ROUNDUP: Hamel scores five goals to lift Bristol girls lacrosse to win

Published on Tuesday, 2 May 2017 22:46


SIMSBURY - Meghan Hamel scored five goals to lift the Bristol girls lacrosse co-op to a 19-14 win over The Master’s School on the road on Tuesday afternoon.

Gabby Abramczyk and Maddie Bourassa each chipped in three and Mikayla Norton and Emily Stadnicki each netter a pair. Bristol scoring was rounded out with one goal apiece from Allie Policarpio, Ashley Watson, Ashley Macdonald and Natalie Domitriz. Liz Hintz made 12 saves in net for the co-op and Stadnicki led the team with three assists to help the team improve to 2-6 on the season.


Hall 3, Bristol Eastern 0: The Lancers outhit the Warriors 6-4 but could not plate any runs against Hall starter Mike Verrengia, who pitched a complete game.

Anthony Lozier had six of Bristol Eastern’s six hit, including a pair of doubles. Gary Ganier hit a double and a single and Jake Violette had the Lancers’ sixth hit.

Hall scored all three of its runs in the bottom of the second off of Bristol Eastern starter Ethan O’Day.


Terryville 7, Litchfield 6: With the score knotted at six in the bottom of the seventh inning, Maisie Festa hit an RBI single to drive in Maria Cesare to give the Kangaroos a walk-off win at home.

Terryville overcame being outhit by Litchfield 10-6 and committing five errors to be trailing by just one entering the final inning, giving it the chance to make the winning comeback. Festa’s seventh-inning single was her second hit of the game, making her the only Terryville player to have a multi-hit game. Amy Ieronimo drove in a pair of runs, while Lexie Gonska and Alexandria Michaud also picked up one RBI apiece.

Alycia Calabrese earned the win in the circle for the Kangaroos, as she pitched a complete game. Over seven innings, she struck out one and walked three.


St. Paul 6, Ansonia 1: The Falcons only dropped four games on the singles side on their way to sweeping the four matches, while winning two of three doubles matches to defeat the Chargers.

Natasha Kempes at No. 1 singles, Victoria Kilbourne at No. 2 and Katie Pauloz at No. 3 each shut out their opponents 8-0. Nicole Wroblewski completed the singles sweep for St. Paul with an 8-4 victory.

On the doubles side, the teams of Caroline Badal with Mariah Fiscella and Lizze Etter with Ximena Varela-Marin each won their matches by a score of 8-1.


Individual Roos win: The Terryville boys and girls teams were both swept in Tuesday’s meets against Gilbert and Shepaug Valley but a few Kangaroos athletes claimed first-place finishes.

On the girls side, Terryville claimed three outright wins a one tie for first. Mary Stefano won the 100 high hurdles with a time of 19.5 and the 300 hurdles with a time of 53.3. Samantha Ridgeway’s mark of 62.7 earned her first place in the discus. Emily Morgan tied Gilbert’s Arlene Blackwell for first place in the high jump with a height of four feet, six inches.

The Kangaroos claimed two top spots on the boys side. Adam Pelz earned Terryville a sweep of the 300 hurdles with his time of 48.7 and James Clark reached a height of five feet, eight inches to win the high jump.

Lancers knocked off by Eagles: The Bristol Eastern boys and girls teams combined for 47 points against Wethersfield, with the Eagles claiming first place in every even on the girls side.

The Lancers did have five second-place finishes and a couple of thirds. Jillian LeBeau finished second in the 800 and third in the javelin, right behind teammate Brooke Dauphinee, who finished second in the javelin. Janelle Tobin claimed second in the 100 hurdles and third in the 300 hurdles. Vanessa Floyd took second in the 200 and Megan Parry finished second in the 400.

On the boys side, Chris LeBeau earned the only three first-place finishes for Bristol Eastern on the day, winning the 800, 1,600 and the 3,200. Freshman Joe Hardin finished second in the 100 and the 400, Harrison Dayton took second in the 1,600 and Felipe Rodriguez claimed second in the 200.

Josh Kestenbaum can be reached at 860-973-1811 or On Twitter: @K_baum30

Posted in The Bristol Press, Bristol Central, Bristol Eastern, General Sports, St. Paul, Terryville on Tuesday, 2 May 2017 22:46. Updated: Tuesday, 2 May 2017 22:49.