WEDNESDAY SCHOLASTICS: Rams push win streak versus LH; Krawec a double-winner for Trojans; Blue Knights swim to 3-0; Cheshire spikers sweep Shelton in battle of unbeatens

WEDNESDAY SCHOLASTICS: Rams push win streak versus LH; Krawec a double-winner for Trojans; Blue Knights swim to 3-0; Cheshire spikers sweep Shelton in battle of unbeatens

Record-Journal staff

WALLINGFORD — The Cheshire girls swimming win streak has reached 60.

It came at the expense of Lyman Hall in a SCC crossover meet on Wednesday evening at the Sheehan pool, 96-82.

The Rams, now 5-0 on the season, swept the relays and got individual wins from six different swimmers.

Lyman Hall’s Caroline Krawec was the lone double-winner on the day. The sophomore brought home the 100-yard freestyle in 56.02 and the 100 breaststroke in 1:09.69.

Also for LH (2-3), Alyssa Cervero continued her strong season of diving with a first-place score of 197.10.

For the Rams, Jillian Stevens won the 200 freestyle (2:04.17), Nora Bergstrom the 200 individual medley (2:18.26) and Sarah Chen the 50 free (25.89). The trio teamed with Gabrielle Sokolik on the winning 200 free relay (1:47.37).

Freshmen Avery Potyrala and Julianna Tyler also contributed individual and relay victories.

Potyrala took the 100 butterfly (1:03.56) and anchored the 400 free relay (4:14.56) behind Grace Cox, Emily Rivera and Vanessa Squillante.

Tyler captured the 100 backstroke (1:06.07) after opening the meet on the winning 200 medley relay (1:59.09) with Julia Stevens, Mary Barto and Lavata Gulat.

State sprint champ Sophie Murphy stretched out on the 500 freestyle and topped the field in 5:20.17.

Southington 94, Bristol Eastern 68: The Blue Knights (3-0) remained unbeaten with the CCC interdivisional win over the Lancers at the Southington YMCA.

Southington had double-winners in Andie Nadeau, Gianna Perugini and Meghan Hammarlund. All three finished the meet teaming with Kendall Noonan on the victorious 400 free relay (4:02.42).

Nadeau swept the distance freestyles, taking the 200 in 2:02.75 and the 500 in 5:34.49. Perugini pocketed the sprints, winning the 50 in 26.20 and the 100 in 58.31.

Hammarlund had first-place times in the 100 butterfly (1:05.57) and 100 backstroke (1:03.62). She also kicked off the winning 200 medley (2:03.09) ahead of Maddie Symecko, Emma Jekubovich and Sarah Meade. Symecko went on to win the 200 IM (2:26.53).

Jenna Famiglietti added first-place points in the 100 breaststroke (1:18.99). Alexis Strong teamed with Perugini, Jekubovich and Nadeau on the winning 200 free relay (1:48.78).


West Haven 1, Sheehan 0: Madison Lentine scored in the closing minutes to give the Blue Devils the SCC interdivisional win late Tuesday night in West Haven.

It was a tough loss for the Titans, who out-shot the home team 13-6.

With their first loss, the Titans slipped to 2-1-1.

Anna Medici made five saves for Sheehan. Mackenzie Gardner had nine stops for West Haven (2-2-1).


Goodwin Tech 3, Wilcox Tech 0: The Indians suffered their first defeat, a CTC sweep at the hands of the Gladiators in New Britain.

Game scorers were 25-22, 25-18 and 25-13.

Chloe LaBissoniere put down six kills and six aces for the Tribe. Victoria Logodicio dealt eight assists.

Wilcox is now 5-1 and Goodwin 5-5.

West Haven 3, Lyman Hall 1: The Trojans fell to 0-6 with the SCC crossover loss in West Haven.

Cheshire 3, Shelton 0: The Rams and Gaels both came into this SCC crossover undefeated. That changed in a hurry, with the Rams posting a 25-22, 25-20, 25-16 sweep on their home floor.

Emma Watkinson dished out 21 assists and directed an attack that featured eight kills from Julia Bartiet and seven from Lindsey Abramson.

Abramson added two aces and five digs. Libero Ari Perlini gobbled up 14 digs while also dropping in two aces.

The Rams are now 5-0.

Shelton is 5-1.

Southington 3, Simsbury 0: The Blue Knights improved to 4-1 with a 25-21, 25-16, 25-15 CCC West crossover sweep in Simsbury.

Brooke Cooney was solid in all phases of the game for Southington, compiling seven kills, six digs, four assists and three aces.

Era Pasha ledt he defense with 15 digs. Veronika Gorski was good for a team-high nine kills.

Katie D’Agostino (6 kills) and Kayla Garcia (5) were also factors on offense. Mackenzie Coppola fueled it with 19 assists and five aces.

Rachel Possidento contributed four aces, Bella Myrick kicked in six digs.

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