TUESDAY SOCCER: Wilcox Tech & Cheshire boys return to winning ways; Southington girls go to 10-0 with Glastonbury looming

TUESDAY SOCCER: Wilcox Tech & Cheshire boys return to winning ways; Southington girls go to 10-0 with Glastonbury looming



MERIDEN — The Wilcox Tech boys soccer team, after seeing Lyman Hall halt its eight-game winning streak on Friday, started a new one on Tuesday.

Returning to their home field and to Connecticut Technical Conference play, the Indians gouged the Gladiators of Goodwin Tech 6-0 to improve to 9-2-1.

Six different players scored for the Tribe: Giovanni Solis, Giovanni Morales, Aric Morales, Isaac Marks, Victor Ahuatzi and Darwin Campoverde.

The principal play-maker was Alex Cortez. He was credited with three assists.

Marks, Ahuatzi and Rodrigo Lopez also had assists. Goalie Sebastian Dominguez notched five saves to record the shutout.

Xavier 5, Lyman Hall 2: The Falcons rode two goals from Brendan Montano to the SCC Oronoque win in Wallingford.

Xavier raised its SCC-best record to 9-1-1. Lyman Hall is 3-7.

Cheshire 5, Jonathan Law 0: The Rams improved to 8-1-1 overall and 4-0-1 in the SCC Housatonic with the divisional rout of the Lawmen in Cheshire.

Marcello Pannone and Chris Likorama provided the scoring for the Rams. Pannone had a hat trick. Likorama scored twice.

Denys Fuentes and Brandon Feero contributed assists.

Cheshire is ranked No. 9 in the current state coaches poll.

Rocky Hill 1, Maloney 0: After this CCC South crossover loss in Rocky Hill, the Spartans (3-6-1) will look to regroup back at Falcon Field on Friday against Plainville.

New Britain 6, Platt 0: The Panthers fell to 1-9 with the CCC interdivisional loss to the Golden Hurricanes (5-3-2) in New Britain.

Roket Hossain made seven saves in net for Platt. Anthony Buscemi and Casey Rintharamy also played well for the Panthers.

Girls soccer

Southington 3, Tolland 0: The Lady Knights stayed on course for their Friday night showdown with Glastonbury by blanking the Eagles in a CCC interdivisional matchup in Tolland.

After a scoreless first half, Southington broke through with goals from Brianna Linehan, Allison Carr and Micaela Potomis.

Each goal was assisted. Carr set up Linehan and was in turn assisted by Savannah Krom. Potomis scored off a feed from Maya Wroblewsi.

Emily Eigo and Lexi Almeida combined on three saves as the Knights pitched their seventh shutout.

Now 10-0 overall, Southington hosts 9-0-1 Glastonbury on Friday at 6 p.m.

Cheshire 0, West Haven 0: Cheshire goalie Seymone Rosenberg recorded five saves to hold up her end of this SCC Housatonic draw in West Haven.

It was the second straight 0-0 game for the Rams, who deadlocked with Guilford on Friday. Cheshire is now 8-1-2 overall. West Haven is 4-4-4.

Cheshire outshot the Blue Devils 10-8 and had a 3-1 edge in corner kicks.

Wilbur Cross 3, Lyman Hall 2: Goals three minutes apart by Shianna Reeves and Alexis Eaton gave the Trojans a 2-1 lead 20 minutes into this SCC interdivisional game at New Haven’s Rice Field. The host Governors, however, tied it up just before halftime, then got the game-winner from Charlotte Buterbaugh in the 76th minute.

Piper Schwab (2 saves) and Marissa Newman (1 save) split time in net for LH (3-7-1). Yanit Vasquez had four stops for Cross (3-7).

New Britain 4, Platt 0: The Golden Hurricanes (1-8-1) got their first win of the season, while the host Panthers (0-9) were left still looking for theirs in the wake of this CCC interdivisional game at Falcon Field.

Norwich Tech/Holy Famliy 6, Wilcox Tech 1: The Indians fell to  2-9 with the CTC loss in Norwich.


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