TUESDAY SCHOLASTICS: Cheshire lax handles Hand, returns to SCC final; Sheehan’s Cinderella run ends

TUESDAY SCHOLASTICS: Cheshire lax handles Hand, returns to SCC final; Sheehan’s Cinderella run ends

CHESHIRE — Senior Annie Eddy totaled six goals and three assists as the top-seeded Cheshire girls lacrosse team advanced to the SCC Tournament championship game for the fourth straight season with a 19-6 semifinal win over No. 4 Daniel Hand on Tuesday afternoon at Alumni Field.

This baby was over early. The Rams piled up five goals in the opening five minutes and led 14-0 at the half.

Annie Acquavita also had a big game for Cheshire with four goals and three assists. Sophie Cremo, Raegan Bailey and Taylor Warburton had two goals and one assist apiece.

Liney Dutchyshyn chipped in with two goals. Grace Keaveney added a single score.

Goalie Sophie Kurtz made two saves.

Cheshire improved to 16-1 in extending its winning streak to 12. The Tigers fell to 9-9.

The Rams will face second-seeded Guilford (15-2) in Thursday’s conference championship game in West Haven at 5:30 p.m. Cheshire won the regular-season meeting 16-13 on April 23.

Guilford 17, Sheehan 6: The No. 6 Titans, coming off their first-round upset of No. 3 Branford, were within 5-2 at halftime before the No. 2 Indians pulled away with a 12-4 second half in this SCC semifinal in Guilford.

Maddie Costantino scored six goals for Guilford and Nicolette Spotlow added five.

Carlee Crispens scored two goals for Sheehan (14-5) and assisted on a third. The other goals were scored by Alexa Alchimiol, Renae Musco, Samantha Hart and Amelia Mansfield.

Madi Gaynor notched a pair of assists. Kaitlin Mills collected 13 saves in net.

Boys lacrosse

Hall 5, Southington 4:The Blue Knights fell to 9-6 on the season with the CCC North loss on Monday night.

Evan Johanns had two goals for Southington, including the 100th of his career. Rory Missal and Dawsen Welch (assist) had Southington’s other two goals.

Seth Bogoslofski added an assist and Garrett Brown stoned 13 shots in net.


Cheshire 177, Sheehan 185:Cheshire was paced by Colby Brabant (43), Justin Grove (43), Kyle Sheehan (45) and Mark Dellostritto (46) in the victory at The Farms Country Club.

Sheehan’s Julian Nirmel carded a 6-over-par 42 to earn medalist honors.

Also scoring for the Titans were Cory Savenelli (46), Ryan Carey (48) and Tyler Ekstrom (49).

Shelton 155, Lyman Hall 176: Owen Twohill carded a 4-over-par 39 for the Trojans in this SCC contest at Wallingford Country Club.

Dan Doherty (42), Jamie O'Connell (51) and Zach Wolanski (53) rounded out the Lyman Hall card.

Boys tennis

Fairfield Prep 6, Cheshire 1:The No. 7 seeded Rams dropped a quarterfinal match of the SCC Tournament at Fairfield University.

Cheshire is now 12-6. The No. 2 seeded Jesuits moved on to the semifinals with a 17-4 record.

Southington 7, Rocky Hill 0: The Blue Knights and Terriers played pro-sets in their CCC crossover in Southington and the home team took them all to improve to 14-4.

Singles winners for Southington were No.1 Matt Balaoing (8-0), No. 2 Marek Kryzanski (8-4), No. 3 Andrew Kudla (8-0) and No. 4 Kade Huang-Savino (8-0).

In doubles, No. 1 Nate Zmarlicki and Mike Kwok combined for an 8-4 victory. The No. 2 team of Adam Kosko and Kyle Narowol as well as the No. 3 pairing of Tyler Heidgerd and Jacob Sutton won 8-0.

New Britain 7, WIlcox Tech 0:The Indians finished their season at 2-15 with the non-conference loss in New Britain. The Golden Hurricanes improved to 4-12.

Girls tennis

Amity 6, Cheshire 1: The No. 3 Rams fell to No. 2 Amity in the SCC semifinals at Yale University’s indoor courts.

Cheshire dropped to 13-5 as the Spartans charged ahead with a record of 16-2.

Platt 4, Enfield 3: The Panthers were edged out in a CCC crossover contest on the road.

No. 1 Julia Misner (6-3, 6-1) and No. 3 Afsana Khanom (6-4, 6-3) won singles matches for Platt. Tatyana Maldonado and Eda Ahiskalioglu collected a 6-4, 6-3 victory at No. 2 doubles.

Boys volleyball

Cheshire 3, Farmington 2:The Rams closed the regular season at 16-4 by getting past the Indians in a non-conference donnybrook in Cheshire.

Every game was settled by the minimum two points: 23-25, 25-23, 30-28, 23-25 and 15-13.

Aidan Godfrey gathered 17 kills, three digs, three aces and two blocks for the winners. Colby Hayes delivered 10 kills, eight digs, five aces and two blocks.

Conor Guilford also had double-digit kills for Cheshire with 10.


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