Friday’s NH County lacrosse roundup: Lauralton Hall edges Amity

Hand 19, Mercy 6 >> Erin Mammele and Glenna Oles combined for seven goals for Hand in an SCC win qat Middletown. Cheshire Academy 9, Williams 5 >> Miura Wiley had four goals and an assist for Cheshire Academy (3-1) in a prep school home win. Lauralton Hall 9, Amity 7 >> Nikki Zaccaro scored […]

Friday’s NH County Softball Roundup: Rossetti, Seymour edge Oxford

Cassie Rossetti’s single scored Becca Johnson with the game’s only run in the sixth inning for visiting Seymour  in a 1-0 NVL victory over Oxford in a battle of team ranked in the Register Top 10 Poll. Johnson reached on a walk and then stole second. Wildcats pitcher Raeanne Geffert faced the minimum. She gave […]

Friday’s NH County Baseball Roundup

Hamden Hall 7, King 5 >> Ron LoRicco had three hits, including two doubles, and two RBIs for Hamden Hall in a Fairchester League home win. Will Rhone added two hits and two RBIs and Andrew Natale scored twoice for the Hornets (5-1). King dropped to 2-4. BARLOW 6, HAMDEN 3 (at Hamden) Barlow 013 […]

Friday’s NH County Girls Tennis Roundup

North Haven 7, Sacred Heart Academy 0 (at Hamden) Singles: Emily Migliorini (NH) def. Monica Krah (SHA) 6-1, 6-1; Julia Gill (NH) def. Maggio Hughes (SHA) 4-6, 7-5, 6-2; Olivia Hoyt (NH) def. Jenna Tubby (SHA) 6-1, 6-3; Hillary Hoyt (NH) def. Margaret Mirabella (SHA) 6-0, 6-2. Doubles: Emma Dzialo & Sophie Bates (NH) def. […]

Friday’s NH County Boys Tennis Roundup

Amity 7 West Haven 0 (At West Haven) Singles: Jason Seidman (AM) def John Delgado 6-0, 6-0; Ethan Bershtein (AM) def James Delgado 6-2, 6-2; Marco Delsanto (AM) def Mike Tran 6-2, 6-1; Logan Berke (AM) def Kevin Coyle 6-0, 6-2. Doubles: Jacob Mayerson/Zack Simon (AM) def Wyatt Condon/Luis Alvarez 6-0, 6-0; Alex Friedman/Adam Velardi […]

Friday’s NH County golf roundup: Wilbur Cross wins match in Florida

Platt Tech 203, Kaynor Tech 228 (At Orange Hills CC) Medalist: John Zdrowski, 45 (P), Platt Tech: Vaughn Dumas, 54; Ryan Solkoske, 53; John Zdrowski 45; Meghan Koskelowski, 51; Kaynor Tech: Nathan Fonti 55; Roberto Perugino, 61; Ryan Pelletier, 56; George Pastorok, 56. Team records: PT 2-1; KT 0-1 Wilbur Cross 246, Gateway 251 (at […]

Softball: Journey good so far for undefeated Cheshire

Hand second baseman Sam Pavano gets the force on  Cheshire's Andrea Russo during Chehsire's win Friday.

MADISON – Cheshire softball coach Kristine Drust calls the season a journey. So far, the journey has been pretty good, thank you. The undefeated Rams continued their hot start with their fifth straight win in a 5-3 victory over Hand Friday afternoon in a Southern Connecticut Conference inter-division contest. “We’re 5-0, but we don’t talk […]

Friday’s Middletown region sports roundup

Baseball Middletown 11, Plainville 8 >> Jared Pflaumer went 5-for-5 with four RBIs and three runs scored to power the visiting Blue Dragons in a CCC matchup on Friday. Pflaumer, a senior right-hander, also earned the pitching win. Ben Gilliland notched the save. Mark Haller went 2-for-2 with three RBIs and Chris Rodo had two […]

Baseball: Ogorzalek, Portland edge Haddam-Killingworth

Photo by Jimmy Zanor - Middletown Press
Portland senior Cole Ogorzalek fires a pitch against Haddam-Killingworth on Friday. Ogorzalek went the distance in the Highlanders' 4-3 win at Dyer Field.

