Mercy 1, Lauralton Hall 0 >> At Middletown, Lexie Porter’s goal in the 20th minute proved to be the game-winner as the host Tigers (5-1-2, 3-0-1) edged the Crusaders in a battle for the top spot in the SCC’s Quinnipiac Division on Friday.
Haley Vanty had the assist on Porter’s goal, while Sandra Fronc preserved the shutout with seven saves. Mercy outshot the Crusaders, 9-7.
Colleen McCarthy stopped five shots for Lauralton Hall (4-3-1, 3-1).
Middletown 3, Rocky Hill 0 >> The host Blue Dragons swept a CCC match 25-20, 25-11 and 25-22 on Friday.
Briana DiMartino had six aces and Kierah Parker added five kills to lead Middletown (2-7).
The Terriers are also 2-7.
East Hampton 3, Coginchaug 2 >> Sarah Massie had 22 kills and 13 digs as the host Bellringers edged the Blue Devils 16-25, 25-20, 25-15, 21-25, and 17-15.
Grace Fales had 30 assists and nine digs, while Sarah Vickery notched eight kills and 20 digs for East Hampton (9-1).
Caitlyn Sibiskie collected 32 assists, four kills and three aces, while Alana Beckert had 17 kills and nine digs to lead Coginchaug (4-6).
Cheshire 2, Mercy 0 >> At Middletown, Julie Roche and Bailey Cunningham notched second half goals, while Alyssa Stevens made one save to lead the Rams (4-1-3).
Shannon Murphy stopped eight shots for the Tigers (1-5).
Boys cross country
Middletown 18, Bristol Eastern 44; Middletown 15, Wolcott 49 >> The Blue Dragons swept a CCC meet at Bristol Eastern on Friday.
Jalen Coleman and Stefano Mazzeo paced Middletown with a 1-2 finish.
The Blue Dragons also got Top 10 performances from Drue Marino (fourth), Matt Lecky (fifth), Matt Cantwell (sixth), Tim Joy (seventh) and Mike Ahern (10th).
Girls cross country
Middletown 22, Wolcott 36; Bristol Eastern 18, Middletown 37 >> The Blue Dragons split a CCC meet at Bristol Eastern on Friday.
Middletown was led by Lexi Gonzalez (fifth), Kaylee Morosky (seventh), Abbey Clemmey (ninth) and Rhienna Sanger (11th).