Saturday’s New Haven County girls lacrosse roundup: Four players score two goals each to lead Gaels to victory

Girls lacrosse SHELTON 10, SHEEHAN 9 >> Kayla Pjatak, Nicole Roberts, Julia Kopchik and Shelby Offord all scored twice for Shelton (3-1) in a SCC game at Wallingford. Natalee Giacordino scored four goals for the Titans (0-4). HAND 18, SOUTH WINDSOR 2 >> Lauren Cole had four goals and three assists for the host Tigers […]

Girls Lacrosse: Staples defeats Ludlowe, stays unbeaten

Miranda Rosenfeld, and Bryce McClure, of Fairfield Ludlowe, put pressure on Nicki Najarian, of Staples, in second half action. (Melanie Stengel - Register)

WESTPORT >> After Thursday afternoon’s 14-8 girls’ lacrosse victory over Fairfield Ludlowe, Staples head coach Pete Najarian made it a point to say his team was still 3-0, not yet 4-0 on the season. The second year head coach doesn’t want to get ahead of himself, but he isn’t shying away from the fact that […]

Thursday’s New Haven County girls lacrosse roundup: Cole leads Hand to victory

Girls lacrosse Hand 15, Sacred Heart Academy 6 (at Madison) SHA 2 4 — 6 Hand 13 2 — 15 Goals: (SHA) Alex Ryan 3; Charlotte Filardi 1; Diedre Reidy 1; (HD) Lauren Cole 5; Cameron Ruberti 3; Erin Mammele 2; Lisa Chupp 1; Amanda Gentile 1; Grace McLeod 1; Cameron Hobin 1; Assists: (SHA) […]

Girls lacrosse: Hall scores early, often to beat Cheshire

(Arnold Gold-New Haven Register)  Michelle Federico of Cheshire (left) tries to get past Hall's Lydia Chelli during Hall's 12-7 victory Wednesday.

CHESHIRE >> Despite the loss of three starters, the Cheshire girls lacrosse team did its best to be competitive with Hall on Wednesday, including limiting the Warriors’ top attacker Alannah Boyle to only one goal. But the Warriors’ speed, combined with the Rams playing the last 15 minutes of the game down a player, eventually […]

Wednesday’s Litchfield County postponements

Baseball Gilbert at Housatonic, 4 p.m.  PPD to April 22 at 4 p.m. Thomaston at Lewis Mills, 3:45 p.m. PPD to TBA Wamogo at Litchfield, 3:45 p.m. PPD to April 22 at 3:45 p.m. Oxford at Nonnewaug, 3:45 p.m. PPD to Friday at 1 p.m. Terryville at Northwestern, 3:45 p.m. PPD to Friday at 2 […]

2:30 p.m. UPDATE: Rain-rain go away…Tuesday’s New Haven County Postponements

Below are the postponements for today’s (Tuesday’s) games Tuesday Postponements Baseball SWC Bunnell at Pomperaug, ppd. to Wed., 4:15 p.m. Notre Dame-Fairfield at Stratford, ppd. indefinitely CSC O’Brien Tech at Wilcox Tech, ppd. to Wed., 3:45 p.m. Preps Hamden Hall at Hopkins, ppd. indefinitely Softball SWC Immaculate at Stratford, ppd. indefinitely SCC Amity at Sheehan, […]

Saturday’s New Haven County boys lacrosse roundup: Five goals by Mass lead Govs to victory

Boys lacrosse Wilbur Cross 13, Amistad Academy 2 >> Harrison Mass had five goals for Wilbur Cross in a non-conference home win. Cody Wright added four goals for Cross (1-1). Shykwon Wartren scored twice for Amistad (0-2). Boys lacrosse Hopkins 9, Suffield Academy 5 (at Suffield) Hopkins 0 3 — 9 Suffield Academy 0 3 […]

Saturday’s New Haven County girls lacrosse roundup: Trio of hat tricks lead Westies to victory

Girls lacrosse WEST HAVEN 14, SHELTON 10 >> Alyssa Talamelli, Leah Morrissey, Melanie Reiss and Allyson Hemstock each scored three times for the visiting Westies in this SCC win. Ava Gambardella added two goals for West Haven. Jill Ortoli and Nicole Roberts each scored three times for the Gaels. Cheshire 12, Conard 10 >> Michelle […]

Branford girls’ lacrosse beats Hamden, improves to 2-0

Photo by Dave Phillips  Hamden's Lia Ferri tries to slow down Branford's Jessie Severino during the Hornets' 9-5 victory Friday night in Branford.

