WOODBRIDGE >> Mercy edged Hamden, 127-115, to win the annual Southern Connecticut Conference West Sectional Girls Outdoor Track and Field meet Tuesday at Amity. Wilbur Cross-New Haven placed third with 102 points.
Ava Coleman paced the Tigers with top three performances in the pole vault (first, 11-4), 100 hurdles (third, 16.2), and 300 hurdles (second, 48.72).
The Tigers earned 19 points in the pole vault event with Natalie Davoodi placing fourth (8-0) and Adrianna Kandro placing fifth (7-6).
Bridgid Selfors won the 3200 in 11:30.96. Selfors also finished third in the 1600 (5:15.10). Mackenzie Pias was the runner-up in both the 3200 (11:50.38) and 1600 (5:15.10).
Katie Simoniello won the discus with a throw of 97-07, while Mary Pitruzzello was the runner-up in the shot put (35-02.50).
Mercy’s 4×400 relay team of Jess Grodovich, Nadia Rohlfs, Victoria Fiore, and Catie LoBianco placed fourth in 4:16.30.
Boys Track and Field
SCC West Sectional Meet >> At Woodbridge, Xavier placed second in the annual sectional meet Tuesday at Amity. Hamden edged the Falcons, 113.50-107. North Haven was third with 85 points.
Senior Austin Hurwitz placed first in the javelin (165-04), while junior Matt Wyzykowski won the discus (138-01) event to pace the Falcons.
Senior Trinity Collins finished third in the 400 (51.30) and senior Kent Pope was third in the 110 hurdles (16.43).
Xavier’s 4×400 meter relay team of David Moeller, Peter Leff, Jason Hoops, and Collins placed fourth in 3:35.86.
Girls Track and Field
Coginchaug 86, Morgan 54; Coginchaug 127, Hale-Ray 8; Coginchaug 124, Hyde 12 >> At Durham, senior Jessica Drop won the 800 (2:20.4), 1600 (5:11.6), and 3200 (10:33.5) events to lead the host Blue Devils to a SLC sweep on Tuesday.
Coginchaug also got first place performances from Megan Decker (100, 12.5; and 200, 26.9), Caitlyn Sibiskie (triple jump, 35-25; and shot put, 23-10.75), Allie Alsup (400, 61.0), Lauren Melchionne (discus, 72.5), Paige Copeland (javelin, 98-0), and Olivia Tawa (long jump, 15-2.5).
Morgan senior Kate Mozzochi finished first in both the 100 hurdles (15.3) and 300 hurdles (48.6).
Hale-Ray freshman Emily Sienna was the runner-up in the 1600 (5:24.2) and 3200 (11:35.6).
Middletown 110, Rocky Hill 33 >> At Rosek-Skubel Stadium, Shariffah Mason won the high jump (4-8), long jump (16-4), and triple jump (34-8) events, while Veronica Meyer placed first in javelin (90-5) and discus (99-5) to lead the host Blue Dragons.
East Hampton 8, Portland 2 >> Senior pitcher Kyle Cutler struck out nine and Owen Wosleger had three hits and two runs scored to lead the Bellringers (13-7) to a Shoreline road win on Wednesday.
Austin White had a home run for the Highlanders (11-8).
Waterbury Career 12, Vinal Tech 1 >> At Middletown, freshman Celestino Toucet earned the pitching win for the Spartans (9-10).
The Hawks fell to 5-13.
Old Lyme 15, Hale-Ray 2 >> At Moodus, junior Matt Kane earned the pitching win for the Wildcats (10-10).
The Noises fell to 1-17.
East Hampton 7, Putnam 6 >> Sarah Vickery had two hits, three stolen bases, scored two runs, and drove in one, while Allison Ireland notched the pitching win for the host Bellringers (7-12).
Aliceya Labonte and Kira Clinkscale each had two hits for the Clippers (12-7).
Branford 23, Valley Regional 0 (5) >> At Deep River, Ariel Hansen had three hits and two RBIs, and Marissa Minore and Matilda Kreider (three RBIs) had two hits apiece to power Branford (3-14) to a non-league win.
Kaleigh Caulfield and Rylee DaRe had the only hits for the Warriors (5-10).
Mercy 4, Sheehan 2 >> At Wallingford, Tiff Mangiameli went 3-for-4 with two steals, Michelle Theilgard and Danielle Lajoie each had two hits, and Kam Geysen had a two-run single to lift the Tigers.
Ally Rosa had an RBI double for Mercy (9-10), which snapped a five-game losing skid.
The Titans fell to 9-10.
Xavier 169, Guilford 181 >> At Madison, medalists Joe Ensign and Connor Forbes each fired a 41 to lift the Falcons on Wednesday. Kevin Lynch shot a 42, and Mitch Nappi and Chris Fosdick each shot 45 for Xavier (10-1-1, 7-0-1 SCC), which clinched the SCC’s Division I regular season championship.
Ethan Bedell and Ben Fazzina each shot 44 for the Indians (1-8-2).
Cromwell 171, Valley Regional 205 >> At Fox Hopyard, medalist Colin Kenney fired a 36 and Nick Lattanzio shot a 39 to lift the Panthers.
Jake Patterson shot a 47 for the Warriors.
Mercy 175, Amity 233 >> At Woodbridge, medalist Praewa Treekul fired a 38 and Meghan DeVille shot a 40 to lead the Tigers. Alyssa Scandura (47) and Betty Smith (50) also scored for Mercy (11-1).
Bridget Barnsley shot a 46 for the Spartans (3-9).
Old Lyme 7, Haddam-Killingworth 0 >> At Higganum, Charlie Dahlke and Austin Pilgrim captured the 1-2 singles matches for the Wildcats (16-1).
Xavier 5, Notre Dame-West Haven 2 >> At Watrous Park, Cromwell, the Falcons swept the doubles matches behind Kyle Ericson an Ian Thompson, Mike Nanfito and Spencer Tibbling, and Hieu Ton and Charlie Sokolowski.
Rich Ciamarra and Jack Curran posted straight set singles wins for Xavier (9-7).
Andre Singer took third singles for the Green Knights (11-6).
Middletown 6, Platt 1 >> At Wesleyan, the Blue Dragons swept the doubles matches behind Kim Chambers and Lisa Tipton, Mariah Monroe and Jess Hart, and Dana Chamberlain and Kitrina Diguidig.
Carlie Panasawich, Gaby Lanza and Maddie Fitzner posted singles wins for Middletown (2-9).
The Panthers fell to 1-11.
Old Saybrook 4, Cromwell 3 >> Rosie Rothman and Tanya Gianitsos captured 1-2 singles to lead the host Rams (11-4). Hannah Gamer and Jacque Culmone led a double sweep for the Panthers (11-6).
Xavier 15, Marianapolis 2 >> At Thompson, Chris Leroux scored three points and Zach Braun had three assists to lift the Falcons. Gunnar Jackson paced the defense with four blocked passes for Xavier (19-4).
Marianapolis is 8-13.