SATURDAY SCHOLASTICS: Sheehan lax hits the 10-win plateau; Southington flattens Rocky Hill; another day, another W for Cheshire baseball

SATURDAY SCHOLASTICS: Sheehan lax hits the 10-win plateau; Southington flattens Rocky Hill; another day, another W for Cheshire baseball



Record-Journal staff

HEBRON — The Sheehan boys lacrosse team reached the double-digit win plateau for the first time in program history with a 16-10 non-conference victory Saturday over RHAM.

The Titans, whose previous best campaign was last year’s 9-7, improved to 10-4.

Devin Napoli led the way Saturday with four goals and three assists.

Tre Childers connected for four goals, while Anthony Lupo and Justin Williams both notched hat tricks.

Wes Terzi was the play-maker with five assists.

Jake Smith added two goals for the T-Men. Hunter Perrelli had an assist. Russ Rutkowski rang up 11 saves.

Southington 15, Rocky Hill 5: The Blue Knights improved to 8-5 with the CCC crossover win in Rocky Hill.

Baseball

Cheshire 14, Taconic, Mass. 4 (6 inn.): The Rams spotted their Bay State guests a 2-spot in the top of the first inning, then promptly erased the deficit with five runs in the home half.

Cheshire went on to crank out 19 hits in winning its 16th straight game and improving to 16-1.

Ryan Strollo and Matt Downing set the pace with 4-for-5 afternoons.

On Wednesday, Strollo had a 5-for-5 day, drove in eight runs and hit for the cycle in a 14-4 over North Haven. Against Taconic, Strollo collected one double, four singles and three RBI.

Paul Villecco and Eli Battipaglia both went 3-for-4. Matt Costello, Will Bergin, Ryan Cyr and Downing drove in two runs apiece.

Joe Sabo earned the pitching win with four innings’ work. He allowed two runs on five hits and one walk. Sabo struck out eight.

Zach Strout and Patrick Murphy finished up in relief.

Softball

Wilcox Tech 13, Whitney Tech 1: Playing their fifth game in five days, the Indians closed out a 4-1 week with the CTC victory in Meriden.

Wilcox rebounded from Friday’s loss in East Hampton to improve to 13-3 overall and 13-0 in the CTC.

Guilford 9, Lyman Hall 0: The Trojans were shut out for the second time in as many games, this time in a SCC Oronoque matchup in Guilford.

LH is now 8-9 overall. Guilford shook a five-game slide and improved to 6-11.

Boys tennis

Southington 6, Enfield/Somers 1: Overpowering victories at No. 1 singles from Matt Balaoing (6-1, 6-0) and No. 1 doubles from Nate Zmarlicki and Mike Kwok (6-0, 6-1) paced the Blue Knights to the CCC crossover win in Southington.

Now 11-3 overall, the Blue Knights also got straight-set wins from No. 3 Andrew Kudla (6-1, 6-1) and No. 4 Kade Huang-Savino (6-0, 6-0).

Adam Kosko and Kyle Narowol were 6-0, 6-2 winners at No. 2 doubles. Tyler Heidgerd and Jacob Sutton cruised 6-0, 6-0 at No. 3.

Girls tennis

Cheshire 4, Foran 3: Erin Wu’s 6-1, 6-1 victory at No. 3 singles and a sweep of doubles carried the Rams past the Lions in this SCC match in Cheshire.

All three doubles wins were by a score of 6-0, 6-1. Kelsea Mann and Jenny Wang teamed at No. 1. Christine Anthony and Sophie Siegel combined at No. 2. Alyssa Behuniak and Ellie Rockoff rocked at No. 3.

It was the second straight 4-3 decision for the Rams, who now stand at 10-2.


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