Southern Connecticut Conference

The Southern Connecticut Conference ranks as the second largest in Connecticut in terms of membership with 22 schools covering a large swath of the southern part of the state and shoreline. Commissioner Al Carbone directs the organization which has existed since 1994. SCC schools won a conference-record 25 state championships in the 2011-12 academic year.
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Soccer: Top performances from the past week, games to go see this week, other tidbits

Photo courtesy of Dajena Dishnica
Jake Goldstein (4) scored five goals in two games this past week for Cheshire.

FINE PERFORMANCES • Connor Prindle, Shelton boys: Scored five goals and added an assist in a 9-0 win over Lyman Hall. • Samantha LaValle, Notre Dame-Fairfield girls: Junior scored five goals in a 6-1 win over Stratford. • Farmington defense, boys: Indians posted three more shutouts over Simsbury (2-0), Hall (0-0) and Bulkeley (7-0). The […]

Soccer: New Haven County area standings

Boys SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT CONFERENCE Hammonasset Division DIVISION OVERALL W L T W L T Hand 2 0 1 6 0 1 Guilford 2 0 1 5 1 1 Law 1 2 0 2 5 0 Foran 0 3 0 2 4 1 Housatonic Division DIVISION OVERALL W L T W L T Cheshire 4 0 […]

Football: Xavier falls to St. John’s-Shrewsbury in OT

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WORCESTER, MASS. >> Xavier had the game won. Coach Sean Marinan thought so, the Xavier team thought so, and if a poll could have been taken, odds are just about everyone in the crowd of 1,000 believed Xavier had the win secured They all thought that because with just 3 minutes and 20 seconds left […]

Cross country: Glastonbury’s Neish, Amity boys win at Woods Trail Run

THETFORD, VT >> Saturday at Thetford Academy in Vermont, the reigning Southern Connecticut Conference and Class LL state champion Amity boys, won the cross country invitational scoring 129 points. Led by Amity’s Kyle Beaudette’s fifth place finish (16:47.22), the Spartans placed four runners in the top 30. Glastonbury was the next best finishing team from […]

Football: Kanios, No. 5 Shelton handle No. 10 Notre Dame-West Haven, remain undefeated

Shelton's Anthony Schiavo signals first down as 	Michael Casinelli (20) celebrates with teh ball behind him during Shelton's 17-7 victory over Notre Dame-WH (Photo Catherine Avalone)

WEST HAVEN >> Chris Kanios and his Shelton teammates entered Friday evening’s contest against Notre Dame-West Haven with a plan in place. That plan, which had Kanios defending Notre Dame weapon Nico Ragaini, worked to perfection. Holding Ragaini to just one reception for three yards and returning an interception of a Chris Elias pass 60 […]

Football: North Haven too much for East Haven

North Haven defeated East Haven 47-0 Friday night. Photo by  John Vanacore

EAST HAVEN >> It didn’t take long for North Haven to show why it’s the No. 7 team in the latest New Haven Register/ state Top 10 football poll. The Indians scored on their first two possessions and blasted East Haven 47-0 in a battle of Southern Connecticut Conference unbeatens Friday night at Crisafi Field. […]

Football: West Haven runs over Hillhouse

West Haven's Chris Chance (1) ran for 122 yards and two touchdowns in a 55-22 win over Hillhouse Friday. Catherine Avalone/Register

WEST HAVEN >> The most pivotal sequence for West Haven against visiting Hillhouse occurred during the game’s first two possessions Friday. Junior linebacker Bobby Hawkins recovered a fumble for West Haven on the fourth play of the opening possession. The Westies turned that into eight points as sophomore Kyle Godfrey scored on a two-yard run […]

Friday’s NH County girls swimming roundup: Kim, Wronski each win twice to lead Shelton over Lyman Hall

Shelton 104, Lyman Hall 66 >> Louise Kim won the 50 freestyle (25.68) and the 100 freestyle (58.41) and Tiffany Wronski added wins in the 100 butterfly (1:06.80) and 100 backstroke (1:10.70) to lead the Gaels (5-1) to their SCC win in Shelton. Seymour 91, Naugatuck 74 >> Freshman Sierra Cripps won the 200 individual […]

Friday’s NH County boys soccer roundup: Amity notches first win; Shelton routs Lyman Hall

Leonardo Scotti scored twice for the Amity boys soccer team, which picked up its first win of the season 4-0 over East Haven Friday in an SCC interdivision game at Woodbridge. James He and Nick Robinson also scored for the Spartans (1-4-2). East Haven dropped to 0-7. Shelton 9, Lyman Hall 0 >> Connor Prindle […]

Friday’s Middletown area sports roundup

Girls soccer Mercy 1, Lauralton Hall 0 >> At Middletown, Lexie Porter’s goal in the 20th minute proved to be the game-winner as the host Tigers (5-1-2, 3-0-1) edged the Crusaders in a battle for the top spot in the SCC’s Quinnipiac Division on Friday. Haley Vanty had the assist on Porter’s goal, while Sandra […]

Football: How the top 10 teams fared Friday night

Team                                   This week                                                Next week 1. Southington (4-0)      Def. Glastonbury 61-41                    Friday at Hall, 7 p.m. 2. New Canaan (2-0)      Monday vs. Westhill, 5:30 p.m.    Bye 3. Darien (2-0)   […]

Friday’s New Haven County area postponements (updated)

BOYS SOCCER NVL Holy Cross at Ansonia, ppd. to Tuesday, 3:30 p.m. CSC O’Brien Tech at Platt Tech, ppd. to Tuesday, 3:45 p.m. Non-league Bassick at Career/Hillhouse (East Shore), ppd. to Tuesday, 4 p.m. Shoreline Old Saybrook at Haddam-Killingworth, ppd. TBA Westbrook at Valley Regional, ppd. to Oct. 29, 3:45 p.m. Coginchaug at Hale-Ray, ppd., […]