MONDAY SCHOLASTICS: Strength in numbers for LH & Lady Knights tennis; Sheehan, Southington boys lax continue to surge

WALLINGFORD — Three singles victories and Pablo Dominguez Solis and Richard Yeung’s 6-4, 6-0 win at No. 3 doubles lifted the Lyman Hall boys tennis team to a 4-3 SCC victory over Shelton at Doolittle Park on Monday afternoon.

Jackson Mailhot and Brady Campbell delivered at the top of the card for the Trojans. Mailhot rolled 6-1, 6-0 at No. 1 singles, which Campbell cruised by the same margin, 6-0, 6-1, at No. 2.

Caiden McManus was equally dominant at No. 4. He won 6-1, 6-0.

LH now stands at 11-4.

Girls tennis

Southington 5, Middletown 2: With several regular players out, the Lady Knights were forced to shift their lineup and still came away with the CCC crossover victory against the Blue Dragons in Southington.

A sweep of doubles was key. Emma Pfanzelt and Casey Sullivan stormed to a 6-1, 6-0 final at No. 1, while Elia Butrimas and Tori Martins won 6-1, 6-3 at No. 2.

Hannah Blanchard and Olivia Scalise were tested in the No. 3 match before taking command 6-4, 6-0.

The teams split singles. Rita Gocllari won 6-2, 6-1 at No. 3 and Olivia Desell delivered a 6-1, 6-0 decision at No. 4.

Sheehan 7, Career 0: The Titans (4-8) only gave up two games in posting the SCC victory at East Shore Athletic Complex.

The singles wins were delivered by No. 1 Dylan Smith, No. 2 Becky Falcone, No. 3 Alondra Lopez and No. 4 Sydney Cuticelli.

The No. 1 team of Halle DeGioia and Emily Jasinski had the win at doubles. Career forfeited No. 2 and 3.

Wilcox Tech 6, Platt Tech 1: The Wildcats dominated singles in this CTC affair at Eisenhower Park, yielding just one game behind No. 1 Xochilt Rangel, No. 2 Perla Diaz, No. 3 Gia Alvarez and No. 4 Katreen Chen.

Isabella Wehr and Azayla Yearwood teamed for an 8-0 sweep at No. 1 doubles. Jeda Quintero and Leila Zekariou took the No. 2 match 8-2.

Wilcox is now 10-3.

Rocky Hill 5, Maloney 2: The Terriers stand at 11-2 and the Spartans at 5-5 after the CCC South crossover match in Rocky Hill.

Maloney got its wins at singles from No. 2 Jillian Shapiro (6-0, 6-3) and No. 3 Samantha Pirruccio (1-6, 6-3, 10-5).

No. 4  Brianna Skeen also battled back from a first-set loss before falling in her super-tiebreaker 6-0, 3-6, 10-3.


Cheshire 167, Notre Dame-West Haven 187: A.J. DePaolo and Jack DeJoseph both came in with 5-over-par 41s to propel the host Rams past the Green Knights in a SCC matchup at The Farms Country Club.

Cheshire’s Nick Fortunato had the day’s third-best score at 42. Jack Brewster was fourth at 43.

The Rams improved to 6-2.

Sheehan: The Titans shot a 175 at Alling Memorial Golf Course to sweep Wilbur Cross (217), Career (234) and Hillhouse (247).

Sheehan, now 6-4 overall, was paced by medalist Trevor Held, who copped the medal with a 6-over-par 42.

Ben Shoshani was one stroke back at 43. Drew Dellipaoli and Gavin Mastel both came in at 45.

Maloney 210, Bristol Eastern 224: Eastern’s Luke Dauphinee had the medal round with a 46, but the Spartans left the host Lancers 14 strokes in the dust at Chippanee Country Club behind rounds of 48 from Dylan Miller and Kory London.

Nathan Camire added a 50 and Brady Camire shot 64 as Maloney improved to 6-4 overall and 5-2 in the CCC South with the divisional victory.

Norwich Tech 209, Wilcox Tech 216: Josh Lavendar’s medal round of 44 carried visiting Norwich Tech to the CTC crossover victory at Hunter Golf Club.

Wilcox got its scoring from Connor Wright (52), Alex Segaline (53), Jacob Long (54) and Aiden Suski (57).

Norwich improved to 7-3 overall and 7-2 in the CTC. Wilcox is 10-5 and 7-3.

Boys lacrosse

Sheehan 15, Stamford 3: The Titans bolted to a 10-0 lead in the first quarter in the non-conference romp at Riccitelli Field.

Max Festa’s four goals and two assists led the way. John Gogliettino was good for three goals and two assists, while James Stratton scored one and set up three.

Anthony DeFilio factored in by assisting on two goals and winning 11 of 13 faceoffs. Luca Mange won three of six and also dished an assist.

Sheehan also got two goals from Eddie Laudano and one apiece from Tanner Drobish and Beau Rutkowski. Drobish also handed out two assists.

Jacob Shook stopped eight shots in net.

The win was the fourth straight for the Titans, who are now 9-3.

Old Saybrook 13, Meriden Co-op 6: Gabe Carrero scored four goals and Josh Hawkins and Gabe Roman had one apiece in the Co-op’s non-conferene loss to the Rams in Old Saybrook.

Old Saybrook, which had beaten Meriden 12-1 on April 6 at Maloney, is now 5-6. Meriden is 3-10.

Southington 12, Farmington 6: The surging Blue Knights stand at 8-5 following the CCC win in Farmington. On Saturday, Southington beat Conard 8-7 in double-overtime at Fontana Field.

Boys volleyball

Cheshire 3, Norwich Free Academy 0: The Rams (12-2) continued to roll, rocking the Wildcats 25-5, 25-20, 25-14 in a non-conference clash in Cheshire.

Tim Nugent dished 20 assists and six aces to set the tone. Will Allen laced nine kills and set up three others. Andrew Wang posted five digs and four aces.

Newington 3, Maloney 0: Perennial state power Newington swept host Maloney 25-12, 25-11 and 25-23.

The Nor’easters, No. 3 in Class M, improved to 10-4. The Spartans saw their four-match win streak end and fell to 6-7.

Newington’s Trey Guest made himself at home with 17 kills. Adnel Torres had nine and Dev Patel was good for eight for Maloney.


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