SOCCER: Home or away, Cheshire posts the shutout; Rosie fortunes for Lyman Hall girls



CHESHIRE — Sahil Banerjee struck for a goal late in the first half and teammates Colin Brown and Marcello Pannone padded the advantage in the second half as the Cheshire boys soccer team topped Lyman Hall 3-0 in a Southern Connecticut Conference matchup on Tuesday night at Alumni Field.

Murphy Malone and Samir Dishnica provided the assists, while goalie Andres Diosa chalked up his first shutout with two saves.

The victory evened Cheshire’s record at 4-4-1 and gave the Rams a season sweep of the Trojans. In the first go-round, Cheshire held off the Trojans 5-3 in the Wallingford.

LH is now 2-7-1.

Enfield 5, Platt 1: Casey Rintharamy had the lone goal for the Panthers in the CCC interdivisional defeat on the West Side.

Matthew Daries tallied twice for Enfield (5-2-2). Dylan Link corraled eight saves in net for Platt (1-9).

Girls soccer

Lyman Hall 3, Wilbur Cross 1: An early goal and a late goal by Roisin Turbett were the catalysts for the Trojans, who improved to 5-6 with the SCC win over the Governors in Wallingford.

Calli Cassula also scored for the Trojans, who weathered a strike by Charlotte Butterbaugh for Wilbur Cross in the final minutes.

Turbett’s first goal came 11 minutes in. The sophomore struck again in the 75th minute.

Casulla cashed in 16 minutes into the second half. Kayla Reeves made two saves to post the win in net.

Cheshire 4, North Haven 0: The Rams improved to 7-3-1 with this SCC shutout in North Haven.

The clean sheet was the sixth on the season for goalie Sophie Bates.

At the other end, Daniele Petronio, Briana Geloso and Anna Hurlbut had the goals. The first Cheshire tally was an own-goal by North Haven (4-6).

Southington 2, Tolland 2: The Blue Knights and Eagles battled to the CCC crossover draw in Southington.

The Knights twice took one-goal leads. Tolland twice rallied, including with the lone goal in the second half, an unassisted strike from Madison Kolb.

Jessica Carr and Maya Wroblewski had the goals for Southington. Carr was assisted by Wroblewski, who later converted a penalty kick.

Southington goalie Margaret Miller had six saves. Tolland’s Sophia Rotondaro recorded 10.

It was the second straight 2-2 tie for the Blue Knights, who are now 5-1-4. Tolland played to its third straight draw and is now 4-1-4.



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