Sports Roundup: Terryville boys basketball picks up another win; Newington girls basketball remains unbeaten

Published on Wednesday, 10 March 2021 22:54
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TERRYVILLE - The Terryville boys basketball team picked up its second win in a row Wednesday night with a 51-33 win over Litchfield. 

Dylan Matulis celebrated his senior night with a 17-point performance to lead all scorers in the game and made two shots from behind the three-point line. Fellow senior Sean O’Donnell added 10 points in the game as well as junior Dominick Dao. 

The Kangaroos held Litchfield to just two points in the first quarter and were able to proceed comfortably from there. 

Terryville will finish its regular season Friday with a home game against Northwestern at 5:30.

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Newington 59, Middletown 49: Newington remains undefeated with its second win over Middletown this season. 

Junior Lilly Ferguson erupted for 31 points, 12 rebounds and six assists in the win and senior Madison Romanello posted a double-double as well with 10 points and 14 rebounds. 

Newington held most of the Middletown roster quiet on offense, but Tyah Pettaway posted 29 points in the loss. 

Newington has three more games left in its regular season with its next matchup Friday against Wethersfield at 5 p.m.

Terryville 45, Litchfield 29: The Kangaroos earned their second win of the season and were able to avenge their loss to Litchfield from earlier in the year.

Junior Taylor Barnett led Terryville with 12 points while junior Zoe Zapponne and senior Alivia Cote each posted 10 points. They did not make a three-pointer in the game, while allowing six to Litchfield, who was led by 15 points from Kadija Crapo.

The Kangaroos will play its third of four games this week Thursday when they travel to face Gilbert.

Civic Leadership 32, Innovation 28: The Ravens stayed winless Wednesday with a four-point loss to Civic Leadership. 

Only three players scored for Innovation, led by 16 from senior Ariana Rivas and six each from sophomore Patrice Broughton and junior Te’ijah Roberts. 

The Ravens will make their next attempt and their first win Friday at home against Parish Hill. 

Wolcott Tech 37, Goodwin Tech 17: The Gladiators suffered just their second loss of the season Wednesday in their first meeting of the year against Wolcott Tech.

The Wildcats scored all of their points from inside the three-point line while Goodwin Tech finished the game with five three-pointers and one two-point field goal. Sophomore Megan Lukeszewski drilled three of the long-range shots and junior Ava Hernandez hit the other two.

The Gladiators will finish their regular season Friday on the road against Wilcox Tech.

BOYS SWIMMING

Bristol 100, Middletown 85: Bristol won nine events in the meet against Middletown including four for senior Colton Litwinczyk who placed first in the 200-yard freestyle and the 100-yard breaststroke. Litwinczyk was also part of the winning teams in the 200-yard medley relay and 400-yard freestyle relay.

Senior Gabriel Bartolome was also a part of the same winning relay teams and also touched the wall first in the 200-yard individual medley and the 100-yard butterfly. Junior Mikel Palaj was also on those relay teams in addition to the 200-yard freestyle relay and a solo victory in the 200-yard freestyle. Freshman Aidan Collins added a long-distance win for Bristol in the 500-yard freestyle with his best time of the year.

Bristol returns to the pool next week for its final home meet when it hosts Lewis Mills at 3:45 p.m.

Berlin 91, Newington 84: The Redcoats picked up wins in eight of the events against Newington led by sophomore Nathan Snyder who finished first in the 200-yard individual medley, the 100-yard backstroke and completed a come-from-behind win to take the 400-yard freestyle relay.

Sophomore Matt Jamrozek took home wins in the 50-yard freestyle and the 100-yard butterfly while posting his best times ever in the events. The sophomore success continues as Marcel Dabek also gave Berlin some first place points from the 100-yard freestyle and 100-yard breaststroke. 

Freshman Aidan Melnyk also held strong for the Redcoats on the diving board with a season-best score of 204.7 to take first place.

Up next for Berlin is a meet against the Classical Magnet/University co-op next Wednesday.

BOYS BASKETBALL

TERRYVILLE 51, LITCHFIELD 33

At Terryville

Litchfield    2  10 12  9 - 33

Terryville  16   8  16 11 - 51

LITCHFIELD: AJ Quesnel 2-0-6, Daniel Dieck 4-2-10, Tommy Gostkowski 4-0-8, Harry Barnes 0-1-1, Zajans Crapo 2-0-4, Eric Tieman 1-0-2, Brody Stevenson 0-2-2. Totals: 13-5-33.

TERRYVILLE: Dominick Dao 5-0-10, Devin Dao 1-0-3, Jeremy Legassey 0-1-1, Trever Ferguson 1-0-2, Dylan Matulis 7-2-18, Jake Rinkavage 3-0-7, Sean O'Donnell 4-2-10. Totals 21-5-51.

Three-point goals: Quensel (L) 2, Matulis (T) 2, De. Dao (T), Rinkavage (T).

Records: Litchfield 6-5, Terryville 8-3.

GIRLS BASKETBALL 

TERRYVILLE 45, LITCHFIELD 29

At Litchfield

TERRYVILLE: Alice Benson 3-0-6, Zoe Zappone 4-2-10, Tiffany Pires 0-1-1, Taylor Barnett 6-0-12, Alivia Cote 5-0-10, Avery Owens 1-0-2, Allison Fusco 2-0-4. Totals: 21-3-45.

LITCHFIELD: Hayden Southard 0-1-1, Kadija Crapo 5-2-15, Emily Migliorisi 2-0-4, Gabriella Butler 3-0-9. Totals: 10-3-29.

Three-point goals: Crapo (L) 3, Butler (L) 3.

Records: Terryville 2-8, Litchfield 5-6.

CIVIC LEADERSHIP 32, INNOVATION 28

At Innovation

CIVIC LEADERSHIP: Shaniqua Thomas 3-1-8, Gia Shaw 0-1-1, Jacky Beaupre 1-0-2, Gabby Tinsley 2-0-4, Ahsha’ree Manson 3-2-8, Cuyler 2-5-9. Totals: 11-8-32.

INNOVATION: Ariana Rivas 7-0-16, Te’ijah Roberts 3-0-6, Patrice Broughton 3-0-6. Totals: 13-0-28.

Three-point goals: Thomas (CL), Rivas (I) 2.

Records: Civic Leadership 4-5, Innovation 0-8.

WOLCOTT TECH 37, GOODWIN TECH 17

At Goodwin Tech

Wolcott Tech  13  8  8  8 - 37

Goodwin Tech  3  3  5  6 - 17

WOLCOTT TECH: Olivia Steeves 1-0-2, Yennifer Sarmiento 1-1-3, Kylee Bryant 6-0-12, Rachel Heaney 3-0-6, Abbey Williams 6-0-12, Gianna Spagnola 1-0-2. Totals: 18-1-37.

GOODWIN TECH: Ava Hernadez 3-0-6, Megan Lukeszewski 3-0-9, Dayleen Eatmon 1-0-2. Totals: 6-0-17.

Three-point goals: Hernandez (GT) 2, Lukeszewski (GT) 3.

Records: Wolcott Tech 8-0, Goodwin Tech 7-2.



Posted in The Bristol Press, Terryville on Wednesday, 10 March 2021 22:54. Updated: Wednesday, 10 March 2021 22:57.