Friday’s NH County Softball Roundup: Rossetti, Seymour edge Oxford

Cassie Rossetti’s single scored Becca Johnson with the game’s only run in the sixth inning for visiting Seymour  in a 1-0 NVL victory over Oxford in a battle of team ranked in the Register Top 10 Poll. Johnson reached on a walk and then stole second. Wildcats pitcher Raeanne Geffert faced the minimum. She gave […]

Softball: Journey good so far for undefeated Cheshire

Hand second baseman Sam Pavano gets the force on  Cheshire's Andrea Russo during Chehsire's win Friday.

MADISON – Cheshire softball coach Kristine Drust calls the season a journey. So far, the journey has been pretty good, thank you. The undefeated Rams continued their hot start with their fifth straight win in a 5-3 victory over Hand Friday afternoon in a Southern Connecticut Conference inter-division contest. “We’re 5-0, but we don’t talk […]

Friday’s Middletown region sports roundup

Baseball Middletown 11, Plainville 8 >> Jared Pflaumer went 5-for-5 with four RBIs and three runs scored to power the visiting Blue Dragons in a CCC matchup on Friday. Pflaumer, a senior right-hander, also earned the pitching win. Ben Gilliland notched the save. Mark Haller went 2-for-2 with three RBIs and Chris Rodo had two […]

Softball: Natoli, Fairfield Warde defeat rival Ludlowe

Junior Gabriella Natoli pitcher. Photo by Mary Albl

 FAIRFIELD >> As Fairfield Ludlowe loaded the bases in the top of the seventh with one out, Warde softball coach Gary Quiricone couldn’t help think of last season. A year ago, the Falcons (4-2)  rallied from one down to defeat the Mustangs in nine innings. Friday afternoon at Warde High, the Mustangs made sure there […]

Softball: Watts sisters, West Haven rout Shelton

West Haven coach Joe Morell congratulates Kial Watts at third base during the Westies' 13-2 victory over Shelton (Photo Peter Hvizdak)

SHELTON >> West Haven coach Joe Morrell has been stressing to his team to drive the ball up the middle. Morrell’s words have not gone unheard. The Westies followed up a thorough win over Hillhouse with another solid effort, combining 15 hits with a handful of Shelton errors to defeat the Gaels 13-4 in Shelton […]

Friday’s New Haven County area postponements

BASEBALL NVL Oxford at Seymour, ppd. to Saturday, noon Non-league West Haven at Platt Tech, ppd. to Tuesday, 3:45 p.m. Shoreline Westbrook at Coginchaug, ppd. to Saturday, 2 p.m. Old Lyme at North Branford, ppd. to April 25, noon Old Saybrook at Hyde/Hillhouse (Bowen Field), ppd. to May 4, 4 p.m. SCC interdivision Foran at […]

Thursday’s NH County Softball Roundup: Lauralton’s Miessau tosses no-hitter

Lauralton Hall 6, North Haven 0 >> Ireland Miessau tossed a no-hitter and struck out nine for the host Crusaders in this SCC interdivision win in Milford. Alexa Dawid was 2-for-4, including a home run, Lindsey Spitz had a home run and three RBIs and Jackie Brewster was 2-for-3 with two RBIs for Lauralton Hall […]

Softball: No. 9 Mercy blanks Law

Mercy pitcher Bri Sawicki allowed just one hit in a 10-0 win over Law on Wednesday.
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MILFORD >> Through four games, first-year Mercy coach Jenn Piazza-Laffin has been pleased with her team’s effort. The Tigers, ranked ninth in the Register Top 10 Poll, might have turned in their most complete performance of the season in an 10-0 SCC interdivision win over host Law Wednesday. Mercy collected 12 hits, while Bri Sawicki […]

Softball: Rivera, Simsbury rally to beat Newington

Simsbury pitcher Lauren Rivera (2) is all smiles after striking out the side in the bottom of the seventh to secure the Trojans first win of their season -- while also celebrating her birthday. Derek Turner-GameTimeCT

NEWINGTON>> Low, outside corner for strike three and Simsbury pitcher Lauren Rivera could finally relax on her birthday. The junior got the last two Newington batters looking with the bases loaded to seal the Trojans first win of the season, 9-8, over the Indians at Newington. “I was really kind of nervous in the beginning of […]

Wednesday’s Litchfield schools scoreboard

Softball Wolcott Tech 18, Holy Family 1 Holy Family 010 00 — 1 Wolcott Tech (15)03 0 x — 18 Winning Pitcher: Emily Andrews 2K, 1 hit, 2 Innings. Save: Jenna Lemanquais 8K, 3IP. Notes: Morgan Rubino 2 Singles, 2 RBI, 3 Runs, Emily Dorosh 2 Singles, 3 RBI 2 Runs Canterbury 7, Greenwich Academy […]

Wednesday’s NH County Softball Roundup: Amity’s Koshes tosess perfect game

Katie Koshes struck out 19 of the 21 batters she faced and hurled a perfect game for Amity in a 2-0 Southern Connecticut Conference interdivision victory over North Haven in Woodbridge. Koshes also went 2-for-3 at the plate. Teresa Marchitto had a hit and Dani Nordyk and Jenna DiLorenzo both drove in runs for the […]

Tuesday’s Litchfield schools scoreboard

Softball Lewis Mills 28, Litchfield 2 Lewis Mills 6(15)1 51 — 28-14-1 Litchfield 000 02 — 2-4-4 Winning Pitcher LM Amanda Sullivan / Catcher Emma Kryzanski; Losing Pitcher L Teairra Manuel / Catcher Maddie O’Neill Game Highlights: Lewis Mills -Emma Kryzanski 4 hits, including a triple with 2 RBIs and 5 runs scored; Julia Arel […]

Monday’s Litchfield County Scoreboard

Girls tennis Lewis Mills 5, Nonnewaug 2 Kristen Angiletta (LM) def. Jessica Patrick 8-3. Emma Harter (N) def. Maddy Florian 8-5 Jenna Gabrielson (LM) def. Michaela Forbes 8-4 Kayleigh Watson (LM) def. Sylie Voucher 8­-4 Julia Diguiseppe/Erica Robinson (LM) def. Anna Drakeley/Libby Bennett 8-5. Jen Sharett/Skyla Delp (N) def. Emily Burzynski/Abby Shafer 8-5 3 Gracie […]

Monday’s NH County Softball Roundup: Lauralton Hall edges Sacred Heart Academy

LAURALTON HALL 3, SACRED HEART ACADEMY 2 >> Alexa Dawid went 2-for-3 with two stolen bases and Kaitlin Mingione had a hit and two RBIs for the host Crusaders in this SCC Quinnipiac Division win in Milford. Ireland Miessau struck out seven for Lauralton Hall (2-0). Julia Haeckel struck out eight for the Pacers (2-1). […]