NEWTOWN — The Newtown boys volleyball team improved to 7-0 with a 3-0 sweep of Shelton Thursday in a non-league matchup. Ardi Kodzodziku had 15 kills, 14 digs, three service points and two aces and Eric Moore added 17 digs, 14 assists, eight service points, two kills, one ace and one block for the Nighthawks, […]
Guilford 8, Lyman Hall 5: Amanda King had eight strikeouts and went 2-for-4 at the plate to lead the Indians to their SCC win in Wallingford. NORTH BRANFORD 12, PORTLAND 0 (5) N. BRANFORD 360 30—12 10 0 PORTLAND 000 00—0 1 2 Records: P 1-5; NB 7-0. Batteries: NB: Kaylee Velez, Mairead Aiken and […]
Autumn McHenry had four goals to lead the Branford girls lacrosse team to a 16-3 SCC win over Sheehan in Wallingford on Thursday. Sophie Spencer, Erin O’Brien and LanLe Crotty added three goals each for the Hornets (8-0). Renae Musco, Molly Donegan and Carlee Crispens scored a goal each for the Titans (3-3). BRANFORD 16, […]
MILFORD — Sometimes it takes a good part of the season to find a team’s identity. The Amity girls lacrosse team may have already found it.
With a come-from-behind victory over North Haven in their pocket less than a week ago, the Spartans repe…
NEW FAIRFIELD — Chalk up another victory for the undefeated New Fairfield High School boys lacrosse team, and another dominating defensive performance.
The Rebels defeated previously unbeaten Weston 9-3 on Thursday for their sixth straight win…
WINDSOR – Despite losing by double-digits to Windsor on Wednesday afternoon, no one is counting out Wethersfield’s baseball team. “I think we have a lot of talent,” Wethersfield star center fielder Jimmy Sullivan said. “When we play well we can be a very tough team to beat.” The thing is, the Eagles, who came into […]
RIDGEFIELD—The Ridgefield boys lacrosse team and its traditionally strong defense leaked five goals early in its showdown with rival Wilton Thursday night, and it appeared a shootout was a possibility.
But the Tigers’ backline stiffened in a h…
Every player on the Brunswick School and Greenwich High School lacrosse teams was in grammar school the last time the squads faced each other in 2010.
Well, that long stretch of the Cardinal and Bruins not playing each other will come to an en…
NEW CANAAN — The turf at Dunning Stadium on the New Canaan High School campus is used to hosting high-level matchups with elite-level talent.
That talent will take a step up Saturday afternoon at 1 when the No. 13 Virginia men’s lacrosse team …
NORWALK — It is time for Team Keyes to come first.
After seven years spent as the boys varsity basketball coach at Norwalk High School, Tom Keyes stepped down Thursday, citing “personal and professional” reasons for stepping away from the game…
BASEBALL SCC Notre Dame-West Haven at West Haven, ppd. to Saturday, 11 a.m. Foran at Fairfield Prep, ppd. to Friday at Foran, 4 p.m. Non-league Pomperaug at Seymour, ppd. to Saturday, 11 a.m. NVL Naugatuck at Ansonia, ppd. to April 28, 11 a.m. SOFTBALL CTC Platt Tech at Whitney Tech, ppd. to Friday, 11:30 a.m. […]
WINDSOR – It was supposed to be a pitcher’s duel when Windsor and Wethersfield sent their aces to the hill in Wednesday’s CCC battle of unbeatens. While Middlebury College-bound Alex Rosario had his stuff working for Windsor, University of Hartford-bound Tim Blaisdell didn’t as Windsor beat Wethersfield 14-4 in five innings. “It was a battle of […]
NORTH HAVEN — It didn’t take long for Branford baseball coach Steve Malafronte to say it.
“The magic number is five (runs),” Malafronte said after the Hornets defeated North Haven (ranked 11th in the latest GametimeCT.com state poll), 5-2, Wed…
NEW CANAAN — It took extras, but Stamford earned its first conference win of the season Wednesday afternoon. The Black Knights scored four runs in the eighth to down New Canaan 7-3 on the road. It was their second victory over the Rams this season, though the first was non-conference. “We did what we had […]
TRUMBULL — The top-ranked high school baseball team in the state finally ran into a pitcher it couldn’t solve.
