Al Mortali, selected this season’s All-Area girls lacrosse coach of the year, has decided to resign after coaching the Rams for 16 years . “This is something I’ve been thinking about for a while, 16 years is quite a run,” Mortali said. “It has been a great experience and it has been great working with […]
In 2012, as a Hand freshman on the girls lacrosse team, Lauren Cole was anxious to be part of the Tigers’ winning tradition and contribute in any way she could to the team’s success in her high school career. While Hand teams are typically loaded with outstanding talent, it wasn’t long before Cole stood out […]
The 2015 New Haven Register All-Area Girls Lacrosse Team. Capsules by Dan Nowak. Most Valuable Player Lauren Cole Hand, Sr., Attack Stats: Had a single-season school record 128 goals and holds the school’s all-time scoring record with 317 goals. Also had 37 assists and 75 ground balls. Had eight goals and an assist in an […]
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.
We spent 36 hours following the fine work of NFHSNetwork and CPTV Sports, who brought to you, live, ALL of the CIAC spring state championships. Here are the top moments we managed to capture on Vine throughout the weekend. With so many games going on simultaneously, it was impossible to keep track of it all. If […]
STRATFORD >> While the Hand girls lacrosse team has enjoyed success over the years, since 2012, coach Kevin Siedlecki admits one team has been a thorn its side — New Canaan. In 2014, New Canaan defeated Hand 11-7 in the CIAC Class M girls lacrosse quarterfinals. In 2013, New Canaan defeated Hand 17-3 in the […]
STRATFORD >> On her first three free position opportunities, Granby’s Krista Iwanicki hit the post in the CIAC Class S girls lacrosse championship game against Old Saybrook. She made her fourth opportunity count. Iwanicki scored the game-winning goal with 1:10 left in the first of two three-minute overtimes to lead the No. 5 Granby girls […]
STRATFORD >> When you enter a game on a 55-game win streak against Connecticut competition and fall behind early, you’re not going to panic. And the Darien girls lacrosse team didn’t in the CIAC Class L championship game against FCIAC rival Wilton at Bunnell High on Saturday. The Blue Wave fell behind 4-1 the first […]
Follow our live Twitter stream of updates from the CIAC girls lacrosse championships Saturday at Bunnell. You can also watch the games live online at NFHS Network (subscription required). Spring Championship Scoreboard, Schedule SATURDAY CLASS L — Wilton vs. Darien at Bunnell, 10:30 a.m. [Live Feed] CLASS S — Granby Memorial vs. Old Saybrook at […]
Something special is going to happen on Saturday in Hand High’s world of lacrosse. Both the boys and girls lacrosse teams from the same school will be playing in a CIAC state championship game the same day – the Hand girls and boys in its respective Class M final. Ironically, the opponent for both Hand […]
GIRLS LACROSSE CLASS L No. 3 DARIEN vs. No. 9 WILTON When: Saturday, 10:30 a.m. Where: Bunnell High, Stratford Records: Darien 19-3; Wilton 14-6 Internet: NFHSNetwork.com Championship game appearances: This will be the Blue Wave’s ninth CIAC championship appearance. Darien has won two Division I titles, a Class M title and two Class L titles. […]
First Team Attack: Lauren Cole (Daniel Hand), Meghan Dutchyshyn (Cheshire), Autumn McHenry (Branford), Nicole Raccuia (Guilford) Midfield: Erin Mammele (Daniel Hand), Edy Moritz (Guilford), Sam Cozzolino (Hamden), Nikki Zaccaro (Lauralton Hall), Gabriella Prisco (West Haven) Defense: Kelly Nizolek (Daniel Hand), Kya O’Donnell (Cheshire), Cara Broughal (Branford), Katrina Niedziela (Guilford) Goalkeeper: Emilee Wargo (Daniel Hand) […]
STRATFORD — Just as it has for the last three springs, the Hand girls’ lacrosse season will end against New Canaan. Only this time, it will be in the CIAC Class M final. The 2nd-seeded Tigers punched their ticket to Saturday’s championship game for the first time in four years with a 15-9 victory over […]
Due to the threat of inclement weather, Tuesday’s CIAC girls lacrosse semifinals have also been postponed. All games scheduled for Tuesday are now Wednesday. Some sites and times have changed. CLASS L Conard vs. Darien, at Southington, 5 p.m. (new site) Wilton vs. Simsbury, at Southington, 7 p.m. (new site) CLASS M Daniel Hand vs. […]
Shane Harasyko, Glastonbury volleyball: The outside hitter put down 26 kills and collected 16 digs as the sixth-seeded Tomahawks beat 11th-seeded Trumbull in four sets in the first round of the Class L tournament. Vote for Tuesday’s Star of the Day until 9 p.m. Wednesday.
Megan Dutchyshyn scored a game-high eight Goals and added two Assists as the 13th-seeded Cheshire girls lacrosse team upset No. 4 Shelton 15-6 in the Class L first round Tuesday in Shelton. Cheshire will play at No. 5 Simsbury Thursday at 5 p.m. Jill Ortole scored three Goals to lead Shelton. Cheshire 15, Shelton 6 […]