Litchfield County roundup: Wolcott Tech baseball walks off against Classical Magnet

Behind a late rally, Wolcott Tech earned its second victory of the season, defeating Classical Magnet 6-5 at home. The Wildcats went into the bottom of the seventh, down 5-4. Wolcott Tech got two runs across in the final inning to win it. The Wildcats’ Dylan Skrip recorded a double in the victory. Wolcott Tech is 2-5, Classical Magnet is 4-5.


Northwestern 7, Litchfield 1 >> Led by a big day from sophomore Bryce Ramsay (two doubles and four RBI) the Highlanders won their seventh game of the season. Devin Warren went the distance to get the win for Northwestern. Northwestern is 7-3 and Litchfield is 2-7.

Wamogo 9, Nonnewaug 3 >> Wamogo defeated Nonnewaug to earn its fourth win of the season. Tristan Pepin picked up his fourth win of the season, striking out one. Rob Whipple recorded two hits including a home run, double and three RBI’s. Jeff Aeschliman had two singles and two RBI’s. Nonnewaug’s Owen Kane picked up the loss but recorded two hits from the plate including a double and two RBI’s. Wamogo is 4-6, Nonnewaug is 2-9.

Wolcott Tech 6, Classical Magnet 5 >> Behind a late rally, Wolcott Tech earned its second victory of the season, defeating Classical Magnet 6-5 at home. The Wildcats went into the bottom of the seventh, down 5-4. Wolcott Tech got two runs across in the final inning to win it. The Wildcats’ Dylan Skrip recorded a double in the victory. Wolcott Tech is 2-5, Classical Magnet is 4-5.

Shepaug 12, Lewis Mills 5 >> Shepaug evened its record for the season after defeating Lewis Mills at home. Shepaug’s Ryan Lamay picked up the victory, going the distance striking out four. Wes Meeker went 3-for-5 with two RBI’s. John Swanson went 2-for-3 with a double and three RBI’s. Lewis Mills’ Dave Swanson had two hits and two RBI’s. Sam Brooke recorded two doubles and two runs scored. Shepaug is 5-5, Lewis Mills is 5-4.

Thomaston 14, Gilbert 9 >> Despite a late rally by Gilbert, Thomaston held on for the victory. The Golden Bears’ Justin Taylor picked up the victory, striking out five. Dan LaVassuer went 3-for-3 with two doubles and two RBI’s. Gilbert’s Cam Goulet went 3-for-4 with a single, double, triple and two RBI’s.

Terryville 3, Housatonic 2 >> Terryville earned its seventh victory of the season, edging Housatonic on the road. The Kangaroos’ Doug Thorne picked up the victory, striking out seven. Taylor Donofrio recorded the save. Connor Levins went 2-for-4 with two RBI’s. Housatonic’s Willy Yahn hit a home run for the Mountaineers. Terryville is 7-4, Housatonic is 6-4.


Torrington 19 Wilby 0 >> Sydney Matzko struck 13 of 15 batters she faced on her way to throwing another no-hitter (one hit batter). The Red Raiders bats again were alive pounding out 11 hits, led by Matzko (HR and 3 RBI) and Alexa Potter (double and 3 RBI). Records: Torrington 11-0 and Wilby is 1-10.

Northwestern 20, Litchfield 1 >> Behind a big first inning, Northwestern put away Litchfield early. The Highlanders scored 11 runs in the first inning to take a commanding lead. Alyssa Castellani recorded the victory, striking out seven and allowing just two hits. Monica Swartley had four hits and drove in five runs. Michaela Cisowski drove in three runs.

Housatonic 19, Terryville 3 >> Housatonic cruised to victory against Terryville. The Mountaineers’ Savannah Martin picked up the victory, striking out eight. Chloe Dakers drove in two runs. Terryville’s Marion Bongiovanni drove in two runs.

Lewis Mills 18, Shepaug 3 >> Lewis Mills earned its seventh victory of the season, defeating Shepaug at home. Lewis Mills’ Amy Powers picked up the victory, striking out four. Julia Arel went 1-for-2 with a double. Kelsey Johnson got the loss but went 2-for-3 from the plate with an RBI. Lewis Mills is 7-3, Shepaug is 5-5.

