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.
League Website: www.southernconnecticutconference.org

Saturday’s NH County Hockey Roundup: Amity slips past Guilford

Kevin Ryan scored the winning goal in the second period to lift Amity to a 3-2 victory over Guilford at Bennett Rink in West Haven. Zach Shelnitz scored twice for the Spartans (3-9-1). Ryan Brand and Rick Sandella scored for the Indians (3-6). Milford 5, Cheshire 3 >> The host Indians scored four times in […]

Saturday’s NH County Boys Basketball Roundup: Morgan edges Coginchaug

MORGAN 57, COGINCHAUG 56 >> Gabe Eriksen scored 17 points to lift the visiting Huskies to this Shoreline Conference win in Durham. Dylan Ketch added 15 points for Morgan (8-6). Devin Rodrique scored 19 points for the Blue Devils (8-5). NORTH HAVEN 46, FORAN 44 >> Dave Mikos scored 17 points for the visiting Indians […]

Saturday’s NH County Wrestling Roundup

Hastings Duals Foran 58, East Lyme 12 (at Newington) 106 Esposito (F) win by FFT; 113 Double FFT; 120 Luth (F) win by FFT; 126 Moreti (F) win by FFT; 132 Witte (F) win by FFT; 138 Pagan (E) pin JR. Pellegrino (F) at 3:09; 145 Fitzgerald (F) Maj. Dec. over Bernard (E) 11-3; 152 […]

Recruiting 2015: Connecticut high school football college commits [updated]

From left, Norwalk's Evan Adams (courtesy Norwalk Hour), New Canaan's Zach Allen, Xavier's Tanner Kern, Fairfield Prep's Anthony Palazzolo, Windsor Locks/Suffield's Jarvis Miller (via Scout.com)

The following is a living list of players at Connecticut High Schools who have made verbal commitments for the Class of 2015. For most schools, commitments are unbinding until the player signs a letter of intent beginning on National Signing Day on Wednesday, February 4, 2015. Players attending as preferred walk-ons are noted with asterisks. […]

Boys hockey: Milford rallies past Cheshire

MILFORD >> Milford coach Sal Follo says the difference between his team from the beginning of the season until now is night and day. Follo’s theory could also be used to explain his team’s play in the third period from the rest of the game Saturday afternoon against Cheshire. Scoring four times in the third […]

Boys hockey: Blanchette leads No. 1 Fairfield Prep over No. 2 Hamden

Fairfield Prep celebrates a goal against Hamden. Photo by Arnold Gold/New Haven Register

BRIDGEPORT >> Fairfield Prep and Hamden are the top two ranked boys hockey teams in the state. But when the SCC rivals faced off on Saturday, both were riding two-game losing streaks. Something had to give between the two Division I powerhouses. Justin Blanchette scored the game’s first and last goals and Jack Taubl made […]

Friday’s NH County boys basketball roundup: Career edges Cheshire

Tyreek Perkins scored 29 points to lead the third-ranked Career boys basketball team to a 78-75 Southern Connecticut Conference interdivision win over visiting Cheshire Friday in New Haven. Justin Campbell had 13 points and 14 rebounds, Tyrell Eaddy had 13 points and Kevin Smith had eight points and five steals for the Panthers (11-1). Heath […]

Friday’s NH County Boys Swimming Roundup

Foran 89, Seymour 71 (at Milford) 200 MR: Foran (Ethan Skuches, Drew Corsi, Eric Hammer, Matt Tylutki) 1:57.07; 200 Free: Conor Quinn, F, 1:57.06; 200 IM: Corsi, F, 2:19.53; 50 Free: Hammer, F, 24.39; 100 Fly: Quinn, F, 1:02.05; 100 Free: Hammer, F, 54.53; 500 Free: Skuches, F, 5:32.11; 200 Free Relay: Foran (Tylutki, Corsi, […]

Boys basketball: No. 2 Fairfield Prep beats No. 6 Hillhouse for sixth straight time

(Peter Hvizdak - New Haven Register)
Troy Walters, Jr. of Hillhouse H.S. drives to the basket against Ryan Foley of Fairfield Prep during first half basketball action at the Floyd Little Athletic Center in New Haven, Friday evening.

