Week 3

Hand quarterback Nick van Dell threw for 339 yards and four TDs in a 37-24 victory over Wilbur Cross (Photo Peter Hvizdak)

Fans have voted Hand quarterback Nick van Dell the GameTimeCT Football Star of Week 3. van Dell completed 24 of 36 passes for 339 yards and four touchdowns in Hand’s 37-24 victory over Wilbur Cross last Friday at the Wilbur Cross Athletic Complex. van Dell received over 60 percent of the vote. Foran’s Jake Kasuba, who […]

New London principal: Players were subjected to racist slurs

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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A school principal said Tuesday that members of his high school’s football team were subjected to racist taunts from among a group of adults in an eastern Connecticut town where his team had just played an away game and lost. New London High School principal William “Tommy” Thompson III said a […]

Girls swimming notebook: Talent, depth come together for Seymour

Seymour’s 200 freestyle relay team, from left, sophomore Taylor Robinson, senior co-captains Emma Crocamo and Victoria Babson and sophomore Skyler Szerszen swam a season-best 1:55.24 on Friday against Naugatuck.

In the 2010 and 2011 seasons, a lack of depth made it a challenge for the talented Seymour girls swim team to compete. In the 2012 and 2013 seasons, the Wildcats had depth but not as much talent. The Wildcats now have both. Thanks to a squad consisting of 17 swimmers and divers, and some […]

VIDEO: The Week 3 High School Football PLAYS of the WEEK

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It was an action-packed Week 3 in Connecticut with some great upsets, near-upsets and surprising performances galore. This Week’s edition of the Plays of the Week has it all: We start off in Hartford where Connor Field, the son of longtime WVIT-30 weatherman Brad Field, set a school record for yards in a 51-20 rout […]

Girls soccer: State coaches poll, week 3

Week ending Sept. 27 Class LL-L First-place votes in parenthesis Team                               Points   1. St. Joseph (10)                   100 2. South Windsor                     87 3. Fairfield Warde                   82 4. Glastonbury                         66 5. Avon                                      61 6. Simsbury                               50 7. Middletown                          38 […]

Girls soccer: Mecca’s late goal lifts Lauralton Hall past West Haven

MILFORD >> Dominating for a majority of the contest, the Lauralton Hall soccer team came within minutes of squandering a brilliant effort. Gigi Mecca made sure that was not the case. Finding open space on a fatigued West Haven team, Mecca fired a rocket just over the outstretched arm of West Haven goalkeeper Janiene Tuinman […]

Girls swimming beat: Greater New Haven top performances

(Compiled from meets called into the New Haven Register) 200-yard Medley relay: Cheshire (Lindsay Smalec, Lily Kurtz, Liz Boyer, Ellie Senft) 1:56.94. 200 Freestyle: Dana Chung (Amity) 1:58.60. 200 Individual medley: Lindsay Smalec (Cheshire) 2:13.14. 50 Freestyle: Megan Lasto (Amity) 24.72. 1-meter Diving:: Brianna Buehler (Sheehan) 234.35 points. 100 Butterfly: Lindsay Smalec (Cheshire) 59.83. 100 Freestyle: Simona Visinski (Shelton) 54.35. 500 Freestyle: Liz […]

Week 4 GameTimeCT / Register Top 10 Football Poll: Southington No. 1; Cheshire, Xavier move in

Cheshire's football team gets fired up before its 42-28 victory over West Haven Friday night. (Photo Peter Hvizdak)

Cheshire’s convincing 42-28 victory over West Haven on Friday night has lifted the Rams into the GameTimeCT / New Haven Register Top 10 poll heading into Week 4. Actually, it’s a Top 11 because Xavier (3-0) has made its debut as well alongside Hand (2-1) at No. 10. The Falcons are 3-0 and have allowed […]