MIDDLETOWN 3, E.O.SMITH 2 >> The Blue Dragons edged host E.O. Smith Thursday afternoon behind goals from Umberto Spada, Lucas Saunders and Joey Pizzuto. Logan Pingree and Austin Marino each had one assist as Middletown evened its record to 4-4-1. The game was tied at 1-1 at halftime before Saunders tallied a free kick and Pizzuto scored off an assist from Marino. Zach Aukerman and Gabe Lopes scored goals for E.O. Smith (5-4).
CROMWELL 1, WESTBROOK 0 >> Justin Grant scored in the 51st minute to lift the host Panthers. Grant’s game-winning goal was unassisted. Ryan Murphy preserved the shutout with one save as Cromwell improved to 6-1. Jordan Bernard made 15 saves for the Knights (0-7-1).
MERCY 3, WEST HAVEN 2 >> The Tigers scored three goals in a two-and-a-half minute span late in the second half and then held off the the Blue Devils for an SCC win Thursday at Middletown. Olivia Ozcyz, Blakeslee Palmer and Kendra Landy gave Mercy a 3-0 lead before West Haven staged a late rally on goals by Marisa Pacapelli and Jolie Morrell. Danielle Richardson,, Ozcyz and Palmer each had one assist, while goalie Alyssa Morrissey made seven saves for the Tigers (6-1-1). Goalie Maggie Borer made 11 saves for West Haven (3-4-1).
EAST HAMPTON 1, VALLEY REGIONAL 1 (2 OT) >> Kayla McLaughlin scored off an assist from Katie Williams to give the Bellringers a tie at Deep River. Goalie Alison Bristol made 11 saves for East Hampton (7-0-2). Lindsey Webb’s goal gave the Warriors an early 1-0 lead. Goalie’s Kiernan Decker and Emily LeGrand combined to make 10 saves for Valley (4-2-2).
COGINCHAUG 3, HALE-RAY 0 >> Victoria Buonanni scored two goals, Cassie Kovacs had one goal and Amy Arcari had two assists to lead the Blue Devils at Moodus. Goalie Kara Mather made two saves for Coginchaug (7-1). Goalie Faith Cooley made 14 saves for Hale-Ray (3-6).
CROMWELL 5, WESTBROOK 0 >> Paige Martin had a hat trick to lead the host Panthers. Erin Glynn and , Stephanie Sousa each had one goal, Carly Orlacchio and Erin Glynn each had two saves, and goalies Alexa Beauchemin and Allison Bennett combined for four saves for Cromwell (4-4). Goalie Allyson Schenck made 14 saves for Westbrook (0-8).