MONDAY SCHOLASTICS: LH swimmers secure third straight; Curtis carries Cheshire field hockey; Maloney, Platt spikers sweep

MILFORD — The Lyman Hall girls swim team has been in the fast lane for two weeks running and stayed right in it for a third.

Sparked by Elise Richardson, Caroline Krawec and Hailey Baker, the Trojans posted their third straight victory Monday, sinking host Foran 103.5-79.5 in a SCC Division II dual meet to improve to 5-2.

Richardson, Krawec and Baker teamed with Samantha Jackson to win both the 200-yard medley relay (1:59.09) and 200 freestyle relay (1:50.79) and captured two individual events apiece.

Richardson swept the sprints. She swam a 26.17 in the 50 freestyle and a 56.40 in the 100.

Krawec hit the wall first in the 200 IM (2:13.39) and 100 backstroke (1:02.38). Baker was the best of the bunch in the 100 butterfly (1:03.81) and 100 breaststroke (1:13.49).

Also for the Trojans, Elena Bielesz finished first in the 500 freestyle in 5:54.72.

Field hockey

Cheshire 1 Daniel Hand 0: Emily Curtis broke a scoreless tie early in the third quarter to lead the Rams to the SCC victory over the rival Tigers in Madison.

Curtis scored in the wake of a breakaway. Hand’s goalie came out to stuff the initial shot, but Curtis controlled the rebound and knocked it home.

Cheshire now stands at 7-2-1. Hand evened up at 5-5-1-1.

Girls volleyball

Maloney 3, SMSA 0: The Spartans reached the 10-win plateau with the non-conference sweep in Hartford.

Savannah Bernabucci put away 16 kills and Stephanie Cicio got to 13 digs as Maloney improved to 10-3 and knocked SMSA to 5-8.

Bernabucci and Cicio also served up five aces apiece.

Setter Gracey Massicotte put the wheel in spin with 15 assists, five kills and three aces. Lacie Cox contributed three kills.

Platt 3, Berlin 0: The Panthers’ Big 3 of Eva Dudley, Isabella DeMatteo and Emily Hart continued to do their thing as Platt posted the CCC South sweep in Berlin.

Dudley delivered 11 kills and three aces. DeMatteo controlled15 digs. Hart dealt 14 assists and four aces.

The win was the fourth straight for the Panthers, who now stand at 6-7.


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