The 83rd New Haven Register All-State Football Team: OFFENSE


The 83rd Annual New Haven Register Register / GameTimeCT All-State Football Offense Team as selected by the New Haven Register staff. Compiled by Mike Pucci. Photos by Arnold Gold except where noted. MORE: DEFENSE | SECOND, THIRD & Honorable Mention Teams Note: The All-State team will be published in the New Haven Register print edition on January 25. Mark Piccirillo Shelton, Sr., […]

2014 New Haven Register All-Area football team: OFFENSE and MVP

2014 All Area Offense

The 2014 New Haven Register All-Area Football Team. Selected by the New Haven Register and GameTimeCT Sports Staff from schools in its coverage area. Compiled by Mike Pucci. Photos by Arnold Gold.  DEFENSE / COACH OF THE YEAR | SECOND AND THIRD TEAMS Note: The annual GameTimeCT / Register All-State team will be published next week. Most […]

2014 New Haven Register All-Area football team: DEFENSE & COACH OF THE YEAR

2014 All Area Defense

The 2014 New Haven Register / GameTimeCT All-Area Football Team Defense. Selected by the New Haven Register staff from schools in its coverage area and compiled by Mike Pucci. Photos by Arnold Gold. OFFENSE & MVP | SECOND AND THIRD TEAMS Note: The annual GameTimeCT / Register All-State team will be published next week. Chidi Broderick Xavier, Sr., […]

2014 New Haven County Area Field Hockey MVP: Hannah Leckey, Hand

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NH County All Area Field Hockey MVP: Hannah Leckey, Hand.

When senior Hannah Leckey started playing field hockey as a freshman for Hand, she didn’t know how her four-year career would turn out playing for her mom, Sue Leckey. She only knew three things at the time – she loved playing field hockey, she wanted to get better and improve each season and her ultimate […]

2014 New Haven County All-Area Field Hockey Team

Hannah Leckey – MVP Hand, Sr., D Stats: Used her speed and stick skills to have 11 goals and 16 assists. She scored the game-winning goal in a win over Avon. Honors: All-SCC and All-State first team pick the last two seasons. Named MVP of the SCC. Played in 2014 Senior All-Star game and National […]

2014 New Haven County Area Girls Swimming MVP: Liz Boyer, Cheshire

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The 2014 NH County Area MVP for girls swimming: Liz Boyer, Cheshire.

For Liz Boyer, a freshman on the Cheshire girls swim team, last season was a lot of fun. The three-letter word was a big part of her vocabulary and a big part her inaugural experience competing on the high school level. She had fun at the Southern Connecticut Conference meet where she won the 200-yard […]

2014 New Haven County All-Area Girls Swimming Team

Elizabeth Boyer – MVP Cheshire, freshman Stats: Set a Class L record winning the 100 breaststroke in 1:03.73, won the State Open 100 breaststroke (1:03.81), fourth in Class L (1:53.61) and State Open 200 freestyle (1:53.74). At the SCC meet, won 200 freestyle (1:57.85) and was second in the 100 butterfly (59.46). Honors: All-State, All-SCC, […]

2014 New Haven County Area Boys Cross Country Team

Kyle Beaudette – MVP Amity sophomore Stats: Led the Spartans to an SCC Championship and a Class LL state title. Placed first at SCCs (15:56), seventh at Class LL (16:19) and finished 20th at State Open. (16:16). Qualified for New England championship meet. Honors: SCC Runner of the Year, All-SCC first team and all-state selection. […]

2014 New Haven County Area Girls Soccer MVP: Julia Carr, Guilford

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2014 All-Area Girls Soccer MVP: Julia Carr, Guilford.

The Guilford girls soccer team fought back from a two-goal deficit to tie Avon in the Class L state tournament quarterfinals last month. The defending champions were alive and well and seemingly headed for overtime – except for one last shot from Avon, a long-distance shot with 1 second left in regulation. “The whole time, […]

2014 New Haven County All-Area Girls Soccer Team

Julia Carr – MVP Guilford, Sr., F-M Stats: Finished with 20 goals and 15 assists to lead Guilford to a second straight SCC tournament title. Honors: Two-time All-Area and All-SCC Hammonasset Division selection. Also a All-New England pick, SCC Tournament MVP and chosen to play in the Senior Bowl. Off the field: Member of the […]

2014 New Haven County Girls Volleyball MVP: Jillian Haberli, Cheshire

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2014 New Haven County girls volleyball MVP: Jillian Haberli, Cheshire.

