Shoreline Conference

Thirteen schools, primarily located in Middlesex County in the southeast portion of the state, make up the Shoreline Conference. The league does not sponsor football competition in the fall, although many of its members do play football in the football-only Pequot Conference. The Shorline Conference sponsors 18 sports in total competition and earned six CIAC State Championships this past academic year.

The Week 3 GameTimeCT / Register Top 10 Softball Poll: Southington remains at No. 1, but no longer unanimous

Cheshire and pitcher Mackenzie Juodaitis move up one spot to No. 6 in the latest Top 10 Poll.
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Southington remained at No. 1 in the Week 3 Poll, but  unbeaten Fitch picked up a first-place vote. Team Record 1st Place Points Last Class 1. SOUTHINGTON 5-0 16 506 1 LL Last week’s results:  Defeated Farmington 19-0 and Maloney 3-1 (9). Bottom line: The Blue Knights had a close call against Maloney but still […]

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 • Becca Marks, Sacred Heart Academy: Collected her 100th career hit in a 9-8 win over West Haven. • Maddy Montz, Coginchaug: Had three hits, including a […]

Pooch’s Top 10 Softball Ballot

Here is the ballot I submitted for the GameTimeCT / Register Top 10 Softball Poll after Week 3. The Top 10 poll will posted later today on-line and will appear in Monday’s print editions of the Register. Southington Fitch Amity Lauralton Hall St. Joseph Cheshire Darien Seymour Mercy Oxford NFA Sheehan Thomaston Trumbull Hand

Baseball: Still Perfect! Valley Regional (8-0) routs H-K

Photos by Jimmy Zanor - Middletown Press
Valley Regional junior Nash Eppard allowed just one hit over five innings in the Warriors 13-1 win on Friday at Deep River.

DEEP RIVER >> The wind chill made it feel like one of those East Coast late October World Series games. But for Valley Regional, Friday afternoon’s contest against Haddam-Killingworth might have felt like it was played in Aruba. The Warriors are hot. Scorching. Senior catcher Eric Jaillet went 4-for-5 with three RBIs and Ethan Petroka […]

Softball: Middletown rallies past Coginchaug

MIDDLETOWN >> It wasn’t a league game for either team, but make no mistake, it’s always fun to beat your neighbor. “There’s a rivalry between Middletown and Coginchaug,” said Middletown High softball coach Scott Ahlers after his team came from behind to beat Coginchaug 11-7 on a frigid Friday at Hank Hiller Field at MHS. […]

Amity’s Koshes voted Thursday’s STAR, VOTE for Friday’s BEST

Star of the Day

Thursday’s Star Katie Koshes, Amity softball: She hit a two-out, three-run walk-off homer in the bottom of the ninth to give the Spartans a 3-0 win over Sheehan. Koshes went 4-for-4 at the plate and also pitched all nine innings, striking out 10 while scattering seven hits. VOTE for Friday’s STAR until Saturday, 9 p.m.

Friday’s Middletown region sports roundup

Softball Morgan 10, Hale Ray 1 >> At Moodus, Kelsey Donaldson went 2-for-3 and Angie Cook had a triple with two RBIs for the Huskies (7-2). Emily Traceski hit a solo home run in bottom of the seventh for the Noises (3-4). East Hampton 7, Valley Regional 6 >> Lindsey Dickerman struck out 10 in […]

Thursday’s NHCounty boys/ girls golf roundup

Fairfield Prep 169, Hand 171 (At CC of Fairfield) Medalist: Jake Oliver (Hand) Prep: Matt Cesare 41, Andrew Sciarretta 42, Matt Schmerzler 42, Andy Spangenberg 44. Hand: Jake Oliver 39, Tommy Pellatt 43, Justin Frieund 43, Cliff Baird 46. Team records: Fairfield Prep 1-1; Hand 2-2. East Haven 197, Sheehan 182 (At Farms CC) East […]

Thursday’s NHCounty boys/ girls tennis roundup: Coginchaug defeats North Branford

Coginchaug 5, North Branford 1 (At North Branford) Singles: Evan Diaz (NB) Def Kyle Judson 6-3, 6-0; Sam Temple (C) Def Jay Mavani 6-3, 6-2; Garrett D’Amato (C) Def Antonio Pavic 7-5, 6-2; Brian Jubeliere (C) won by Forfeit; Jeremy Cannon (C) Won by Forfeit. Doubles: Mike O’Keefe-Tommy Seifert (C) Won by forfeit; No Doubles […]

