VINAL TECH 3, WHITNEY TECH 2 >> The Hawks captured their first win of the season with a 25-16, 25-21, 22-25, 20-25 and 15-12 thriller against Eli Whitney Tech Wednesday at Middletown. “It just felt nice to finally get a win and to stay together as a team,” said Vinal Tech coach Stacey Jaun. Sophomore Jayla Bell had 20 service points, including five aces, to lead the Hawks (1-10). Jonish Bell had 18 service points for Whitney Tech (1-12).
MORGAN 3, LYME-OLD LYME 0 >> The Huskies swept the Wildcats 25-17, 25-5 and 25-2 at Clinton. Jen Dawson had 25 kills, Lily Dawson had 32 assists, and Ashlyn Chidsey had 12 digs for Morgan (13-0). Old Lyme is 2-11.
HALE-RAY 3, NORTH BRANFORD 1 >> The Little Noises defeated the T-birds 25-15, 23-25, 25-14 and 28-26 at North Branford. Eliza Burke had nine kills and four aces, Jordan Ziobron had 10 kills and two blocks, and Tara Schwenzfeier had 21 service points, including seven aces, for Hale-Ray (8-4). Kayla Nowak had seven kills, three blocks, and two aces, while Rachel Funaro had 16 digs and four aces for North Branford (3-8).
VALLEY REGIONAL 3, HYDE 0 >> The Warriors swept the Howling Wolves 25-10, 25-3, and 25-11 at Deep River. Jenna Tiezze had 24 service points, including nine aces, and Carly Zuppe had 13 service points (six aces), nine assists and two digs for Valley (5-8). Charlene Tobias had two aces and Ellenton Gbanyah had two blocks for Hyde (0-11).
MERCY 3, HAMDEN 0 >> Maddie Kumm had 20 assists and four aces, and Casey Nelson had five kills to lead the Tigers (10-2) to a 25-22, 25-17 and 25-20 win at Middletown. Taylor Mayes was 17-for-17 serving and Angelica Erazo had 25 digs for Hamden (4-8).
MIDDLETOWN 2, PLAINVILLE 2 >> Lucas Saunders and Tom DiMauro scored goals for the Blue Dragons in a CCC tie Wednesday at Plainville. Joey Pizzuto and Logan Pingree each had one assist, while goalie Chris Rodo made six saves for Middletown (5-4-2). Andrew Rottier and Shane Pugliese had one goal apiece, while goalie Alex Bawol had 15 saves for Plainville (6-4-1).
HADDAM-KILLINGWORTH 1, WESTBROOK 0 >> Danni Roman’s first half goal proved to be the game-winner as SLC leaders H-K (9-1) edged the Knights Tuesday at Higganum. Allison Sheahan had the assist on Roman’s goal. Westbrook outshot the Cougars, 9-4. H-K goalie Meghan Cerino preserved the shutout with eight saves. Goalie Brooke Amendola made three saves for the Knights (3-3-3).