Monday’s NH County girls soccer roundup: Lauralton Hall edges West Haven

Gianna Mecca’s goal in the 76th minute propelled the Lauralton Hall girls soccer team to a 1-0 win over West Haven Monday at Milford. Sarah Haselkamp and Mary Finnigan both recorded assists on the goal for the Crusaders (5-2). Colleen McCarthy made two saves in the shutout. Janiene Tuinman had 13 saves for West Haven […]

Monday’s Litchfield County roundup: Wolcott Tech boys soccer draws O’Brien Tech

In a matchup of two winless teams, both Wolcott Tech and O’Brien Tech were unable to get their first victories. The game finished in a 3-3 double overtime draw. The Wildcats’ Mitch Sorenson scored two goals while Josh Santiago added a goal. O’Brien Tech’s Ricardo Mosquera scored two goals. Wolcott Tech’s Kyle Janson made three […]

Soccer notebook: Morgan girls get off to fast start, eye postseason berths

Coach Megan Kilbride hopes the last two seasons of rebuilding campaigns turns into a very successful season this fall for the Morgan girls’ soccer team. The Huskies went 5-8-3 and 6-9-1 the last two years and are now nearly four years removed from its first-ever appearance in the Class S state championship game. But the […]

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

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Gianluca Perrotti, left, and the Hand boys' soccer team have two tough games this week against Guilford and Xavier.

FINE PERFORMANCES Luis Rodriguez, Whitney Tech: Freshman scored all four goals in a 4-3 overtime win against Kaynor Tech, added three more in a come-from-behind 4-3 win over Kolbe Cathedral and had one in a 2-0 win over Wolcott Tech. Marcos Espinosa, Seymour: Junior scored three goals in a 6-0 win over Derby. Danielle Richardson, […]

Saturday’s Greater New Haven girls soccer roundup: Caroline Monahan leads Crusaders to SCC win

Lauralton Hall 2, Hamden 0 >> Caroline Monahan scored twice for the Crusaders in this SCC Quinnipiac Division win in Hamden Mia Mulin had an assist for Lauralton Hall (4-2). Valley Regional 3, North Branford 0 >> Ashley Sherman, Ashley Joia and Jill Cayer scored for the host Warriors in this Shoreline Conference victory in Deep River. Caitlyn […]

Girls soccer: Fairfield Warde nets late goal to top New Canaan

Fairfield Warde defeated New Canaan 1-0 Friday afternoon at Connor Field. Photo by Mary Albl

NEW CANAAN >> Pressing for a goal almost the entire 80 minutes of play, it took a shot from nearly 30 yards out from Fairfield Warde to finally crack the New Canaan defense Friday afternoon at Connor Field. With 2:58 left in the game and neither team able to score, Warde’s Taylor Gabrenas took control […]

Friday’s NH County girls soccer roundup: Lauralton Hall edges SHA

Lauralton Hall 1, Sacred Heart Academy 0 >> Mia Mullin’s first-half goal stood up for Lauralton Hall in an SCC Quinnipiac Division win at Milford. Colleen McCarthy made eight saves for the Crusaders (3-2). Alexa Fiala and Meghan Jerram split five saves for the Pacers (3-2-1). North Haven 3, Wilbur Cross 1 >> Emily Migliorini, […]

Friday’s Litchfield County roundup: Early goals help Torrington girls soccer get past Seymour

Torrington girls soccer took the lead out of the gate and didn’t look back, defeating Seymour 4-0 Friday afternoon. Middleton scored two goals in the first eight minutes of the match. Shannon Reardon and Aubrey Peterson-Hague also scored in the victory. Peterson-Hague added two assists. Seymour’s Justine Inzero made 10 saves. Torrington’s Brie Pergola made […]

Girls soccer: Severino leads West Haven past Hamden

WEST HAVEN >> West Haven senior captain Alexis Severino has watched her team grow since the summer. Severino has liked what she has seen. Behind Severino’s fourth goal of the season, great overall play by Gabi Prisco, and a solid defensive effort led by Sam Furtak and Jolie Morrell, West Haven improved to 5-0 with […]

Wednesday’s NH County girls soccer roundup: North Branford ties East Hampton

Jess Zumbo’s first-half goal helped the North Branford girls’ soccer team earn a 1-1 double-overtime tie with East Hampton Wednesday in a Shoreline Conference home game. Sara Olsen assisted on the goal for the Thunderbirds (2-3-2). Natalie Dash scored for the Bellringers (3-3-1). Law 2, Foran 0 >> Paige Szygiel had a goal and an […]

Girls soccer: Law wins first game of the season, shuts out Foran

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Megan Smith of Law, left, and Milani Gray of Foran fight for the ball during the first half of  girls soccer at  Law High  School  Wednesday. Law won 2-0.

MILFORD >>  Law girls soccer coach J.D. Rhode felt the hard work of his team would soon pay off. Rhode could not have been happier with the timing of those results. Paced by second half goals from Bethany Edwards and Paige Szygiel, Law picked up its first win of the season with a 2-0 victory […]

Girls soccer: Garcia, Staples roll to win over Ludlowe

Staples defeated Ludlowe 6-2 Tuesday afternoon to remain undefeated on the season. Photo by Mary Albl

FAIRFIELD >> Staples first year girls’ soccer coach Barry Beattie admitted there were some slight nerves coming into Tuesday afternoon’s match against Fairfield Ludlowe at Taft Field. From a not-so-smooth warmup, to the challenge of facing one of the better squads in the FCIAC in Ludlowe, Beattie wasn’t too sure how the contest would go. […]

Tuesday’s NH County girls soccer roundup: East Haven shuts out Wilbur Cross

East Haven 3, Wilbur Cross 0 >> Megan Kikosicki had two goals and an assist for East Haven (4-1-1, 2-0-1) in an SCC Oronoque Division home win Cross dropped to 0-5-1, 0-2. Mercy 5, Lauralton Hall 2 >> Olivia Ozcyz and Danielle Richardson both scored twice for Mercy (4-2) in an SCC Quinnipiac Division win […]

Tuesday’s Litchfield County roundup: Coma leads Thomaston boys soccer past Wamogo

Thomaston rallied late to defeat Wamogo 1-0. Thomaston’s Ardit Coma scored the game’s lone goal with 2:59 remaining in regulation. Shane O’Bar made 12 saves for the Golden Bears. The Warriors’ Landon Bellmay made eight saves. Thomaston is 3-2, Wamogo is 0-4-1. Nonnewaug 3, Gilbert 0 >> Nonnewaug’s defense came up big on Tuesday, shutting […]

Girls soccer: H-K wins in OT in Monday’s roundup

Holly Madore scored in overtime to lift the Haddam-Killingworth girls soccer team over Coginchaug 2-1 Monday in a Shoreline Conference game in Higganum. Coginchaug got on the board first in the second half after Janelle Berry connected off a pass from Jessica Drop. The Cougars responded as Megan Toman tied things up with an unassisted […]