Tuesday’s Litchfield County roundup: Wolcott Tech volleyball remains unbeaten

Wolcott Tech earned its third victory of the season, defeating Wethersfield 3-0 in straight sets. Wolcott Tech won 25-9; 25-19; 25-19. The Wildcats’ Matt Dell’Agnese had 26 assists, nine digs, three aces, two kills, one block. Tyler Kackowski had 14 kills, 15 digs and five aces. Wethersfield’s Mark Cloutier had 10 kills and 10 digs. […]

Tuesday’s NH County softball roundup: Koshes, Flowers toss gems

Katie Koshes tossed a three-hitter with 10 strikeouts for the Amity softball team, which beat Sheehan 1-0 Tuesday in a Southern Connecticut Conference Housatonic Division game in Wallingford. Mary Kozan went 2 for 3 and Jill DeMaio went 1 for 3 and had an RBI for the Spartans (6-0, 3-0). Mikaeyla Daddio went 2 for […]

Matzko throws perfect game as Torrington softball defeats Derby

Torrington’s Sydney Matzko struck out 17 batters on her way to tossing her first perfect game, second straight no-hitter, of the season in the Red Raiders 12-0 win over Derby.
Pete Paguaga — Register Citizen

TORRINGTON >> Torrington’s softball team, rising to No. 2 in this week’s GameTimeCT poll, celebrated its rank with a perfect-game 12-0 rout against Derby Monday afternoon at Torrington High School. With perfection, University of North Carolina-bound senior pitcher Sydney Matzko registered her second no-hitter in a row. Photos: Torrington 12 Derby 0 “I wish her […]

Monday’s Litchfield County roundup: Meeker lifts Shepaug past Terryville baseball

Shepaug earned its second victory of the season, defeating Terryville 8-7 in eight innings. The Spartans’ Wes Meeker picked up the victory. Meeker also hit the two-run single in the seventh inning to the game then hit the game-winning single in the eighth to win the game for Shepaug. Meeker finished the game with three […]

Monday’s NH County Softball Roundup: Amity’s Morgan Perry tosses no-hitter

(Peter Casolino-New Haven Register)  The North Haven softball team swarms Amanda Kenny after she hit a homer during the fourth inning of North Haven's win over Branford.

AMITY 4, SHELTON 0 >> In just her second varsity start, Morgan Perry tossed a no-hitter and struck out 10 for the host Spartans in this SCC Housatonic Division victory at Woodbridge. Jenna DiLorenzo had a double, a three-run home run and four RBIs and Mary Kozan had a hit and scored for Amity (5-0). […]

GameTimeCT / Register Softball Top 10 Poll: Southington is No. 1

Torrington’s Sara Heath slides in safely after hitting a two-run home run in a recent game. Torrington moved up to No. 2 in the state polls  (Photo: Laurie Gaboardi — Register Citizen)

Team                                            Points           Last         Class 1. Southington (5-0) (13)                 472             4               LL Last week: Defeated Rockville 5-0, Conard 13-0 and Bristol Eastern 1-0. Bottom line: The defending Class LL state champions might have a new coach (Davina Hernandez) and pitcher (Kendra […]

Softball Beat: Strong start for Sheehan, Flowers cleared

Entering this season, Sheehan had the same goals and expectations as it has throughout Jocelyn Chang’s tenure as head coach. “The expectations are always to qualify for the state tournament, and go one game at a time, one inning at a time,” Chang said. “We’ve been kind of living up to that.” That formula has […]

Softball: This week’s Diamond Gems

In the Diamond Gems feature, we will take a look back at some of last week’s top performances. We’ll also look ahead to the upcoming week. HIT PARADE • Stephanie Appelberg, Masuk: Senior hit game-winning two-run home run in the fifth inning in a 2-1 victory over Lauralton Hall. • Amber Bonewicz, West Haven: Senior […]

Softball: Vote for the state’s best team!

Unbeaten Southington (5-0) ascended to the top spot in the latest Register Top 10 softball poll. Preseason No. 1 Masuk (4-1) dropped to No. 4 after losing to Darien on April 12. But there are quite a few other teams that can make the claim as the state’s best team, including No. 2 Torrington (5-0), […]

Pooch’s Top 10 Softball Ballot

Here’s how I voted in the GameTimeCT/Register Top 10 Softball Poll after Week 2. The Top 10 poll will run in Monday’s print editions of the Register.  We’ll post it on-line here at gametimect.com as soon as its compiled.   1. Southington 2. Torrington 3.  Berlin 4. Maloney 5. East Lyme 6. St. Joseph 7. […]

Saturday’s New Haven County Softball Roundup: Watt saves Amity against East Haven

Shortstop Heather Watt made an over-the-shoulder catch with a runner on second and two outs in the top of the seventh inning for Amity , which beat East Haven 2-1 in a Southern Connecticut Conference interdivision game at Woodbridge. Teresa Marchitto went 3-for-3, including two doubles, and an RBI, Mary Kozan had a hit, run […]

Thomaston softball cruises past Lewis Mills

Thomaston's Abby Hurlbert slides into home during the Golden Bears' 14-0 victory against Lewis Mills on Saturday. Laurie Gaboardi - Register Citizen

THOMASTON >> Thomaston’s softball team blew Lewis Mills out of a tie for first place in the Berkshire League in a 14-0 shocker at Thomaston High School Saturday afternoon. “We weren’t ready to play today and they were,” said Spartan coach Dave Bohmer after the Golden Bears (3-1) piled 13 singles on top of six […]

CCC softball: No. 4 Southington squeaks by Bristol Eastern

BRISTOL >> One run is all Southington’s softball team needed, especially with the way Kendra Friedt was pitching. The Blue Knights scratched off one run in the sixth inning to beat the Lancers 1-0 Friday at Bristol Eastern High School. Friedt and Sarah Beliveau engaged in a classic pitchers duel, combining to strike out 17 batters. […]

Friday’s New Haven County softball roundup: Coginchaug victorious

COGINCHAUG 6, NORTH BRANFORD 3 (at North Branford) Coginchaug    000    033    0    —    6    6    2 North Branford    001    020    0    —    3    8    6 (P) Gabby Diaz (C) Natalie Labasie; (P) Julia Heackel (C) Sabrina Lemere. WP: Gabby Diaz (3-0). LP: Julia Haeckel (1-1). 3B: (COG) Helmaduch. RBI: Helmaduch (2), Puchalski, Labasie, Williams (COG); […]

Matzko tosses first no-hitter of season in Torrington softball win over Crosby

Torrington’s Sydney Matzko struck out 12 Crosby batters on the way to throwing her first no-hitter of the season in the Red Raiders’ 16-1 win over Crosby.
Laurie Gaboardi — Register Citizen

TORRINGTON >> Torrington High School All-State pitcher Sydney Matzko turned in her first no-hitter of the season against a feisty young Crosby team (0-5) Friday afternoon while Red Raider hitters continued to show improvement over last year. The combination produced a mercy-rule 16-1 Torrington win in five innings for the 5-0 defending NVL champions. Photos: […]

Thursday’s New Haven County Softball Roundup: Goodwin Tech, O’Brien Tech combine for 71 runs

Natalia Dudzinski had a triple, Priscilla Velez and Yarimar Gonzalez both had doubles for Goodwin Tech in a 39-32 Constitution State Conference victory over O’Brien Tech in Ansonia . Both teams combined for 71 runs on only 38 hits. According to the National Federation of State High School Associations, 71 is tied for the seventh […]