Sacred Heart Greenwich added another convincing win to is ledger, defeating host King School, 19-1, in an FAA lacrosse game held on Friday in Stamford.
The Tigers received goals from 13 players on their way to the victory. Katie Keller registered three goals, while Joyce Heffernan, Dylan Drury, Hilary Hoover and Amelia Sheehan each tallied twice.
Ryan Smith, Molly Haggerty, Caroline Paul, Mia Cesare, Morgan Smith, Fiona Lewis and Lily DeConcini each added single goals for the victors. Rachel Keefe and Laura O’Connor combined for three saves for Sacred Heart, which visits Hotchkiss School on Saturday at 4 p.m.
GREENWICH HIGH SOFTBALL
The Cardinals continued to flourish offensively, totaling 16 hits in a resounding 16-4 triumph over host Darien in an FCIAC game held on Friday. With the victory, Greenwich extended its winning streak to four games and raised its record to 6-1.
Sophomore Olivia McClammy kept up her torrid pace at the plate, going 4 for 4 with a home run, two doubles and four RBIs.
Senior Kelly Brogan was 3 for 4 with a home run and two RBIs, while senior Charli Faugno had two hits, drove in four runs and hit a homer for the Cardinals. Emma Beinstein, also a senior, went 3 for 4 with two RBIs and senior Sophia Prieto had three hits and one RBI in the winning effort.
Prieto was the winning pitcher, striking out three in a complete-game effort.
Up next for Greenwich is a game at Ludlowe on Monday 2 p.m. The Cardinals will then host St. Joseph on Wednesday and Ridgefield on Thursday.
GREENWICH HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL
After beginning the season with four straight losses, Greenwich has won two of its last three matches. The Cardinals’ latest win came when it topped St. Joseph on Friday in Trumbull, 3-0.
Whit Courage recorded 18 kills and Nick Bueti added 10 kills to pace the Cardinals (2-5). Manuel Ortiz kept the offense running with 26 assists for the Cardinals. Ian Argento had 12 kills and two blocks for St. Joseph. Tyler Higgins added 15 aces for the Cadets.
Greenwich hosts New Canaan Monday at 4:30 p.m.
GREENWICH HIGH GIRLS LACROSSE
Leah Caputo’s goal with 1:49 remaining in the second half propelled Greenwich to a hard-fought 13-12 win over host Cheshire in a non-conference matchup on Thursday night.
Caputo’s tally gave the Cardinals their first victory of the season. Greenwich began the season with losses against formidable foes in Staples, Ridgewood (N.J.) and Massapequa (N.Y.).
“Our team has been working so hard and tonight, the scoreboard and the win column reflected it,” GHS first-year coach Rachel Vallarelli said. “They have been working hard leading up to this game and it felt really good to get that win.”
Senior Grace Fahey scored a team-high four goals to lead the Cardinals (1-3). Sophomore Delaney Roth tallied three times, while senior Katie Large registered two goals in the winning effort. Paige Finneran had one goal and one assist, while junior Jessica Ware and sophomore Grace Collier added one goal apiece for Greenwich in the back-and-forth game.
Caputo assisted on three goals, while senior Jennifer Kelly, Roth and senior Olivia Caan each had one assist for the victors.
Anne Eddy, a senior, scored four goals and junior Caroline Dutchyshyn had a hat trick for Cheshire. Sophomore Raegan Bailey and senior Annie Acquavita each tallied twice for the Rams (4-1).
Fahey’s goal with 8:52 left in the second half gave Greenwich a 12-11 lead. Bailey’s goal with just under five minutes remaining made it 12-12, before Caputo notched the game-winner.
“We were up in the first half, then they came storming back,” Vallarelli said. “Then it was back-and-forth. We gutted it out and came up with a good team win.”
Up next for Greenwich is a home game against Danbury on Saturday at 2 p.m.
GREENWICH HIGH GIRLS WATER POLO
The Cardinals were dealt their first loss of the season, as it was edged by rival Greenwich Aquatics, 15-13, in a match held on Thursday.
The host Cardinals (4-1) received six goals from junior Kaila Carroll and three tallies by freshman Bella Schraa. Greenwich held leads of 8-7 and 9-8 in the fourth quarter, but Greenwich Aquatics took the lead late in the quarter, before the Cardinals forced overtime.
In overtime Greenwich Aquatics opened a two-goal lead and held on for the win.
“We didn’t take advantage of some of our 1-on-1 situations and we missed the cage several times,” Cardinals coach Paul Constantin said. “We just made some small mistakes during certain portions of the game.”
Charlotte Hallisey, a junior, tallied twice for the Cards. Sophomores Nina Chamberlain and Tyler Fox added one goal apiece for Greenwich, which received stellar play in goal from sophomore Jenna Handali. Thursday’s game was delayed between 20 and 30 minutes due to the scoreboard not functioning correctly.
Greenwich is in action again on April 24 against visiting Staples at 4:30 p.m. The Cardinals, who posted a 17-13 win over Greenwich Aquatics on March 28, will play the Aquatics squad again at the Cardinal Tournament on May 11 at GHS.
Brunswick dropped a 5-0 decision to FAA foe Hamden Hall on Friday. The road loss was the first setback on the season for the Bruins (4-1, 2-1 FAA).
The Hornets broke a scoreless tie with three runs in the bottom of the third inning.
Trailing 3-0 in the fifth, the Bruins got the leadoff batter on base, as Marc McGuire singled and advanced to second on an error. On a failed pickoff play at second base by the Hornets, McGuire advance to third, but was thrown out at home by the center fielder.
In the home half of the fifth, Hamden Hall earned some breathing room by scoring two insurance runs for a 5-0 lead.
Aidan Redahan smacked his second single of the day to open the sixth inning. A pair of groundouts advanced Redahan to third base, but a fly-out ended the Bruins’ scoring threat.
Reed Mascolo (1-1) took the loss for Brunswick. He struck out eight batters in five innings, while allowing five earned runs.
Redahan’s two singles led the Bruins at the plate, as McGuire and Cole Mascolo had the two other hits for Brunswick. The Bruins visit non-league foe Salesian (N.Y.) High School on Saturday in New Rochelle, N.Y.