Roundup: St. Paul girls fall, see hole-in-one

Published on Friday, 21 May 2021 21:30
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FARMINGTON - St. Paul girls golf suffered its third loss of the season Friday, falling by just five strokes to Amity in a 160-165 score.

Liv Dahn was the medalist for St. Paul, shooting a 35. She hit a hole-in-one on the seventh hole, draining the ace from 126 yards out with a nine iron.

Erin Downes was one off of Dahn’s score with a 36. Sami Millerick shot a 44 and Quinn Burns shot an even 50.

Amity was led by Caroline Cadelina’s 37. Its worst score came from Sydney Melchiore, who shot a 43.

Berlin 182, New Britain 282: Berlin moved to 12-2 Friday afternoon, defeating New Britain 182-282 at Timberlin Golf Course.

Kenna Roman led the Redcoats to a medal, shooting a 41, Libby Dunn was close behind with a 43 and Rachel Varley had a season-low 47. Molly Szczesniak and Jessica Nappi rounded out Berlin with a 51 and 52, respectively.

New Britain was led by Abigail Olson’s 60. Faith Gibson scored a 69 and Kim Beslanga shot a 73.

Girls lacrosse

Bristol Central 15, Wolcott 2: Bristol Central girls lacrosse rolled to a win Friday night, winning 15-2 over Wolcott.

Alyah Rodriguez Warren had 11 saves in net while Sadye Kowalczyk had a four goal game.

Abby Duval and Emily Lowe had two goals each while Sydney Rodriguez, Ella Ward, Madison Secor, Lexi Michaud, Ella Watson, Jenna Lowe, and Brooke Watson all contributed a goal.

Boys volleyball

Enfield 3, New Britain 0: New Britain boys volleyball was shut out Friday night in a 3-0 loss against Enfield.

NB lost each set 25-8, 25-15, 25-14.

Anthony Almeda had three blocks, four digs and four kills.

Niko Shcand also had four kills and registered two blocks.

Girls track & field

Bristol Central 109, Bristol Eastern 39: The Rams took care of the Lancers, winning 14 events in the meet.

Krystal Rodriguez won the shot put (29 feet, nine inches) and the discus (76 feet, 10 inches) while Natalia Popielarz starred in the distance events.

Popielarz won the 800 meter (2:34), mile (5:58), and was part of the winning 4x400 relay and 4x800 relay team.

Salvatrice Bosco was also featured in the distance relays and won the 400 meter in 1:02.

Boys track & field

Bristol Central 115, Bristol Eastern 33: Austin Freve and Treshawn Blair led the Rams over the Lancers, winning a combined five events.

Freve was on the 4x400 and 4x800 winning teams and the 800 meter while Blair won the high jump and Long Jump for Bristol Central.

Bristol Eastern took first place in the 110 meter hurdles, mile, 400 meters and pole vault.


New Britain 3, Wethersfield 2: A sacrifice fly from Chris Gibbs during the bottom of the 12th inning drove in Will Estronza as the winning run for the Hurricanes.

Jomar Rodriguez earned the win for New Britain, coming on for starter Nate Kumm, who pitched five innings and allowed two hits.

Tyler Czeremcha also played well for the Hurricanes, securing two hits and two outfield assists.

New Britain pushes its record to 12-6 and will host Rocky Hill on Monday during its senior night activities, starting at 6:15 p.m.

Southington 9, Hall 2: Southington defeated Hall Friday night, winning 9-2.

Devan Bade finished the day 2-for-3, driving in two while scoring once. He had a double and a walk. On the mound, Bade earned the winning decision with five innings of work. He struck out three and walked two, allowing six hits.

Bristol Eastern 11, Planville 10: Bristol Eastern topped Plainville Friday night 11-10.

A run in the bottom of the ninth broke a 10-10 tie in favor of Eastern, who saw the game flip back and forth four times before breaking the tie in the ninth.

Eastern’s Tyler Martin walked, stole second base, and scored on a double into the left-center field gap by Ryan Fradette to walk it off.

Martin ended the day with a two-run double on top of the game-winner. Den D’Amato had two hits, along with a two-run double. Cameron Moore had a two-run single in the eighth to tie the score at 10-10.

Logan Schneck earned the winning decision for Bristol Eastern.

For Plainville, Tyler Bonney had two singles, one of which scored a run in the eighth inning. Alec Couture had a two hits and an RBI. Brennan Staubley drove in a run on a double as well.


Bristol Central 14, Lewis Mills 2: Ten strikeouts from Alex Sciarretto and a 4-for-5 day at the plate from Gwen Torresso solidified the Rams’ win.

Torresso tallied three RBIs and four runs scored while Lorelei Stancavage smashed a three-run homer for Bristol Central.

Janessa Bartell and Sam Sklenka each had standout defensive games for the Rams as well.

Bristol Central moves to 13-3 with the victory.

Terryville 6, Wamogo 2: Terryville picked up a win Friday night, defeating Wamogo/Litchfield 6-2.

Lacy Lyons had two hits for the Kangaroos, leading the team. Emma Farrow drove in three runs in the win.

Parish Hill 18, Innovation 0: Innovation lost to Parish Hill 18-0 in Game 1 Friday night.

One hit came from Innovation’s Kaylee Dobransky in the game. She also pitched, coming on in relief, for an inning and two thirds of work to strike out one.

Parish Hill 21, Innovation 9: In Game 2, Innovation softball lost 21-9 to Parish Hill.

Innovation scored four in the top of the first but had its lead erased in the bottom of the first with a six-run bottom half of the inning. Parish Hill ran away with the game through the next three innings, taking advantage of 12 walks and three errors from Innovation.

The Ravens had two hits from Alice Bidoae and Dobranksy. Dobranky had five RBIs, which came from a double and a homer. Bidoae also doubled in the contest.

Posted in New Britain Herald, Berlin, Innovation, New Britain, Plainville, Southington on Friday, 21 May 2021 21:30. Updated: Friday, 21 May 2021 21:32.