Roundup: St. Paul softball falls, baseball rolls

Published on Wednesday, 12 May 2021 21:07
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TORRINGTON - St. Paul softball lost to Torrington Wednesday night, losing 5-2.

Runs were at a premium and came too late for St. Paul, with the first run crossing the plate in the sixth inning while down five. Another run crossed the plate in the top of the seventh before the final out was recorded.

St. Paul had four hits and three errors. Pitcher Gillian Smith allowed one earned run, receiving the losing decision. Aubrie Jones had the winning decision.

Classical Magnet 21, Innovation 20: Innovation softball lost 21-20 Wednesday night.

A combined 22 walks were drawn between both teams with each side tallying 11 hits. Six errors from the Ravens helped Classical hold the lead at the end of the seventh inning.

Niara Largent had four hits, going 4-for-4 with seven RBIs. Kaylee Dobransky had three hits.

Alice Bidoae, Yahailey Montanez and Katherine Palombizio each scored four times. Dobransky scored five times.

Newington 22, Bloomfield 0: Newington softball blew out Bloomfield Wednesday night, winning 22-0.

Jaelyn Gonzales and Jaiden Tucker combined for a five inning no-hitter, with Gonzalez going 2-for-2 with two runs driven in and a runs scored.

Tucker scored three runs in the win.

Bristol Central 5, Middletown 0: Bristol Central qualified for the state tournament Wednesday afternoon with a 5-0 shutout win over Middletown.

Sam Sklenka, Gwen Torresco each had two hits while Kayla St. Onge, Janessa Bartell, Kaley Laird, Lorelei Stancavage and Sophia Torresco chipped in hits. Sophia Torresco pitched a one-hitter, striking out 15 in the process.

Goodwin Tech 20, Cheney Tech 5: Goodwin Tech scored 10 runs in the first inning, locking up a win early as it added six more in the second, one in the third and three in the fourth before the game was called in a 20-5 mercy over Cheney Tech.

Goodwin had 16 hits in the onslaught. Megan Lukasewski was 4-for-4 and a double shy of the cycle, hitting a home run, a triple and two singles.

Kayla Vargas, Caydence Levesque and Jamie Santana had a multi-hit day for Goodwin.

Boys Golf

St. Paul 184, Sacred Heart 215: St. Paul boys golf continued its perfect season Wednesday, winning 184-215 to improve to 9-0 overall at East Mountain Golf Course.

St. Paul’s Brandon Frye led everyone at the end of the day, coming into the clubhouse with a 38.

Chris Millerick shot a 43 and Ben Shea scored a 50. Dan Gaffney closed the scoring team with a 53.

Leading Sacred Heart was Laniah Moffett’s 42.

Kennedy, who did not score, had one golfer finish. Aoife Devaney shot a 50.

Girls Golf

Lewis Mills 210, Plainville 220: Plainville girls golf lost to Lewis Mills Wednesday night, falling 210-220.

Despite the meet loss Julia Smith went home with hardware for Plainville, winning the first-place medal with a 41.

Behind Smith was Caitlin Scharast with a 58, Kaylee Markavich with a 58, and Tea Autunno 65.

Cheshire 190, Berlin 202, Newington 232: Cheshire beat both Berlin and Newington girls golf Wednesday night at Indian Hill Golf Course, winning with 190 strokes to Berlin’s 202 and Newington’s 232.

Libby Dunn shot a 42, medaling for the event. She edged out her teammate Kenna Roman’s 43 and Cheshire’s Sydney Hildago who shot a 44.

The leading scorer for Newington was Madison Massaro-Cook, who shot a 56. Tori Tolisano was just off her pace, shooting a 58.


Bristol Central 8, Middletown 4: Bristol Central beat Middletown Wednesday night, improving to 9-5 with an 8-4 win.

Four runs in the top of the second for Central gave it a lead it never surrendered. It added two more runs in the top of the fifth after Middletown cut the lead in half, and added insurance with two extra runs in the sixth.

Sean Wininger pitched his way to a winning decision, going five innings with seven strikeouts and two earned runs. Roberto Cruz came on in relief, throwing two innings while allowing one run.

Dillon Hudson went 2-for-4 with three RBIs. Cruz also had two runs driven in, going 2-for-3. Wininger and Adam Caron had two hits each.

New Britain 13, Hartford Public 2: New Britain baseball defeated Hartford public Wednesday night, winning 12-3.

Freshman Alex Heidel worked five innings on the mound, striking out eight.

The win puts the Hurricanes at 8-5.

St. Paul 10, Torrington 0: St. Paul baseball blanked Torrington Wednesday night, winning 10-0 to move to 15-1.

Homers by Devin Kulas, Mario Izzo and two by Ryan Daniels helped pave the way to the win. Izzo had four RBIs, Daniels had three RBIs and Kulas scored three times.

Jamie Leggett pitched six shutout innings in the win. He allowed four hits, striking out seven and walking two.

Girls Tennis

Newington 5, New Britain 2: Newington girls tennis defeated New Britain Wednesday night, winning 5-2.

In the singles matches, both sides split. Newington dropped the first and second singles with JJ Olvier and Audrew Belliveau winning for New Britain.

Newington earned the split with a clean 6-0, 6-0 day from Michelle Novikova and a 6-3, 6-1 win by Rachel Errickson.

In doubles Newington swept, with only the No. 3 doubles match playing close. Emily Gaudet and Meghanna Gadde edged out a 6-3, 6-3 win to close out the match.

Diana Sliwinski and Rebecca Fisher won the No. 1 doubles match 6-2, 6-2 and Emily Rogalski and VV Torres won in 6-3, 6-1 fashion.

Boys Volleyball

Newington 3, Simsbury 0: Newington volleyball continued to dominate this season, winning 3-0 Wednesday afternoon over Simsbury.

Newington rolled through all three sets, winning 25-12, 25-13, 25-13. It improves to 13-1 with the win.

Josh Akosa led in kills with nine. He also had two blocks. Jacob Baclawksi had eight kills and led in aces, tallying six from serve.

Dakota Hawes posted eight blocks. Setter Eni Lici racked up 24 assists while acing four serves.

Posted in The Bristol Press, Bristol Central, Plainville, St. Paul on Wednesday, 12 May 2021 21:07. Updated: Wednesday, 12 May 2021 21:10.