Xavier 148, Hand 151 >> Xavier freshman AJ Sanzaro shot a 1-under par 33 to earn medalist honors and lead the Falcons to an upset win against Hand on Thursday at the Madison Country Club. It was the Tigers first loss in two seasons.
Sanzaro edged Hand’s Brian Carlson, who shot a 34, by one shot.
Alex Jenkins (36), Bryan Stanton (39), and Jack Kane (40) also led the Falcons (2-0). Tom Pellatt shot a 35 for Hand (1-1).
Wilcox Tech 193, Vinal Tech 219, University 251 >> Wilcox Tech’s Chris Walsh was the medalist with a 43 at Indian Springs Golf Course in Middlefield.
Cromwell 15, New Britain 6 >> Winning pitcher Eleana Massiello allowed just two hits to lead the host Panthers to a non-league victory in their season opener.
Taylor Polizonis went 3-for-4 with two doubles, Malorie Leone was 4-for-5 with a double, and Erika Bertucci went 2-for-3 with a double and three runs scored for Cromwell (1-0).
St. Bernard 5, Haddam-Killingworth 1 >> Gretchen Greene had a triple and a single, while Amy Bouchard earned the pitching win for the Saints at Higganum.
Casey Jackson had a double, and Lauren McCann and Caroline Fortuna each had a single for H-K (0-1).
Coginchaug 3, Valley Regional 0 >> Gabby Diaz struck out 11 and allowed just three hits to lead the Blue Devils at Deep River.
Deanna Puchalski (3-for-3) had three doubles and two RBIs, while Destiny Helmedach added a double for Coginchaug (2-0).
Kaleigh Caulfield was 1-for-2, Emily Dona had a double, and pitcher Michaela Lavy had six strikeouts for the Warriors (0-1).
Coginchaug 4, East Hampton 3 >> The Blue Devils got a win at No. 1 singles from Tyler McDonald and a close win at first doubles from the tandem of Garrett D’Amato and Sam Temple to edge the host Bellringers.
Kyle Judson also notched a singles win for Coginchaug (1-0).
Ryan Taylor, Jack Ryan and Brendan Allen-Twiss each had singles wins for East Hampton.
Westbrook 6, Haddam-Killingworth 1 >> At Higganum, the Cougars lone win came at No. 2 singles where Mackenzie Earley outlasted Liza Goldberg, 6-2, 5-7, and 6-3.
Guilford 7, Mercy 0 >> Kristen Forscher defeated the Tigers’ Natalie Harackiewicz, 6-0, 6-2 at No. 1 singles for the host Indians on Wednesday.
Coginchaug 7, East Hampton 0 >> At Durham, Melanie Frank, Emma Roth, Samantha Turley, and Emily Leibiger all earned straight set singles wins for the Blue Devils.
Avon 180, Mercy 210 >> The Falcons’ Marissa Grillo was the medalist with a 36 at the Avon Country Club.
Jamie Corrone led the Tigers with a 47.
Mercy’s lineup also included Altssa Scandura (49), Betty Smith (55), Mackenzie Dugan (59) and Kendal Ely (69).