Staples on Wednesday was no match for Trumbull right-hander Ben Fero, who tossed a three-hitter to hand the Wreckers their first los…
John MacDonald of Westhill threw the first perfect game of the 2018 CIAC baseball season. MacDonald sat down every batter he faced over five innings of work, striking out three as Westhill run-ruled Danbury 10-0 Wednesday afternoon in Danbury. “I think that Mac and coach (Mike) Riveles (pitching coach) had a great game plan today,” […]
NEW MILFORD — Pitching and defense wasn’t the strength for the Notre Dame-Fairfield softball team in its previous game Tuesday against Stamford, a 15-9 loss.
The Lancers turned that right around in their first SWC game of the season 24 hours l…
STAMFORD—The Norwalk baseball team came into the game against Trinity Catholic in the midst of a five-game losing streak and with its pitching staff taxed. Joey Benincaso picked the perfect time to pitch his first complete game of the season. Benincaso went seven innings, giving up six hits and striking out seven as Norwalk beat […]
WESTON 11, BARLOW 0 WESTON320 42—11 7 0 BARLOW000 00—0 0 5 Records: Weston 4-3, 1-0 SWC; Barlow 0-7, 0-1. Batteries: W—Liam Odierna (W, 2-1) and Jake Cavicchia; B—Tiernan Lynch (L), Sam Capetanakis (5) and Kyle Andreoli. Liam Odierna pitched a no-hitter in Weston’s 11-0 five-inning win over Barlow Wednesday afternoon in the SWC opener […]
NORWALK — On his way to the dugout after throwing a 1-2-3 sixth inning against Brien McMahon, Darien reliever Jackson Vaught found out some very important news from a teammate — the Blue Wave were three outs away from a no-hitter.
Blue Wave st…
STAMFORD — If your team can win a softball game in a snowstorm, facing any other obstacle should be easier.
The glorious journey of the Danbury High School softball team took another step forward Wednesday as the Hatters conquered Westhill Hig…
MERCY 11, SHELTON 10 SHELTON 200 300 5—10 15 1 MERCY 112 331 x—11 8 0 Record: M 1-5. Batteries: S. E. Menkowsky and B. Heuser; M. Alexa Boone, Kelly Boothroyd and Dana Boothroyd. Highlights: S: J. Bennet 2-4 3-run home run, 2 runs, K. Mestro 3-3 2 doubles, 2 runs; M: Alexa Boone 2-4 […]
Amity 5, Xavier 2 (at Middletown). Singles: Marco Delsanto (A) def. Kai Ton (X) 6-2 6-1 ; Henry Molot (A) def. Alex Bonaiuto (X) 6-2 6-3; Hieu Ton (X) def. Ayaan Malik (A) 6-3 6-4; Eddie Basauri (X) def. Vince Li (A) 6-4 2-6 10-7. Doubles: Zack Brocklehurst/Chris Bullers (A) def. Spencer Tibbling/Zach Ciampi (X) […]
Amity 4, Shelton 3 (at Woodbridge). Singles: 1. Sarah Bullers (A) def. Katie Usarawicz (S) 6-0, 6-0 2. Nardin Sayoufi (S) def. Sydney Pitter (A) 0-3 (def.); 3. Nell Komorowski (S) def. Gabby McGovern (A) 6-4, 6-4 4, Rosie Du (A) def. Sarah Gloria (S) 6-2, 4-6, 6-0. Doubles: 1. Catalina Betancur and Hannah Hipona […]
BOYS VOLLEYBALL BARLOW 3, CHESHIRE 0 Game scores: Barlow 25-21, 25-19, 25-23. Highlights: B— Finn McCaffery- 9 k, 3 blocks, 2 aces ; Anthony Rizzo- 6 k, 6 blocks, 3 aces; Matt Cruz- 11 k, 3 blocks. C—Colby Hayes- 9 k, 3 assists, Alex Feldman- 8 k, 4 digs and Joe Chen- 15 assist, 4 […]
BOYS GOLF Hamden Hall 216, Rye (NY) 225 (at at The Course at Yale, par 70). Medalist- Ben James (HH) 35; HH: Ethan Springhorn 45, Jackson Roman 46, Nolan Richards 47, Max Sinoway 52.; R- Nick Jindal 41, Jackson Gaynor 43, Rick Burke 43, Charles Jolly 43, Charlie Smilovic 46. Records: HH 3-1, Rye 2-1. […]