Nonnewaug 12, Wamogo 1 >> Led four home runs (Marissa Valente two, Kay Harmann and Lindsay Hilpershauser) the Nonnewaug Chiefs rolled past the Wamogo Warriors. Victoria Heavens pitched a complete game to get the win for the Chiefs.

Boys tennis

Northwestern 4, Wamogo 1 >> Northwestern earned its sixth victory of the season, defeating Wamogo at home. The Highlanders’ Alec Royer defeated Justin Matthews 6-0, 6-0. Wamogo’s Zach Shemms defeated Jakrin Landphouthacoul 7-5, 6-3. Northwestern’s doubles team of Winter Thorne-Kaunelis and Jordan Scherling defeated Matt Sunderland and Kevin Fenn 6-1, 6-2. Northwestern is 6-3, Wamogo is 2-6.

Lewis Mills 3, Litchfield 2 >> Lewis Mills edged Litchfield to earn its eighth victory of the season. The Spartans’ Holden Robinson defeated Tom Wall 6-0, 6-0. Litchfield’s doubles team Stephan Papandrea and Brandon Croci defeated Mike Buonocore and Sam Flower 1-6, 6-3, 10-7. Lewis Mills is 8-2, Litchfield is 0-8.

Housatonic 4, Thomaston 1 >> Housatonic defeated Thomaston at home. The Mountaineers’ Jonathan Miller defeated Jack Hartle 6-1, 6-0. Thomaston’s doubles team of Chris Lockhart and DJ Smith defeated Max Vadakin and Mo Elserafy 2-6, 6-4, 10-3. Housatonic is 6-2, Thomaston is 5-4.

Torrington 6, Watertown 3 >> Seth Gesmond, Zach Paniati, Nick Mancini, Collin Genovese and Alain Fleetwood won their singles matches at Torrington High School. Sal Tarar and Anthony Sidharta took the final point in doubles. Fleetwood, a sophomore, got his first win for 7-2 Torrington. Watertown is 0-11.

Girls tennis

Shepaug 7, Gilbert 0 >> Shepaug defeated Gilbert on the road Monday afternoon. The Spartans’ Caroline Kelly defeated Bianca Pimentel 8-0. Shepaug’s doubles team of Jacalyn Doerwald and Maddie Gorra defeated Mia Wang and Chloe Chen 8-1.

Northwestern 4, Wamogo 3 >> Northwestern edged Wamogo at home. The Highlanders’ Marci Nelson defeated Enxhi Marika 8-1. Wamogo’s Riley Loomis defeated Jaiden Dropick 8-6.

Thomaston 7, Housatonic 0 >> Thomaston continued its strong season, defeating Housatonic at home. The Golden Bears’ MacKenzie Blair defeated Jenna Vanicky 8-0. Thomaston’s doubles team of Rhianon Mecca and Jessenia Gonzalez defeated Marina Matsudaira and Hope Morse 8-1. Thomaston is 9-0, Housatonic is 1-7.

Torrington 7, Wilby 0 >> Kiley Rosengrant, Hailey Ross, Olivia Roberge and Taryn Canfield swept the singles matches at Wilby High School. Julia Traub/Reina Lee, Kaitlyn Grantmire/Christina Prinsen and Emily Buzzi/Emreen Bharara kept the streak going in doubles. Torrington is 8-4; Wilby 0-9.

Boys golf

Woodland 179; Torrington 202; Crosby 265 >> Woodland’s Mike Erikson took medalist honors with a 40 at Oxford Greens (par 36). Tylar Young was low man for Torrington with a 44. Torrington is now 2-4; Woodland, 7-3; and Crosby 0-6.

