NEWINGTON - The Newington girls golf team is one match away from earning its spot in the postseason.
Monday afternoon, the Indians (206) fell right behind Berlin (202) in a tri-match, while Cheshire came in last (218).
Senior Jessica Pierzchalski was the medalist for the afternoon, shooting a 44. Newington was led by Chloe Bilodeau (47), Taylor Kelly (55) and Leah Tofeldt (60) and the Redcats were led by Alena Kittleman (46), Jackie Cooper (47), Bridgette McQuillan (53) and Jessica Nappi (56).
The Indians are now 7-2 overall and 3-1 in the CCC South conference while Berlin improves to 4-2.
New Britain 217, Bristol Eastern 221: The Hurricanes have finally snagged their second win of their season. The Lancers’ Drew Fries was the medalist shooting a 48. New Britain was led by Johnny Morrell with a 50, Tim Carrier with a 53, Arthur Bell with a 55 and Dylan Washington with a 59.
“It was nice to get a road win,” New Britain coach Robert Zadrozny said. “We’re going to try and keep it going.”
Newington 3, Farmington 1: Newington continues to roll through the CCC.
After dropping the first game of the match 14-25, Newington won the next three 25-21, 28-26 and 25-21.
“It wasn’t easy,” Newington head coach Curt Burns said. “But it was a victory we needed to maintain our stop atop the conference.”
Dan Clourtier had 43 assists and four digs for Newington; Leonel Caceres finished with 15 kills and11 digs; Louis Egbuna 14 kills; Mason Romano (N) 7 kills, 5 blocks.
New Britain 7, Bulkeley 0: Lela Shredlidze, Julitta Oliver, Jenny Ketkeorsmy and Claire Palin all earned singles wins for New Britain, while the teams of Sarah Belal/Aubrianna Arvelo, Tracy Asimbaya/Kiara Matis and Devonmarie Riley/Audrey Belliveau won as well.
New Britain is now 8-3.
Newington 7, Windsor 0: The Indians swept all of their matches against Warriors. For singles it was Olivia Rozil (6-3, 7-6), Mara Klin 7-5, 0-6, 7-5, Abby Malloy (6-0, 6-2) and Emmy Petronio (6-2, 6-2) who claimed victory for Newington. During doubles it was Ellie Wronka and Melissa Riggins (6-1, 6-1), Lindsey Weaver and Julia Mazur (6-1, 6-0) and Kelly Iskra and Samantha Miller (6-0, 6-0). Newington now improves to 6-5 on the season.
Southington 6, Simsbury 1: This was a quality win for the Blue Knights.
Abby Murphy, Coral Tommervik, Molly Murphy and Joelle Stublarec all picked up singles wins for Southington.
The doubles teams of Samantha Barmore/Madison Beaudoin and Gianna Wadowski/Emma Wojcicki also earned wins.
Abby Murphy defeated a tough opponent in Uma Metha in a long, tightly contested match. The Blue Knights’ No. 2 doubles won in a dominating first set, dropped the second set, but came roaring back to overpower its opponents in the third set.
Newington 7, Windsor 0: The Indians faced adversity this week with theNo. 1 doubles, Sam Johnson out with a back injury. Ateeb Rahman stepped up Monday afternoon during his match with Dan Lasota beating Windsor’s Dante Rubino and Jag Smgh 6-4, 6-2.
Newington swept all of its matches and now improves to 6-4 on the season.
New Britain 15, Bulkeley 0: Joseleen Rivera struck out 15 batters during the Hurricanes win against the Bulldogs. New Britain has clinched its postseason spot and improves its record to 8-6.
Goodwin Tech 20, Cheney Tech 4: The Gladiators are heading back to the state tournament and did so in easy fashion.
And Valerie Ramirez help Goodwin Tech do so from both the pitching circle and at the plate.
Not only did she get the win and struck out 10, but she collected two hits and four RBI.
Katria Tirado had a single and an RBI for the Gladiators.
Windsor 8, Newington 4: The Indians gained an early 2-0 lead on the Warriors but Windsor was able to react quickly. Windsor was able to score in the last four innings to seal the deal. Newington now falls to 5-7 on the season.
Simsbury 5, Southington 2: The Blue Knights only managed to get two runs in on the afternoon while falling to the Trojans. Dylan Chiaro hit two doubles while Bryce Worth hit one. Southington is now 6-8 on the season.
Cheney Tech 14, Goodwin Tech 0: It was a tough day for the Gladiators as they couldn’t generate any offense.
Tommy Hughes had two hits for Goodwin Tech but nothing could get past Cheney Tech’s Lucas Johnson as he struck out nine batters on the afternoon. Goodwin Tech is now 9-6 on the season.