FALLS VILLAGE >> Housatonic’s boys tennis team ended Nonnewaug’s 49-game Berkshire League winning streak with a 3-2 win at Housatonic High School Thursday afternoon.
Mountaineer Jonathan Miller, widely regarded as the league’s best singles player, won at No. 1 singles, but Nonnewaug’s Andrew Ray and Jacob Matt came back with wins at No. 2 and 3.
Housy’s Max Vadakin/Mo Elserafy and Justin Gomez/Moustafa Sakr stepped up in the heroes’ spot with a sweep of the doubles to take the match.
“This was an extremely competitive match at all spots,” said Housatonic Coach Jeff Tripp. “It was played with tremendous sportsmanship.”
The win leaves Housatonic undefeated at 14-0; Nonnewaug, 14-1.
The two teams meet again next Wednesday in Woodbury.
Litchfield 4, Wamogo 1 >> Charlie Shanks, Jan Ritzenhoff, Alec Doty/Tristan Roveto; and Alex Mendez/Spencer Sivilla won at Litchfield (12-4).
Ben Frisbie took a point at No. 3 doubles for Wamogo (5-11).
Gilbert 5, Shepaug 1 >> In this year’s slam-bam Berkshire League, where nobody’s safe until the final out, the Yellowjackets (9-8) owned the latest hot hands with the win over league-leading Shepaug (14-5) at Shepaug’s Ted Alex Field.
Ryan Sholtis held the Spartans to three hits, along with 8 strikeouts.
Ryley Weiss put Gilbert on the scoreboard with an RBI single in the second inning.
Shepaug tied it in the fourth behind hits by Dave DeMeo and Jack Pesce and a double by Clayton Schneider.
Austin Smith delivered for Gilbert in the three-run fifth with a 2-run single.
Ivan Moreira chipped in a pair of hits; Chad Closson had a single and 2 runs.
Litchfield 5, Canton 4 >> Ryan O’Bernier (2-for-4, 2 RBI) hit a walk-off single in the bottom of the seventh at Litchfield. Nick Andro had a 2-run double in the fifth.
Cal McKenna went the distance for his third pitching win in a row.
Jack Mansur was 3-for-4 for Canton.
Torrington 13, St. Paul Catholic 2 >> Ali Dubois pitched a two-hitter in Bristol with 11 strikeouts and a walk, then led the Red Raider attack with 2 home runs and 3 RBI.
Alexis Tyrrell (home run, double, 3 RBI); Lauren Jamieson (RBI double); and Cierra McGowan (double) were Torrington’s other big hitters.
Brigid Johndrow had both Falcon hits and scored both runs on 2 RBI by Alessandro Melardo.
Torrington finishes its regular season 16-4; St. Paul is 12-7.
In a change in the NVL Tournament schedule, the Raiders now host Naugatuck in the first round on Saturday at 1 p.m. at Torrington High School.
Litchfield 172, Northwestern 185 >> Cowboys Nathan Leigh and Chris Parsons shared medalist honors at Litchfield Country club with 41s. Tom Simoncelli (43) and Donnie Prtozmann (47) backed them up.
Connor Campbell was low man for the Highlanders with a 42, followed by Andrew Kane (43) and Tucker Kreh (49).
Lewis Mills 3, Enfield 1 (19-25, 25-20, 25-19, 25-14) >> The Spartans ceded game one in Enfield, then won three straight behind Ben Lewis (24 kills, 22 digs, 3 aces); Anthony Licata (10 kills, 24 digs); Austin Gilbert (20 digs); Lorenz Gunzl (39 assists, 11 kills); and Kevin Kryzwick (6 kills, 10 digs).
Mills is 11-3; Enfield is 8-8.
Shepaug 4, Litchfield 3 >> The Spartans (15-1) evened the Berkshire League race at Litchfield (14-1) with wins by Haley Pesce, Emma Kassis and Kate Klein in singles and Margaret Wolk/Sydell Lecher in doubles.
Lexi Honigmann, Elena Kennedy/Margaret Hill; and Corinne Casali/Claire Chapman won for the Cowgirls.
