Tennis: Connecticut Juniors compete in National Team Championships; USTA Nationals next

Some of the state’s best junior tennis players prepared for the upcoming USTA national championships by representing the New England section at the prestigious National Team Championships. Southern Connecticut Conference rivals Rich Ciamarra and Jason Seidman won their singles matches and teamed up for a doubles victory to lead New England to a 5-4 win […]

Tennis: Fairfield’s Ellyse Hamlin wins pair of USTA national titles

Ellyse Hamlin of Fairfield will head to Duke with a pair of national titles in her possession. Hamlin won both the singles and doubles titles at the girls’ 18-and-under USTA Clay Court Championships in Memphis, Tennessee, this weekend. Hamlin defeated fellow Duke incoming freshman Kaitlyn McCarthy 6-7, 6-1, 7-5 in Saturday’s singles final. It was […]

2015 New Haven Register All-Area Boys Tennis Team

Amity's Jason Seidman during his match with Xavier's Rich Ciamarra Friday, May 11, 2015 at Watrous Park in Cromwell. (Peter Hvizdak - New Haven Register)

The 2015 New Haven Register All-Area Boys Tennis Team. Capsules by Joe Morelli. Photos by Peter Hvizdak. Most Valuable Player Jason Seidman Amity, senior Stats: Finished 20-0 during the regular season at No. 1 singles for the fourth straight year. Won the Class LL state championship for the second time and the State Open crown […]

2015 New Haven Register Area Boys Tennis MVP: Jason Seidman, Amity

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From the day of his first singles match as an Amity High School tennis player, Jason Seidman had to perform as the No. 1 seed. He beat out teammate Andrew Ginzberg, a senior destined for the University of Connecticut, in a preseason challenge match and took over the No. 1 spot for the next four […]

Tennis: Seidman, Ciamarra to meet in USTA 18-U New England quarterfinals; state well represented

Southern Connecticut Conference rivals Richard Ciamarra and Jason Seidman, the No. 1 players at Xavier and Amity, will meet on Friday in the quarterfinals of the boys’ 18-and-under division at the USTA New England Super Six Sectional Championships on Friday at the University of Massachusetts. Ciamarra, the No. 1 seed, has dropped just five games […]

Here’s the CIAC’s official Spring Sports championship recap video

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The CIAC today released a comprehensive highlight video of all the spring sports state championships via the coverage of NFHS Network and CPTV Sports. It features 21 events, from track, to tennis, volleyball, softball, lacrosse and baseball. It’s 22 minutes of bliss. Related: The Top 25 Moments from Spring Championship Weekend.

Boys and girls tennis: 2015 All-Southern Connecticut Conference teams

(Catherine Avalone - New Haven Register)  North Haven's Emily Migliorini is an All-SCC Division I selection this season.

The following tennis platers were named to the All-SCC team this spring: BOYS TENNIS Division I Singles: Jason Seidman (Amity), Richard Ciamarra (Xavier), Evan Powell (Guilford), Andrew Forchetti (Notre Dame-West Haven), Ethan Bershtein (Amity), Max Einbinder (Amity) Doubles: Nick Sabetelli (Amity), Gabe Betancur (Amity), Andrew Pace (Hand), Danny Weinreb (Hand), Will Cannon (Fairfield Prep), Matt […]

2015 Spring State Championship Scoreboard, Story Links

The Amity Spartans Baseball team celebrates its "Three-Peat" Class LL win over Staples of Westport Saturday at Palmer field in Middletown. (Photo John Vanacore)

Baseball CLASS LL Amity 8, Staples 1   CLASS L North Haven 3, East Lyme 2   CLASS M Sheehan 5, Montville 0   CLASS S Northwest Catholic 5, Morgan 1   Softball CLASS LL Southington 5, Cheshire 4   CLASS L East Haven 4, Fitch 2   CLASS M Oxford 4, St. Joseph 0   CLASS S Holy Cross 4, Thomaston 0 […]

State Open Tennis: Amity’s Seidman, Staples boys, Amity girls win titles


NEW HAVEN >> The final high school tennis match of Jason Seidman’s high school career lasted 46 minutes at the Connecticut Tennis Center. He calmly walked to the net and shook hands with Seiji Hosokawa. There wasn’t much fanfare surrounding Seidman’s 6-1, 6-0 State Open title Wednesday afternoon, the first for the Amity senior. He […]

