Soccer: New coach Pete Hamasian has West Haven boys off to 4-0 start

West Haven boys soccer coach Pete Hamasian (photo courtesy of West Haven High School)

Peter Hamasian was determined to change the culture of the West Haven boys’ soccer program. The results so far have been better than expected. Hamasian has won the first four games of his varsity coaching career, the latest a 2-1 win over Fairfield Prep, both the 2012 SCC champion and Class LL state tournament finalist. […]

Soccer: Top New Haven County performances, upcoming games to watch

Lauralton Hall sophomore Kerry Ullman battles Guilford freshman midfielder Taylor Shutak during their first game in the Southern Connecticut Conference in Milford Tuesday afternoon. The Lauralton Hall Crusaders defeated the Guilford Indians, 1-0. (Catherine Avalone - New Haven Register)

FINE PERFORMANCES Eric Hicks, Derby: Senior had three goals in a 7-0 win over Amistad Academy and added a goal in a 2-1 win over Wolcott. Cole McArdle, Hand: Senior had both goals in a 2-0 win over Foran and added a goal in a 3-2 win over Amity and in a 2-2 tie with […]

Saturday’s Greater New Haven boys soccer roundup: Guilford defeats Wilbur Cross

Guilford 4, Wilbur Cross 1 >> Steven Page scored twice to lead the Indians to an SCC win in Guilford. Goalie Colin Brocksieper had four saves for the Indians (3-1-1). Osuman Imoro scored for the Governors (1-3-1). Notre Dame-West Haven 1, Cheshire 0 >> Alex Ossa scored the game’s lone goal to lead the Green […]

Friday’s Greater New Haven boys soccer roundup: Linn goal lifts Law to tie with Hand

HAND 2, LAW 2 >> Kevin Linn scored with less than 5 minutes remaining for Law, which earned a tie with the reigning SCC Hammonasset Division champions at Milford. Antonio Gjuraj also scored for the Lawmen (2-2-2, 0-0-1). Alex Cinicolo and Cole McArdle scored for the Tigers (2-0-3, 1-0-1). NORTH HAVEN 2, EAST HAVEN 0 […]

Friday’s Litchfield County roundup: Torrington girls volleyball wins in straight sets over Wilby

Torrington girls volleyball earned its third victory of the season with a straight set win against Wilby. The Red Raiders won 25-1, 25-6, 25-9. Torrington’s Miah Giarnese recorded six kills. Caitlyn Cornish had three kills while Ali Dubois had eight assists and nine aces. Torrington is 3-2, Wilby is 0-5. Wolcott Tech 3, Whitney Tech […]

NVL implements new Iron division

Medieval alchemists would be proud. Their efforts to change ordinary metals into gold never hit the jackpot, but the Naugatuck Valley League is making it happen this year – or something like it. The league grew used to two seven-member divisions called Copper and Brass, established in 2006 “with the advent of football championships,” recalls […]

Boys soccer: Platt Tech routs O’Brien Tech in Thursday’s roundup

Kaynor Tech 3, Whitney Tech 1 (at Whitney Tech) Kaynor Tech    1    2    —    3 Whitney Tech    0    1    —    1 First half—KT: Geri Lunaku  (Steven Murillo) ; Second half—KT: Geri Lunaku  (Steven Murillo) ; First half—WT: Eric Carrera ; Second half—KT: Steven Murillo ; Shots—KT: 14; WT: 7; Saves—KT: Pierce Blom 6; WT: Luis […]

Soccer: Hand boys finally break through, defeat Foran 2-0

H11 Gianluca Perrotti F16 Joe Buzelle

MADISON — For nearly 40 minutes, Hand controlled the ball and only allowed one shot. But it took a goal just before the half for the Tigers to finally get on the board and they blanked Foran, 2-0, Wednesday night in a Southern Connecticut Conference Hammonasset Division boys soccer matchup at the Surf Club. “We’ve […]

CCC Boys Soccer: Place leads Northwest Catholic in 3-3 draw with Conard

Northwest Catholic's R.J. Place celebrates his second goal of the game on Wednesday vs. Conard. The game ended in a 3-3 draw. Derek Turner - GameTimeCT