BOYS TRACK Branford 79.00, Fairfield Prep 67.00; Branford 80.00, Guilford 59.00; Sheehan 90.00, Branford 60.00; Fairfield Prep 82.00, Guilford 50.00; Sheehan 88.00, Fairfield Prep 60.00; Sheehan 116.00, 33.00 Guilford (at Wallingford): 100 Meter Dash: 1, Anderson, Gregory, Fairfield Pr, 11.37; 200 Meter: Wallace, Camdan, Sheehan, 23.68; 400 Meter Dash: Mastroianni, Marzio, Branford, 52.89; 800: Mastroianni, […]
NORTH HAVEN 15, HAMDEN 9 HAMDEN 3 6—9 N. HAVEN 9 6—15 Records: NH-2-3; H-1-4; Scoring: NH Goals: Callie Kessler-2; Molly Scarpa-1; Jill Rowland-1; Courtneis Babbidge-1;Madison Fredericks-1; Meg Christoforo-2; Kylie Brandt-5; Annie Uyeki-2. NH Assists: Fredericks-1;Josephine Toni-1; Uyeki-1. KINGSWOOD OXFORD 13, HOPKINS 6 K. OXFORD 6 7—13 HOPKINS 4 2—6 Records: Hopkins 1-4; Kingswood 3-3; […]
HAND 18, HAMDEN 0 HAMDEN 0 0 0 0—0 HAND 6 5 3 4—18 Records: Hamden 0- 7, Hand 5-0; Scoring: H—Jack Flanagan 1g,2a, Tom Swank 6g,2a, Nate Palumbo 3g,4a, Tom Ferrick 1a, Adam Hendrick 1g, Liam Mcparland 1g, Robby Swank 1g, Tyler Boris 1g, Charlie Jensen 1g, Van Docker 1g, Scott Roberts 1g, Ryley […]
With the season at its halfway point, the Greenwich Academy water polo team is beginning to round into the form that would enable it to contend for another New England championship.
Shutting out Hopkins School in the second half, while receivi…
Darien is still No. 1 and the FCIAC still dominates the top half of the latest GameTimeCT / New Haven Register Top 10 Boys Lacrosse poll. In fact, with red-hot Staples stepping up a notch to No. 5, the FCIAC now locks down the top five. Fairfield Prep dropped to No. 6, New Fairfield stayed […]
Mark Wootton belted a game-winning, walk-off RBI double to score Tyler Heenan in the bottom of the eighth inning to lead the Foran baseball team to a 6-5 SCC win over Shelton in Milford on Tuesday. Wootton ended up going 3-for-4 with three RBIs. Shane McCone added a two-run double and and Heenan had two […]
Walk off win for @danburysball, in the SNOW!! Hatters defeat Ridgefield 7-6 in 8 innings… great job ladies, another big win in what's already been an exciting season! #FCIAC #ctsb #rallycap #HatterPride pic.twitter.com/O7ub5h1Up7 — Nate Wilda (@NateWilda) April 18, 2018 Shannon Quinn singled to drive in Makenna Cooke with the winning run in the bottom […]
TORRINGTON — On a hitter’s day at Torrington’s Fuessenich Park, Woodland kept its bats cranking after four close innings for a 12-6 win over Torrington Tuesday afternoon.
Torrington’s Cam Cerruto (3 RBIs) blasted a home run and triple for his …
GREENWICH—Growing up, Connor Santry had one goal when it came to his lacrosse career.
He wanted to play for the Greenwich Cardinals.
On Tuesday night at rain-soaked and—for a few minutes—snow blown Staples High, Santry backstopped the Cardinal…
NEW CANAAN One after another, the tweets came. Quarterback Drew Pyne to Notre Dame at 1:10 p.m. Offensive lineman Jack Conley to Boston College at 5:07 p.m. Offensive lineman Jack Stewart to Michigan at 7:29 p.m. When was the last time three football players from a Connecticut public high school committed to such high-profile programs […]
DARIEN—It was business and pleasure and history all rolled into one.
The Darien High School boys lacrosse team did not allow yet another wintry afternoon to dissuade it from defeating St. Joseph High School, 23-2 Tuesday before a chilled but t…
RIDGEFIELD — Last year’s 12-1 start was the catalyst to making deep runs in both the FCIAC and Class LL tournaments for the Ridgefield baseball team.