State Open tennis: Seidman, Hosokawa reach boys singles final

Amity’s Jason Seidman advanced to the State Open tennis championship final Tuesday with a 6-0, 6-0 victory over McMahon’s William Ely in the semifinals at New Haven. Seidman, the No. 1 seed, faces No. 2 Seiji Hosokawa of Norwalk in today’s final on Stadium Court at the Connecticut Tennis Center. The top two seeds in […]

Boys Tennis Championships: Amity’s Seidman bests Xavier’s Ciamarra for Class LL title

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WEST HARTFORD >> When the marathon of a Class LL boys’ singles final began, the rooting sections for rivals Jason Seidman of Amity and Xavier’s Richard Ciamarra consisted of boisterous teammates and anxious family members. However, when each of the boys’ tennis singles and doubles championship matches came to an end, the state’s best and […]

Boys tennis: Amity clinches Class LL state championship title

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Amity No. 1 singles player Jason Seidman of Amity faces Rich Ciamarra of Xavier in the Class LL singles final Thursday at Conard High in West Hartford.

No. 1 singles player Jason Seidman reached the final and doubles team Gabriel Betancur advanced Nicholas Sabatelli to the semifinals. Both helped Amity clinch the Class LL state championship on Wednesday, the school’s first state title since 2004. In fact, no team from any conference other than the FCIAC has won the LL title since […]

Tuesday’s CIAC State Tournament Postponements [Updated]


Update as of June 2, 2:30 p.m. Baseball Brackets: CLASS LL | CLASS L | CLASS M |CLASS S Maloney at New Fairfield, ppd. to Wed. 4pm Plainville at Northwestern, ppd. to Wed. 3:30pm University/Classical Magnet at Tolland, ppd. to Wed. 3:30pm Manchester at Southington, ppd. to Wed. 3:30pm New London at Fermi, ppd. to […]

Monday’s CIAC Tournament Postponements [Updated]

Haddam-Killingworth coach Mark Brookes is soaked with rain as his team waited out a postponement that never abated Monday vs. Oxford. The Cougars will resume their game with the Wolverines Tuesday in the bottom of the first inning (Photo via Cindy Moskey on Twitter)

Updated Monday, June 1, 6:47 p.m. Baseball Brackets: CLASS LL | CLASS L | CLASS M | CLASS S Abbott Tech vs. East Catholic, ppd. to Tue. 7pm at Cheney Tech Avon at Fitch, ppd. to Tue. 4pm Bacon Academy at Waterford, ppd. to Tue. 3:30pm Berlin at Bethel, ppd. to Tue. 3:30pm Branford at Bristol […]

Boys tennis: Amity derails Hand’s bid for an SCC three-peat

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West Haven won its first SCC tennis title Thursday, beating Shelton 5-2.

NEW HAVEN >> The Amity boys tennis was one match away from winning an SCC championship. Standing in the way Thursday afternoon was Hand, a team Amity had dismissed twice during the regular season. But Hand was the owner of the last two league championships. So the Spartans had plenty of motivation at the Yale […]

Boys tennis: Staples beats Greenwich, defends FCIAC title

The Staples boys' tennis team celebrates its FCIAC tile victory over Greenwich on Thursday. Photo by Keith Stein.

WILTON >> For the Staples boys’ tennis team, Thursday afternoon, celebrating winning the program’s second straight FCIAC title, still felt like a new experience. The Wreckers defeated Greenwich 4-0 in a weather delayed match that started at Wilton High and finished at the Intensity indoor courts in Norwalk. “It’s great, it’s unbelievable…something that very few […]

Wednesday’s NH County boys tennis roundup: It’s Amity vs. Hand in final again

SCC Division I semifinals >> Top-seeded swept No. 5 Guilford 7-0, losing just three games in its singles matches at New Haven. The Spartans (18-0) now face No. 3 Hand, a 5-2 winner over No. 2 Fairfield Prep, in the final Thursday at Yale University at 1 p.m. This is the third straight year the […]