Boyer leads Cheshire girls swim team to SCC meet championship

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NEW HAVEN >> Led by freshman Liz Boyer, the Cheshire girls swim team won the first two events of the Southern Connecticut Conference championship meet. Then the Rams’ depth kicked in the rest of the way. Boyer won the 200-yard freestyle (1:57.85), Lindsay Smalec won the 100 butterfly (58.58) — Boyer took second place in […]

Swimming: Smalec, Chung lead Cheshire, Amity into SCC championship meet

Amity's Dana Chung, left, and Cheshire's Lindsay Smalec at the Hamden Hall pool

When it comes to today’s Southern Connecticut Conference championship meet, every team has its share of talented swimmers. But Cheshire and Amity certainly stand out as the teams to beat based on their success in the dual-meet season. The Rams and Spartans, both 10-0, faced each other in their final regular-season meets. Cheshire used its […]

SCC Girls Swim Championship Preview Capsule

Mollee Lasto of the Amity High School swimming team (Photo by Peter Hvizdak - New Haven Register)

• When: Wednesday, 6 p.m. • Where: Southern Connecticut State’s Moore Field House, New Haven • What to look for: When it comes to winning a team title, depth means everything. Cheshire is loaded with it and is the team to beat. In addition to Lindsay Smalec, last season’s Register Area MVP, keep an eye on […]

Girls swimming: Hamden tops Lyman Hall in Tuesday’s roundup

Hamden 102, Lyman Hall 83 (at Hamden) 200 medley relay: LH (Brittany Driscoll, Holly Driscoll, Amber Albe, Alexa Tangredi), 2:02.05; 200 freestyle: Holland Driscoll (LH), 2:09.52; 200 individual medley: Brittany Driscoll (LH), 2:15.61; 50 freestyle: Megan Garner (H), 25.98; Diving: A. Battick (H) 222.5; 100 butterfly: Amber Albe (LH), 1:06.26; 100 freestyle: Brittany Driscoll (LH), […]

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 […]

Girls swimming: Weston wins in Thursday’s roundup

Weston 99, Lauralton 87 (at Weston) 200 Medley Relay Weston: Daly, Angus, Morikawa, Sampson; 200 Free Lauralton 2:02.60 Kay Begg; 200 Indiv Medley Lauralton 2:13.50 Elizabeth Sargent; 50 Free Weston Marikawa; 1 Meter Diving Weston Sophia Rapp; 100 Fly Weston Marikawa; 100 Free Lauralton 56.35 Kaitlyn Joy; 500 Free Weston Daly; 200 Free Relay Lauralton […]

CCC: Adding Avon, enrollment changes cause conference realignment

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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 […]

Monday’s NH County girls swim roundup: Cheshire beats Amity in battle of unbeatens

Cheshire's Lindsay Smalec wins the 100 backstroke in leading the Rams to an SCC championship win over Amity Monday, October 20, 2014 at the Hamden Hall pool at the Beckerman Athletic Center. (Catherine Avalone - New Haven Register)

Cheshire 95.5, Amity 88.5 (at Hamden Hall) 200 Medley Relay, Cheshire (Lindsay Smalec, Liz Boyer, Lily Kurtz, Ellie Senft), 200 Free Madeline Snow (A) 2:01.68, 200 IM: Maggie Lasto (A) 2:17.96, 50 Free: Dana Chung (A) 24.81, Diving: Emily Glatt (C) 226.10, 100 Fly: Smalec (C) 58.50, 100 Free: Chung (A) 53.83, 500 Free: Boyer […]

CCC: Major realignment set for 2015-16

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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 […]

Girls swimming: Unbeatens Amity and Cheshire meet today for the SCC regular-season championship

Mollee Lasto of the Amity High School swimming team (Photo by Peter Hvizdak - New Haven Register)

One of the most exciting girls swimming dual meets in Connecticut this season will take place tonight (Monday) with Amity (11-0 overall, 10-0 in the Southern Connecticut Conference) and Cheshire (10-0 overall and in the SCC) facing off to determine the SCC regular-season champion at the Hamden Hall pool in the Beckerman Athletic Complex in […]

State’s longest winning streaks by sport

The following are confirmed state records for winning streaks. There are other streaks we are trying to confirm. Feel free to add win streaks for sports that are not listed in the comments section and we will work to confirm. Football: 49, Cheshire (1991-96) Boys basketball: 80, Middletown (1975-78). Girls basketball: 62, Seymour (1996-99) and […]

