Cross country: Glastonbury’s Neish, Amity boys win at Woods Trail Run

THETFORD, VT >> Saturday at Thetford Academy in Vermont, the reigning Southern Connecticut Conference and Class LL state champion Amity boys, won the cross country invitational scoring 129 points. Led by Amity’s Kyle Beaudette’s fifth place finish (16:47.22), the Spartans placed four runners in the top 30. Glastonbury was the next best finishing team from […]

Friday’s Litchfield County roundup

Boys soccer Lewis Mills 3, Housatonic 0 >> The Spartans got goals from Connor Angers, Joe Fortuna and Matt Hillsberg to move to 6-0-1 on the season. Freddy Marinelli had two assists. Angers, only two weeks since being cleared to play after knee surgery in the summer, scored the game winner with 3 minutes left […]

Friday’s Middletown area sports roundup

Girls soccer Mercy 1, Lauralton Hall 0 >> At Middletown, Lexie Porter’s goal in the 20th minute proved to be the game-winner as the host Tigers (5-1-2, 3-0-1) edged the Crusaders in a battle for the top spot in the SCC’s Quinnipiac Division on Friday. Haley Vanty had the assist on Porter’s goal, while Sandra […]

Thursday’s Litchfield County roundup

Cross country Holy Cross sweeps >> Torrington’s Ariana Santos was the overall winner and teammate Gabrielle Vega was second but Holy Cross used its depth to win the meet. The Crusaders defeated Torrington, Wilby and Seymour on the day. Torrington defeated Wilby but lost to Seymour and the Wildcats also defeated Wilby. Wilby’s Kateri Danay […]

Tuesday’s NH County boys cross country meet: Notre Dame-West Haven sweeps quad meet

Foran junior Jack Ardrey wins the cross country meet in an official time of 17:04, Tuesday, September 29, 2015, between Foran, Law, West Haven and Notre Dame of West Haven at Eisenhower Park in Milford. (Catherine Avalone/New Haven Register)

Notre Dame-West Haven wins three >> Mike DeLuca finished second at 17:38 and Ryan Conner placed fourth (17:46) to lead Notre Dame-West Haven (7-2) to a sweep in a quad meet at Eisenhower Park in Milford. Foran’s Jack Ardey (pictured right) won the meet in 17:05. (at Eisenhower Park, Milford) 3.1 miles Team results: Foran […]

Tuesday’s Middletown region sports roundup

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Coginchaug senior Caitlyn Sibiskie was presented the 1000 Assists Award by Blue Devils coach Eddie Castano prior to Coginchaug's Shoreline Conference match against Hale-Ray on Monday night.

  Girls swimming Middletown 93, E.O.Smith 92 >> At Mansfield, the Blue Dragons (4-1) rallied from an 11-point deficit to edge the Panthers in a Central Connecticut Conference meet on Tuesday. Middletown got impressive performances from Jenny Hawkins (200 and 500 freestyle), Jessica Hart (100 butterfly), Emma Lecky and Victoria Montanez (100 backstroke), Erin Hughes […]

Cross Country: Staples High boys take over No. 1 spot in Week 2 Coaches Poll

The Staples High boys' cross country team is No. 1 in the state cross country coaches poll. Photo by Mary Albl

Move over Amity, there’s a new No. 1 team in the state. In the Week 2 Connecticut Cross Country Coaches Poll, the Staples High boys’ cross country team moved into the top spot with six first place votes, earning 104 points. Amity, the preseason and Week 1 No. 1, moved to the No. 2 spot […]

Thursday’s NH County boys/girls cross country roundup: Amity boys and girls each get 3 wins

Action from the Girls Cross Country meet between Amity, Guilford, Law and Sheehan, Thursday, September 4, 2015 at the Fitzgerald Property in Woodbridge. First place in 19:54, Amity junior, Emily Criscuolo.  (Catherine Avalone/New Haven Register)

Girls cross country Amity wins three (At Woodbridge) 3 miles Team scores: Amity 24, Guilford 33; Amity 15, Law 50; Amity 15, Sheehan 50; Guilford 15, Law 48; Guilford 15, Sheehan 48; Sheehan 22, Law 36; 1. Emily Criscuolo (AMITY) 19:54; 2. Melissa Taggart (AMITY) 20:14; 3. Claire Keanna (GUILFORD) 20:23; 4. Evelyn Ferrall (GUILFORD) […]

Friday’s Litchfield County roundup: Terryville tops Shepaug in boys soccer

Boys soccer Terryville 2, Shepaug 1 >> Terryville got goals by Lavdrim Shahini on an assist from Alex Beaulieu and Kyle Hotchkiss to notch the victory. Shepaug’s Fernando Pires scored the Spartans’ lone goal at 12:30 of second. Terryville keeper Josh Mazur made seven saves on 10 shots, while Shepaug keeper Clayton Schneider tallied 10 […]

Cross country: Cheshire sophomores Murray, Daddi look to build off historic freshman campaign

(Catherine Avalone - New Haven Register)   Sophomore distance runners Lauren Daddi and Brendan Murray, were the top two freshmen in the state last year, are photographed at cross country practice, Wednesday, September 16, 2015 at Cheshire High School.

