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Scholastics: Cheshire girls lax now 7-1, Southington boys lax falls by one

Scholastics: Cheshire girls lax now 7-1, Southington boys lax falls by one

Record-Journal staff

CHESHIRE – The Cheshire girls lacrosse team rode a monster first half to a 18-7 non conference win over South Windsor on Saturday at Alumni Field.

Annie Eddy and Mikayla Crowley each poured in four goals apiece in the non-conference tilt.

Mia Pulisciano and Annie Acquavita both piled up hat tricks.

Raegan Bailey, Liney Dutchyshyn, Sophie Cremo and Grace Keaveny all had single goals for Cheshire (7-1).

Megan Daly totaled three assists for the Rams, who got a strong effort from Sophie Kurtz (8 saves) in net.

The Bobcats are now 4-2.

Sheehan 14, Amity 10: Madi Gaynor, Renae Musco, Carlee Crispens and Riley Mingo all had three-goal games for the Titans in a SCC contest in Woodbridge.

Gaynor also added three assists. Capping the Sheehan scoring was Molly Donegan (goal, assist) and Samantha Hart (goal) and Mallory Crispens (assist) for Sheehan (4-3).

Titan keeper Kaitlin Mills registered 11 saves.

Anna Carney scored six times for Amity (4-4).

Boys lacrosse

Northwest Catholic 12, Southington 11: Evan Johanns and Ethan Thomson both had hat tricks as the Knights fell in a CCC West thriller at Southington.

Johanns added two assists and two ground balls as Southington dropped to 4-3.

Tagan Welch and Angelo Planatamuro chipped in with two goals, while Seth Bogoslofski scooped up seven groundballs for the Blue Knights.

Southington goalie Garrett Brown had 14 saves between the pipes.

Spencer Merkel scored five times for Northwest Catholic (4-1).

Girls tennis

Cheshire 7, Career 0: The Rams improved to 5-1 in a SCC contest on Friday.

Singles winners for Cheshire included No. 1 Caroline Jentzen (6-0, 6-1), No. 2 Camille Bisson (6-0, 6-1), No. 3 Sydney Wang (6-0, 6-1) and No. 4 Sri Arunachalam (6-3, 6-0).

Doubles winners for Cheshire included No. 1 Jenny Wang and Kelsea Mann (6-0, 6-0), No. 2 Christine Anthony and Olivia Santoro (6-0, 6-0) and No. 3 Jenna DeGennaro and Gabby Russitano (forfeit).

Foran 6, Lyman Hall 1: Freshman duo Keertana Chagari and Veronica Jeffery won at No. 3 doubles for the Trojans in a SCC contest in Milford.

Boys tennis

Lyman Hall 7, Wilcox Tech 0: The Trojans collected a shutout non-conference win at Doolittle Park.

Singles results included: No. 1 Jack Gaynor over Eli Henry (6-0, 6-1), No. 2 Corey Flynn over Yoel Cane (6-1, 6-0), No. 3 Zach Marchi-Guasp over Cruz Leon (6-1, 6-2) and No. 4 Fred Torres over Hector Cardona (6-2, 6-1).

In doubles, No. 1 Adam Marchi-Guasp and Guy Fenn topped Ken Henrickson and Will Pawlik (6-2, 6-2), No. 2 Jared Cervero and Ryan Meager defeated Walter Andrade and Nick Gruener (6-2, 6-1) and the Trojans won No. 3 doubles by forfeit.

Southington 5, E.O. Smith 2: Southington improved to 3-1 with a CCC victory on the road.

Matt Balaoing won 6-4, 3-6 on a 10-6 super-tiebreaker at No. 1 singles. At No. 4 Tyler Heidgerd won by forfeit for the Knights.

Southington swept doubles. No. 1 Kevin Chudy and Andrew Kudla won 6-2, 6-2. At No. 2 Adam Kosko and Marek Kryzanski won 6-0, 6-0 and No. 3 went to Mike Kwok and Kyle Narowol by forfeit.