Girls swimming: Naugatuck defeats Torrington

TORRINGTON >> Sometimes it’s all about the times. Naugatuck’s 92-76 girls swimming win over Torrington Friday night was no surprise to anyone at the Torrington YMCA. But, in swimming, like golf, the first battle is with oneself. “We’re going for best times tonight,” Torrington coach Katie Gregory said, before the meet. Then Jess Gray, Emily […]

Friday’s NH County girls swimming roundup: Sheehan edges Hamden

Lyman Hall 102, East Haven 60 (at East Haven) 200 Medley Relay: Lyman Hall (B. Driscoll, H. Driscoll, A. Albe, N. Cislo) 2:00.15; 200 freestyle: Shannon Wynne (EH) 2:24.63 ; 200 IM: Laura Bedoya (EH) 2:27.26; 50 Freestyle: Alexa Tangredi (LH) 24.03; 100 Butterfly: Laura Bedoya (EH) 1:05.46; 100 Freestyle: Alexa Tangredi (LH) 1:05.21; 500 […]

Thursday’s NH County girls swim roundup: Cheshire tops Branford

Cheshire 95 Branford 86 (at Branford) 200 medley relay: B (Julia Dietz, Erika Maercklein, Paige MacNeil, Caitlin Daley) 1:54.21; 200 free: Morgan Fountain, C, 2:05.90; 200 IM: Linday Smalec, C, 2:14.32; 50 free: Ericka Maercklein, B, 25.41; Diving: Erin Mostoller, C, 222.30; 100 fly: Lily Kurtz, C, 1:03.66; 100 free: Elizabeth Boyer, C, 56.53; 500 […]

Wednesday’s Greater New Haven girls swimming roundup

Girls swimming North Haven 96, Mercy 84 (at North Haven) 200 medley relay: NH (Nguy, Tracy Duffy Nguy Jasmine Gambardella) 2:02.61;; 200 free: Spencer NH, 2:07.59; 200 IM: Nguy, Jasmine, 2:22.94; 50 free: Gambardella NH, 27.50; Diving: Heiney M, 224.80; 100 fly: Nguy, Jasmine NH, 1:06.52; 100 free: Gambardella NH, 59.91; 500 free: Spencer NH, […]

Wednesday’s Litchfield County roundup: Torrington boys soccer downs Derby

Torrington boys soccer earned its 10th victory of the season by defeating Derby Wednesday night at home. Torrington’s Amar Suljic and Alex Church each scored two goals in the victory. Tom Kilackey, Colin Genovese, Kevin Vaca and Keyon Robinson each scored a goal for Torrington. Derby’s Eric Hicks scored his team’s lone goal on a […]

Girls swimming: Amity’s Lasto sisters making an impact

Sisters Megan Lasto, Mollee Lasto and Maggie Lasto, left to right, of the Amity High School swimming team

WOODBRIDGE >> Entering last season, Amity coach Todd Rainey knew he had a talented swimmer in junior Mollee Lasto. Lasto’s twin sisters, Megan and Maggie, were freshmen. Rainey knew the twins were talented — he had seen them compete in youth events for the Amity Regional Aquatic Club — but he wasn’t sure how they […]

Girls swimming notebook: Seymour does its part for breast cancer awareness

Seymour lost 87½-82½ to St. Joseph on Oct. 8. But the Wildcats still felt like winners after hosting the fourth annual Swim for Hope event for breast cancer awareness. “Like other schools, all the Seymour High School sports teams do a pink event for breast cancer awareness, and our event is called Swim for Hope,” […]

Girls Swimming Top Performances

(From meets called into the Register) 200-yard medley relay: Cheshire (Lindsay Smalec, Lily Kurtz, Liz Boyer, Elie Senft) 1:54.64 200 freestyle: Dana Chung (Amity) 1:58.6 200 individual medley: Chung (Amity) 2:11.97 50 freestyle: Allie Mascia (Hand) 23.69 1-meter diving:: Alexis Heiney (Sheehan) 234.35 points 100 butterfly: Smalec (Cheshire) 58.58 100 freestyle: Chung (Amity) 54:06 500 […]

Tuesday’s NH County girls swim roundup: Hamden, Shelton collect wins

Hamden 94, West Haven 87 (at West Haven) 200 medley relay: West Haven (Jasmine Gilbert, Mary Heidtmann, Elizabeth Fournier, Karen Caceres) 2:08.94; 200 free: India Rivere (H) 2:23.09 200 IM: Mary Heidtmann (WH) 2:30.99; 50 free: Reilly Carini (H) 30.10; Diving: Alyssa Battick (H) 210.10; 100 fly: Fournier (WH) 1:05.47; 100 free: Alex Cusano (H) […]