Local scoreboard


Thomaston 14, Gilbert 9
(at Thomaston)
Gilbert 000 027 0 — 9 10 6
Thomaston 173 201 X — 14 15 1
WP: Justin Taylor. LP: Cam Goulet. 2B: (Gil) Cam Goulet; (THOM) Dan LaVassuer 2, Brian Butkevicius. 3B: (Gil) Pepe Napoleon, Goulet; (THOM) Blaise Russo, Frank Romanelli. RBI: Goulet (2) (GIL); Brian Butkevicius, Blaise Russo, Tyler Donofrio, Shane OBar, Frank Romanelli (2), Dan Lavassuer (2) (THOM).

Terryville 3, Housatonic 2
(at Housatonic)
Terryville 001 011 0 — 3 5 1
Housatonic 110 000 0 — 2 4 3
Terryville: Doug Thorne (P), Taylor Donofrio (7), Ian Schmidt (C); Housatonic: Chris Vernali (P), Willy Yahn (C).
WP: Doug Thorne. LP: Chris Vernali. SV: Taylor Donofrio (). hr: Willy Yahn (HOU); RBI: Levins (2), Dupaul (TV); Yahn (HOU).
Team records: Terryville 7-4; Housatonic 6-4.

Shepaug 12, Lewis Mills 5
(at Shepaug)
Lewis Mills 020 110 1 — 5 13 1
Shepaug 701 031 0 — 12 14 2
WP: Ryan Lamay. LP: Sam Brooke. 2B: LM—Sam Brooke (2), Greg Campbell; Jacob Naparstek. S—Travis Fitch; Ryan Lamay; John Swanson. RBI: LM—Max Waddington, Campbell, Naparstek, Dave Swanson 2. S—Fitch, Wes Meeker 2, Logan Racz, Sam Jones, Lamay (2), John Swanson 3, Clayton Schneider, Austin Dutcher.
Records: Lewis Mills 5-4; Shepaug 5-5.

Northwestern 7, Litchfield 1
(at Northwestern)
Litchfield 000 000 1 — 1 4 3
Northwestern 102 400 X — 7 9 0
Matt McCarthy, Cal McKenna (5), Nick Andro; Devin Warren Zach Risedord.
WP: Devin Warren. LP: Matt McCarthy. 2B: (NW) Bryce Ramsay 2. RBI: Scappini (LITCH); Bryce Ramsay (4), John Lippincott, Tony Pucino (NW);
Team records: Litchfield 2-7; Northwestern 7-3.

Wamogo 9, Nonnewaug 3
(at Wamogo)
Nonnewaug 000 300 0 — 3 7 3
Wamogo 113 121 X — 9 9 3
Nonnewaug: Owen Kane (P), Collin Milano(5), Bryan Frasor (7) and Dom Piscitelli (C); Wamogo: Tristan Pepin (P), Matt Rollins (7) and Steve Kopcho (C).
WP: Tristan Pepin. LP: Owen Kane. 2B: (NON) Owen Kane; (WAM) Matt Rollins, Tristan Pepin, Rob Whipple. HR: Rob Whipple (WAM); RBI: Kane (2) (NON); Whipple (3), Jeff Aeschliman (2) (WAM).
Team records: Nonnewaug 2-9; Wamogo 4-6.

Wolcott Tech 6, Classical Magnet 5
(at Wolcott Tech)
Classical Magnet 101 002 1 — 5 7 3
Wolcott Tech 020 020 2 — 6 7 2
2B: (WolTech) Dylan Skrip.
Team records: Classical Magnet 4-5; Wolcott Tech 2-5.


Nonnewaug 13, Wamogo 1
(at Wamogo)
Nonnewaug 521 220 1 — 13 12 2
Wamogo 000 100 0 — 1 7 4
Nonnewaug: Victoria Heavens (P), Kate Rasmussen (C); Wamogo: Malia Rebot (P), Cyrena Zemaitis (6), Sydney Bado (C).
WP: Victoria Heavens (). LP: Malia Rebot (). 2B: (NON) Hannah Molin; (WAM) Malia Rebot. 3B: (NON) Toney Nastri, Victoria Heavens. hr: Marisa Valente (2), Kaylynn Harmann, Lindsay Hilpertshauser (NON)RBI: Valente (2), Harmann, Hilpertshauser (NON)

Housatonic 19, Terryville 3
(at Terryville)
Housatonic 315 415 — 19 18 0
Terryville 000 120 — 3 5 0
Housatonic: Savannah Martin (P); Terryville: Ashley Suarez (P) Alycia Calabrese (3).
WP: Savannah Martin. LP: Ashley Suarez. RBI: Dakers (2) (HOU); Marion Bongiovanni (2) (TV).

