TUESDAY SCHOLASTICS: LH/Coginchaug diver shatters record; Meriden squad earns first W; Cheshire steams to 5-0

TUESDAY SCHOLASTICS: LH/Coginchaug diver shatters record; Meriden squad earns first W; Cheshire steams to 5-0



ROCKY HILL — Mehdi Moumen, Sam Hurlburt, Alex Flynn and Joe Peralta teamed to win the meet-opening 200 medley relay and went on to capture two individual races apiece to carry the Meriden Co-op boys swim team to a 101-77 CCC interdivisional victory Tuesday over Rocky Hill.

The win was the first of the season for the city squad, now 1-2 overall.

Moumen, Hurlburt, Flynn and Peralta took the medley in 1:55.09.

Peralta was also the anchor on the first-place 200 free relay (1:44.02), swimming behind Moumen, Matt Desimone and Flynn.

Individually, Peralta swept the 200 freestyle (2:05.04) and 500 freestyle (5:48.54).

Hurlburt mastered the 200 individual medley (2:19.13) and capped his day winning the 100 breaststroke (1:09.57).

Flynn and Moumen mixed it up. Flynn took the 50 freestyle (24.76) and 100 butterfly (59.43). Moumen was the man in the 100 free (54.13) and 100 backstroke (1:05.82).

Xavier 92, Lyman Hall/Coginchaug 84: Elyse Boothroyd set a new Coginchaug six-dive record in this SCC crossover meet at Sheehan.

Boothroyd, a junior, compiled a first-place score of 269.85.

Xavier, led by double-winner Donald Frost, captured everything else.

The Division I Falcons flew to 4-0. The Division II Trojans are 1-2.

Cheshire 91, Hamden 81: The Division I Rams (5-0) remained unbeaten with the SCC crossover win over the Division II Green Dragons (0-4) at Cheshire Community Pool.

Cheshire had it wrapped up by the 200 free relay and swam exhibition after that.

Vincent Zhu won two individual races and swam on two first-place relays. Zhu posted winning times in the 200 IM (2:05.75) and 100 freestyle (52.92) in between joining Sam Hanke, Anmol Sapru and Nick Brunetti on both the 200 medley (1:44.24) and 200 free relays (1:39.05).

Hanke touched in 23.62 to take the 50 freestyle. He later swam a 55.07 in exhibition in the 100 backstroke.

Cheshire swept the distance freestyles with Alex Fang in the 200 (2:00.14) and Harrison Hua in the 500 (5:08.74).

Fang and Hua also combined with Hayden Curello and Silas Wang on an exhibition time of 3:34.31 in the 400 free. Wang’s exhibition time of 1:05.22 was fastest in the breaststroke.

Noah Duncan’s score of 234.15 won diving.

Boys basketball

Platt Tech 48, Wilcox Tech 47: Isaac Dagraca converted a rebound in the paint with 29 seconds to play and it stood as the game-winning basket in this CTC thriller in Milford after a 3-point attempt by Wilcox in the closing seconds caught iron.

Dagraca and Kamien Murphy scored 14 points apiece for Platt Tech (3-4), which has won three straight after an 0-4 start.

Wilcox (2-3) saw its two-game win streak snapped.

The Indians were led by the two Isaiahs, Isaiah Felix and Isaiah Thomas. Felix finished with 18 points, Thomas with 15.

Wilbur Cross 69, Lyman Hall 43: The Governors jumped out to a 17-4 lead in the first quarter in subduing the Trojans in a SCC Hammonasset matchup in New Haven on Monday night.

Javon Taylor’s 19 points led Cross (6-1).

Jack Vegliante had a team-high 10 for Lyman Hall (0-7). Justin Hackett and Evan Smith added nine apiece.

Ice hockey

Hall-Southington 5, Housatonic 1: The Warrior-Knights improved to 6-2 with the Division III non-conference win at Veterans Memorial Rink late Monday night.

Cam Perez scored twice for Hall-Southington. Noah Behrens-Gould had the win in net.

Indoor track

Sheehan: Olivia Dubuc led the Titans at the Shoreline Invitational at the New Haven Athletic Center. The senior won the 600 meters in 1:41.65 and was second in the 300 in 43.4.

Dubuc also anchored the third-place 4x400 relay behind Clarisse Aminawung, Amelia Mansfield and Avery Winters (4:22).

Aminawung and Winters combined with Allison Villano and Patrice Mansfield on the second-place 4x200 (1:51.11).

Pulling down another silver for Sheehan was Amanda Castaldi, who ran a 9.23 in the 55 hurdles.

For the boys, Riley Bjornberg was third in the 300 (37.49) and fifth in the high jump (5-8). Also notching third-place finishes were Max Luddy in the long jump (20-1) and Derrick Arnold in the 3200 (10:33:32). 


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