Sports Roundup: Berlin boys soccer dominates on both offense, defense to shut out Bristol Central

Published on Thursday, 12 October 2017 22:49


BERLIN - Coming into Thursday’s match, Bristol Central wanted shut down Berlin’s star player Noah Silverman.

While the All-New Englander was held scoreless, the other Redcoats were more than able to pick up the slack.

Ryan Jenkins and Curtis Arcari both scored for Berlin in its 2-0 win.

One of the goals came can on an assist from Silverman.

The Redcoats (7-3-1) dominated on both the offensive and defensive side of the pitch, outshooting the Rams 20-2. Bristol Central failed to even have a shot on goal.

Southington 2, Simsbury 0: Kieran Tindall and Colin Burdette each scored for the Blue Knights, who picked up their fourth win of the season.

Southington goalkeeper John Griffin saved all seven shots directed at him.


Innovation 0, Windham 0: The Ravens had plenty of shots, they just couldn’t capitalize.

Innovation outshot Windham 22-2 as the team moved to 8-1-2 on the season.

It was the Ravens’ first annual kick for a cure to help raise cancer awareness for the Cancer Society.


Berlin 3, Wethersfield 0: After seeing its three-game winning streak snapped, Berlin returned to form and returned to an even .500 with the win over Wethersfield. Jasmine Nappi and Bella Nardi led the way for the Redcoats.

Nappi finished with seven aces and four digs, while Nardi compiled 11 digs and two aces.

With the win, Berlin advances to 6-2 over its last eight matches and will host East Catholic on Monday.

Ledyard 3, Innovation 0: The Ravens fell behind early and were never able to fully recover.

It was just Innovation’s second loss of the season.

Despite the final result, Bailee Nardi, Aliyah Merced and Imani Rosado played well for the Ravens. Nardi tallied seven kills and six digs, Merced finished with nine digs and Rosado had 10 assists.

Newington 3, Bristol Central 2: The Indians continued their strong season with the 10th win over a solid Bristol Central team. Led by Paige Trumbull (10 kills, seven blocks) and Meghan Roberts (11 kills), Newington won in five sets. The Indians will host Bulkeley tonight.

Posted in New Britain Herald, Berlin, General Sports, Newington, Southington on Thursday, 12 October 2017 22:49. Updated: Thursday, 12 October 2017 22:51.