The busiest high school sports season of the year finishes with the biggest rush toward state championships, beginning with play-in rounds today. Here’s how the sports break out. Baseball Class L Top Seed: Bristol Eastern (18-2) Area Team: Torrington (9-11) Notes: No. 27 Torrington opens Tuesday at No. 6 Platt Tech. Despite being crushed in […]
Softball Coginchaug 7, Cromwell 2 >> At Durham, Destiny Helmedach went 3-for-3 with a double, triple and two runs scored, while winning pitcher Gabby Diaz tossed a three-hitter to lead the No. 2 Blue Devils (16-5) in the SLC quarterfinals on Thursday. Melissa Grenier, Emily Smith, and Diaz each had two hits and two RBIs […]
DURHAM >> For one longtime coach and All-American twin sister’s who rewrote the record book at Coginchaug, Wednesday’s Shoreline Conference Outdoor Track and Field championship meet marked the end of an era. After 41 seasons Portland’s Nick Chaconis coached his final league meet. Chaconis, who also retired as the Highlanders girls basketball coach a year […]
Tuesday’s Star Gabby Curtis, Wilbur Cross girls track: Won the 100 hurdles, the 300 hurdles and was a member of the winning 4×400 relay at the SCC championship. Vote for Wednesday’s Star of the Day until 9 p.m. on Thursday.
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 […]
Monday’s Star Omar Diaz, Wilbur Cross baseball: He was 3-for-4 with two homers in an 11-2 win over HMTCA.
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, […]
Norwich Free Academy’s boys and East Lyme’s girls won the Eastern Connecticut Conference championship meets Saturday at Waterford. East Lyme’s girls team ended NFA’s run of eight consecutive titles. The Vikings, who were led by Haley Ashton’s wins in the 100-meter hurdles and as a member of the 4×400-meter relay team, earned 88 points to edge Griswold’s 75 […]
Danbury’s boys and girls track and field teams won the 2016 FCIAC Championships Saturday at Bethel. Danbury’s boys won handily with 140 points to second-place Ridgefield’s 96. The Danbury girls secured their title in the final event of the afternoon. They won with 143 points to second-place Ridgefield’s 130. This was the Danbury boys’ third […]
LITCHFIELD >> Nonnewaug’s boys and girls track teams won the Berkshire League Track and Field Championships Saturday. The girls team won for the 21st straight year under Coach Arleigh Duff. “I’m proud of my team,” said Duff, whose Chiefs began their their domination of Berkshire League track before this year’s seniors were born. “I think […]
WOODBRIDGE >> Mercy edged Hamden, 127-115, to win the annual Southern Connecticut Conference West Sectional Girls Outdoor Track and Field meet Tuesday at Amity. Wilbur Cross-New Haven placed third with 102 points. Ava Coleman paced the Tigers with top three performances in the pole vault (first, 11-4), 100 hurdles (third, 16.2), and 300 hurdles (second, […]
TORRINGTON >> Torrington, the No. 2 seed in the NVL Boys Tennis Tournament with a 13-2 regular-season record, whipped past Woodland 9-0 in Tuesday’s first round, with wins by Scott Dixon, Alain Malcolm, Billy Weber, Kevin Dixon, Ryan Nader, Will Elmendorf, Weber/Nader; Sean Hrtwell/Luke Wassik; and Naseem Thompson/Richard Zheng. Semi-finals are today in a match against […]
Team results: 1) Hamden, 113.50; 2) Xavier, 107; 3) North Haven, 85; 4) East Haven, 79; 5) Fairfield Prep, 68.50; 6) Branford and Notre Dame, 62; 8) Wilbur Cross, 48; 9) West Haven, 42; 10) Career, 23. Individual results 100: 1, Donaldson, Jay, East Haven, 11.32. 2, Aremu, Abdoul, West Haven, 11.34. 3, Fowlin, Camron, […]
Baseball Portland 2, Ellington 1 >> The Highlanders scored two runs, including the winning run on Justin Staub’s grounder, in the bottom of the seventh to defeat the Knights in a non-league contest on Tuesday. Junior pitcher Austin White earned the win for Portland (11-7). Christian Rider homered for Ellington (12-6). Valley Regional 6, Coginchaug […]
TERRYVILLE >> Shepaug’s and Housatonic’s girls track teams finished in a 75-75 tie at Terryville High School Monday afternoon, while the Spartans overwhelmed Lewis Mills 103-43. In the head-to-head competition between the leaders, Shepaug took all three relays, but Housatonic’s individual efforts balanced it out with wins by Emily Geyselaers (long jump, 100 meters, 400 […]
SCC East Sectional (at Woodbridge) Team results: 1. Amity 174.50, 2. Shelton 108.50, 3. Cheshire 92, 4. Hillhouse 83, 5. Hand 69, 6. Lyman Hall, 7.50, Guilford 38.50, 8. Law 31, 9. Sheehan 29, 10). Foran 16. 100-Meter Dash: 1, Pratcher, Alex, Law, 11.27. 2, Wise, Darius, Hillhouse, 11.34. 3, Battat, Michael, Amity, 11.36 200: […]
Boys Outdoor Track Xavier 95, Hamden 52 >> At Middletown, Falcons senior Kent Pope won the 110 hurdles (16.3), 300 hurdles (43.0) and high jump (5-0) events in Xavier’s SCC Quinnipiac Division clinching win at Bob Michalski Track on Wednesday. The Falcons (8-2, 4-0) also got individual first place performances from Matt Wyzykowski (shot put, […]
Tuesday’s Star Ryan Meury, Hopkins baseball: He pitched a no-hitter, striking out 11 in a 12-0 win over Greens Farms.