WEST HARTFORD>> Conard’s boys soccer team knew it was going to have its hands full with Northwest Catholic’s R.J. Place. The plan was to double-team him, slow him down. But that didn’t work. Place scored two goals as Northwest Catholic played Conard to a 3-3 tie at Northwest Catholic High School on Wednesday. “R.J. dominated a […]

Boys soccer: Own goal kick-starts North Haven past Wilbur Cross

Wilbur Cross' goaltender Tyler Fernandez dives to prevent an own goal in North Haven's 2-0 win over the Governors. Pete Paguaga - Register

NORTH HAVEN >> It took almost the entire game but after a lot offensive pressure and one defensive lapse by Wilbur Cross, North Haven finally got a pair of goals to defeat the Governors, 2-0 Wednesday. In the 72th minute, a North Haven cross was volleyed into the front of the net. In the scrum, […]

Wednesday’s New Haven County Boys Soccer Roundup: Moore leads Platt Tech

PLATT TECH 2, WILCOX TECH 0 >> Connor Moore scored twice for the visiting Panthers in this CSC victory at Meriden. Roy Orellana and Brandon Duhaime had assists for Platt Tech (3-1). SHEEHAN 2, AMITY 0 >> Andrew Caplan and Alex Ramirez scored for the visiting Titans in this SCC Housatonic Division victory at Woodbridge. […]

Boys Soccer: Big first half propels Cromwell over Coginchaug

Cromwell's Derek Parker tries to win a 50/50 ball against Coginchaug's Kenny Sung-Cuadrado (14) and Tyler Crips (9) Tuesday in Durham. Photo by Jimmy Zanor - Middletown Press

DURHAM >> The Cromwell goals came in a flurry early as waves of Panthers found some room up front and finished one-on-one chances against Coginchaug goalkeeper Dan Gaurilovic. Yup, Gaurilovic seemed under siege for most of the first half Tuesday afternoon. It was also apparent that the senior-laden Panthers were a lot more focused in […]

Tuesday’s NH County boys soccer roundup: Seymour tops Oxford

Seymour 3, Oxford 1 >> Jean Virvet scored twice for Seymour in a Naugatuck Valley League home win. Anthony Ragaini also scored for the Wildcats (2-1). Joshua Selgado scored for the Wolverines (1-1). Old Saybrook 5, North Branford 1 >> Austin Reynolds scored twice for Old Saybrook in Shoreline Conference home win. Jake Hills had […]

Tuesday’s Litchfield County roundup: Torrington boys soccer storms past Crosby

Torrington continued its strong start with a 6-0 victory against Crosby Tuesday afternoon. The Red Raiders’ Austin Curry and Kevin Vaca each scored twice in the victory. Ethan Barbieri and Keyon Robinson each added a goal. Amar Suljic had three assists. Crosby’s Gabriel Pacheco made 10 stops while Torrington’s Nathan Manchester had two saves. Torrington […]

Boys soccer: State coaches polls

Week ending Sept. 13 Class LL-L First-place votes in parenthesis Team Record Points 1. Glastonbury (3) 2-0 101 2. Farmington (7) 2-0 99 3. Greenwich (1) 2-0 93 4. Conard (1) 2-0 49 5. Naugatuck 3-0 43 6. Hall 2-0 42 7. Norwalk 2-0 35 8. Suffield (1) 1-0 31 9. Wethersfield 2-0 28 10. […]

CCC Soccer: Simsbury, Hall draw in boys/girls doubleheader

Hall goalie Jeremy Rausch dives in the first half on Monday vs. Simsbury. The game ended in a 1-1 draw. Derek Turner - GameTimeCT

WEST HARTFORD>> Simsbury coach Jim Bayer wanted to get out to a fast start on the road vs. Hall on Monday and his girls did just that. The clock at Robert S. Chalmers Stadium had ticked just 50 seconds away before Kaleigh Heffernan found the back of the net for the Trojans. “It was the […]

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