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MONDAY SCHOLASTICS: Cheshire volleyball storms back on Gaels; Daley puts up six blocks vs. Simsbury

MONDAY SCHOLASTICS: Cheshire volleyball storms back on Gaels; Daley puts up six blocks vs. Simsbury

Record-Journal staff

SHELTON — Down two games to none, the Cheshire boys volleyball team stormed back to defeat Shelton 3-2 in a SCC matchup on Monday night.

The Rams shook off 25-23 and 29-27 setbacks to win going away 25-17, 25-19 and 15-9.

The victory was the fifth straight for Cheshire, which improved to 13-4. Shelton slipped to 5-11.

Simsbury 3, Maloney 0: Patrick Daley had a strong day at the net for the Spartans in the CCC West loss to the Trojans in Meriden, blocking six shots and putting down four kills.

Michael Coitrone collected eight kills for Maloney (3-15).

Simsbury (8-8) won by game scores of 25-21, 25-21 and 25-22 behind a double-double from Joe Bargman (12 kills, 11 digs).


Xavier 151, Cheshire 171: The Falcons put three golfers under 40, led by Chris Fosdick’s medal round of 34, to defeat the Rams in a SCC matchup on Xavier’s home turf at Portland Golf Club.

Kevin Lynch added a 36 for Xavier, Chris Drisdelle shot a 39 and Patrick Kennedy came in with a 42.

Justin Grove was low man with Cheshire with a 38. The Rams also got scoring from Colby Brabant (42), Mark Dellostritto (45) and Nick Fortunato (46).

Law’s Ryan Bidell grabbed the medal with a 6-over-par 41, but Lyman Hall grabbed the SCC victory at Wallingford Country Club.

Dan Doherty led the way for LH with a 44. Zach Wolanski (45), Owen Twohill (48), Jamie O’Connell (55) rounded out the card.

The Trojans improved to 5-7 while knocking Law to 9-3.

Boys lacrosse

Southington 15, Rocky Hill 5: The Blue Knights bolted to an 11-1 lead by halftime in Saturday’s CCC crossover romp over the Terriers in Southington.

Rory Missal scored a game-high six goals, while Evan Johanns netted four and assisted on a fifth.

Bobby Allan (2 goals, 1 assist) and Seth Bogoslofski (1 goal, 2 assists) both had three-point days. Jack Tedone and Zane Chubet added one goal apiece.

Garrett Brown posted nine saves in net.

Track & field

Lady Titan Relays: Host Sheehan and Cheshire went 1-2 in this year’s event at Riccitelli FIeld.

The Titans took first place in 10 events to nab the overall gold.

Julia Mansfield and Avery Winters set the tone. They combined with Clarisse Aminawung and Katie Cappetta on the 4x400 (4:13.1) and with Allie Villano and Patrice Mansfield on the 4x100 (51.8).

The 4x800 went to the team of Ariana Amodio, Emma Reilly, Gretchen Seibt and Lizzy Brown (11:17.92).

In the field events, Mackenzie Morrill, Darla Jagrosse and Lauren Fox won shot put at a combined 91 feet, 3 inches. Jagrosse also teamed with Madison Dipasquale and Kelly Musante to win discus (219-7).

DiPasquale, Musante and Jagrosse then hit the track with Mashal Rabbini and won the Throwers 4x100 (1:01.34).                                                                          

Erin Brennan was part of three other Sheehan victories. She and Romana Rigoland combined with Alicia Piscitelli on the long jump (45-9) and with Marley Esch on the triple jump (95-3½).

In the pole vault, it was Brennan, Esch and Kyra Connolly teaming for a high score of 24 feet.

Connolly, Musante and Jocelyn Petrillo finished first in the javelin (209-6).

Cheshire won three events. Riley Pettit was in on two of them. She teamed with Emma Lepisto and Ruth DelVecchio on the 3x100 hurdles (52.0) and with Kira Zawalich, Riley Hanover and Kayla Byrne on the sprint medley (4:43.15).

Cheshire also won the distance medley in 14:19.39 behind Kristen Daddi, Emily Longmore, Amanda Addesso and Meghan Georgescu.