Roundup: New Britain volleyball completes match, comes out with a win

Published on Tuesday, 12 October 2021 20:46
Written by TYLER HETU


WINDSOR – New Britain girls volleyball and Windsor completed its match from Sept. 27 Tuesday night, winning 3-0.

The match was postponed originally due to a leak in the roof of the gym, but it didn’t slow down the ‘Canes as they took the three sets 25-20 (after having the first set resumed at 22-19), 26-24 and 25-10.

Wendeley Garcia finished the night with 16 service points on 19 of 20 serving, five aces and 12 digs. Isamarys Rodriguez added 10 service points with eight digs in the win.

Kiatyanna Denmark led the team in kills with eight and Kasianna Denmark added seven kills. Captain Kelly Alape had 18 assists with seven digs.

The win improves Berlin to 5-5 on the season.

Goodwin Tech 3, Innovation 2: Goodwin Tech improved to 12-2 on the season Tuesday night, besting Innovation 3-2 in five sets.

Innovation falls to 7-5 with the loss.

Goodwin’s 15-12 fifth-set win was the decider as a strong Gladiator’s team was pushed, but did not break.

Maribel Gonzalz had seven kills, two aces and two digs in the win. Avalise Hernandez led in aces with eight, adding six digs to her line. Rachel Astacio had five digs, four kills and three aces.

Innovation was led by Patrice Broughton’s 14 kills, five aces and five digs, which caught the attention of her head coach.

“Patrice Broughton looked about as strong as she has all season through the first couple of sets with attacking, serving, and passing,” said Innovation coach Matt Lance.

Tynise Rose added 13 kills for Innovation while Ciara Cardona had 14 assists.

Girls swim and diving

Hall 93, Berlin 79: Berlin girls swimming and diving lost to Hall Tuesday night, falling 93-79.

Berlin had two first-place finishes in Bailey Baclaski and Sam Ferrero. Baclaski took fist in the 50 meter free and Ferrero won the diving event.

Baclaski also took second in the 100 meter free.

Liv Marolda dropped times in the 500 meter free and 100 meter breaststroke, finishing third in each event.

Boys soccer

Newington 2, Conard 1: Newington edged Conard Tuesday night, winning 2-1.

The win brings Newington to 7-1-1 on the season.

Newington had a score from Tyler Ferreira in the 73rd minute to tie up the game after Anthony Cantazaro put Conard ahead. An own goal proved to be the decider in the final seconds as Newington came away with a victory on Conard’s miscue.

Beckham Alderucci had an assist on Ferreira’s score. In goal, Dakota Hawes stopped four shots for Newington in the win.

Girls soccer

Bullard Havens 7, Goodwin Tech 3: Goodwin Tech lost to Bullard Havens Tuesday night, losing 7-3.

Goals scored for Goodwin came off the feet of Jillian Yezierski and Dezarya Trusty, the latter of whom scored twice.

In goal, Arianna White stopped four shots.

Boys cross country

Newington 27, Wethersfield 30: Newington boys cross country edged Wethersfield Tuesday afternoon, winning 27-30 over Wethersfield.

Michael Bohlke crossed the line as the winner of the race for Newington, winning in 17:23.

Girls cross country

Newington 26, Wethersfield 30: Newington girls cross country, like their boys counterpart, narrowly beat Wethersfield in a 26-30 score Tuesday afternoon.

Katie Bohlke was the winner of the girls race, clocking a time of 21:14 to help Newington achieve the match-low score.

Posted in New Britain Herald, Berlin, Goodwin Tech, Innovation, New Britain, Newington on Tuesday, 12 October 2021 20:46. Updated: Tuesday, 12 October 2021 20:49.