NEW HAVEN >> It was just 48 hours since Fairfield Prep guard Tommy Nolan badly sprained his ankle in a win over Cheshire. Now the Jesuits came to the Floyd Little Athletic Center, missing their best player and facing a team out for revenge after an early-season loss. Would Prep’s 42-game regular season winning streak […]

It’s the Midseason Boys Basketball Quiz: Answer Key

(Catherine Avalone/New Haven Register)
Hillhouse senior forward Troy Walters, Jr. elevates for a shot as Robert Haskins (32), Thomas Nolan (5) and Ryan Foley (21) defend for Fairfield Prep in the first game between the two teams Dec. 30. The rematch is set for Friday.

So you guys think you’re experts when it comes to boys basketball? Now is your chance to prove it! Please vote on the following questions, some on the midpoint of the 2014-15 season. Some on the general state of boys basketball. Polls close Saturday night. Update: You’ve taken the quiz now it’s time to see […]

Thursday’s Middletown Sports Roundup

Boys Basketball Valley Regional 56, Old Lyme 54 >> Senior guard Chris Jean-Pierre sank two free throws with 2.4 seconds left to lift the Warriors to a Shoreline Conference win Thursday night at Old Lyme. Jean-Pierre finished with 17 points, 10 rebounds and five assists. David Bradbury collected 10 points and six rebounds, while Nash […]

Indoor Track: Hamden boys, Mercy girls repeat as SCC West Sectional champs

(Catherine Avalone/New Haven Register)
Mercy's Catie LoBianco runs the second leg of the 4x800 at the SCC West Sectional Indoor meet on Thursday. LoBianco and her teammates, Bridgid Selfors, Mackenzie Pias, and Talia Staiger won the 4x800 in 10:23.09. The Hamden boys and Mercy girls repeated as champions.

NEW HAVEN >> The Hamden boys and Mercy girls indoor track teams had little trouble defending their sectional crowns Thursday evening at the Floyd Little Athletic Center. Hamden won four events to score 104 points, edging out second place Xavier (92) to win the Southern Connecticut Conference West Sectional title for the second straight year. […]

Girls basketball: Mercy’s Fitzpatrick reaches 1000 point milestone

Jimmy Zanor — Middletown Press
Mercy senior Maura Fitzpatrick, pictured with Tigers coach Tim Kohs, scored her 1,000th career point Thursday night in Mercy’s victory over Law.

MIDDLETOWN >> The first shot Maura Fitzpatrick took Thursday night was an air ball. Later on she missed an easy layup when she couldn’t handle a pass. “I was nervous,” Fitzpatrick said. It didn’t take long, however, for the jitters to vanish. And when they did, the points came in a hurry. Fitzpatrick converted fast-break […]

Thursday’s NH County Boys Swimming Roundup

Cheshire 95, Branford 61 200 Medley Relay: Cheshire 1:45.29 (Will Wynne, Ryan Mosteller, Kyle Shadeck, Jaime Eigner); 200 Free: Ryan Mostoller, Cheshire, 1:56.15; 200 IM: Karl Bishop, Cheshire, 2:06.45; 50 free: Dave Malone, Cheshire, 23.54; Diving: Dean Conte, Branford 287.0; 100 fly: Kyle Shadeck, Cheshire, 55.53; 100 free: Dana Malone, Cheshire, 51.43; 500 free: Will […]

Boys basketball: Prep’s Nolan among several key SCC players injured

Fairfield Prep's Thomas Nolan drives to the hoop as Career's Tyrell Eaddy defends. Nolan suffered a sprained ankle against Cheshire Wednesday.
(Catherine Avalone/New Haven Register)

A few interesting recent developments in top players around the Southern Connecticut Conference: In Fairfield Prep’s 82-45 win at Cheshire, Prep senior guard Tom Nolan injured his ankle in the second quarter, according to Reid Wallmark of The Cheshire Citizen. Nolan, who has signed a national letter of intent to play next year at Fairfield […]