Naugatuck Valley League

The Naugatuck Valley League, centered in Waterbury where five of the 14 schools are located, is wholly made up of 14 schools located in the Naugatuck River Valley. The league expanded from 12 to 14 schools in 2009 and features two divisions of seven teams titled the Brass and Copper Divisions.

Baseball beat: Ansonia’s Bonaparte doing it for his dad

Sean Bonaparte of Ansonia during baseball practice, Nolan Field, Ansonia. (Mara Lavitt — New Haven Register)

Every pitch Ansonia senior Sean Bonaparte threw on April 14 against rival Derby was working. The Chargers had not defeated the Red Raiders in two years, and after Bonaparte had made it past the dreaded fourth inning, which he calls his struggle inning because it’s when his mechanics tend to break down, he had yet […]

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 NH County boys tennis roundup: Amity blanks Xavier

Amity 7, Xavier 0 (at Woodbridge) Singles: Jason Seidman (A) def Richard Ciamarra 3-6, 6-2, 6-2; Max Einbinder (A) def Trevor Morris 6-1, 6-0; Jarred Pepper (A) def. James Rosborough 6-0, 6-0; Marco Canepa (A) def. Michael Higgins 6-0,6-0 Doubles: Nick Sabatelli/Noah Gallant (A) def. Rob Borea/Dylan Amble 6-4, 6-2; Jake Noyes/Gabe Betancur (A) def […]

Monday’s NH County girls tennis roundup: Career edges Shelton

Amity 7, Sacred Heart Academy 0 (at Woodbridge) Singles: Clare Foster (A) def. Monika Krah (SHA) 6-1, 6-1; Victoria Li (A) def. Jenna Fortunati (SHA) 6-0, 6-0; Jamie Thimineur (A) def. Casey Marak (SHA) 6-0, 6-2; Beki Lettick (A) def. Maggie Hughes (SHA) 6-2, 6-4 Doubles: Rebecca Ballers-Lauren Zorena (A) def. Lucy Anderson-Megan Dwyer (SHA) […]

Monday’s NH County baseball roundup: East Haven tops Branford

John Kikosicki had a double and a triple for the host East Haven baseball team in a 7-5 win over Branford Monday in a Southern Connecticut Conference Oronoque Division victory. Mike DeAngelo added two hits and two RBIs for East Haven (3-3). Alex King hit a two-run home run for the Hornets (2-4). Derby 7, […]

Litchfield County baseball standings

NAUGATUCK VALLEY LEAGUE Copper Division Overall W-L Naugatuck 5-1 Holy Cross 4-2 Sacred Heart 3-3 Torrington 2-3 Wilby 2-3 Crosby 0-5 Kennedy 0-5 Brass Division Overall W-L Seymour 6-0 Woodland 4-1 St. Paul 4-2 Ansonia 3-2 Derby 3-2 Watertown 2-3 Wolcott 0-6 BERKSHIRE LEAGUE Conference Overall W-L W-L Thomaston 5-0 5-0 Northwestern 4-1 4-1 Lewis […]

Baseball beat: Updated New Haven County standings

SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT CONFERENCE Hammonasset Division   Division Overall   W-L W-L Law 1-0 5-1 Hand 1-1 3-3 Foran 1-1 2-5 Guilford 0-1 2-3 Housatonic Division   Division Overall   W-L W-L Cheshire 2-0 4-2 Sheehan 2-0 4-2 Lyman Hall 0-1 2-4 Amity 0-2 3-3 Shelton 0-2 0-5 Quinnipiac Division   Division Overall   W-L W-L […]

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: 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 […]

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. […]

New Haven Register 2013-14 All-State Boys Basketball Team

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MVP Paschal Chukwu Fairfield Prep, Sr., 7-0, C Stats: Averaged 14.3 points, 11 rebounds and five blocks per game for the SCC champions. Finished with 21 points, 17 rebounds and 12 blocks in the Class LL state final against Bridgeport Central. Honors: Two-time All-State and All-SCC Quinnipiac Division selection. Named MVP of the SCC this […]

NH Register 2013-14 All-State boys basketball team lineups

FIRST TEAM Player                        Height    School                   Year Tyler Ancrum             5-9         Bridgeport Central    Sr. Paschal Chukwu        7-2         Fairfield Prep             Sr Raiquan Clark            6-4          Hillhouse                   Sr. E.J. Crawford             6-4   […]

Friday’s Litchfield County roundup: Torrington girls tennis cruises past Crosby

Pete Paguaga Register Citizen
Torrington's Shelby Consolini won her singles match 9-8 over Crosby's Jodi Gray in the Red Raiders 6-1 win.

The Torrington Red Raiders dominated Crosby 6-1, to earn their fourth win this season. Torrington’s Shelby Consolini, Tayrn Canfield and Hailey Ross each won their singles matches and the the pairs of Sara Gardella and Reina Lee, Paige Middleton and Sima El-Ayoub, and Julia Traub and Kaitlyn Grantmeyer all won their doubles matches. Torrington is […]

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 NH County girls tennis roundup: Law tops West Haven

Haddam-Killingworth 7, North Branford 0 (at North Branford) Singles: Reilly Fitzgibbons (HK) def. Gabby Augur (NB) 6-1, 6-0; Mackenzie Earley (HK) def. Nicole Messore (NB) 6-1, 6-0; Jen Halleck (HK) def. Megan Sadowski (NB) 4-6, 6-4, 6-3; Allison Sheahan (HK) def. Sarah Hammond (NB) 7-6, 6-7, 7-5. Doubles: Gwen Plum/Lex Regan (HK) def. Taylor O’Neill/Lauren […]

Zagrodnik hits walk-off double to lead Torrington past Wolcott

Torrington’s John McCarthy throws the ball to first base as a Wolcott base runner slides into second base.
Laurie Gaboardi — Register Citizen

TORRINGTON >> Torrington High School’s baseball stars shone bright in the Red Raiders’ first win of the season, 2-1 over Wolcott (0-6) at Fuessenich Park Thursday afternoon. Photos: Torrington 2 Wolcott 1 Shane Bierfeldt left Wolcott batters with nightmares featuring his curve. John McCarthy and Mitch Zagrodnik combined for hits when Torrington needed them most. […]

UPDATED: Every roster you need for June’s ‘Super 100′ Senior All-Star football game

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Update, April 17, 10:54: According to John Ferazzi, the rosters previously published are incorrect, so we have reposted NEW final rosters below. Enjoy. Original Post:  The ‘Super 100′ Senior All-Star Football game held its Top 50 draft at Rentschler Field last week. A few days later, coaches John Ferazzi of Sheehan and Sean Marinan of Xavier filled […]