Roundup: Southington girls swimming still undefeated, Newington cross country dominates both races

Published on Tuesday, 21 September 2021 21:27
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BRISTOL – Southington girls swimming improved to 3-0 Tuesday night, winning 92-84 over Bristol Eastern.

Reaghan Samson won two events, winning in the 200 free (2:12.02) and the 500 free (5:51.04). Ella Nadeau won in two events, winning the 100 fly (1:05.69) and the 100 breast (1:13.56). Julia Laszewski was also a winner in two events, winning the 100 free (59.68) and the 100 back (1:08.23).

Three relay/medley teams took home first-place finishes. The 200 medley team of Laszewski, Nadeau, Kendall Noonan, Alexis Strong clocked a time of 2:04.71 for first, the 200 free relay team of Nadeau, Veronica Okurowski, Kyra Nguyen, and Emma Jekubovich took first in a time of 1:51.91 and the 400 free relay team of Emma Jekubovich, Kyra Nguyen, Mariam Labadze, Laszewski finished first in a time of 4:09.04.

Boys soccer

St. Paul , Derby 0: St. Paul boys soccer blanked Derby Tuesday night, winning 5-0.

St. Paul’s James Cipriano, Tony Penisse, Jordan Conroy, Joe D’Orso and Hunter Pickering each scored in the win, which is Joe Campos’ first of his coaching tenure at St. Paul.

James Naples led in assists with two. Nick Mulhall and Michael Cipriano each had assists.

In goal. Fran Vesci and Keegan Hill combined for four saves.

Goodwin Tech 4, Cheney Tech 2: Goodwin Tech beat Cheney Tech Tuesday night, winning 4-2.

Goodwin had two goals each from Edin Imsirovic and Damen Stepien. Tyler Downes scored twice for Cheney Tech.

In goal, Goodwin’s Dylan Johns stopped seven shots for the win, improving his team to 3-2 on the season.

Newington 2, Bristol Central 2: Newington and Bristol Central boys soccer tied Tuesday night, 2-2.

Newington’s record turns into 3-0-1 with the tie. Bristol Central goes to 1-1-2.

Christian Amaral and Trey Guest scored for Newington in the contest. Brirsol Central’s Umar Malick and Carson Riviora each had goals.

Amaral tallied an assist for Newington and Ethan Crumrine had the lone assist for the Rams.

Dakota Hawes and Gavin Williams combined for seven saves, Hawes leading with four. Harrison Ross’ six saves for the Rams was the match high.

Girls soccer

St. Paul 8, Derby 1: St. Paul blew past Derby Tuesday night, winning 8-1.

Reagan Davis’ four goals led St. Paul. Emily Walker had two of her own while Nadia Reimer and Isabel Legget each scored once.

Girls volleyball

Housatonic 3, Terryville 0: Terryville girls volleyball was blanked Tuesday night 3-0 by Housatonic.

Housatonic took the three sets 25-18, 25-21 and 25-17.

Outside hitter Alexa Harnish had four digs and four kills to go with one ace from serve.

Eva Leronimo matched Harnish’s four kills and had two aces.

Girls cross country

Newington 18, Bloomfield 41; Newington 15. Hartford Public 50: Newington girls cross country had the outright winner Tuesday night in a battle against Bloomfield and Hartford Public, winning over both sides with scores under 20.

Newington scored 18 to Bloomfield’s 41 and 15 to Hartford Public’s 50.

The winner was Katie Bohlke, running a time of 20:15 for the course’s 3.1 mile distance.

Berlin 21, Lewis Mills 37; Berlin 18, Bristol Eastern 44; Berlin girls cross country took two wins Tuesday night winning over Lewis Mills and Bristol Eastern.

The Redcoats’ scoring five of Natalia Kmita, Taylor Semarais, Claudia Jankovich, Nadia Malec and Nin Garaofalo all finished in the top-10 of the meet.

Kmita finished first, running a time of 21:30 with Desmarais being the runner up. Jankovich, Malec and Garaofalo finished sixth, seventh and eighth, respectively.

Berlin girls cross country improves to 4-0 with the sweep of the night.

Middletown 15, Bristol Central 46; Plainville 15, Bristol Central 44; Middletown 27, Plainville 28: Bristol Central girls cross country went winless and Plainville girls cross country narrowly missed a 2-0 night, ending 1-1 at Tuesday’s race in Rockwell Park.

The race winner was Middletown’s Elise Kennedy at 24:10.6. Finishing second was Gianna Rodriguez of Plainville at 24:59.4

Penley Gioa and Hailey Anderson finished fourth and fifth, clocking times for Plainville at 25:06.3 and 25:24.6, respectively.

The quickest runner for Bristol Central was Maura Waters, running a time of 26:04.7 for 11th place. Sophia Stark was 14th at 26:51.2 and Katie Tran was 28:02.2 for 15th.

Boys cross country

Newington 23, Bloomfield 38; Newington 15, Hartford Public 50: Newington boys cross country secured the outright winner and two head-to-head wins, joining their girls counterparts Tuesday night.

Newington scored 23 points to Bloomfield’s 38 and 15 to Hartford Public’s 50.

Collin Karanian ran a race-best 19:13 in a 3.1 mile distance.

Bristol Central 15, Middletown 46; Plainville 24, Bristol Central 33; Plainville 15, Middletown 49: Bristol Central went 1-1 while Plainville went 2-0 Tuesday night at Rockwell Park.

The outright winner for the boys race was Frankie Porrini of Central, clocking a time of 17:55.7, beating Chase McNamara of Plainville who clocked a time of 19:02.8

Plainville’s scoring team crowded the top-10, finishing in second, fourth (Val Kasabruska, 19:50.0), fifth (Charles Lesko, 20:02.0), sixth (Matt Andersen, 20:12.4), seventh (Matt Badorek, 20:28.6) and ninth (Justin BeBellis, 21:24.4). Bristol Central’s Chris Roy fnished third at 19:13.1, Lance Archibald was eighth at 21:07.7 and Ryan Sarmiento was 10th at 21:38.0 to create an area-only top-10 at the meet.



Posted in New Britain Herald, Goodwin Tech, Newington, Plainville, Southington on Tuesday, 21 September 2021 21:27. Updated: Tuesday, 21 September 2021 21:31.