Lewis Mills 18, Shepaug Valley 3
(at Lewis Mills)
Shepaug Valley 000 30 — 3 4 4
Lewis Mills 761 31 — 18 17 2
Shepaug: Kelsey Johnson (P), Summer Mercier (C); Lewis Mills: Amy Powers (P), Emma Krazanski (C).
WP: Amy Powers. LP: Kelsey Johnson. 2B: (LM) Julia Arel. RBI: Johnson. K, Johnson. P (SPV)
Team records: Shepaug Valley 5-5; Lewis Mills 7-3.

Northwestern 20, Litchfield 1
(at Litchfield)
Northwestern 1132 31 — 20 24 0
Litchfield 000 10 — 1 2 0
Northwestern: Alyssa Castellani (P); Litchfield: JJ Polityka (P), Brittany Tompkins (2).
WP: Alyssa Castellani. LP: JJ Polityka. RBI: Swartley (5), Cisowski (3), Deming (2) (NW).

Torrington 19, Wilby 0
(at Wilby)
Torrington 193 42 — 19 11 0
Wilby 000 00 — 0 0 3
Sydney Matzko Marissa Morris; Jazmine Hines, Cassandra Derro.
WP: Sydney Matzko. LP: Jazime Hines. 2B: (TO) Marissa Morris, Alexa Potter. hr: Sydney Matzko (TO)RBI: Matzko (3), Morris (2), Potter (3), Pelow (2) (TO)
Team records: Torrington 11-0; Wilby 1-10.

Boys golf

Woodland 179, Torrington 202, Crosby 265
At Oxford Greens Par 36
Medalist: Mike Erikson, Woodland 40
Woodland (179): Ryan Warner 46; Zack Crowell 47; Erikson 40; Owen Harris 57; Andy O’Dell 46.
Torrington (202): Tylar Young 44; Nick LaMothe 51; Dallas Summa 53; Dave Kisiel 54; Kristian Eucallito 61.
Crosby (265): Brandon McCombes 64; Dayvon Melendez 59; Angel Aponte 70; Marquist Parker 72.
Records: Torrington 2-4; Woodland 7-3; Crosby 0-6.

Boys tennis

Housatonic 4, Thomaston 1
(at Housatonic)
Singles: Jonathan Miller (H) def. Jack Hartle 6-1, 6-0; Zach Busby (H) def. Rob Archibald 6-2, 6-2; Thomaston wins third singles match by forfeit. Doubles: Chris Lockhart/DJ Smith (T) def. Max Vadakin/Mo Elserafy 2-6, 6-4, 10-3; Pat Considine/Jon Bristow (H) def. Dan Paolino/Mike Fitzgerald 6-0, 6-0.
Records: Housatonic 6-2; Thomaston 5-4.

Lewis Mills 3, Litchfield 2
(at Lewis Mills)
Singles: Holden Robinson (LM) def. Tom Wall 6-0, 6-0; Bill Bentley(LM) def. Jon Simonin: 6-1,6-0; Jacob Honig (LM) def. Alex Mendez 6-1,6-4. Doubles: Jay Cizeski/Eric Jameson (LM) def. Aaron Wall/Jan Ritzenhoff 7-5,6-2; Stephan Papandrea/Brandon Croci (L) def. Mike Buonocore/Sam Flower 1-6, 6-3, 10-7.
Records: Lewis Mills 8-2; Litchfield 0-8.

Northwestern 4, Wamogo 1
(at Northwestern)
Singles: Zach Shemms (W) def. Jakrin Landphouthacoul 7-5, 6-3; Alec Royer (NW) def. Justin Matthews 6-0, 6-0; Michael Carter (NW) def. Jhon Brady 6-1, 6-1. Doubles: Winter Thorne-Kaunelis/Jordan Scherling (NW) def. Matt Sunderland/Kevin Fenn 6-1, 6-2; Barrett Langendoerfer/Christian Royer (NW) def. Matt Kusaila/Dillon Pepin 6-4, 6-3.
Records: Northwestern 6-3; Wamogo 2-6.

