CIAC girls volleyball tournament pairings, schedule

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CLASS LL FIRST ROUND Monday, 6 p.m. Upper bracket: No. 1 Cheshire – Bye; No. 17 Fairfield Warde (10-9) at No. 16 Danbury (10-8); No. 25 Bristol Central (8-12) at No. 8 Southington (15-4); No. 24 Hamden (8-12) at No. 9 Newtown (14-4); No. 4 Amity – Bye; No. 20 Conard (9-9) at No. 13 […]

Wednesday’s co-stars: Katie Helfenbein and Kathleen Walsh, Amity; vote for Thursday’s Star of the Day

WEDNESDAY’S STAR Katie Helfenbein and Kathleen Walsh, Amity girls volleyball: Had 10 kills apiece in a 3-1 SCC semifinal victory over Foran. Vote for Wednesday’s Star at until 9 p.m. Thursday.

Girls volleyball: Nonnewaug wins Berkshire League title

Nonnewaug won its first Berkshire League girls volleyball title in a 2-1 win over Terryville Thursday night at Lewis Mills.
(Peter Wallace - Register Citizen)

BURLINGTON >> Nonnewaug’s girls volleyball team won its first Berkshire League volleyball team in a gutsy come-from behind win over No. 1 seed Terryville, 2-1, Thursday evening at Lewis Mills High School. “Every other sport has a banner in the gym except volleyball,” said junior Caroline Losure (19 kills, 16 digs). “This is the first […]

Girls volleyball: Morgan sweeps Hale-Ray, to face H-K in Shoreline tournament final

No. 2 Morgan 3, No. 3 Hale-Ray 0 >> Jen Dawson had 17 kills and 18 service points for Morgan in its sweep (25-14, 25-17, 25-17) in the Shoreline Conference tournament semifinals at Clinton. The win was the 599th of Morgan coach Joe Grippo’s career. The Huskies go for the 600th on Saturday in the […]

Girls volleyball: Seymour on mission, wins NVL championship

Seymour swept its way to a Naugatuck Valley League title 3-0 over Woodland in Waterbury Thursday.

WATERBURY >> Seymour’s been on a mission ever since falling in the first round of last season’s Class S girls’ volleyball tournament. The Wildcats ran roughshod through the Naugatuck Valley League going 19-1 and on Thursday in the league tournament final, the Wildcats showed just how dominant they can be. Setter Myranda Williams had 28 […]

Volleyball: Ludlowe beats Trumbull to advance to FCIAC final

The Fairfield Ludlowe volleyball team beat Trumbull in four games to advance to the FCIAC final on Saturday.

FAIRFIELD >> An opening set loss to Trumbull was apparently all the motivation the Fairfield Ludlowe girls’ volleyball team needed Thursday evening. After dropping the first game of the FCIAC semifinals to Trumbull, 23-25, the Falcons rallied back to beat the Eagles in three straight sets (25-14, 25-19, 25-18) and advance to the FCIAC Championship […]

Thursday’s Litchfield County roundup: Wolcott Tech girls volleyball advances to CSC finals

Wolcott Tech edged Bullard Havens 3-2 Thursday to advance to the CSC finals. The Wildcats won 25-17, 22-25, 23-25, 25-22, 15-6. Wolcott Tech’s Casey Farrington recorded 36 assists, 46 digs and two aces. Haley Farrington had two aces, 34 digs and Lydia Carlson had eight kills and two digs for the Wildcats. Wolcott Tech is […]

Girls volleyball: Amity defeats Foran, advances to SCC final vs. Cheshire

WOODBRIDGE >> Since losing to Mercy in last year’s Southern Connecticut Conference semifinals, Amity’s Katriana Helfenbein and her teammates have been waiting 12 long months to get back to the league tournament. Turns out the wait was well worth it thus far. Using a balanced attack, second-seeded Amity topped sixth-seeded Foran, 3-1 (25-15, 25-22, 20-25 […]

