Portland 1, Terryville 0 >> Madison Leary scored the game-winning goal in the 65th minute to lift the No. 29 Highlanders past host Terryville Friday afternoon in the second round of the CIAC Class S state tournament.
Leary, a sophomore, scored on a crossing pass from senior Deidre Caruso.
Senior keeper Brooke Marconi made two saves for defending state co-champion Portland (8-9-1).
Marie Cesare stopped nine shots for the No. 20 Kangaroos (9-9).
The Highlanders advanced to play at No. 12 East Hampton (12-4-2) in the quarterfinals today at 2 p.m.
The Bellringers defeated No. 5 Old Lyme, 1-0 (4-1 PKs).
Haddam-Killingworth 3, Hale Ray 0 >> Lauren Brough had 16 kills and five aces and Carly Church had 35 assists as the top-seeded Cougars swept the Noises 25-21, 25-11, and 25-21 in the Class S quarterfinals Frdiay night at the H-K Field House.
Mackenzie Hinds had 11 kills and three aces, Olivia Parmelee had eight kills, and Michelle Church had 20 digs for H-K (24-1).
Jordan Ziobron had six kills and six digs, Sage Conner had six kills and three blocks, and Mary Pease had 16 assists for No. 9 Hale Ray (18-7).
The Cougars will meet No. 21 Coginchaug (13-10) in the semifinals on Wednesday.
Class L results >> Mercy senior Alexis Heiney placed fifth at the CIAC Class L championship diving competition last Thursday at Middletown High School.
Heiney earned 364.20 points. She also earned 24 points for the Tigers overall team total.
Middletown junior Erin Hughes placed 13th (318.55) while earning 14 team points for the Blue Dragons.