WATERBURY - The St. Paul boys soccer team hit the road on Friday and came back with a 3-3 tie against Holy Cross.
St. Paul (2-4-2) started the scoring with a penalty kick goal by Luke Hines. Adam VanLinter and Ethan Rembish each added goals for the Falcons, while Matt Goodwin and Rembish each had an assist.
The Crusaders’ goals were scored by Brian Silva, Giuseppe Mongelluzzo and Jeremy Hamel, with assists from Mongelluzzo and Kadir Talho.
Matt Raymond of the Falcons had six saves, while Kyle Moser had two saves for Holy Cross (3-4-2).
Conard 4, Bristol Central 2: The Rams gave up three second half goals during a loss in West Hartford.
Diego Naranjo and Josh Cordero scored for Bristol Central (5-3-1), with Adam Jones providing an assist. Mario Santos netted two goals for Conard (5-2-2), with John Scrimgeour and Adam O’Brien adding the others.
Rams goalkeepers Eric Bernier and Danny Gaudoin combined on five saves, while Vincent Corelli made four stops for Conard.
Southington 2, Bristol Eastern 0: The Blue Knights got second half goals from Colin Burdette and Hayden Burbank, assisted by Kieran Tindall and Alexis Frausto, to earn a victory at home.
Goalkeeper John Griffin made six saves to earn the shutout for Southington (3-4-2), while Tom Tefoe also stopped six shots for Bristol Eastern (3-5-1).
Bristol Eastern 3, Newington 0: The Lancers improved to 6-5 for the season with a 25-20, 25-14, 25-21 victory at home.
For Bristol Eastern, Amber Blais had 10 kills, Paige McLaughlin had 10 service points, Becca Bender had eight service points and Aliana Rivoira had 38 assists.
Newington fell to 8-5.
Avon 4, Bristol Eastern 1: Visiting Avon picked up its first victory of the season, jumping to a 4-0 lead before Sara Tyminski scored for the Lancers, assisted by Jenna Soucy and Brooke Dauphinee, in the 69th minute.
Molly Milligan netted two goals for Avon (1-7), while Ingrid Peters and Claire Archer scored one each.
Karly Martin saved 17 shots for Bristol Eastern (4-5), while Lilly Langevin made two stops for Avon.
Simsbury 3, Bristol Central 1: In what was a hard fought game on both ends, Rams coach Ginny Godbout said many Bristol Central players had their best game of the season.
“BC played tremendous defense, but unfortunately Simsbury capitalized on the few mistakes made,” she reported.
The Rams tied the game in the second half on a beautiful finish by Mia Hinton off a cross from Adalia Malick, but were unable to hold off Simsbury after that.
Housatonic 3, Terryville 0: The Kangaroos fell to 2-6 for the season with a loss at home.
Genevieve Bushy netted two goals for Housatonic (7-1-1), while Teagan Lynch had a goal and two assists.
Terryville netminder Maria Cesare made 13 saves, while Molly Dowd had six for Housatonic.
Bristol Eastern 92, Suffield 83: The Lancers cruised to a victory at the Malone Center pool, improving to 4-3 for the season.
Noelle Bruce won the 500 freestyle in 6:53.22, with Maura McCormick not far behind in second place at 7:00.49.
Hope Johnsky and Kay-lin Koh tied for first in the 100 freestyle with identical 1:00.23 times.
Bristol Central 96, Plainville 85: The Rams improved to 6-0 with a victory at Plainville High.
First place finishers for Bristol Central were Ailey Driscoll (200 freestyle, 100 butterfly), Camille Attle (200 IM), Mackenzie Pina (50 and 500 freestyles), Meghan Curtis (diving) and Madison Cyr (100 breaststroke).
“Even with eight of our teammates battling injuries, the entire team pulled together and swam well, I couldn’t be prouder of them,” Rams coach Adrienne Bentley said. “We had 17 season-best times today and one school record! Meghan Curtis broke the school’s diving record with a dive score of 189.12.”
The Rams face Farmington next Tuesday at Miss Porter’s School.
Southington 95, Farmington 81: The Blue Knights had several outstanding performances as they defeated Farmington at Miss Porters School, improving to 5-1 for the season.
The Blue Knights’ 200 medley relay team of Maddie Symecko, Julie Duszak, Meghan Hammarlund and Olivia Fournier took first in a time of 1:58.38; while the 200 freestyle relay team of Fournier, Hammarlund, Andie Nadeau and Duszak took first in a time of 1:47.44. The 400 freestyle relay team of Duszak, Hammarlund, Nadeau and Fournier also took first, with a time of 3:55.36.
In individual events, Nadeau took first in the 200 freestyle (2:08.27), Symecko was a double winner in the IM (2:30.22) and 100 backstroke (1:07.97), Duszak took first in the 50 freestyle (25.72), Liz Beaulieu took first in diving with a score of 174.95, Hammarlund took first in the 100 butterfly (1:04.80), Fournier took first in the 100 freestyle (55.36), Kara Zazzaro took first in the 500 freestyle (6:24.67) and Patrycja Zajac took first in the 100 breaststroke (1:14.14).