Sports Roundup: Med-Ed Prep girls soccer clinches regular-season conference title, No. 1 speed in conference tournament

Published on Wednesday, 26 October 2016 22:24
Written by David Glovach

Staff Writer

ENFIELD - It was another game and another win for the Med-Ed Prep girls soccer team.

Kelsey Walicki scored three times and recorded an assists and teammate Victoria Peichota added a goal herself as the Ravens topped PSA/AAE 4-3 Wednesday afternoon.

With the score tied 3-3 at the half, Walicki capped off her strong afternoon by sinking the game-winning shot with 10 minutes left in the match. Lianna Giles saved six shots in net for Med-Ed Prep.

The win moved the Raves to 12-2-1 and with it they clinch not only the regular season CRAL championship, but earn the No. 1 sport in the conference tournament.


New Britain 3, Hartford Public 2: It was perhaps a good win for the Hurricanes to finish off the regular season with. After dropping the second and third sets 19-25 each, New Britain was able to rally back and win the final two 25-19 and 15-12. Among those playing well for the Hurricanes were Nelanie Velez with 18 assists and seven service points (she was a perfect 16-for-16 from the serving line), Alondra Reyes with 12 digs and eight service points and Sara Manuele who recorded 15 service points and six aces. New Britain finishes the regular season 10-10.

Newington 3, Wethersfield 1: The Indians were able to win the match in four sets (25-21, 15-25, 25-20, 25-22) for their fifth win of the season. Meghan Roberts and Blayne Wanner-Hyde led Newington with 10 kills and 14 digs respectively. Trisha Signorello led Weathersfield with 11 digs.

Goodwin Tech 3, MLC 0: Although challenged at the end of each set, this way match the Gladiators had from start to finish as they swept MLC (25-18, 25-17, 25-21). The victory gives Goodwin Tech two straight to end the regular season with a 15-5 record overall.

“Serving was a strong point and we limited our serve receive errors,” Goodwin Tech head coach Paul Soucy said. “We played well as a team.”

Southington 3, Pomperaug 1: The Blue Knights were able to come out on top (25-15, 23-25, 25-21, 25-18) thanks to a number of contributors including Morgan Raymond (12 kill and 19 digs), Kelly Kritz (10 kills), Megan Mahon (seven kills), Erica Bruno (nine kills) and Steph Zarra (34 assists). Southington is now 15-3.

Posted in New Britain Herald, Berlin, General Sports, Goodwin Tech, Innovation, New Britain, Newington, Plainville, Southington on Wednesday, 26 October 2016 22:24. Updated: Wednesday, 26 October 2016 22:27.