Sports Roundup: Newington boys volleyball cruises past Hall for another easy win

Published on Wednesday, 25 April 2018 20:56


WEST HARTFORD - It was another match and another win for the Newington boys volleyball team.

The Indians had little, if any, trouble dispatching Hall 3-0 to remain unbeaten in the CCC West Wednesday afternoon.

Newington won by set scored of 25-19, 25-23 and 25-16.

“It was a good match as we hit the midway point of the season,” Indians head coach Curt Burns said.

And as always, Newington finished with a number of strong individual performance.

Evan Metzger recorded 27 assists and five digs. Collin Liedke ended his afternoon iwth a team-high 18 digs. Teddy Vravel contributed nine kills and six blocks, while Mason Romano finished with six kills and two blocks.

The win sets up Newington with a showdown against rival Southington Monday night.

“It will be a match for first place in the CCC West,” Burns said. “It should be a good one and we have a few days to get ready. It’ll be exciting and we’ll be ready to go.”


The Innovation boys and girls track teams had quite the eventful Tuesday, as it qualified five athletes for the CIAC State Tournament.

For the girls, Morgan Sartor qualified for the Class S championships for the second year in a tow for discus. Aaliyah Walker is the first to qualify in school history for the 300 meter hurdles and Aryanna Townsend qualified in the 200 meters.

For the boys, Lester Emanuel set the school record in 100m while qualifying for the first time in school history for Class S.

Emanuel and Elijah Pouncey both qualified in the 200 meters, while Malachi Bolden set the school record in the 200 meters.

Jonathan Rodriguez tied the school record in the high jump and Anthony Corso set the school record in the 1600m run and qualified as the first athlete in school history.

Posted in New Britain Herald, Innovation, Newington on Wednesday, 25 April 2018 20:56. Updated: Wednesday, 25 April 2018 20:59.