SCHOLASTICS: Bailey’s daily double lifts Cheshire; LH out-swims Sheehan in virtual opener; Southington girls soccer strikes again

SCHOLASTICS: Bailey’s daily double lifts Cheshire; LH out-swims Sheehan in virtual opener; Southington girls soccer strikes again

WALLINGFORD — Raegan Bailey had a hand in all three goals to propel the Cheshire field hockey team to a 3-1 SCC victory Saturday over Sheehan.

Bailey scored in each of the first two quarters to stake the Rams to a 2-0 halftime lead, then set up Sophie Vagts, who had assisted on Bailey’s first goal, for some insurance in the third quarter.

Sheehan got on the board in the fourth quarter when Allison Villano scored off an assist from Mallory Crispens.

Hannah Jalowiec and Elise Hurlburt combined on six saves for Cheshire (2-0). Sheehan’s freshman netminder Rilee Reutenauer collected 13 saves for Sheehan (0-2).

Boys soccer

Plainville 2, Southington 0: The Blue Devils scored just 5.8 seconds before halftime and tacked on an insurance goals in the opening 10 minutes of the second half to spoil Southington’s home opener.

Southington’s best chance came on a through ball from Mitch Messina to Cole Marek. The shot from Marek beat the goalie, but kicked wide off the post.

Jaen Vuong (3 saves) and Ryan Lunn (1 save) split the goaltending duties for Southington (0-1-1). 

Xavier 2, Cheshire 1: Max Manware put the Rams ahead 1-0 in the opening minutes of the second half off an assist from Tim Beecher.

Xavier’s Brady Stevenson answered just 18 seconds later, however, and John Milardo netted game-winner with 15:44 left to lift the Falcons to the season-opening decision in Middletown.

Matt Pisani had two saves in the Cheshire net.

Prince Tech/University 5, Wilcox Tech 2: The Tribe dipped to 1-1 with the CTC setback on Friday in Hartford.

Jayson Arichavala and Angel Gavilanes had the goals for Wilcox. Goalie Gio Bautista was busy in net, piling up 27 saves.

Girls soccer

Maloney 3, Rocky Hill 0: The Spartans improved to 1-1 with the CCC victory on the road.

Southington 5, Plainville 0: The Lady Knights got goals from five different players in posting the CCC victory in Plainville.

Goalie Emily Eigo snared both shots she saw as Southington stormed to 2-0 and knocked the Blue Devils to 0-2.

The field was definitely tilted in this one. Southington out-shot Plainville 30-2.

The goals were scored by Micaela Potamis, Shannon Litchfield, Nina Muir, Abby Sowa and Allison Carr.

Potamis and Litchfield added assists. Brianna Linehan and Jess Carr also set up goals.

Girls swimming

Lyman Hall 100, Sheehan 86: The Trojans out-swam the Titans in Friday night’s virtual meet at Sheehan.

LH took two of the three relays and got a pair of individual wins from Caroline Krawec, who had the fast times in the 200-yard individual medley (2:16.68) and the 100 breaststroke (1:10.84).

Leila Sofiane was a double-winner for Sheehan. The junior captured the 200 freestyle (2:08.55) and the 500 free (5:38.93).

Sofiane also teamed with Lily Nagy-Leranth, Alanna Dwyer and Katie Webb on the first-place 400 freestyle relay (4:08.22).

Lyman Hall took the other relays behind Krawec, Hailey Baker and Nadia Lesieur. The trio teamed with Elena Bielesz on the 200 freestyle (1:53.09) and with Elise Richardson on the 200 medley (1:57.19).

RIchardson went on to win the 50 free (25.71), while Bielesz took the 100 (1:01.14). Lesiuer captured the 100 butterfly (1:08.87).

Also for LH, Cassie Wentzell was a winner in the 100 backstroke (1:09.53) and Alyssa Cervero had high score in diving (186.75).

Girls volleyball

Wilcox Tech 3, Prince Tech 1: For a second straight match, the Indians shook off a first-set loss to record a Connecticut Technical Conference victory.

Friday’s victory in Hartford came by game scores of 18-25, 25-10, 25-20 and 25-19.

Sacaria Cooper had another big match with 10 kills, five aces and one block.

Kennedy Parker piled up seven kills and seven aces. Setter Gia Alvarez dished nine assists

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