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THURSDAY SCHOLASTICS: Maloney has a three-dinger day; Ranney, LH flummox Foran; Knights notch shutout; Cheshire girls win 9th straight; Crispens posts 8-point night

THURSDAY SCHOLASTICS: Maloney has a three-dinger day; Ranney, LH flummox Foran; Knights notch shutout; Cheshire girls win 9th straight; Crispens posts 8-point night

Record-Journal staff

ROCKY HILL — The Maloney baseball team belted a trio of two-run homers — two from Ethan Brazel, one by Owen Papciak — in leveling Rocky Hill 7-3 in a CCC crossover on Thursday.

The victory was the second in as many days for the Spartans and it puts them at 7-8.

Maloney erased an early deficit in this one. Rocky Hill led 3-1 after three innings.

After that, Maloney starting pitcher John Vumback kept the Terriers at bay. Vumback went six innings and allowed only two hits while striking out five. Elliott Good closed it out in the seventh.

Lyman Hall 8, Foran 1: Like Maloney, the Trojans chalked up their second win in two days, trouncing the Lions in a SCC crossover tilt in Milford.

Jake Ranney, following up on Saturday’s win over New Haven, had another big day on the mound and at the plate. The senior allowed just three hits over 6 innings to earn the pitching decision and collected three hits and two RBI to fuel the offense.

Ranney struck out five. Anthony Boyle came on to record the final out.

Joe Chasse drove in three runs with a pair of hits for LH. Brennan Toussaint collected two hits and two RBIs. Cam Baker also had two hits as the Trojans improved to 7-10.

Southington 8, Avon 0: The Blue Knights improved to 13-2 behind the three-hit pitching of Jake Neuman, Nico Gaudo and Nicky Gurzenda at Avon’s Buckingham Field.

Neuman (4-0) started and went five frames. He allowed the three Avon hits while walking one and striking out six.

Gaudio and Gurzenda finished up with one inning of hitless relief apiece.

Jake DelMonte caught the shutout and went 2-for-3 at the plate with two RBI.

Andrew Paradis and Kyle Leifert both went 2-for-4. Paradis doubled home a run. Leifert doubled and scored two runs.


Wilcox Tech 14, Wolcott Tech 0 (6 inn.): Playing in Torrington, the Indians posted their third straight CTC rout in as many days and eighth straight win overall.

Wilcox put this one away with seven runs in the top of the sixth inning and now stands at 12-2 overall, 12-0 in conference play.

Alex Nissle and Tatiana Gonzalez both homered, drove in two runs and stole four bases for the Tribe. Nissle finished 4-for-5, as did winning pitcher Briana Brown.

Brown allowed 10 hits, struck out four and walked none. At the plate, she collected three RBI.

Amity 14, Lyman Hall 0: The Spartans KO’d the Trojans in a SCC crossover in Wallingford, scoring five runs in the top of the first.

Amity improved to 14-2 while snapping a four-game LH winning streak and knocking the Trojans to 8-8.

Morgan Tuscano and Theresa Lynch doubled for LH. Emily Chase had a single.


Cheshire 12, Glastonbury 10: The Rams (13-1) made it nine in a row with the non-conference triumph over the Tomahawks (8-4) at Alumni Field.

Raegan Bailey torched the twine four times, while Annie Acquavita also had a four-point night with two goals and two assists.

Annie Eddy and Liney Dutchyshyn added two goals apiece. Grace Keaveney scored one and set up another.

The Rams also got a goal from Sophie Cremo, an assist from Taylor Warburton and six saves from Sophie Kurtz.

Lyman Hall 11, Hamden 8: Senior captain Bianca DeSimone cranked out five goals in her final home game to power the Trojans over the Green Dragons.

Peri Combs and Anastasia Pezza scored two goals each. Rachael Ruggiero and Emma Duarte added one apiece.

Lauren Cretella was credited with 10 saves in net.

Sheehan 16, Watertown 6: Led by Carlee Crispens’ five goals and three assists, the Titans scored eight goals in each half to post the non-conference win in Watertown.

Molly Donegan, Renae Musco, Samantha Hart, Alexa Alchimio and Madi Gaynor added two goals apiece for Sheehan. Donegan also had two assists. Gaynor collected one.

Kaitlin Mills stoned 11 shots before giving way to her sister Mia, who made two saves. The Titans are now 10-4. Watertown fell to 8-5.

Guilford 11, Southington 3: Emma Doran, Amy Chudy and Kate Barner had the goals for the Blue Knights in their non-conference loss to the Indians in Southington.

Talie Richardson dished out two assists and Sarah Mafale had one helper for Southington (7-6). Mackenzie Brown made 18 saves.

Guilford improved to 12-1.

Cheshire Academy 17, Kingswood Oxford 5: Sela Wiley (5 goals, assist), Sabrina Sands (3 goals) and Addie Witkowski (4 goals, 2 assists) paced the Cats in the road win.


Sheehan 182, Branford 203: A 43 from medalist Ryan Carey and a 44 from Julian Nirmal carried the Titans to the SCC victory over the Hornets at The Farms Country Club.

Corey Savanelli added a 47 and Tyler Ekstrom shot a 48 as Sheehan improved to 5-8.

Plainville 225, Maloney 247: Matt Bahre earned a share of the medal with a round of 52 on the back nine at Hunter Golf Club.

The Spartans (4-6, 4-4 CCC South), also got scoring from Josh Farnsworth (58), Kory London (68) and Blake Gibertoni (69).

Bristol Eastern 224, Platt 256: Refat Hossain (57), Nick Martin (65), Clayton Bruenn (66) and Adam Mettica (68) carded for the Panthers (0-9) in a CCC South loss at Chippanee Golf Course.

Drew Fries was the medalist for the Lancers (5-4-1) with a 44.


Cheshire 3, Rockville 0: This non-conference Rams-on-Rams matchup in Cheshire went to the home team by game scores of 25-10, 25-12 and 25-12.

Colby Hayes hammered down 10 kills and Conor Guilford also made his presence known at the net with three blocks and a pair of kills as Cheshire improved to 11-4.

Luke Pinciaro handed out 17 assists while also posting two kills and a block. Hayes added two digs and an ace.