TUESDAY SCHOLASTICS: Lady Knights lax makes it nine straight; Cheshire girls handcuff Branford; Sheehan boys move to 6-4

TUESDAY SCHOLASTICS: Lady Knights lax makes it nine straight; Cheshire girls handcuff Branford; Sheehan boys move to 6-4


AVON — Led by Talie Richardson’s four goals, the Southington girls lacrosse team led from start to finish in a 12-11 Central Connecticut Conference victory Tuesday over Avon at Fisher Meadow.

The win was the ninth straight for the Blue Knights, who now stand at 10-1.

Richardson, who recently went over the 100-goal mark for her career, had two assists to go with Tuesday’s four strikes. Kayli Garcia added three goals and one assist.

Southington also got two goals from Taylor Foresi and one apiece from Gabby Castonguay, Lilli Doran and Makayla Winegar. Jolie Leavitt had two assists.

Cheshire 10, Daniel Hand 6: Taylor Warburton scored four goals and Raegan Bailey and Lauren Samela bagged two apiece to lead the Rams to the SCC victory in Madison.

Hand out-shot Cheshire 24-20, but goalie Audrey Bronson was a stalwart in net with 15 saves.

Alex Lucas and Ava Matikowski added one goal each as Cheshire improved to 10-3 and knocked Hand to 4-7. Warburton, Bailey, Harris and Hannah Merritt all had assists.

Boys lacrosse

Sheehan 12, West Haven 3: Justin Williams and Luke Rutkowski rang up four goals each in the Titans’ victory Monday night in West Haven.

Rutkowski also had three assists as the Titans improved to 6-4.

Garrett Harrison, James Stratton and Tanner Drobish all scored one goal and set up at least one other. Harrison notched two assists.

Michael Fritz added a single goal and Jacob Shook corralled 15 saves in the cage.

Boys tennis

Lyman Hall 2, Career 1: With both teams shorthanded, the Trojans and Panthers played an abbreviated SCC match at New Haven’s Edgewood Park.

Anshul Patel played No. 1 singles for LH and came away with a 6-3, 6-0.

Lyman Hall’s top singles players, Jackson Mailhot and Brady Campbell combined at doubles and won 6-2, 7-6 (7-4).

The Trojans are now 6-5.

Girls tennis

Simsbury 4, Southington 3: The Blue Knights got victories from their top three singles players amidst the CCC West loss in Simsbury.

Riley Tindall took the No. 1 match 6-2, 6-3. Adriana Palmieri powered to a 6-1, 6-1 decision at No. 2. Alina Rivera was a 6-3, 6-1 winner at No. 3.

Track & field

Maloney: The Spartans dropped both ends of a CCC South dual meet against Bristol Central in Meriden.

Marquis Ward landed 19 feet to win the long jump and highlight the boys’ afternoon.

The girls had double-winners in Shaelyn Murphy and Bria Benigni. Murphy captured the 100 meters in 13.19 and the high jump at 4-10. Benigni brought home the 800 (2:31) and 1600 (5:30).

The Spartans also got first-place performances from Jylosdet Davila in the 100 high hurdles (17.09) and Kristen McCormack in the long jump (14-5).

The girls are now 2-4 overall and 2-3 in the CCC South. The boys are 1-5 and 1-4.

Platt: Dayanara Gonzalez, Mia Daley and Zaria Calloway were double-winners for the Panthers in a CCC South double-dip at Plainvlle.

The girls were edged 75-67. The boys lost 119-30.

Gonzalez got Platt first-place points in the 200 (30.0) and 300 intermediate hurdles (52.7). She also led off the winning relay ahead of Keishlani Caban, Mulahnie Joseph and Jaliz Cordero (56.1).

Daley captured the high jump (4-0) and triple jump (28-6). Calloway swept the shot put (26-3) and discus (67-5).

Nyah Traverso added a victory in the javelin with a throw of 80-11.

Sebastian Marmolejos was the lone Platt winner in the boys meet. He took the high jump at 5-2.

Marmolejos was also the runner-up in the 200 (23.6) and 400 (56.9).

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