Portland 4, Griswold 3 >> Mike Zampano had a hat trick, including the game-winning goal at the 76:28 mark, as the Highlanders edged the Wolverines in a non-league match last Saturday at Griswold. Abner Velasco, who scored Portland’s other goal, had the assist on Zampano’s game-winner. Goalie Cole Ogorzalek made 12 saves for Portland (2-8). Chris Ladd, Brock Kreamer, and Kevin Dufour each had one goal for Griswold (5-6).
Portland 2, North Branford 0>> The Highlanders blanked the host T-birds Monday for their second straight win. Abner Velasco scored both goals, while goalie Cole Orgorzalek preserved the shutout with four saves. Nick Candelora made 10 saves for North Branford (1-10). Portland is 3-8.
Hale-Ray 3, Cromwell 0 >> The Little Noises defeated the Panthers 25-13, 25-15 and 25-12 Monday at Moodus. Jordan Ziobron had seven kills and four blocks, while Tara Schwenzfeier had 14 assists and six aces for Hale-Ray (9-5). Adela Hatton had four kills and three digs, and Stephanie Hartnett had four kills, three digs and two aces for Cromwell (3-10).
East Hampton 3, North Branford 0 >> Sarah Massie had 13 kills and 10 digs to lead the Bellringers past the T-Birds 25-15, 25-13 and 25-12 Monday at East Hampton. Dakota Reed had 25 assists and Shayla Belanger had 12 digs for East Hampton (10-3). Rachel Funaro had 20 digs and Kayla Nowak had five kills for North Branford (3-9).
Morgan 3, Valley Regional 0 >> The Huskies remained unbeaten with a 25-7, 25-19 amd 25-11 sweep at Clinton. Ashlyn Chidsey collected 23 points, including five aces, and 13 digs, while Sami Ashton had 11 digs for Morgan (15-0). Kenna Campbell had two blocks and three kills, and Sadie Swap had five kills for Valley (6-9).
Mercy 3, West Haven 0>> The Tigers swept the Blue Devils 25-5, 25-22 and 25-15 at Middletown. Abby Nagy had 14 aces and 10 kills, while Grace Brodeur had nine kills and six digs for Mercy (11-2). Talon Yahaya had six kills and four blocks, Sydney Mursko had two kills and eight digs, and Kayley Carr had five aces and four digs for West Haven (5-10).
Lyman Hall 1, Mercy 0 >> Emily Bludnicki’s second half goal at 21:15 proved to be the game-winner as the Trojans edged the Tigers at Wallingford. Goalie Alexis Rubano made 13 saves for Lyman Hall (4-5-3). Goalie Shannon Murphy had 19 saves for Mercy (0-12).
Prof Gallitto Girls Basketball
The Prof Gallitto girls basketball program is still accepting applications for girls in grades K – 8. There are three divisions: training, intermediate, and upper. Practices start for all teams on Oct. 19. For more information, call 860-346-6697.