CIAC field hockey tournament pairings, schedule

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The CIAC has released its pairings for its Class L, M and S field hockey tournaments that begin Monday. The pairings are below. In Class L, in the upper bracket No. 1 Glastonbury and No. 5 Cheshire appear headed for a showdown in the semifinals. The Rams are coming off a disappointing finish in the […]

Omdahl nets Hand’s overtime SCC field hockey championship victory over Lauralton Hall

Hand shows off its SCC Field Hockey Championship hardware (Photo via Hand High School)

By Steve Kirck | Special to MADISON — It was only fitting that it took extra time to decide the 2014 SCC field hockey champion as the league’s top two seeds met for the championship game between Daniel Hand and league newcomer Lauralton Hall. But it didn’t take long once overtime started. Hand senior Kathyrn […]

SCC field hockey championship preview: Lauralton Hall at Hand

Hand's Erin Mammele (left), battles for control of the ball.  (Peter Hvizdak - New Haven Register)

• When: Today, 7 p.m. • Where: Hand High, Madison • Records: Lauralton Hall 14-2-1; Hand 15-2-1 • Championship game appearances: Since the SCC’s first tournament in 2010, Hand has appeared in three finals and won the championship in 2010 (3-0 over Guilford). This is Lauralton Hall’s first season as a member of the SCC. […]

Tuesday’s Litchfield County roundup: Wolcott Tech volleyball wins CSC tournament opener

Wolcott Tech girls volleyball cruised past Abbott Tech 3-1 in the first round of the CSC tournament. The Wildcats won 19-25, 25-10, 25-10, 25-11. Wolcott Tech’s Emily Andrews had eight kills, two aces, 26 dighs and one block. Casey Farrington had 27 assists, one ace and 22 digs. Abbott Tech’s Maria Ramirez had five kills […]

Field Hockey: Glastonbury clinches CCC West with shutout of Simsbury


GLASTONBURY>> No one on the current Glastonbury field hockey team had ever beaten Simsbury — until Tuesday. For the first time since 2010, the Tomahawks defeated the Trojans, 3-0, and clinched the CCC West title in the process. “My team went out there. We were ready to go. We were psyched,” Glastonbury senior Leyna DiMarco said. […]

Monday’s field hockey roundup: Hand blanks Branford

Hand 3, Branford 0 (at Madison) Branford 0 0 — 0 Hand 1 2 — 3 First half—HD: Katie Omdahl 23:18; Second half—HD: Erin Mammele (Hannah Leckey) 13:58; Erin Mammele (Hannah Leckey) 10:30; Shots—BR: 5; HD: 11; Saves—BR: Keira Integlia 8; HD: Mel Rennie 5; Westbrook 3, Farmington 0 (at Westbrook) Farmington 0 0 — […]

Team Selfie Challenge: Jonathan Law wins Week 3 title

The Jonathan Law fans took home this weeks #GameTimeCTSelfie challenge. (Screenshot from @GameTimeCT Instagram account)

A photo posted by Gametimect (@gametimect) on Oct 10, 2014 at 5:03pm PDT We finally have a winner not named Lauralton Hall. The Jonathan Law student section claimed the Week 3  GameTimeCT Team Selfie Challenge (#GameTimeCTSelfie) title with nearly 100 likes on a creative celebration photo. With the win, Law’s selfie now has qualified for the […]

Saturday’s NH County field hockey roundup: Cheshire, Branford advance in SCCs

No. 3 Cheshire 3, No. 6 Guilford 0 >> Sarah Pierpont, Bailey Cunningham and Erica Stauffer all scored for defending champion Cheshire in this SCC quarterfinal-round home win. Alyssa Stevens needed to make just two saves to preserve the shutout for the Rams (13-2-1-1). Guilford dropped to 5-9-2-1. No. 5 Branford 1, No. 4 Hamden […]

Field hockey: Lauralton Hall advances in SCC tourney in Friday’s roundup

Lauralton Hall 6, Sheehan 0 >> Kiley Forrest scored three goals for No. 2 seed Lauralton Hall in the SCC tournament quarterfinals at Wallingford. Tori Stapleton had two assists for the Crusaders. Lauralton Hall 6, Sheehan 0 (at Milford) Sheehan 0 0 — 0 Lauralton Hall 0 6 — 6 Second half—LHA: Kiley Forrest 22:41; […]

Field hockey: Westbrook tops H-K in overtime

Westbrook 2, H-K 1 (OT) >> Lili Dickey scored the game winning goal in overtime on a penalty corner in a home victory over the Cougars. Julie Hausherr scored for H-K (8-5-0-1) in the loss to Westbrook (8-3-3-1). Westbrook 2, Haddam-Killingworth 1 (at Westbrook) H-K0 1 0 — 1 Westbrook1 0 1 — 2 First […]

SCC field hockey tournament pairings released: a confident Hamden is the sleeper

Hand's Erin Mammele (left), battles for control of the ball.  (Peter Hvizdak - New Haven Register)

  (Complete Pairings  below)  The pairings for the Southern Connecticut Conference field hockey tournament have been released and Hand, Cheshire, Lauralton Hall, Branford  and Hamden are the teams to beat. No. 1 Hand has an edge with the semifinals and finals at Hand High’s turf field. The girls at No. 2 Lauralton Hall, first-year members […]

Wednesday’s Greater New Haven field hockey roundup: Taylor Klesyk leads Hamden over Sheehan

Taylor Klesyk scored twice to lead the Hamden field hockey team to a 2-0 SCC win over Sheehan in Wallingford on Wednesday. Brianna Craft had six saves for the Green Dragons (10-3-1). Carly Femniak had 16 saves for the Titans (4-6-5). Cheshire 2, Guilford 1 >> Mikayla Crieger scored the game-winning goal off an assist […]

Field hockey notebook: Goalies key in SCC; Shoreline tournament to debut


The Southern Connecticut Conference field hockey tournament begins with the quarterfinal round on Saturday. As many as four teams have what it takes to challenge three-time defending champion Cheshire. The final league games are scheduled for today, so seedings, matchups and sites are yet to be determined. Hand (9-0 in SCC), Lauralton Hall (9-0), Cheshire […]

Tuesday’s Litchfield County roundup: Gilbert boys soccer earns first victory of the season

Gilbert boys soccer earned its first victory of the season after shutting out Wamogo 1-0 Tuesday afternoon. The Yellowjackets’ Steve Fortier scored the game-winning goal with under 10 minutes remaining in regulation. Fortier was assisted by Derek Fazioli. Gilbert’s Austin Stoeke made eight saves in the shut out. Wamogo is 3-9-1, Gilbert is 1-10-2. Litchfield […]

Field hockey: Top performances; HK at Westbrook the game of the week

STARS OF THE WEEK Gabby Torrenti, F, Amity: Torrenti had two goals in the Spartans’ 4-0 win over North Haven. Franny Daniels, F, Valley Regional: Daniels scored two goals in the Warriors’ 2-0 win over Morgan. Erin Mammele, M, Hand: Mammele had two goals and an assist in the Tigers’ 5-0 win over Mercy. Maggie […]