No. 4 Nonnewaug boys soccer was tested in the first round of the Class M tournament by No. 29 Wolcott but went on to defeat the Eagles 3-0. Nonnewaug and Wolcott went into halftime tied at 0-0. Early in the second half, the Chiefs found their offense, thanks to two goals from Jack Kingdon and a goal from Nathan Firlings. Leland Malloy, Sam Kaelin and Zach Matta each recorded an assist. Nonnewaug keeper Nathan Israel earned the shut out with four saves. Wolcott’s Matt Carnein and Nick Roth combined to make 11 stops for the Eagles.
Class M tournament
No. 14 Ellington 2, No. 19 Northwestern 1 >> The No. 19 Highlanders put in a hard fought effort but it wasn’t enough to take down No. 14 Ellington in the first round of the Class M tournament. Northwestern’s Carter Thorne-Kaunelis scored the lone goal for the Highlanders. Ellington’s Nicholas Schipper and Robert Bailey each recorded a goal. Northwestern’s Dan Winkler and Palmer Piana combined to make nine saves.
Class S tournament
No. 16 Wamogo 4, No. 17 Windsor Locks 2 >> The No. 16 Warriors battled past No. 17 Windsor Locks in the first round of the Class S tournament. Wamogo’s Sam Jepson led the team with two goals. Ryan De Lello and Matt Rollins each recorded a goal. Windsor Locks’ Kenan Omerbasic and Tyler Labbe each scored a goal in the loss. The Warriors’ Max Loomis made 15 saves. Windsor Locks’ Ryan Rich made nine stops.
No. 15 Housatonic 2, No. 18 Lyman Memorial >> No. 15 Housatonic shut out No. 18 Lyman Memorial to advance in the Class S tournament. Housatonic’s Eric Gabrialson and Trevor Dakers each recorded a goal in the victory. Willy Yahn made five saves in the shut out. Lyman Memorial’s Andrew Perry made 10 saves. Housatonic is 9-6-2, Lyman Memorial is 7-9-1.
Nonnewaug 2, Shepaug 0 >> Top seeded Nonnewaug edged No. 30 Shepaug in the opening round of the Class S tournament. The Chiefs’ Shannara Bauer and Jackie Borges each recorded a goal in the victory. Makenzie LoPresti picked up an assist. Shepaug’s Rachel Genua made two saves. Nonnewaug is 16-0-0-1, Shepaug is 8-10.
No. 2 Thomaston 5, No. 15 Waterford 1 >> No. 2 Thomaston got on the board early against No. 15 Waterford and didn’t look back. The Golden Bears’ Morgan Sanson scored two goals in the victory. Abby Hurlbert recorded a goal and two assists. Waterford’s Jodi Weiss made 10 saves. Thomaston is 15-1-0-1, Waterford is 7-6-2.
Class M Tournament First Round
No. 4 Nonnewaug 3, No. 29 Wolcott 0
At Nonnewaug High School
Wolcott 0 0—0
Nonnewaug 0 3—3
Goals: N—Jack Kingdon 2; Nathan Firlings. Assists: N—Leland Malloy; Sam Kaelin; Zach Matta. Saves: N—Nathan Israel 4. W—Matt Carnein; Nick Roth 11.
No. 14 Ellington 2, No. 19 Northwestern 1
At Ellington High School
Northwestern 0 1—1
Ellington 1 1—2
Goals: NW—Carter-Thorne Kaunelis. E—Nicholas Schipper; Robert Bailey. Assists: E—Schipper. Saves: NW—San Winkler; Palmer Piana 9. E—Zachary Cargill 6.
Class S Tourmanent First Round
No. 16 Wamogo 4, No. 17 Windsor Locks 2
At Wamogo High School
Windsor Locks 0 2—2
Wamogo 1 3—4
Goals: W—Sam Jepson 2; Ryan De Lello; Matt Rollins. WL—Kenan Omerbasic; Tyler Labbe. Assists: W—Kaique Coelho. WL—Brett Sherman. Saves: W—Max Loomis 15. WL—Ryan Rich 9.
No. 15 Housatonic 2, No. 18 Lyman Memorial 0
At Housatonic High School
Lyman Memorial 0 0—0
Housatonic 2 0—2
Goals: H—Eric Gabrialson; Trevor Dakers. Assists: H—Gabrialson; Darius Sanchez. Saves: H—Willy Yahn 5. LM—Andrew Perry 10.
Records: Housatonic 9-6-2; Lyman Memorial 7-9-1.
No. 1 Nonnewaug 2, No. 30 Shepaug 0
At Nonnewaug High School
Shepaug 0 0—0
Nonnewaug 0 2—2
Goals: N—Shannara Bauer; Jackie Borges. Assists: N—Makenzie LoPresti. Saves: N—Gemma Bauer 0. S—Rachel Genua 2.
Records: Nonnewaug 16-0-0-1; Shepaug 8-10.
No. 2 Thomaston 5, No. 15 Waterford 1
At Plumb Hill Field, Litchfield
Waterford 1 0—1
Thomaston 3 2—5
Goals: T—Abby Hurlbert, Morgan Sanson 2; Allison Snow; Rhianon Mecca. W—Alexis Spinnato. Assists: T—Hurlbert 2; Jill Donston. W—Tegan Ward. Saves: T—Nicole Petruzzi 1. W—Jodi Weiss 10.
Records: Thomaston 15-1-0-1; Waterford 7-6-2.