WEDNESDAY SCHOLASTICS: A rolling Stone scores five straight for LH to erase 4-0 deficit; Maloney’s Park wins Going to Sun Invite

WALLINGFORD — It was a soccer roar with a baseball score and a sequence of goals that almost defies belief.

Down 4-0 just 15 minutes into the game, the Lyman Hall boys soccer team stormed back behind five straight goals from Morgan Stone to defeat SCC rival East Haven 7-5 on Wednesday at Fitzgerald Field.

Five. Straight. Goals.

Stone, a senior midfielder, scored twice in the first half to cut the gap to 4-2 by intermission, then cranked out three more goals in the opening 20 minutes of the second half to put LH ahead 5-4.

Subsequent goals in a two-minute span by Chieck Sy and Ethan Tuxbury extended the lead to 7-4, enabling the Trojans to absorb a goal in the final minute by East Haven.

Stone’s younger brother, Evan, had two assists as the Trojans (1-3-1) earned their first win. East Haven is 2-2.

Goodwin Tech 5, Wilcox Tech 1: Angel Gavilanes had the goal for the Wildcats in the CTC loss in New Britain.

Wilcox had seven shots on goal and goalkeeper Jovani Miranda had five saves at the other end.

Wilcox slipped to 1-4 while the Gladiators moved to 1-2.

Cross country

Maloney: With a time of 20:49, Maloney junior Samantha Park won the girls varsity race at Coginchaug’s Going to the Sun Invitational.

The Spartans also got strong outings from Griffin DePalma (15th, 19:22), Tristyn Barnes (16th, 19:24) and Gabe Roman (20th, 19:37).

Mae Browne was 23rd in the girls race in 23:47.

Girls volleyball

RHAM 3, Maloney 0: The defending Class L state champs swept the Spartans 25-19, 25-10, 25-8 in a CCC crossover in Meriden.

RHAM (5-1) was paced by Neve Tyler (15 digs), Lani Fecho (12 service points, 12 digs) and Sarah West (8 kills, 4 blocks).

Maloney will take a 3-2 record into Monday’s rivalry match with Platt, which the Spartans host at 6 p.m.

Glastonbury 3, Platt 0: The Panthers (5-1) suffered their first loss of the season in this CCC crossover against the Guardians in Meriden. Game scores were 25-20, 25-14 and 25-20.

Eva Dudley put down a team-high 12 kills for Platt. Emily Hart racked up eight kills, eight digs and seven assists. She also served three aces.

Jacie Carrero handed out 12 assists. Carrero and Dudley added four digs.

It was the fourth straight 3-0 win for Glastonbury, now 4-2 after rebounding from season-opening losses to Southington and Bristol Central.

Platt visits Lewis Mills on Thursday prior to Monday’s city clash with Maloney.

Lyman Hall 3, Foran 0: After opening the season 0-5, the Trojans have now won two straight, following up Monday’s 3-2 rivalry win over Sheehan at home with a SCC road sweep of the Lions in Milford.

Cheshire 3, Fairfield Warde 1: Avery Mola pounded out 22 kills and Alex Lucas landed 10 as the Rams took out the Mustangs in a non-conference tussle in Fairfield.

The teams split the opening sets, with Cheshire taking the first 25-20 and Warde answering 25-21. From there, the Rams put it away 25-22 and 25-15.

Amelia Perlini was the guiding hand for the Rams. The senior setter dealt 38 assists.

Eva Catalanotto added six aces, five kills and three blocks for Cheshire. Lauren Samela’s nine digs led the defense.

Cheshire, which was coming off a a 3-2 SCC loss on Tuesday in Shelton, improved to 4-1. Warde fell to 3-2.


Conard 154, Southington 165: The Blue Knights stand at 4-4 in the wake of Tuesday’s CCC West setback at Southington Country Club.

Will Gregware shot a medal round of 37 to pace Conard (9-1). Kyle Raia of Southington was one stroke back at 38.

Also scoring for Southington were Patrick DiPace (40), Ryan O’Donnell (42) and Niko Martino (45).

Girls swimming

Cheshire 75, East Haven/Wilbur Cross/Hillhouse 49: Cheshire’s dual meet streak hit 90 with the SCC crossover victory Tuesday at Wilbur Cross.

The Rams (4-0) secured the meet-opening 200-yard medley relay in 1:56.40 behind Natalia Gajecki, Julia Barto, Julianna Tyler and Avery Potyrala and were up to stay.

Barto went on to win the 200 IM (2:13.88) and 100 freestyle (5:22.03), while Potyrala captured the 50 free (25.37) and 100 butterfly (1:02.40).

Tyler had the fast time in the 500 free (5:22.03) and Alicia Shatalov brought home the 200 free (2:16.29).

Farmington 92, Meriden Co-op 86: Addison Markoja swept the distance freestyles for Meriden in this CCC crossover meet Tuesday at Miss Porter’s School in Farmington.

The freshman took the 200 in 2:01.86 and the 500 in 5:26.61.

Also for Meriden, Sarah Kim had the fast time in the 100 backstroke at 1:04.31.


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