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 […]

Wednesday’s Litchfield Country scoreboard

Boys tennis Collin Genovese and Scott Dixon of Torrington, ranked 2nd in the league in doubles, advanced to the semifinals after two wins in the opening round of the NVL tournament at Woodland High School. Ethan Barbieri, ranked No. 5in the conference won his two singles matches to advance to the semifinals. Softball Lewis Mills […]

Tuesday’s Litchfield County sports roundup

Golf BL CHAMPIONSHIPS HARWINTON >> Litchfield’s Joe D’Andrea was low scorer at the Berkshire League All-Star Golf Tournament at Harwinton’s Fairview Farm Golf Course Tuesday. D’Andrea shot a 76, with Shepaug’s Griffin Ylagan (77) and Litchfield teammate Nathan Leigh (78) right behind him. All three golfers made the BL All-Star team, along with Tyler Goulet […]

Tuesday’s NH County boys tennis roundup: Guilford edges Cheshire

Guilford 4, Cheshire 3 Singles: Evan Powell (G) def. Jackson Ajello 6-1, 6-0; Matt Murphy (G) def. Reilly Eldridge 6-2, 6-2; Arnav Velaparthi (C) def. PJ Malafronte 6-2, 6-0; Jaden Tiriolo (C) def. Sam inchlik 6-2,6-2. Doubles: Abdullah Chohdry/David Light (C) def. Joe Boughton/Jeff Eng 3-6, 6-2, 6-3 Jackson Inchlik/Cameron Charbonneau (G) def. Dennis Ryley/Sean […]

Boys tennis: Cheshire, Guilford winners in Thursday’s roundup

Cheshire 4, Notre Dame-West Haven 3 Singles: Andrew Forchetti ND def Reilly Eldridge 6-0 6-1; Avnav Velaparth Ch def Andre Singer 6-2 6-4; David Light Ch Def Adrian Cruz 6-1 4-6 6-2; Rory Schreck ND def Joe Castone def Doubles: Jackson Ajello / Abdullah Chidbey Ch def Gabe Sparks/ Eric Harkins 6-1 6-3; Sean Crowley/ […]

2015 SCC Boys and Girls Tennis Tournament Schedule/Pairings

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The SCC boys and girls tennis championships will begin Tuesday with first-round matches at the site of the higher seed and conclude Thursday with the championship finals in both Division I and Division II at the Yale University Tennis Complex. Boys Tennis Division I No. 1 Amity and No. 2 Fairfield Prep get byes First […]

Thursday’s NHCounty boys and girls tennis roundup: Florillo leads Lyman Hall boys over Sheehan

Boys tennis Lyman Hall 4, Sheehan 3 (at Wallingford) Singles: Nick Fiorillo (LH) def. Gerry Chica, 6-0, 6-3; Jake Young (LH) def. Paxton Stowik, 6-1, 6-0; Jon Jacobs (LH) def. Torey Bianco, 6-1, 6-0; Zach Sola (LH) def. Linus Koepfer, 6-7 (8-6), 6-2, 6-3. Doubles: Drew Gilmore and John Olivera (S) def. Kyle Bonet and […]

Boys tennis: Undefeated Staples rolls into FCIAC semifinals

Staples' Will Andrews at No. 2 singles against Wilton Thursday in FCIAC quarterfinal play. Photo by Mary Albl

WESTPORT >> After going undefeated a year ago, winning an FCIAC and state title, the Staples boys’ tennis team was presented with a new challenge this spring: continuing to add to the chapters of the Staples tennis history. So far, the Wreckers have done just that. Thursday afternoon at Staples High, the Wreckers moved one […]

Wednesday’s NH County boys tennis roundup: Amity sweeps season series from Hand

Amity 7, Hand 0 (At Woodbridge) Singles: Jason Seidman (Amity Senior) def Justin Pace 6-0,6,0. Ethan Bershtein (Amity) def Andrew Goldfeder 6-0,6-0. Max Einbinder (Amity) def Shayan Roychoudhury 6-2,6-0. Marco DelSanto (Amity) def Rob Israel 6-1,6-3 Doubles: Nick Sabatelli/Gabe Betancur (Amity Seniors) def Andrew Pace/Danny Weinrib 7-5,2-6,10-7. Noah Gallant/Aiden Stuart (Amity Seniors) def James Cutler/Collen […]

Wednesday’s Litchfield County Roundup: Shepaug tops Northwestern in baseball

Shepaug’s baseball team (8-9; 7-9 Berkshire League) surprised Northwestern (10-9; 10-7 BL) with an 8-2 win at Ted Alex Field in Washington. Austin Dutcher held the Highlanders to four hits. Clayton Schneider led Shepaug’s 10-hit attack with three hits, four RBI and a run scored. Travis Fitch had a double and scored three runs. Logan […]

