FRIDAY SCHOLASTICS: Wilcox wrecks Wright on the diamond; Maloney, LH girls hold court — Sheehan boys, too; Cheshire spikers make it 11 straight

FRIDAY SCHOLASTICS: Wilcox wrecks Wright on the diamond; Maloney, LH girls hold court — Sheehan boys, too; Cheshire spikers make it 11 straight

Record-Journal

STAMFORD— David Stimpson allowed just one hit over five innings while striking out eight as the Wilcox Tech baseball team rolled to a 15-0 Connecticut Technical Conference victory at Cubeta Stadium on Friday.

John Nevin, Will Cuadrado and Noah Simone rapped out two hits apiece to lead the offense.

The win was the fourth straight for the Indians, who improved to 11-5.

West Haven 7, Sheehan 0: The Titans dropped the SCC crossover in West Haven.

Joe Amarone and Anthony Castaldi had two hits apiece for Sheehan.

Todd Grammatico (5-1) suffered his first pitching loss. 

The Titans are 8-7 heading into the final week of the regular season.

Girls golf

Cheshire 184, Lauralton Hall 212: Sydney Hidalgo shot a 41 to earn her second medal of the week and lead the Rams to the SCC triumph at Oronoque Country Club.

Isabella Delrosso came in with a 47. Mia Hidalgo and Mackenzie Cororan both carded a 48.

Girls lacrosse

Sacred Heart Academy 10, Sheehan 8: The Sharks (12-1) completed a season sweep of the host Titans (8-4) behind Mia Celentano’s game-high four goals.

Jayna Mackenzie and Amelia Mansfield scored three goals apiece to lead Sheehan. Allie Ottochian scored two and assisted on a third.

The Titans also got an assist from Mallory Crispens and six saves from Grace Keenan.

Sheehan was coming off a 10-3 win Thursday night at Foran.

Guilford 17, Cheshire 3: The Grizzlies bolted to a 6-1 lead and never relinquished the upper hand in this SCC showdown at Alumni Field.

Guilford, led by Payton Root’s six goals and four assists, came away at 11-2. Taylor Farace scored four goals and set up three. Maddie Epke had three assists to go with a hat trick.

The Rams fell to 10-4. Taylor Warburton had two goals for Cheshire, Hannah Merritt had the other. Alex Lucas earned an assist.

Boys tennis

East Hartford 4, Platt 3: The Hornets pulled out super-tiebreakers at No. 3 singles and No. 3 doubles to take the CCC interdivisional victory on their home courts.

East Hartford’s Edgar Martinez got past Platt’s Josh Nhan 4-6, 6-4, 10-7 at third singles. At third doubles, Omar Graham and Eliseral Cruz topped Brandon Kwok and Daniel Krzos 2-6, 6-4, 10-6.

The Panthers (5-5) did have one super-tiebreaker go their way. It was at No. 2 doubles, where Jack Suzio and Krupal Patel prevailed 6-2, 4-6, 10-6.

The Panthers also got a 6-3, 6-4 win at No. 4 singles from Ben Suzio and a 6-3, 6-2 decision at No. 1 doubles from Anthony Buscemi and Will Suzio.

Sheehan 6, West Haven 1: The Titans stand at 13-2 following the SCC victory over the Blue Devils on Hope Hill.

The best match of the day actually went West Haven’s way, with Benjamin Sager out-dueling Sheehan’s Kalen Boman 3-6, 6-3, 11-9 at No. 2 singles.

At No. 1, Avery Solan served up a 6-2, 6-2 triumph. No. 3 John Womelsdorf and No. 4 Satvik Agnihotram breezed to 6-0, 6-0 shutouts.

Matt Carboni and Jadin Kapoor did the same at No. 1 doubles. Connor Duffey and Vraj Patel lost just one game at No. 2. Brenna and Ryan Lagasse pulled away 7-5, 6-0 at No. 3.

Jonathan Law 7, Lyman Hall 0: The Trojans closed the week at 6-7 with the SCC setback in Milford. The Lawmen remained perfect at 14-0.

Girls tennis

Maloney 7, RHAM 0: The Spartans swept on their home courts, improving to 10-4 with the CCC crossover shutout.

No. 1 singles player Samantha Pirruccio had the most dramatic win for Maloney, rallying to a  4-6, 6-4, 10-8 victory via a super-tiebreaker.

Everything else, the Spartans took in straight sets.

No. 2 Lily Marcuss (6-3, 6-3) No. 3 Jillian Shapiro (6-1, 6-3) and No. 4 Brianna Skeen (7-5, 6-4) were the singles winners.

Abby and Haley Lespier pocketed a 6-3, 6-0 decision at No. 1 doubles, while Savannah Bernabucci and Michaela Wrinn were 6-1, 6-2 winners at No. 2. 

Nancy Nguyen and Sophie Boulier capped it 6-1, 6-1 at No. 3.

Lyman Hall 7, West Haven 0: Olivia Vegliante pulled out a 6-2, 6-7 (5-7), 10-6 super-tiebreak victory at No. 1 singles to highlight the Trojans’ SCC win at home over the Blue Devils.

LH, now 9-7, got 6-0, 6-0 shutouts from No. 4 singles player Sophia Donath and the No. 2 doubles team of Julie Fredricksen and Gianna Draghi.

Riley Sullivan scored a 6-1, 6-0 decision at No. 2 singles. Katie Madow followed with a 6-0, 6-2 verdict at No. 3.

The No. 1 doubles match went to Keertana Chagari and Abigail French 6-1, 6-1. Rebecca Milewski and Kayla Dorvil spun a 6-1, 6-2 triumph at No. 3.

Boys volleyball

Cheshire 3, Shelton 0: The Rams put their 10-game winning streak on the line in this SCC clash in Cheshire.

That streak now stands at 11.

The Rams pulled out a 29-27 slugfest in the opening game, then completed the sweep 25-14 and 25-19 to improve to 12-2. Shelton slipped to 11-4.

Setter Tim Nugent, who opened the week with 50 assists against Amity, had 31 against the Gaels.

Nugent also served three aces.

Jeremy Alliger led the Rams in kills with 12. Sam Portal put down eight. Shea Cronin anchored the defense with nine digs.


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