FALLS VILLAGE >> Housatonic pitcher Scott Dignacco closed out the Mountaineers’ regular season with a no-hitter in a 9-0 win over Mt. Everett at Housatonic High School Tuesday afternoon. Connor Toffey (2 hits, triple) and Seth Sherwood (2 runs) fueled the rout. Thomaston 5, Lewis Mills 1 >> The Golden Bears snuffed out 7-13 Mills’ […]
TORRINGTON >> Seymour’s boys track and field team won its first NVL Championship since 2009 Tuesday afternoon at Torrington High School’s Robert H. Frost Sports Complex, beating rivals Derby and Woodland 138-122-120. Seymour’s girls, leading for most of the meet in hopes of a Wildcat sweep, will have to wait a little longer. Perennial girls […]
WALLINGFORD >> The more things change, the more things stay the same at the Southern Connecticut Conference championship meet. With a new head coach at the helm, Amity’s boys’ track team continued its frequent dominance, winning its 10th SCC title since 2000. The meet won’t be finished until today, since the boys’ discus throw was […]
CHESHIRE >> After losing to Cheshire in the final regular-season game, Hand girls lacrosse coach Kevin Siedlecki had a message for his players – improve your playmaking if you want to succeed in the Southern Connecticut Conference tournament semifinals against Lauralton Hall. “Against Cheshire, we weren’t aggressive enough and the playmaking wasn’t there,” Siedlecki said. […]
Monday’s Star Omar Diaz, Wilbur Cross baseball: He was 3-for-4 with two homers in an 11-2 win over HMTCA.
BOYS Fairfield Prep 11, Hand 3 (SCC Semifinals at Madison) Fairfield Prep 3 3 3 2 — 11 Hand 1 1 1 0 — 3 Goals: (FP) Colin Smalkais 4; Chris Brown 4; Connor Raymond 1; Ethan Grandolfo 1; Brendan Hoffman 1; (HD) Zach Santoemma 1; Liam Gottlick 1; George McGuirk 1; Assists: (FP) Chris […]
NORWICH TECH 15, PLATT TECH 5 (at Norwich) Platt Tech 101 000 3 — 5 8 7 Norwich Tech 103 074 X — 15 17 1 Jasmine Rivera and Autumn Lewandowski; Hannah Smith and Erin McBride. WP: Hannah Smith. LP: Jasmine Rivera (15-5). Team records: Platt Tech 16-5; Norwich Tech 17-4.
BOYS Cheshire 166, Sheehan 172, East Haven 200 (at The Farms CC) Medalist: Cheshire Dan Schena 39. Cheshire: Drew Bellina 44; Carter Defig 41; Owen Reach 42. Sheehan: Eli Dyer 42; Trevor Biel 43; Ken McCracken 43; Jake Meaney 44. East Haven: Josh Palmer 52; Brandon Andrysiewicz 52; Nick Maniscalco 47; Matt Latella 49. Fairfield […]
Shelton 3, Oxford 2 (At Oxford) Game scores: Shelton 25-18, 21-25, 25-22, 21-25, 15-13 Notes: Oxford: Will Richter 19 kills, 12 blocks, 7 digs, Zak Conant 9 kills, 18 digs, Praneeth Hewathanhtri 42 digs. Shelton: Matt Wojslaw 5 digs, 23 kills, 3 blocks, Patrick Devaney, 12 digs, 13 kills, 5 blocks, Jarrett McCurdy 3 aces, […]
MIDDLETOWN >> Sometimes the game story isn’t the real story. Tuesday afternoon at John DeNunzio Field, pitcher Ben Gilliland made his first start of the season for Middletown. Like every other game before this day, Middletown lost, this time an excruciating 2-1 decision to Rocky Hill, making it four of the last five games in […]
The SCC, NVL, NCCC and CSC Track and Field Championships and the CCC Central and North division championships are underway this afternoon. The SCC meet is at Sheehan and the NVL meet is at Torrington. The CCC North Division meet is a Tolland. The CCC Central is being held at Simsbury. The NCC Championship is […]
Weston’s girls track and field team won a 11th-consecutive championship and the Masuk boys team won its first title at the SWC championships Monday at Bethel High School. Weston’s girls amassed 126 1/2 points to overtake second-place Newtown’s 91. Weston’s only first place finish was a victory in the 4×100 (a team of Erin O’Connell, […]
CCC Quarterfinals, Tuesday, May 24 (at higher seed) No. 1 East Hartford has received a bye to the semifinals. Conard 3, Glastonbury 0 (25-22, 26-24, 25-15) Southington 3, Farmington 1 South Windsor 3, Newington 0 (25-20, 25-16, 25-23) Semifinals, Wednesday, May 25 (at Glastonbury High School) No. 2 Conard vs. No. 3 Southington, 5 p.m. No. 5 […]
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Saturday’s Star Raeanne Geffert, Seymour softball: Pitched a perfect game, struck out 13 and recorded her 1,000th career strikeout in a 1-0 win over Woodland in the NVL tournament quarterfinals. Vote for Monday’s Star of the Day until 9 p.m. on Tuesday.
The Fairfield Prep baseball team has qualified for the Southern Connecticut Conference tournament for the fourth-consecutive year. But unlike the previous three appearances, the Jesuits will have to play their quarterfinal game on the road. Entering its final regular season game with Cheshire on Monday, Fairfield Prep is 11-8 overall, 5-3 in the SCC Quinnipiac […]
Evan Carollo pitches perfect game as Law tops Hale Ray 9-0. 13 K’s. Final out. #ctbase pic.twitter.com/ILWPbvH0Oj — Mike Madera (@MikeMadera2) May 23, 2016 MILFORD – Monday was senior day and Law’s baseball team was trying to get back to .500 before the postseason. It was going to be hard for anything to overshadow those factors when the Lawmen […]
OVER THE FENCE BALLS Brayden Cooney, Southington: Hit two dingers in the Blue Knights’ 10-2 win over Windsor. John Yish, Oxford: Hit a 3-run homer in the Wolverines’ 5-1 NVL quarterfinal win over Naugatuck. Joe Holm, Seymour: Went deep in Seymour’s 23-0 win over Bullard-Havens. Brian Ronai, Amity: Hit a home run in the Spartans’ 6-3 win […]
BRANFORD 3, VALLEY REGIONAL 2 (at Branford) Valley Regional 001 100 0 — 2 5 0 Branford 300 000 X — 3 5 0 Hannah Clark and Rylee Dare; Sophia Araneo and Matilda Kreider. WP: Sophia Araneo. LP: Hannah Clark. Team records: Valley Regional 6-13; Branford 6-14. Comments: 2B: VR: Figuerick. 3B: BFD.: Minore, Falcigno; […]
NAUGATUCK >> Post-season softball often brings instant joy and instant sorrow. Great pitching is essential to successful high school teams. The opposition usually gets just a few chances to make a difference. Monday’s Holy Cross/Torrington NVL Tournament semifinal game at Naugatuck High School was a classic example. The No. 2 Crusaders won 4-3 on a […]