PORTLAND >> Portland baseball coach Rick Borg has noticed a subtle difference in his team this spring. It seems last June’s memorable tournament run, which culminated with the school’s second Class S state championship, has given the Highlanders a confidence boost. “It’s a good thing,” Borg said. “They play with a lot more composure because […]

Baseball: Fairfield Warde continues to win, defeats rival Ludlowe

Fairfield Warde's Reece Maniscalco picked up the win Friday night against Ludlowe. Photo by Catherine Avalone/Register

BRIDGEPORT >> On a night when starting pitcher Reece Maniscalco didn’t have his best stuff,  the Fairfield Warde baseball team wasn’t in trouble. Friday night at Harbor Yard, the Mustangs turned in a solid defensive performance, collected the timely hits, and Masiscalco did enough to collect the 4-3 victory over rival Ludlowe. “Teamwork,” junior Zavier […]

Softball: Natoli, Fairfield Warde defeat rival Ludlowe

Junior Gabriella Natoli pitcher. Photo by Mary Albl

 FAIRFIELD >> As Fairfield Ludlowe loaded the bases in the top of the seventh with one out, Warde softball coach Gary Quiricone couldn’t help think of last season. A year ago, the Falcons (4-2)  rallied from one down to defeat the Mustangs in nine innings. Friday afternoon at Warde High, the Mustangs made sure there […]

Softball: Watts sisters, West Haven rout Shelton

West Haven coach Joe Morell congratulates Kial Watts at third base during the Westies' 13-2 victory over Shelton (Photo Peter Hvizdak)

SHELTON >> West Haven coach Joe Morrell has been stressing to his team to drive the ball up the middle. Morrell’s words have not gone unheard. The Westies followed up a thorough win over Hillhouse with another solid effort, combining 15 hits with a handful of Shelton errors to defeat the Gaels 13-4 in Shelton […]

Friday’s New Haven County area postponements

BASEBALL NVL Oxford at Seymour, ppd. to Saturday, noon Non-league West Haven at Platt Tech, ppd. to Tuesday, 3:45 p.m. Shoreline Westbrook at Coginchaug, ppd. to Saturday, 2 p.m. Old Lyme at North Branford, ppd. to April 25, noon Old Saybrook at Hyde/Hillhouse (Bowen Field), ppd. to May 4, 4 p.m. SCC interdivision Foran at […]

Boys Lacrosse: North Haven pulls away in fourth to beat Hand

North Haven's Colin Uyeki (right) fires the ball past Hand's Taylor Houghton in an SCC boys lacrosse game April 16 (Photo Dave Phillips)

MADISON – Last spring, North Haven couldn’t solve Hand’s zone defense in a first round state tournament loss. So coming into this season, the Indians worked on their offense against the zone, figuring Hand and other teams would try and stop their high powered attack. Mission accomplished. North Haven scored five times in the first […]

Thursday’s NHCounty girls lacrosse roundup: Anderson’s 8 goals leads HK over Valley Regional

Haddam-Killingworth 19, Valley Regional 10 >> Brinley Anderson had eight goals and two assists to lead the Cougars to their Shoreline Conference win in Deep River. Haley Gesick added three goals and two assists for the Cougars (2-1). Brianna O’Brien led the Warriors (0-3) with four goals. Old Saybrook 13, North Branford 5 >> Molly […]

Thursday’s NHCounty boys lacrosse roundup: Lohman leads Branford over Cheshire

Branford 7, Cheshire 4 >> Noah Lohman had three goals and Mike Caminear added a goal and two assists to lead the Hornets (2-2)to their SCC win in Branford. Chris Papa led the Rams (1-3) with two goals. North Branford 13, Old Saybrook 7 >> Kevin Odell had five goals and three assists to lead […]

Boys Lacrosse: Ludlowe defense overpowers Conard

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WEST HARTFORD>> After getting defeated handily at home two night ago, the Fairfield-Ludlowe boys lacrosse team was not going to let it happen again. The Falcons took their frustrations out Thursday to the tune of a 13-4 defeat over Conard at McKee Stadium. “Ridgefield pounded us at home, so we saw the game at a […]

Baseball: Timely hits lift Lewis Mills past Litchfield

Lewis Mills' Wil Coughlin pitches against Litchfield Thursday afternoon.
(Peter Wallace - Register Citizen)

BURLINGTON >> Lewis Mills came up with last-minute hits for a 6-4 win over Litchfield in a hardscrabble game stretching pitching arms and runs at Lewis Mills High School Thursday afternoon. With four games for each team this week after last week’s rain-outs, pitching arms are more precious than usual; in this one, so were […]

Thursday’s NH County Tennis Roundup: Hand girls top North Haven

(Catherine Avalone - New Haven Register)  North Haven's Emily Migliorini defeats Hand's Ana Grosso, 6-1, 6-0, Thursday in the No. 1 singles match.
Hand won the overall competition 5-2.

  BOYS Foran 6, Law 1 (at Milford) Singles: Kyle Lockwood (Foran) beat Bobby Phong (Jonathan Law) – 6-4, 5-7, 7-5; Dana Xu (Foran) beat Amar Almidani (Jonathan Law) – 6-0, 6-0; Evan Miller (Foran) beat James Mercaldo (Jonathan Law) – 6-3, 6-2; Kenny Wright (Jonathan Law) beat Makane Takeuchi (Foran) 5-7, 7-5, 6-2. Doubles: […]