TUESDAY SCHOLASTICS: Sheehan girls lax jumps to 11-2; Cheshire golf stays in the zone; Miller & Maloney in the swing

WALLINGFORD — Up 6-5 at halftime, the Sheehan girls lacrosse team simply slammed the door in the second half, outscoring Watertown 7-1 to run away with a 13-6 non-conference victory Tuesday at Riccitelli Field.

Allie Ottochian and Jayna MacKenzie were once again a lethal 1-2 punch for the Titans, scoring six goals apiece. Ottochian assisted on two, MacKenzie on one.

Sheehan (11-2) also got a goal from Lyndsey Bunnell, an assist from Mia Levesh and nine saves from Grace Keenan.

Guilford 18, Cheshire 9: The Grizzlies captured the SCC showdown in Guilford behind six goals from M.J. Santa Barbara and five from Maddie Epke.

Taylor Farace added four as Guilford upped its record to 12-1.

Cheshire (8-5) got three goals and one assist from Ava Harris.

Hannah Merritt scored a pair of goals. Alex Lucas, Tori Santi, Leah Black and Lauren Samela added one apiece.

Boys lacrosse

Cheshire 18, Guilford 7: The Rams stand at 10-2 following the Monday night SCC win at Alumni Field.

Matt Jeffery whistled home five goals, while Jason Raba and Charles Kurtz canned four apiece. Ben Thompson had a hat trick.

Boys golf

Cheshire 165, East Haven 203: The Rams keep cooking, especially on their home course at The Farms Country Club.

Riley Brabant and Jack Brewster both shot 4-over-par rounds of 40 to share the medal and lead the Rams to the SCC victory over the Yellowjackets.

A.J. DePaolo was two strokes back at 42. Nick Fortunato capped the card with a 43.

Maloney 180, Plainville 214: Dylan Miller had the medal round with a 41 to lead the Spartans to the CCC South road victory over the Blue Devils at Hawks Landing County Club.

Nathan Camire was two strokes off the pace at 43. Kory London shot a 45 and Brady Camire came in with a 51.

Girls golf

Hall 188, Cheshire 209: Annie DeSanto’s medal round of 38 led host Hall to the non-conference win at Rockledge Golf Club.

The Rams got a 43 from Sydney Hidalgo and a 48 from Mackenzie Corcorcan. Sophia DelRosso, Rileigh Erickson and Olivia Beach all shot 59.


O’Brien Tech 11, Wilcox Tech 7: Ashley Stimpson clubbed a two-run homer and Tatiana Robles tripled and scored three times for the Wildcats in the CTC setback in Ansonia.

O’Brien, the unbeaten leader of the conference, improved to 12-0. Wilcox is now 12-6.

The Wildcats did stake themselves to a 3-0 lead in the top of the first, but the home team had it erased, 5-3, by the end of two.

Wilcox briefly tied the game at 5 in the top of the third before O’Brien reclaimed the lead for good with a run in the bottom half.

Boys tennis

Southington 6, Meriden Co-op 1: Will Suzio had the lone victory for the city squad in the CCC crossover in Southington. He captured No. 3 singles 6-1, 7-6.

Southington countered with singles wins from No. 1 Sam Raniolo (6-2, 6-0), No. 2 Alex Roy (6-1, 6-2) and No. 4 Matt Jagos (6-1, 6-3).

Sheehan 7, West Haven 0: The Titans improved to 6-9 with the road victory over the Blue Devils.

Avery Solan captured No. 1 singles 6-0, 6-2 and the No. 1 doubles team of Jaidin Kapoor and Matt Carboni rolled 6-1, 6-0.

The day’s best match came at No. 2 singles, where Sheehan’s Kalen Boman and West Haven’s Miguel Torres battled to a super-tiebreaker. Boman prevailed 7-6 (7-5), 6-4, 12-10.

Sheehan also got singles wins from No. 3 Satvik Agnihotram and No. 4 Evan Vastaki.

Vraj Patel and Connor Duffey combined for a 6-3, 6-2 decision at No. 2 doubles. Brennan and Ryan Lagasse took care of No. 3 doubles 6-1, 6-1.

Hamden 7, Lyman Hall 0: The Green Dragons (11-0) remained unbeaten with the SCC victory over LH in Hamden. The Trojans slipped to 11-4.

The best match came at No. 1 doubles, where Lyman Hall’s Joe Marrone and Nate Rininger went to a third-set tiebreaker with Ivan Flores Jimenez and Paras Dodd before the Hamden duo pulled out a 2-6, 7-6 (7-2), 10-8 decision.

Amity 5, Cheshire 2: No. 1 singles player Utsav Subramani and the No. 1 doubles combo of Andrew Gershfeld and Finn Hickey had the wins for the Rams (5-6) in the SCC setback to the Spartans (9-2) in Cheshire.

Subramani sailed to a 6-0, 6-1 final. Gershfeld and Hickey rallied 4-6, 6-4, 10-7.

Girls tennis

Cheshire 4, North Haven 3: The No. 2 doubles team of Julia Hummel and Rachel Goldstein won a crucial second-set tiebreaker en route to a 3-6, 7-6 (7-4), 6-3 victory that propelled the Rams past the Nighthawks in North Haven.

Alex Orlins remained unbeaten at No. 1 singles 6-0, 6-2, while Eva Curran charged back to win 2-6, 6-1, 6-2. Lila Watkinson and Riley Baldoni combined for a 6-1, 7-5 decision at No. 1 doubles.

Wilcox Tech 7, Prince Tech 0: The Indians swept the Falcons in a CTC matchup at Elizabeth Park.

No. 1 Xochilt Rangel and No. 2 Perla Diaz led the way with 8-1 singles victories. Gia Alvarez swept 8-0 at No. 3 and Katreen Chen was an 8-3 winner at No. 4.

Doubles wins were delivered by No. 1 Isabella Wehr/Azayla Yearwood (8-0), No. 2 Jada Quintero/Laila Zekaroui (8-2) and No. 3 Sanielly Vega/Aaliyah Ortiz (8-3).

Sacred Heart Academy 7, Lyman Hall 0: The Sharks improved to 7-5 with the SCC sweep at Doolittle Park. Lyman Hall is now 5-10.

Boys volleyball

Xavier 3, Cheshire 0: A clash of SCC titans in Cheshire went the way of the visiting Falcons 25-23, 25-14 and 25-21.

Xavier improved to 12-4. Cheshire is now 12-3.

The Falcons did it with defense, getting 17 digs from Thomas Lunt and five blocks from Joseph O’Brien. Brady Higgens stoked the offense with 33 assists.

Cheshire setter Tim Nugent had 26 assists. Jake Miller put down six kills. Matt Irizarry collected six digs.


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