Boys Tennis: Soloman pleasantly surprised with Hall’s success

WEST HARTFORD >> Hall boys tennis coach Jim Solomon was not sure what to expect from this year’s team. But so far he has been pleasantly surprised as the Warriors continue to rack up wins. Coming off a 5-2 victory over Farmington on Monday, Hall is 10-3 and has won two straight matches. Hall’s losses […]

Tuesday’s Litchfield County roundup: Thomaston softball clinches Berkshire League title

Thomaston softball rallied late against Wamogo Tuesday afternoon and defeated the Warriors 3-2. With the victory, the Golden Bears clinched the Berkshire League title. Thomaston’s Julia Romaniello hit a go-ahead two RBI triple in the top of the seventh. Nicole Schaefer went 2-for-3 with two singles. Morgan Sanson picked up the victory and struck out […]

CHSCA names Darien’s Ostberg, Branford’s Shea, Amity’s Gorham and Southington’s Hoder as scholar-athletes

The Connecticut High School Coaches Association honored four high school athletes with its scholar-athlete awards during its annual banquet Thursday. Darien’s Nicolai Ostberg, Branford’s Megan Shea, Amity’s Lisa Gorham, and Southington’s James Hoder were this year’s recipients. The CHSCA also gave out awards for ‘Coach of the Year’ in each of the season’s sports. Nicolai Ostberg, […]

Monday’s Litchfield Country scoreboard

Baseball Naugatuck 12, Torrington 4 At Dodd Stadium, Norwich Naugatuck 300 711 0 – 12 8 0 Torrington 100 010 2 – 4 11 4 WP: Spencer Dreher. LP: Nate Manchester. 2B: N – Josh Abiles. Records: Naugatuck 10-8; Torrington 12-7. Boys tennis Northwestern 5, Litchfield 0 Singles Jakrin Lanphouthal(N) def. Aaron Wall: 6-3,6-0; Michael […]

Monday’s NH County boys tennis roundup: Fairfield Prep tops Hand

Branford 4, Xavier 3 (at Watrous Park, Cromwell) Singles: Rob Borea (X) def. Matt Lombardi (B), 6-1, 6-0; Jared Platt (B) def. Dylan Amble (X), 6-3, 6-2; Stas Balaji (B) def. Mike Higgins (X), 6-3, 7-6 (7-5); Kyle Ericson (X) def. Zach Dinoto (B), 6-3, 6-1 Doubles: Matt Ferris & Rich Ciamarra (X) def. Matt […]

Saturday’s NH County Tennis Roundup: Hopkins falls in New England semifinals

New England Class B Tournament >> Peter Conklin and Peter Nuegabauer and Sayer Paige and Zev Rosen teamed to win their doubles matches, but Hopkins lost to Brunswick, 4-1, in the semifinals. Conklin, Nuegabauer and Noah Rennert won in singles in the Hilltoppers’ 4-0 win over Moses Brown earlier in the day in the quarterfinals. […]

Litchfield County Friday Scoreboard

Baseball Wamogo 6, Terryville 4 at Wamogo Terryville 100 001 2- 4 8 1 Wamogo 022 101- 6 8 1 WP: Jordan Bergs LP: Connor Levins 2B: Matt Rollins (W), Zach Pavelec (W), Jeff DuPaul (T), Connor Levins (T). 3B: John Grimes (T), Derek Thibodeau (T). HR: Ian Schmidt (T) Schmidt had a two-run homerun […]

Friday’s NH County boys tennis roundup: West Haven notches 12th victory

Amity 6 Fairfield Prep 1 (at Fairfield) Singles: Jason Seidman (A) def Will Cannon, 6-1, 6-0; Ethan Bershtein (A) def. Will Graham, 6-3, 6-1; Max Einbinder (A) def. Frank Fortunati, 6-0, 6-1; Marco Delsanto (A) def Shaun Connelly, 6-0, 6-1. Doubles: Betancur/Sabatelli (A) def. Maloney/Konecny, 6-0, 6-2; Pepper/Lingareddy (A) def Allen/Caserta/Allen, 6-3, 4-6, 6-3; Reza/Westfahl […]

Connecticut High School Coaches Association: 2014-15 Awards

Some of the coach of the year award winners at the CHSCA banquet Thursday night. Clockwise, from top right: Hand field hockey coach Sue Leckey, Shelton golf coach Joe LaPorta, Glastonbury girls lacrosse coach Kris Cofiell (Photos via Glastonbury HS, Shelton HS and Hand HS)

The Connecticut High School Coaches Association honored its coaches of the year Thursday night at the Aqua Turf Club in Plantsville. Here are the award winners: Athletic Director Gary Makowicki, Norwich Free Academy Baseball Richard Magner, Xavier Boys Basketball Ronald Pires, E.O. Smith Boys Cross Country Tom Butterfield, Hall Boys Golf Joseph LaPorta, Shelton Boys Lacrosse Brian White, […]