Cheshire’s Jillian Haberli led her team to a tough 3-2 victory over Amity in the Class LL semifinals this season. The senior outside hitter contributed 18 kills, 15 digs and showed some of her teachers who came to watch the game a different side of her. “They were like, ‘Oh my God, the intensity you […]

2014 New Haven County All-Area Girls Volleyball Team

Jillian Haberli – MVP Cheshire, Sr., outside hitter Stats: She had 253 kills, 177 digs, 64 aces and 11 blocks. Honors: All-SCC, CHSCA All-Stateand Senior All-Star selection. Off the court: Link Crew and National Honor society member. Sue Bavone – Coach of the Year Cheshire Stats: Led Rams to another Southern Connecticut Conference championship and […]

2014 New Haven Register all-area boys soccer team

Salah Oumorou – MVP West Haven, So., F Stats: Finished with 23 goals and four assists in his first year with the program to lead the Westies to a second-place finish in the SCC Quinnipiac Division. Honors: All-SCC Quinnipiac Division selection. Off the field: Native of Togo in Africa. Paul Hunter – Coach of the […]

Girls cross country: 2014 New Haven Register All-Area Team

All Area Girls XC

Mackenzie Pias – MVP Mercy junior Stats: The junior helped guide Mercy to a second consecutive SCC title this past fall and a runner-up finish at the Class L meet. Pias won the SCC individual title in a course-record time (18:32), finished second at state meet, seventh at State Open (19:05) and 14th at New […]

Girls soccer: Hamden Hall riding eight-game winning streak

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Hamden Hall's Bianca Tomassini, a Register All-Area selection for basketball last season, is a key member of the Hornets' soccer team.

Having a variety of starting lineups for a high school soccer team is certainly not uncommon. Injuries always play a factor and coaches need to make adjustments depending upon the opponent. But to change a lineup every single game during a given season, even during a winning streak? Yes, that has been the case for […]

2007 Register All-State baseball team has truly distinguished itself

Major Leaguers, from left,  Curtis Casali (Tampa Bay), Mike Olt (Texas) and Matt Harvey (New York Mets) when they were 2007 Register All-State baseball selections.

What if we told you that a 2007 All-State baseball team would produce seven players who would be major league draft picks (two first-rounders), including the National League’s 2013 starting All-Star pitcher, the NL’s 2014 leader in home runs among rookies, one of 2014’s hottest rookie pitchers who’s currently boasting a miniscule 2.21 ERA and […]

2014 NH Register / GameTimeCT Second, Third and Honorable Mention Baseball Teams

Second Team Mike Davis Newtown Sr. P Buddy DeWaine Montville Jr. P/IF Sebastian DiMauro Amity Sr. OF/RP Mike Esposito Waterford Sr. P/3B Nick Fusco Amity Sr. P Noah Hahn Avon Sr. P Laurence Hill Xavier Sr. IF Kevin Johnson Law Sr. P Dan Rajkowski New Canaan Sr. P Asher Lee Tyson Weston Sr. SS/P Jake […]

2014 New Haven Register / GameTimeCT Baseball All-State Team

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NH Register / GameTimeCT State Baseball Player of the Year: Zach Risedorf, Northwestern.

Zach Risedorf Northwestern, Sr., C Stats: Batted .495, 40 stolen bases, 38 hits, 19 RBIs and six home runs. Honors: Coaches Award and CHSCA All-State selection. Up next: Is already playing in the San Diego Padres organization. The Padres drafted Risedorf in the sixth round of the Major League Baseball Draft. Lou Kessler Notre Dame-West […]

2014 NH Register / GameTimeCT Baseball State Player of the Year: Zach Risedorf, Northwestern

Northwestern's Zach Risedorf (right) has decided to sign with the San Diego Padres.

Northwestern’s Zach Risedorf went through his senior season knowing he could be drafted. His teammates knew that as well, and jokingly called him “Big League.” Now his teammates, and the rest of Connecticut, can call him something else: The Register State Player of the Year. The senior catcher was eventually drafted 177th overall by the […]

2014 New Haven County All-Area Boys Volleyball MVP: Ted Li, Cheshire


Ted Li’s versatility played a key role in the success of the Cheshire boys volleyball team these last four years. This year’s Register Area MVP helped guide the Rams to a pair of state titles and four straight Southern Connecticut Conference championships. He made a seamless transition from hitter to setter his senior year, polishing […]