Torrington 6, Watertown 3
At Torrington High School
Singles: Ryan Nelson (W) def. Mike Louchen (T), 8-5; Seth Gesmondi (T) def. Sagan Butwell (W), 9-8 (11-9); Zach Paniati (T) def. Tyler Fac (W), 8-2; Nick Mancini (T) def. John Albini (W), 8-4; Collin Genovese (T) def. Mark Guirguise (W), 8-3; Alain Fleetwood (T) def. Drake Allegrini (W), 8-0.
Doubles: Nelson/Albini (W) def. Gesmondi/Genovese (T), 6-2; Butwell/Fac (W) def. Fleetwood/Brandon Becker-Abbott (T), 6-4; Sal Tarar/Anthony Sidharta (T) def. Andrew Beres/Griffin Larke (W), 6-2.
Records: Watertown 0-11; Torrington 7-2.

Girls tennis

Shepaug 7, Gilbert 0
(at Gilbert)
Singles: Caroline Kelly (S) def. Bianca Pimentel 8-0; Kate Klein (S) def. Caroline Yu 8-0; Haley Pesce (S) def. Evey Peng 8-0; Molly Mercier (S) def. Victoria Song 8-0; Doubles: Jacalyn Doerwald/Maddie Gorra (S) def. Mia Wang/Chloe Chen 8-1; Alden Cain/Emma Virbickas (S) def. Naomi Niu/Sara Qi 8-1; Jemma Roche/Emma Lovelace (S) def. Riley Brennan/Sally Meng 8-2.

Thomaston 7, Housatonic 0
(at Thomaston)
Singles: MacKenzie Blair (T) def. Jenna Vanicky 8-0; Megan Fitzgerald (T) def. Gillian McGuire 8-0; Alessia Palladino (T) def. Maia Stickles 8-0; Kaleigh Scarfo (T) def. Gina DiGiacomo 8-5. Doubles: Rhianon Mecca/Jessenia Gonzalez (T) def. Marina Matsudaira/Hope Morse 8-1; Allison Snow/Vanessa Thornberg (T) def. Lauren Grayson/Rebecca Grossman 8-1; Megan Fainer/Danielle Brasche (T) def. Sofia Christinat/Megan Ackerman 8-0.
Records: Thomaston 9-0; Housatonic 1-7.

Northwestern 4, Wamogo 3
(at Northwestern)
Singles: Riley Loomis (W) def. Jaiden Dropick 8-6; Sam Simmons (W) def. Annaliese Bertell 8-5; Marci Nelson (NW) def. Enxhi Marika 8-1. Alex Demiris (W) def. Emily Lemieux 8-5. Doubles: Sam Nelson/Taryn Russ (NW) def. Alex Esandrio/Melissa Woodruff 8-1; Libby Harwood/Megan Janco (NW) def. Sam Dutka/Alex Goodwin 8-1; Kelly Walsh/Christina Kovacs (NW) def. Casey Frisbi/Madeline Williams 8-1.

Torrington 7, Wilby 0
At Wilby High School
Singles: Kiley Rosengrant (T) def. Fatima Houlgin (W), 8-0; Hailey Ross (T) def. Tiana Quinones (W), 8-1; Olivia Roberge (T) def. Emily Solla (W), 8-1; Taryn Canfield (T) def. Tiana Thurmond (W), 8-0. Doubles: Julia Traub/Reina Lee (T) def. Jennifer Ruiz/Giselle Gigo (W), 8-3; Kaitlyn Grantmire/Christina Prinsen (T) def. Noslen Negron/Nicole Ventara (W), 8-2; Emily Buzzi/Emreen Bharara (T) def. Roby McIntosh/Ashley Vasquez (W), 8-3.
Records: Torrington 8-4; Wilby 0-9.

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