BRISTOL - A battle between two undefeated girls soccer teams ended with both teams still undefeated on Friday, as St. Paul and Watertown played to a 2-2 tie at McPhee Field.
Watertown’s Meadow Mancini and St. Paul’s Kendall Davis netted first half goals, while the Falcons’ Julia Dess and Mancini scored in the second half.
Dess and Davis assisted on each others’ goals.
Goalkeeper Nina Zwolinski made five saves for St. Paul (2-0-1), while Emily Hill had four for Watertown (2-0-1).
“St. Paul showed good fight and determination coming back twice to tie the game. Watertown’s back line was physical and did a good job filling the gaps to cut off our quick strike attack. But we had our chances,” Falcons coach James Husbands said.
“Juniors Catharine Ciampi, Addison Davis and freshmen Hannah Stanford did an outstanding job controlling the middle of our defense and deserve a lot of credit for their effort and skill they showed.”
Terryville 3, Gilbert 2: The Kangaroos got a pair of goals from Sydney Lopes and one from Adreanna Barnett to pick up a victory at home.
Marcela Moreira scored twice for Gilbert, while Amy Roqi (2) and Lopes had assists for Terryville.
In net, Maria Cesare made eight saves for Terryville (1-2), while Gilbert (1-2) had 12 combined saves.
Bristol Central 1, Hall 0: It was an all around effort by the Rams, as the defense of Faith Roy, Lily Hansen, Erika Santilli, Sarah Guerin and Aubrey Kelley shut down a tough Hall offensive threat.
Kelley had 18 saves for Bristol Central. On the offensive end, the Rams strung together multiple runs and capped it off with a beautiful corner from Roy and a fantastic header by Ashley Macdonald.
Tolland 6, Newington 1: The Indians’ Dominic Palaia scored during a loss at Tolland.
Newington’s Jack DeGirolamo made 14 saves and Collin Liedke had six as the Indians fell to 0-3.
Watertown 5, St. Paul 1: In the Falcons’ first away game of the season, Watertown took a 2-0 lead by halftime.
The second half was dominated by Watertown, which scored three more goals. St. Paul’s Ethan Rembish scored late for the Falcons (2-1).
Watertown’s Eric Zoldy scored two goals, while Anthony Longo, Ben Graham and Moni Jusufi each had one. The Falcons’ Matt Raymond had 10 saves, while his opponent Hayden Beauty had one.
St. Paul 3, Crosby 0: The Falcons improved to 2-2 with a 25-11, 25-17, 25-21 victory at Crosby High in Waterbury.
For St. Paul, Julianna Iacovelli had eight kills and five blocks, Grace Carabetta had five aces and 14 assists and Alexis Carabetta had nine aces and eight assists.
Crosby fell to 2-2.
Avon 3, Bristol Eastern 1: The Lancers fell to 1-2 for the season with a 18-25, 25-23, 25-23, 25-17 victory at home.
For Bristol Eastern, Aliana Rivoira had 52 assists and Sienna White had 17 kills. Avon improved to 3-1.
Terryville 3, Gilbert 0: The Kangaroos beat winless Gilbert at home for their own first victory of the season, 25-6, 25-12, 25-14.
For Terryville (1-2), Kristine Gutierrez had seven kills, three digs, two aces and two assists; Martina Trovata had five kills, two digs and five aces; and Hailey Marin had two kills, one ace and 11 assists.