CHESHIRE >> Lauren Daddi and Brendan Murray ran the 2014 cross country season blissfully unaware of what they were actually accomplishing. Last fall the two Cheshire freshmen emerged as not only the Rams’ No. 1 runners, but the top freshmen in the state according to their State Open times. “Coming into high school I didn’t […]

Wednesday’s Litchfield County roundup

Boys soccer Torrington 2, Holy Cross 0 >> Brandon Stater and Naseem Thompson scored for the Raiders and Aiden Mattiello made 8 saves to notch the shutout. Abbott Tech 5, Wolcott Tech 2 >> The Wildcats got goals from Mitch Sorenson and Josh Santiago and Kyle Jansen made 9 saves in net. Girls soccer St. […]

Boys cross country: Naugatuck, Xavier winners in Tuesday’s roundup

NAUGATUCK TAKES THREE >> Grady Beasley was first place with a time of 17:19 as the Greyhounds defeated Oxford, Wilby and Sacred Heart. Naugatuck takes three (at Hope Brook Park, Naugatuck (3.1 miles) Team results: Naugatuck 18 Oxford 45; Naugatuck 18 Wilby 45; Naugatuck 17 Sacred Heart 44; Oxford 26 Wilby 30; Oxford 23 Sacred […]

Monday’s Litchfield County roundup

Girls volleyball Wolcott Tech 3, Whitney Tech 0 >> Angelica Randall had 13 assists, 10 digs, 4 aces and Jasmine Ma added 4 kills a block and 5 digs to pace the winners. Meaghan Jones 4 kills, 6 digs, 4 aces to aid the Wildcats who won by scores of 25-18, 25-21, 25-15 to improve […]

Cross Country: Amity boys, Tolland girls No. 1 in Week 1 Poll


The preseason favorites, Amity boys and Tolland girls, are still No. 1 in the Week 1 Connecticut Cross Country Coaches Poll that was released Monday evening. Over the weekend, the Amity boys won the Wilton Invitational for large schools scoring 33 points. Amity received seven first place votes, while the Staples boys are No. 2 […]

Friday’s Litchfield County roundup: Naugatuck girls soccer edges Torrington

Torrington's Casey Saade makes a save while teammate Ali Bottari helps defend against Naugatuckís Sara Marques on Friday.
(Marianne Killackey - Special to Register Citizen)

Torrington girls soccer lost to Naugatuck 2-0 Friday night. Naugatuck’s Sara Marques and Haily Boulanger each scored a goal in the victory. Despite the loss, the Red Raiders defense was strong, led by Ali Bottari, Cara Baker, Maddie Cardozo and Ayerland Baker. Casey Saade made 10 saves for Torrington. PHOTOS: Torrington girls soccer vs. Naugatuck […]

Cross country: Foran, Lauralton Hall win quad meets

Boys Cross Country Foran wins three (at Eisenhower Park, Milford) 3.1 miles Foran 19, Platt Tech 36; Foran 21, Law 34; Foran 18, Wilcox 41; Law 23, Platt 23 Law 34; Law 20, Wilcox 41; Platt 23, Wilcox 32. Individual results: 1. Jack Ardrey (F), 18:10; 2. Mark Fitzpatrick (F), 18:44; 3. Chris Gill (WT), […]

Thursday’s NH County boys/girls cross country roundup: FAA meet

Boys cross country FAA Meet (At Westport) Andrew Israel (Brunswick) 17:50, Gene Perry (Masters) 18:24, Grant Young (Hopkins) 18:32, Alex McCall (Greens Farms Academy) 18:48, Wesley Peisch (Brunswick) 18:58. Girls cross country FAA Meet (At Westport) Mackenzie Jordan (Convent Sacred Heart) 21:04, Carmen Martin (Greens Farms Academy) 21:26.4, Maliya Ellis (Hopkins) 21:28, Anna Liddy (School […]

Thursday’s Litchfield County roundup

Girls volleyball Torrington 3, Naugatuck 1 >> The Red Raiders won by scores of 25-15, 26-24, 21-25, 25-11. Torrington was led by Jayleen Colon with 28 assists, 10 digs and 4 aces and Carissa Carbone with 12 kills, 12 digs and 4 aces. Caitlyn Cornish added 12 kills and 2 blocks and Ali DuBois had […]

Boys Cross Country: Hand victorious in Wednesday’s roundup

Hand takes two Hand 17, Wilbur Cross 46; Hand 18, Law 38; Law 20, Wilbur Cross 39 (3.1 miles) 1. C. Roth-H, 18:24; 2. S. Collins-H, 18:38; 3. C. Roth-H, 18:45; 4. V. Rosario-WC 18:42; 5. M. Zancewicz-L, 19:23; 6. N. Zorba-H, 19:24; 7. R. Wasserman-L, 19:41; 8. D. Purcelli-H, 19:47; 9. M. Lanzano-L, 19:50; […]