Sports Roundup: Southington girls swimming suffers first loss of season to Hall

Published on Tuesday, 2 October 2018 21:48
Written by SHELBY IAVA


WEST HARTFORD - The Southington girls swimming and diving team finally met its match.

After being undefeated for the first five meets of the season, the Blue Knights fell to Hall 94-87 Tuesday afternoon.

The 200 medley relay team of Sarah Meade, Julie Duszak, Meghan Hammarlund and Gianna Perugini took first in a time of 1:56.30.

Duszak was a double winner in the 50 freestyle (25.56) and 100 breaststroke (1:13.60).

The Blue Knights face Farmington at home on Friday in their first ever "Swim for a Cure" meet. Southington will be collecting donations, selling bracelets, necklaces and T-shirts. All proceeds will go to funding cancer research.


Innovation 2, Capital Prep 0: Although the game was called due to inclement weather, the Ravens still walked away with a win.

On a pass from Alice Bidoae, Katarina Rodriguez scored Innovation’s first goal of the afternoon. Then on a pass from Gabrielle Dejesus Brown, Melinda Knops notched in the second one, all before halftime.

Innovation is now 4-2 on the season.

Southington 3, Northwest Catholic 2: It was another game cut short of the weather. Despite the rain, three different Blue Knights were able to find the back of the net in the first half.

Natalie Verderame found the back of the net first on a pass from Emma Panarella. Alli Carr scored the second goal, on another pass from Panarella.

For the final goal it was on a pass from Carr to Shannon Litchfield that sealed the win. Southington is now 7-1-0 on the season.


Southington 0, Northwest Catholic 0: The game was called with 12 minutes left to go in the second half. Both the Blue Knights and the Lions were unable to find the back of the net.

Southington had five shots on net while Northwest Catholic had four. Southington is now 2-4-2 on the season.


New Britain 50, Newington 15: The Hurricanes picked up their first win of the season. Chaz Williams came in first for the boys cross country team.

Aiden Toth finished in a time of 17.25 for the Indians while Samantha Gorski finished in a time of 22.18.

Posted in New Britain Herald, General Sports, Innovation, New Britain, Newington, Southington on Tuesday, 2 October 2018 21:48. Updated: Tuesday, 2 October 2018 21:50.