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), and Cheshire's Kya O'Donnell battle for control of the ball during first half field hockey action in Madison Tuesday, September 16, 2014 (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 […]

CCC: Adding Avon, enrollment changes cause conference realignment


BRISTOL>> Starting in the fall of 2015, Avon will leave the NCCC and join the Central Connecticut Conference. The state’s largest conference becomes even bigger. But with the addition of a 33rd school comes division realignment. Under the current system for the majority of sports, there are four divisions based on geographic location. Under the new […]

Week 5 Coaches Field Hockey Poll: Simsbury No. 1, Hand 4th, Lauralton Hall 7th

Coaches Poll compiled by Westbrook coach Janet Dickey   Field Hockey Poll School (1st place votes) Record Points 1. Simsbury  (7) 12-0 154 2. Wilton (1) 13-1-1 138 3. Glastonbury 10-0-1 124 4. Hand 13-2 96 5. Lewis Mills 13-0 93 6.  Avon 9-1-1 86 7. Lauralton Hall 12-2 63 8. Darien 10-4 59 9. […]

CCC: Major realignment set for 2015-16


BRISTOL >> The Central Connecticut Conference officially announced Monday afternoon a major realignment of its divisions for all sports for the 2015-2016 school year, as reported in The Middletown Press during the summer and again Monday. For boys and girls soccer, boys and girls cross-country, girls volleyball, boys and girls basketball, baseball, softball, boys and girls outdoor […]

Monday’s NH Country field hockey roundup: Hand blanks Branford

Amity 4, North Haven 0 (at Woodbridge) North Haven 0 0 — 0 Amity 1 3 — 4 First half—AM: Cassie Bishop (Lauren Duhl) ; Second half—AM: Marissa Mizzone (Lauren Duhl) ; Gabby Torrenti (Lauren Duhl) ; Gabby Torrenti ; Saves—NH: Rylee Bathrick 4; AM: Ashley Powers 1; Team records—North Haven 0-11-1; Amity 5-9-1 Cheshire […]

Saturday’s Greater New Haven field hockey roundup: Daniels’ two goals lead Valley Regional to 2-0 win over Morgan

Valley Regional 2, Morgan 0 >> Franny Daniels had two goals to lead the Warriors to their Shoreline Conference win in Deep River. The Warriors improve to 6-7-1. Field hockey Valley Regional 2, Morgan 0 (at Deep River) Morgan 0 0 — 0 Valley Regional 1 1 — 2 First half—VR: Francesca Daniels (Lindsey McKeon) […]

Vote for Friday’s Star of the Day; MaryAnne Bowman of Sacred Heart Academy is Wednesday’s Star

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WEDNESDAY’S STAR MaryAnne Bowman, Sacred Heart Academy volleyball: She had 16 kills, 7 blocks and 10 digs in a 3-2 win over West Haven. Vote for Friday’s Star until 9 p.m. Saturday.  

Friday’s Greater New Haven field hockey roundup: Sara Como’s two goals leads Cheshire to victory

Cheshire 4, Sacred Heart Academy 0 >> Sara Como had two goals and Kya O’Donnell added a goal and an assist to lead the Rams to their SCC win in Cheshire. Fourteen players were honored on Senior Night for the Rams (10-2-1-1). Goalie Olivia Riley had 20 saves for the Pacers (3-8-1). Hand 5, Mercy […]

Friday’s Litchfield County roundup: Beltrandi leads Northwestern field hockey past Thomaston

Northwestern 1 Thomaston 0 >> Northwestern’s Emma Beltrandi made 22 saves to lead the Highlanders past Thomaston, for their third win of the season. Maggie Dahill scored the only goal of the game in the first half. Northwestern is 3-5-3-1 and Thomaston falls to 7-3-1-1. Boys soccer Thomaston 4 Gilbert 0 >> Andrew Goodrich scored […]