Lewis Mills 7, Wamogo 0; Farmington 7, Lewis Mills 0 >> The Spartans split a double header at Lewis Mills High School. Kristen Angiletta, Jenna Gabrielson, Erica Robinson, Kayleigh Watson, Emily Burzynski/Kara Schatz; Abby Shager/Lauren McCard; and Erin Gonchar/Olivia Gillette swept Wamogo. Then
Farmington’s Carolyn Szwed, Rachael Powell, Mia Singer, Elise Abreu, Kathryn Quirk, Nidhi Patel/Michelle Mordaseweicz; and Ioana Kondareva/Anusha Nagella turned the tables on the Spartans.
Mills ended the day 8-7; Farmington is 9-2.
Gilbert 5, Litchfield 2 >> Cam Goulet pitched a complete game with 7 strikeouts. Austin Smith had 2 RBI.
Terryville 5, Wamogo 4 >> The Kangaroos qualified for the state tournament with a walk-off RBI from Doug Thome, scoring Shawn Fulton (3-for-4, 3 runs) from second base.
Austin Berg had an RBI double for Wamogo.
Sheehan 3, Lewis Mills 2 >> Sal Gozzo (2-for-4, double, run) and Nolan Cloutier (2-for-3, RBI) were the difference makers for Sheehan in a close game at Mills.
Will Coughlin (run); Lucas Lanning (RBI triple); and Mike Ciccarelli (double, stole home) led the Spartans.
Brookfield 6, Shepaug 4 >> Austin Dutcher (triple, run); Nick Fleming (2 hits, run); John Swanson (2 hits, RBI); and Connor Douskey (RBI single) led Shepaug (14-4) against the Bobcats (8-12).
Nonnewaug 170, Shepaug 206 >> Jey Herman led the Chiefs with a 2-over-par 38 at Heritage Village Country Club. Bret Strokes (40); Anthony Eanniello (45); and Jason Porcelli (47) tied up the win.
Eamon Crossley (43) and James Foote (46) were low-scorers for the Spartans.
Nonnewaug is 10-3; Shepaug is 1-13.
Lewis Mills 166, Litchfield 168 >> The Spartans (15-0) edged Litchfield at Litchfield Country club behind Tyler Goulet (38), Mike Boucher (37); Matt Szymanski (43); and Andrew LeBlance (48).
Chandler Boucher (40); Chris Parsons (42); Donnie Protzmann (43) and Nathan Leigh (43) kept it close for the Cowboys (11-2).
Northwestern 5, Thomaston 0 >> Grant Scherling, Spencer Dixon, Avery Nelson, Sam Switzgable/Alec Harwood and Reg Denny/Elias Olsen swept the Golden Bears in Thomaston.
Litchfield 9, Gilbert 8 >> The Cowgirls (3-15) scored two runs in the bottom of the seventh at Litchfield to walk off with the win. Mary Pierto (4-for-4, 2 RBI, run); Sam Foley (3-for-4, RBI, 3 runs); Anna Conoghan (2-for-4, RBI, run; Sarah McCarthy (2-for-5, double, run); Tori Thompkins (2-for-5); and Maddie O’Neill (2-for-4, 2 RBI, run) led the effort.
Penelope Rein (4-for-5, RBI, 2 runs); Brianna Schlosser (2-for-3, double, 2 RBI, run); and Vanessa Gagnon (2-for-4, RBI) were big hitters for the Yellowjackets (3-13).
Northwestern 13, Lewis Mills 12 >> The Highlanders came across with three runs in the bottom of the seventh to win a scoring parade at Northwestern High School.
Kate Matava (triple) tied the game with a single. Molly Hale’s sacrifice fly scored the winning run. Gina Weingart was 3-for-3. Sarah Hale hit a home run; Marissa Swartley hit a triple.
Julia Sheahan (4-for-5, home run); Amanda Sullivan (double, triple); and Val Neuhausser (2-for-4, double) were the big hitters for Mills.
Wolcott Tech 23, Wilby 8 (5) >> Wolcott Tech scored 11 runs in the fourth inning to finish off a mercy-rule win in a battle of Wildcats.
Katelyn Benedict (3 hits, double, 2 RBI, run); Emily Dorosh (double, 2 RBI); Jenna Lemanquais (2 hits, double, 3 RBI, 2 runs); and Sarah Roussis (2 hits, triple, 2 RBI) were Tech’s big hitters.
Caitlyn Hebert (2 hits, double, 2 runs) and Alicia Morten (2 hits, double, RBI, run) were big for Wilby.
Wamogo 4, Terryville 0 >> Cyrena Zemaitis had 15 strikeouts and 2 RBI for the Warriors at Terryville High School in a game with just six hits.