Thursday’s boys/ girls lacrosse roundup: Moran’s 8 goals leads ND-WH over Foran; Hand beats No. 4 Prep

Hand's Tanner Garitta (28) slams Fairfield Prep's Nicholas Franchuk while carrying the ball midfield toward the Tigers goal. Hand won, 8-6, at Strong Field at the Surf Club in Madison. (Catherine Avalone/New Haven Register)

Boys lacrosse Notre Dame-West Haven 16, Foran 10 >> Ed Moran had eight goals to lead the Green Knights to their win in West Haven. Nick Shanle added three goals and an assist and Joe Biondi had three goals for the Green Knights (4-2), Bobby McGinnis had three goals for the Lions (2-4). Elsewhere, Hand […]

Thursday’s NHCounty softball roundup: Koshes hits and pitches Amity to a win over Sheehan

Katie Koshes hit a three-run, walk-off homer with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning to lead the Amity softball team to a 3-0 victory over Sheehan on Thursday. Koshes also pitched all nine innings for the Spartans, striking out 10 while scattering seven hits. Sheehan’s Missy Pereira was the hard-luck loser, striking […]

Thursday’s Middletown region sports roundup

Baseball East Hampton 6, Hale-Ray 3 >> Zac Johnson broke a 3-3 tie with a two-out single in the bottom of the sixth and winning pitcher Kyle Cutler allowed just two hits in a complete game effort to lift the host Bellringers on Thursday. Owen Wosleger and CJ Westbrook each had three hits, while Cutler […]

Wednesday’s NH County boys tennis roundup: Amity, Cheshire, Prep all post shutouts

Amity 5, Foran 0 (at Milford) Singles: Jason Seidman (A) def. Kyle Lockwood (F) 6-0, 6-0; Marco Delsanto (A) def. Dana Xu (F) 6-0, 6-0; Logan Berke (A) def. Matt Downing (F) 6-2, 6-1; Robbie Kroepel (A) def. Drew Lenz (F) 7-5, 6-0 Doubles: Zach Simon/Jacob Mayerson (A) def. Pat LaPenna/Matt Rubenstein (F) 6-0, 6-0; […]

Wednesday’s NH County golf roundup: Notre Dame-West Haven goes to 2-0

Hamden Hall 249, Chase Collegiate 267, Cheshire Academy 296 (at The Farms CC) Medalist: Robbie Dworkin (HH) 39 Hamden Hall: Sean Morrissey 49, Ethan Springhorn 52, Jared Kubick 54, Brendan Reynolds 55. Chase Collegiate: Timmy LeBlanc 47, Pat Morley 50, Ethan Vance 54, Nick Bujnowski 56, Tom Moran 60. Cheshire Academy: Matt Rosen 54, Naputtr […]

Wednesday’s Middletown region sports roundup

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Cromwell senior pitcher Tucker Lord tossed a one-hitter with seven strikeouts in the Panthers' 4-1 win over North Branford on Wednesday at Monnes Field.

Baseball Cromwell 4, North Branford 1 >> Senior pitcher Tucker Lord allowed just one hit while striking out seven in the Panthers’ Shoreline Conference victory Wednesday at Monnes Field. Senior shortstop Cory Baldwin had two hits and two stolen bases, while Nick Queiroz had an RBI hit for Cromwell (4-2). The T-birds (5-1) hit came […]

Boys hockey: 2014-15 New Haven Register Area MVP: Alec Martone, North Branford

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The 2014-15 Area MVP for boys hockey for the New Haven Register: Alec Martone, North Branford.

Entering the 2014-15 season, predictions on favorites to win the CIAC Division II title included Branford, Suffield/Granby/Windsor Locks and Conard. North Branford has a winning tradition and under coach Ralph Shaw’s guidance the Thunderbirds have always been competitive. But the T-Birds weren’t exactly on anyone’s preseason radar as a favorite to win the D-II title. […]

2014-15 New Haven Register All-Area Boys Hockey Team

All Area Hockey

The 2014-15 New Haven Register All-Area Boys Hockey Team. Profiles by Dan Nowak. Photos by Arnold Gold. Most Valuable Player Alec Martone North Branford, Sr., F Stats: Had 23 goals and 33 assists, leading the Thunderbirds to the CIAC Division II final and a 17-6-1 overall record. Had three goals and two assists in a […]