Wednesday’s Litchfield County roundup: Nonnewaug girls soccer edges Shepaug in OT

Christina Sordi led Nonnewaug past Shepaug 1-0 in overtime on Wednesday. Sordi scored the Chiefs’ lone goal in overtime. Shepaug’s Samantha Morovsky made 17 saves. Nonnewaug’s Sarah Schivera made 11 stops in the shutout. Shepaug is 8-6-2, Nonnewaug is 12-2-2. Lewis Mills 4, Housatonic 2 >> Behind a strong first half, Lewis Mills pulled away […]

Girls volleyball: The Cheshire vs. Amity SCC final is set (weather pending)

Cheshire and Amity have had a score to settle since 2012. The rivals were to meet in the Southern Connecticut Conference final, but after a Nor’easter, the final was cancelled and both teams were named co-champs. Not cool. Not cool at all. “It’s frustrating not to be able to play that game,” said Cheshire coach […]

Girls volleyball: All-Shoreline Team announced

Morgan has dominated in the Shoreline all season, as expected coming off their state title and run of 22 straight conference crowns. The Huskies are well-represented on both the first and second teams. Player of Year: Jen Dawson, Morgan outside hitter First Team Summary   H-K boasts the most first team players, three. Meanwhile Morgan […]

Girls volleyball: Foran roars past Mercy in SCC quarters

Senior captain Ashley Mendillo and the Foran Lions of Milford defeated the Mercy Tigers, 3-1 in an SCC quarterfinal game Tuesday night, October 28, 2014, at the Mercy High School gymnasium in Middletown. (Catherine Avalone - New Haven Register)

MIDDLETOWN >> The volleyball players from Foran have shirts that read: The Lion Never Leaves Unsatisfied. The Lion – or better said, the Foran Lions – lived up to that notion Tuesday night be beating Mercy 3-1 in the quarterfinal round of the Southern Connecticut Conference volleyball playoffs at Mercy High School. No question the […]

NVL girls volleyball tournament: No. 2 Woodland drops Torrington in five-sets

Torrington's Miah Giarnese gets ready to serve against Woodland Tuesday.
(Marianne Killackey - Special to Register Citizen)

WATERBURY >> In a spellbinder from start to finish, Woodland’s girls volleyball team edged Torrington 3-2 (31-29, 25-19, 19-25, 23-25, 15-13) in an NVL semifinal match at Wilby High School Tuesday evening. “If there are five sets in a match, we’re going to play them all,” said Woodland coach Jim Amato. The Hawks (18-4 overall, […]

Girls volleyball: Foran, Hale Ray, Seymour winners in Tuesday’s roundup

Foran 3, Mercy 1 Game scores: 25-21, 17-25, 28-26, 25-19; Notes: F—Janae Owen had 13 kills, Kayla Ellis had 11 kills and Jenna Zeccarelli had 37 assists. M—Maddie Kumm had 9 digs and 9 aces and Casey Nelson had 12 kills. Records: Foran 16-5; Mercy 15-5. Hale Ray 3 East Hampton 0 Game scores: 25-13, […]

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 […]

Girls volleyball: Valley Regional, Hale Ray advance in SLC tourney

DEEP RIVER >> The Valley Regional girls volleyball team is headed to the Final Four. The fourth-seeded Warriors advanced to the Shoreline Conference tournament semifinals with a 3-0 win over No. 5 Coginchaug Tuesday night at Deep River. It was Valley’s third win against the Blue Devils this season. “I think it’s hard to beat […]

Girls volleyball: SLC tourney underway this week

The Shoreline Conference volleyball tournament gets underway tonight with quarterfinal round games at Deep River and Moodus. Fifth-seeded Coginchaug (10-9) will travel to No. 4 Valley Regional (14-6) at 5:30 p.m., while sixth-seed East Hampton (9-9) will be at No. 3 Hale-Ray (15-5) at 6 p.m. Valley Regional defeated the Blue Devils twice during the […]