Roundup: New Britain girls volleyball take win on Senior Night

Published on Wednesday, 27 October 2021 21:37
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NEW BRITAIN – New Britain girls volleyball beat East Hartford Wednesday night, winning 3-1.

The Hurricanes won the first set 25-14, dropped the second set 25-19, and then won the third and fourh set at 25-12 and 25-19, respectively.

Wendeley Garcia had 14 digs to go with 13 service points and five aces. Isamarys Rodriguez had 12 points from serve and seven aces.

Angely Torres had 12 digs in the win and Kelly Alape had 20 assists with eight aces. Kasianna Denmark and Kaylee Hill had nine and six kills, respectively.

The win comes on senior night, capping off the home slate of games for the regular season for the Hurricanes, who clinched a postseason bid Monday night.

Innovation 3, MLC 0: Innovation won 3-0 over MLC Wednesday night.

A clean sweep by Innovation saw them win 25-14, 25-11 and 25-11.

Patrice Broughton had four kils with five aces. Madison Ramos led the team with 11 aces and three digs.

Ashley Palombizio had seven assists with six aces.

“Madison Ramos served extremely well for Innovation, finishing with 20 service points on the night,” said Innovation coach Matthew Lance. “Ashley Palombizio also did a fantastic job taking over the setting roles for the night.”

Girls soccer

Innovation 2, Civic Leadership 0: Innovation girls soccer won 2-0 over Civic Leadership Wednesday night.

Alice Bidoae scored in the 32nd minute to put the Ravens ahead going into halftime, and Naida Dautovic scored at the 56th minute in the second half to extend the lead.

In goal, Te’ijah Roberts made seven saves to help Innovation in the win.

Berlin 0, Bristol Eastern 0: Berlin and Bristol Eastern tied, 0-0, Wednesday night.

Berlin threw nine shots on net while Eastern only had four.

"Both teams had limited chances and in the end, we were content packing it in and killing the clock, taking the draw and qualifying for the tournament," said Bristol Eastern head coach Scott Redman.

The Redcoats had two of the best chances to break the tie near the midway point of the first half, but Grace D’Amato turned away a shot to her left and came out to block a shot from point blank later on.

“In hindsight, these saves literally kept the Lancers in the game as there were limited chances,” added Redman.

D’Amato turned away the nine shots she saw while Natalia Chorzepa stopped the four shots for Berlin.

The win for Eastern qualifies them for the Class L girls soccer postseason



Posted in New Britain Herald, Innovation, New Britain, Berlin on Wednesday, 27 October 2021 21:37. Updated: Wednesday, 27 October 2021 21:40.