MONDAY SCHOLASTICS: Southington volleyball rebuts RHAM; Maloney, Wilcox post W’s

MONDAY SCHOLASTICS: Southington volleyball rebuts RHAM; Maloney, Wilcox post W’s


SOUTHINGTON — Fueled by a wide-ranging attack, the Southington volleyball team knocked off perennial Central Connecticut Conference powerhouse RHAM-Hebron 3-0 on Monday night.

The Lady Knights, now 2-1, swept by game scores of 25-18, 25-21 and 25-20.

Haley Weiner spread out her 27 assists. Gabby Ferreira put down a team-high nine, while Adriana Palmieri added eight and Morgan Birdsey was good for seven.

Southington was also strong at the service line. Palmieri totaled five aces. Ferreira found the floor with four.

Defensively, Makenzie Marek posted seven digs and Emma Pfanzelt added five.

RHAM fell to 1-1.

Wilcox Tech 3, Abbott Tech 0: The Indians (1-1) secured their first win of the season with a CTC sweep of the Wolverines in Meriden.

Game scores were 25-11, 25-20 and 25-15.

Kennedy Parker chalked up three kills and two aces for Wilcox. Gia Alvarez delivered four kills and three aces.

Donna Negron notched a team-high six aces amid her seven service points. She also had three kills.

Na'sya Burkes was good for eight service points.

Maloney 3, Windsor 0: The Spartans jumped to 2-0 and knocked the Warriors to 0-2 with the CCC sweep in Meriden. Game scores were 25-22, 25-17 and 25-13.

Rachael Case handed out 10 assists while also serving seven aces and snaring seven digs.

Savannah Bernabucci racked up eight kills, eight digs and three aces.

Cross country

Maloney: The Spartans dropped both ends of a CCC South tri-meet at Page Park with Plainville and host Bristol Eastern, but they did have the girls winner in Samantha Park.

Park covered the 3.1-mile course in 23:47.

For the Maloney boys, Jack Curry (19:28) was runner-up to first-place finisher Logan Crowley of Bristol Eastern (19:01).

The Spartans also got a ninth-place finish from Tristyn Barnes (21:11). Griffin DePalma was 11th (21:20).

In the girls race, Maloney got additional scoring from Savannah Vasquez (8th, 26:04), Cadence Browne (11th, 29:43) and Avelinn Browne (12th, 30:08).

The team scores were nearly identical. The boys fell 20-39 to Plainville and 25-32 to Eastern. The girls lost 20-38 to the Blue Devils and 25-30 to the Lancers.

Platt: Bristol Central’s Frankie Porrini (16:43) and Berlin’s Natalia Kmita (22:34) had the top times in a CCC South tri-meet hosted by the Panthers at Hubbard Park.

Central took the boys competition by one point over Berlin, 27-28. Berlin swept the girls field by taking the top five individual places.

Field hockey

Southington 1,  South Windsor 0: MaKayla Winegar scored with 6:03 left to play to earn the Blue Knights the CCC South victory in South Windsor.

Morgan Lasek made six saves to post the shutout in Southington’s season opener.

Paige Lambert had six stops for the Bobcats (1-2). 

Southington enjoyed a 6-4 advantage in penalty corners.

Mercy 2, Sheehan 0: Lily Schoonmaker scored unassisted in the first quarter, then assisted Sydney Busbar on an insurance tally in the fourth to lead the Tigers to the SCC win over the Titans in Wallingford.

Mercy goalie Callia Borkowski kept Sheehan off the board with four saves. Rilee Reutenauer recorded five saves for the Titans.

Mercy is 2-0, Sheehan 0-1-1 heading into Wednesday’s rivalry match at Lyman Hall.

Stafford 2, Lyman Hall 0: The Trojans stand at 0-2 following this non-conference loss in Wallingford.

Stafford mustered 14 shots and 17 penalty corners, yet both goals came on breakaways, one in the second quarter and the other in the third.

LH defended all 17 penalty corners behind Bre Mather, Julie Fredricksen and Brooke Foucault. Leah Herpok and Sadie Uhlan combined for 11 saves in net.

Offensively, the Trojans generated five shots on goal and three penalty corners.


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