#ctvb – Amity’s Paul Thees nears 500 career wins, Mercy escapes and Ansonia pulls away. Dig this.
THE ROAD TO 500: Amity coach Paul Thees picked up career win No. 497 as the Spartans topped Branford 3-1 on the road Wednesday. The Spartans were led by Jenna Pisano with 19 digs, Brianna Mirmina had 17 digs, Micaela Cardozo added seven kills and Amanda Vecchio had three kills and three blocks. If Amity (4-0) continues to win out, Thees could pick up win No. 500 Wednesday at Guilford at 7 p.m.
CLOSE ONE: Mercy rallied from a 2-1 deficit to a talented Foran team and won 3-2 at Milford. Grace Brodeur had 11 digs and 13 kills, Jess Hoops had 31 assists and McKenzie Dugan had seven kills and five blocks to counter the Lions’ Fallon Bevino’s 18 kills, 10 digs and five aces. Foran had a two games to one lead after winning game two 25-12 and 25-19. Speaking of Fallon Bevino, read her blog right here.
LEADING THE CHARGE: Morgan Westine tallied 35 assists, Shayllah Dobson had 19 kills and three blocks and Mariana Monaco contributed 14 kills and 12 digs in Ansonia’s 3-2 triumph over Crosby. The Chargers are 3-1.
WEDNESDAY’S BOX SCORES
AMITY 3, BRANFORD 1
Game scores: Amity 22-25, 25-16, 25-15, 25-19.
Notes: B—Hannah Zampano had 10 kills, 14-for-14 serving and five aces and nine digs; Tara Dreing had four kills, 9-for-9 serving and six digs; A— Jenna Pisano had 19 digs, Brianna Mirmina had 17 digs and Micaela Cardozo had seven kills and Amanda Vecchio had three kills and three blocks.
Records: B 1-3; A 4-0
ANSONIA 3, CROSBY 2
Game scores: A 25-9, 25-22, 18-25, 23-25, 15-13.
Notes: A—Morgan Westine had 35 assists, Shayllah Dobson had 19 kills and three blocks and Mariana Monaco had 14 kills and 12 digs.
Records: A 3-1; C 1-3.
BARLOW 3, STRATFORD 0
Game scores: Barlow 25-23, 25-17, 25-21.
Notes: S—Rachel Santo had six points, one ace, four kills, nine digs, one block, Joanne Pierre-Louis had two kills and four blocks and Libby Tallberg had three points, one ace, 10 digs.
Records: B 4-0 (1-0 SWC); S 3-1 (0-1)
CHESHIRE 3, NORTH HAVEN 0
Game scores: C 25-12, 28-26, 25-6
Highlights: C—Jill Haberli had 17 kills and two digs, Sarah Rodgers had 25 assists, three aces and five digs and Rachel Smullen had five aces. NH—Morgan Schaff had 16 assists, Amanda Kenny had six kills, a block and an ace and Frankie Anastasio had two aces and seven digs.
Records: C 4-0; N H 1-3.
CONVENT OF SACRED HEART 3, HAMDEN HALL 0
Game scores: Convent of Sacred Heart 25-7, 25-9, 25-6.
Records: HH 0-3
GUILFORD 3, SACRED HEART ACADEMY 1
Notes: SHA—Erin Kent had eight blocks, Shannon Bissell had 11 assists and three kills and Kelly Mordecai had 13 assists and 10 digs; G— Presley Altieri had 12 kills, Sam Grinold had nine kills and nine digs and Kristen Urban had 29 assists and nine digs.
HAMDEN 3, HAND 2
Game scores: Hamden 25-16, 25-23, 19-25, 23-25, 15-13.
Notes: Ha—Breanna Kearney had 13 kills and Angelica Erazo had 25 digs; Ha—Cassidy Wygonik had 14 kills and Kendall Jerzyk had 24 assists.
MERCY 3, FORAN 2
Game scores: Mercy 25-22, 12-25, 19-25, 25-19, 15-9.
Notes: M—Grace Brodeur had 11 digs and 13 kills; Jess Hoops had 31 assists; McKenzie Dugan had seven kills and five blocks; F—Fallon Bevino had 18 kills, 10 digs and five aces; Janae Owen had 11 kills and five blocks; Dani Kemp had 16 digs.
Records: M 3-1; F 2-2
SHEEHAN 3, EAST HAVEN 0
Game scores: Sheehan 25-18, 25-20, 25-13.
Notes: EH—McKenzie Miessau had six kills and five digs; Talia Loda had 17 assists and four digs; Alyssa Apuzzo had eight digs; S—Meghan Gavin had 15 assists and seven digs; Makayla Ricci had 10 kills and two blocks; Nicki Petit had seven kills and six digs.
Records: EH 2-2; EH 0-5
West Haven at Sacred Heart Academy, 5 p.m
Foran at Hand, 5:30 p.m.
Morgan at Valley Regional, 5:30 p.m.
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