Saturday’s NH County boys lacrosse roundup: Shelton qualifies for postseason play

Shelton 11, Branford 6 >> Kyle McGinnis and Paul Russell both scored three goals for Shelton, which qualified for the Class L state tournament with this SCC home win. Shelton 11, Branford 6 (at Shelton) Branford 1 1 3 1 — 6 Shelton 1 1 5 4 — 11 Goals: (BR) Noah Lohman 4; Mike […]

Boys Lacrosse: Glastonbury takes down No. 8 Simsbury, wins CCC West regular season title

Glastonbury celebrates a goal in the first quarter against Simsbury on Friday night. The Tomahawks did a lot of celebrating as they beat the Trojans 12-4 and secured the CCC West regular season title. Derek Turner-GameTimeCT

GLASTONBURY>> It was just one of those days where everything seemed to go right for the Glastonbury boys lacrosse team. On the other hand, nothing No. 8 Simsbury did worked. On Senior Night, the Tomahawks outplayed the Trojans to the tune of a 12-4 win and in the process claimed the CCC West division regular […]

Boys Lacrosse: Chalk for FCIAC quarterfinals (some tougher than others) as New Canaan and Darien get rematch


To absolutely no one’s surprise, it was chalk for the FCIAC boys lacrosse tournament quarterfinals Friday night. All of the top seeds — three of which have been ranked No. 1 in the GameTimeCT poll throughout the year — advanced. Then again, a couple of games were suspiciously tight. Greenwich had to fight past pesky St. […]

Boys lacrosse: Challenged Barlow shuts down Guilford in second half

Barlow's Harry Wilson tries to avoid Guilford's Shane Molloy during Thursday's interconference game at Guilford. Barlow won 9-6. (Photo by Dave Phillips)

GUILFORD — There were too many mistakes for Guilford to overcome against a good team. And that led to Barlow of Redding (12-4) scoring the final three goals of the night as the Falcons recorded a 9-6 victory over Guilford in an interconference game Thursday night at Kavanaugh Field. “We couldn’t score in transition and […]

Boys Lacrosse: Anderson, Rocky Hill having breakout season

New Rocky Hill boys lacrosse coach Mike Albano (gray shirt) has the Terriers near the top of the Class S rankings and in the hunt for a CCC South championship. Derek Turner-GameTimeCT

ROCKY HILL>> Entering its fourth season as a varsity program, the Rocky Hill boys lacrosse team had never beaten Newington – until now. After a 13-1 dismantling of the Indians in the first game of the season, the Terriers immediately knew they were part of something special. But why is beating Newington so important to this […]

Lacrosse: Guilford girls, Valley boys winners in Thursday’s roundup

Edy Moritz scored four goals and Alex Fitzgerald and Olivia Clarke scored three goals apiece as the Guilford girls lacrosse team defeated Branford 13-8 at home Thursday. Brooke Distante saved 12 out of 20 Branford shots for the Indians (12-3). Aslee Smested had two goals for Branford (8-7). Old Saybrook 16, Valley Regional 4 >> […]

2015 SCC Boys Lacrosse Tournament Pairings / Schedule


The SCC boys lacrosse championship will begin with semifinals at Rafferty Stadium on the campus of Fairfield University on Tuesday, May 26 and conclude with the championship at West Haven’s Ken Strong Stadium, 7 p.m. Semifinals – Tuesday, May 26 at Rafferty Stadium, Fairfield University No. 4 Guilford at No. 1 Fairfield Prep, 5 p.m. No. 3 […]

2015 CCC Boys Lacrosse Tournament Pairings / Schedule


The 2015 Central Connecticut Conference boys lacrosse tournament will be held Tuesday, May 26 and Thursday, May 28. A champion from each of the three divisions (North, South and West) will be crowned. The semi-finals for each division will be held on May 26 at the higher seed. The finals for each division will be […]

Amity’s Taggart voted Tuesday’s STAR, VOTE for Wednesday’s STAR

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Tuesday’s Star Melissa Taggart, Amity girls track: Helped Amity win third straight SCC Eastern Sectional title, winning the 800 (2:27.33), ran on winning 4×800 relay (9:45.79) and ran on 4×4 relay that placed second. VOTE for Wednesday’s STAR until Thursday, 9 p.m.

Wednesday’s lacrosse roundup: Davis’ 6 goals leads Hopkins boys to FAA championship

Bobby Davis had six goals and Jake Moscarelli added one to lead the Hopkins boys lacrosse team to a 7-1 win over King in the Fairchester Athletic Association Invitational tournament championship in Stamford on Wednesday. Jackson Kleeman had 14 saves for the Hilltoppers (9-7) and Alex McMahon had two assists. George Reeves had seven saves […]

Lacrosse notebook: League tournaments take center stage [updated with FCIAC pairings]

Fairfield Prep is favored to win Prep's fifth straight SCC tournament title (Catherine Avalone)

The Southern Connecticut Conference tournaments have recently been dominated by the Fairfield Prep boys and Cheshire girls. Each team has won the title the past four years. The boys tournament starts Tuesday with semifinals at Fairfield University’s Rafferty Stadium at 5 and 7 p.m. featuring Prep, Xavier, North Haven and Guilford. The final will be […]

GameTimeCT / Register Lacrosse Top 10 Poll: Greenwich, unbeaten in Connecticut, is the new No. 1

Greenwich is the new No. 1 in the GameTimeCT / NHRegister poll.

The 2014-15 Register / GameTimeCT Top 10 lacrosse poll for May 19,2015. Compiled by Dan Nowak. Team Record 1st Place Points Last Div 1. GREENWICH 12-3 9 125 3 L Last week: Defeated Trinity Catholic 19-1 and Darien 12-11 (OT). Bottom line: Cardinals, gearing up for FCIAC tournament, are 12-0 against Connecticut teams, including 5-0 against Top […]

Tuesday’s NHCounty boys lacrosse roundup: Caminear leads Branford over Law

Branford 16, Law 4 >> Mike Caminear had four goals and an assist to lead the Hornets to their SCC win in Branford. Noah Pantani and Mike Potter added three goals each for the Hornets. Valley Regional 10, Haddam-Killingworth 6 >> Ben Ferrucci had six goals and an assist to lead the Warriors to their […]

Lacrosse: This Michael Reale goal for Staples is pretty


Staples suffered its first non-conference loss of the season, 7-6 to Newtown, on Saturday. But this falling-down-behind-the-back-goal by Michael Reale is so pretty, we put it on a loop. It cut Newtown’s lead to 5-2 in the third quarter. Staples went on to score four goals in the fourth quarter only to fall short. Watch […]

Lacrosse: Newtown takes down No. 5 Staples 7-6 [Video]

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Deegan Beauchemin scored four goals and Jon Rospenda had 19 saves as Newtown’s boys lacrosse team turned in a strong defensive effort to hold off fifth-ranked Staples on the road Saturday. It was a big victory for unranked Newtown, which — as the narrative often goes in these non-conference Fairfield County games — doesn’t get […]

Friday’s NH County lacrosse roundup: Hopkins throttles Hamden Hall

Boys lacrosse Hopkins 12, Hamden Hall 3 (at New Haven) Hamden Hall    2    0    0    1    —    3 Hopkins    3    6    2    1    —    12 Goals: (HH) Luke Tomak 1; Austin DiMartino 1; Corey Millhouse 1; (HOP) Bobby  Davis 5; Jake Moscarelli 3; Alex McMahon 2; Walker Schneider 1; Mike Leone 1; Assists: (HOP) Jake […]

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, […]