Cheshire Academy 6, Avon Old Farms 2: No. 1 Casey Kania (6-0, 6-1), No. 2 Arnas Sabonis (6-4, 6-1), No. 4 Jacob Lebowitz (6-4, 6-1) and No. 5 Shriram Murali (6-1, 6-4) were singles winners for the Cats (4-1).

No. 1 Casey Kania and Kartik Erodula (8-4), No. 3 Shriram Murali and Luc Bonvouloir won 8-6 in doubles for Cheshire Academy.

Track & field

Lyman Hall: The Trojans had a pair of pole vaulting champions at the second day of the New Haven Invitational at Hillhouse High School. In the girls, Sarah Gagnon bested the field with a leap of seven feet. In the boys competition, Aiden O’Malley won with a personal best of eight feet.

Gagnon was also on the 4x100 relay along with Sierra Rich, Faith Danner and Ryleigh Shortell. That quartet finished fourth in a personal best time of 54.37.

Jess Boutin also nabbed fourth in pole vault (6 feet, 6 inches) and Lindsay Navickas ran a personal best in the 1,600 (5:56.0).

For the boys, Alexandre Fishbein-Ouimette earned a personal best 4:34.25 in the 1,600. It was good enough for third place. He was also third in the 3,200 (10:12.33).

Blake Jandreau was fourth for the Trojans in the 300 hurdles in 43.83.

Sheehan: At the Panther Invite at Plainfield, the Titans took first and second in discus. Jenna McCarthy was first with a 105 feet, 1 inch. Amanda Brown threw 98 feet, 11 inches for second. Brown was also second in high jump (5-0).

Elisa Tolentino was the champ in triple jump (32 feet, 9 ½ feet) and took second in long jump (15-1).

Freshman Lizzie Brown placed third in the 3,200 (12:07.43) and was fourth in the 1,600 (5:41.85). Stephanie Phoenix was second in pole vault with a mark of 10 feet, 6 inches.

Stephen Fengler finished third in both the 1,600 (4:45.51) and 3,200 (9:53.03). The 3,200 time set a new Sheehan track record. He broke a mark of Rick Dominy, who rank a 9:54 flat in 1978.

The Titans 1,600 sprint medley relay placed third in 3:56.38 with the quartet of Anthony DiDomenico, Riley Bjornberg, Alberto Avila and Ben Gardiner. Camdan Wallace was second in the triple jump in 41 feet, 7 ½ inches.

Southington: Zach Burleigh was the champion of the pole vault at the Panther Invite at Plainfield. He won with a leap of 12 feet, 6 inches. Southington’s girls 4x100 relay won first in 51.82. The winning relay was run by Tayler Riddick, Abby Connolly, Samantha Przybylski and Natalie  Verderame.

Janette Wadolowski took gold in javelin with a toss of 121 feet, 2 inches. Her teammate Alijah Vega was third with 100 feet, 3 inches.

Trinity Cardillo claimed the championship in the shot put (36-2). Senior Megan Biscoglio was tops in pole vault at 11 feet.

Kate Kemnitz was second in the 1,600 in 5.33.33.

Connolly, Przybylski, Verderame and Kemnitz were second in the 1,600 sprint medley in 4:27.39.

The Southington girls also nabbed second in the 4x400 with Anny Moquete Volquez, Logan Fischer, Kailey Schmarr and Meghan Sheline in 4:39.52.


Lauralton Hall 6, Lyman Hall 5: The Crusaders scored three in the fifth and three more in the sixth to hand the Trojans a SCC Oronoque defeat at home.

Maddie Shura registered nine strikeouts in seven innings.

Morgan Tuscano powered Lyman Hall with a pair of RBI and a walk. Lyman Hall dropped to 4-5 overall and 2-1 in the division. The Crusaders are 6-3 and 2-1.