BRANFORD — For the first 2 minutes Friday night, it seemed like Branford might score 17 goals for the second straight contest. But things settled down after the Hornets took an early 3-0 edge en route to a 9-5 Southern Connecticut Conference girls’ lacrosse victory over Hamden at the James MacVeigh Alumni Athletic Complex. “I […]

GIRLS LACROSSE: Butcher’s OT goal propels Ludlowe to tie with Warde

FAIRFIELD >> Every day the Fairfield Ludlowe girls’ lacrosse team ends practice with sprints the length of the field. They have 18 seconds to make it from end line to end line. Friday night at Taft Field against rival Fairfield Warde, they were granted 24.1 seconds for one final sprint. Down 8-7 in the second […]

Experience, chemistry lead Staples girls lacrosse to win over Ridgefield

Staples' Paige Murray reacts after scoring a goal against Ridgefield Friday afternoon. Photo by Peter Casolino/

WESTPORT >> After Friday afternoon’s season-opening 14-12 girls’ lacrosse win over Ridgefield, Staples’ Meredith Hood was asked about her four-goal performance. Instead of talking about herself, she immediately spoke of her teammates. “Our communication is a lot better (than last year),” Hood said. “We’re closer as a team; we’re closer as a unit. We work […]

Friday’s New Haven County girls lacrosse roundup: Szkotnicki’s four goals lead Amity to victory

GIRLS LACROSSE Amity 12, Sacred Heart Academy 5 >> Jessica Szkotnicki scored four goals and Kira Saunders added two of her own in an SCC interdivisional victory in Hamden. Olivia Reily had three saves for the Pacers (0-2) in the loss. Branford 9, Hamden 5 >> April Simmons scored three goals and Sam Freeman added […]

Thursday’s New Haven County girls lacrosse roundup

Greenwich Academy 18, Hamden Hall 6 (at Greenwich) Hamden Hall 6 0 — 6 Greenwich Acad 10 8 — 18 Goals: (HH) Olivia Scholz 2; Sara Bennett 2; Doria Weiss 1; Alex Acquarulo 1; (GA) Annie DeFrino 3; Whitney Balanoff 3; Charlotte Dahl 2; Angie Loynaz 2; Sasha Fritts 2; Kelly Clark 2; Julia Conway […]

Wednesday’s New Haven County girls track roundup: Ford leads Indians to victory

Girls track North Haven 87.6, East Haven 62.3 (at North Haven) 4x800m: North Haven(Alex Ford, Maily Tran, Elise Symon, Elizabeth Stern) 10:58.3; 4x100m: East Haven(Annie Coleman, Megan Kikosicki, Amanda Garcia, Cailey Korwek) 52.4; Javelin: Carly Flannery(NH) 100-2;100 hurdles:Amanda Garcia (EH) 16.6; 100: Megan Kikosicki (EH) 13.2; 1600: Elise Symon (NH) 6:01.2; 400: M.Kikosicki (EH) 63.5; […]

Wednesday’s New Haven County girls lacrosse roundup: Turner’s four goals leads Amity to victory

Girls lacrosse Amity 11, Hamden 8 >> Sarah Turner had four goals and Kira Saunders added two goals of her own in a home SCC interdivisional victory. Girls lacrosse Amity 11, Hamden 8 (at Woodbridge) Hamden 6 2 — 8 Amity 6 5 — 11 Goals: (AM) Sarah Turner 4; Kira Saunders 2; Liz Marino […]

2014 girls lacrosse New Haven County team preview capsules

AMISTAD Coach: Jay Fellows Last Year’s Record: This is the first season as a varsity program Top Players: Tashiyra Freeman, A-M, Sr.; Mykaila Shannon, M, So.; Cheyenne John, M, So. Outlook: In their inaugural season as a varsity program. AMITY Coach: Jenna DeRosa Last Year’s Record: 5-10-1 Top Players: Kira Saunders, M, Sr.; Sarah Turner, […]

Lacrosse 2014: Top 10 CIAC girls, boys players to watch this season

(Melanie Stengel - New Haven Register)   
  Cheshire lacrosse  player, Emma Farrel is one of Dan Nowak's top 10 players to watch.

GIRLS Kiley Anderson, Sr., Haddam-Killingworth, Midfield: A 2013 All-American honorable mention and Register All-Area selection, she set a single-season school record with 105 goals last season. Also had 33 assists, 201 draw controls, 65 ground balls and led H-K to its first Class S state final. Will play lacrosse at Boston College. Lauren Cole, Sr., […]