The Tigers hope to ride that same wave again as they chase a similar start this spring.
FAIRFIELD — St. Joseph and Fairfield Warde were supposed to play on Monday in Trumbull, but rain forced the FCIAC contenders to push their game back one day — this time, to the Mustangs’ home ballpark.
The schedule change certainly didn’t both…
NEW MILFORD — The weather may have been cold and damp Tuesday night, but the Newtown High School girls lacrosse team remained red-hot.
Led by a stout defense and a multi-faceted offense, the Nighthawks remained undefeated in South-West Confere…
FAIRFIELD — Knowing what was coming next — a Thursday date with top-ranked Darien — and coming off a big-time battering at the hands of No. 4 Ridgefield a few days earlier, Warde needed a confidence boost in a major way.
And they got it.
LYMAN HALL 6, HAMDEN 5 HAMDEN 2 1 1 1—5 L. HALL 2 2 1 1—6 Records: Lyman Hall 2-4; Hamden 0-6; Scoring: Goals: (Lyman Hall) Stoney Brooks 2; Matt Nicefaro 2; Cade Sullivan 1; Matt Pettit 1 (Hamden) P. Nevins; M. Herman 1; R. Burns; S. Levine; Assists: (Lyman Hall) Cade Sullivan 1; Matt […]
Branford 16, Guilford 8: Sophie Spencer had six goals and two assists and Sabrina Torcellini added five goals to lead the Hornets to their SCC win in Guilford. Branford coach Jackie Ceccolini earned her 100th career win with the victory. Autumn McHenry added a goal and seven assists for the Hornets (7-0). Olivia Clark had […]
BOYS GOLF Notre Dame-West Haven 176, Cheshire 179 (at The Farms CC). Medalist- Jake Ivan-Pal (Notre Dame) 39. ND- Robert Ludwig III – 44, Tom Rosati – 46, John Bushka – 47. C- Owen Reach – 42, Drew Bellina – 43, Justin Grove – 46, Harry Kiesling – 48. Records: Amity 1-2, ND 0-1. Simsbury […]
BOYS TRACK Hand 89 Hamden 69 ; Shelton 88 Hamden 56; Hand 106 North Haven 44; Shelton 100 North Haven 50; Shelton 93 Hand 61 (at Hamden): 4×800 relay:Shelton (Berosa, Kocvek, Muller, Dillon) 8:55.4; 4×100 relay: Shelton(Coumbs, Rodin, Sirisouldle) 44.1; 110 hurdles: MCGeary (Hand) 16.0; 100: Rodia (Shelton) 11.3; 1600: Loalbo (Hamden) 4:41.0; 400: Mayes […]
BOYS TENNIS Cheshire Academy 6, Hopkins 1 (at Cheshire). Singles: 1. C. Kania (CA) def. P. Schmitt (H) 6-1, 6-1; 2. A. Sabonis (CA) def. A. Zhang (H) 6-1, 6-1; 3. C. Kania/Davis (CA) def. J. Ye (H) 6-1, 6-1; 4. K. Erodula (CA) def. K. Parikh (H) 7-6(3), 2-6 , (10-8). Doubles: 1. C. […]
GREENWICH — Doubles play was a point of emphasis for the Greenwich High School boys tennis team during its spring break last week. “Most of our doubles players were here on vacation practicing and playing every day,” Cardinals coach Richard Lane said following Tuesday’s match against rival Ridgefield. “We realize if we are going to […]
WESTPORT—Chris Drbal’s first home run was one he will not soon forget.
Drbal’s blast in the fourth inning sailed well over the 440-foot center field fence, capping an offensive explosion for the Wreckers.
When Drbal’s shot landed, the No. 1 ra…
While player milestones in high school sports are usually production driven, when it comes to coaching milestones it typically requires a perfect storm combining ability, success, potential and, more importantly, longevity.
For many , like Ch…
GROTON – Every baseball coach throughout the state would love to have an NCAA Division I bound pitcher leading their staff. Luckily for Waterford’s Art Peluso, he has two. “It’s very important,” Peluso said. “But we have to have them both peaking at the right time — you know what I mean? — towards the […]