Roundup: St. Paul boys golf crowned Bristol City Champions

Published on Monday, 24 May 2021 22:39
Written by STAFF REPORT

BRISTOL - It wasn’t very close for St Paul Monday afternoon as the Falcons locked up the Bristol City Championship, winning a three-way meet against Bristol Central and Bristol Eastern at Chippanee Country Club.

St. Paul scored 344 while Central was at 407. Eastern scored 412.

Matt Downes locked up a medal, scoring a 74 to lead the field. Central was led by Scott Petrosky’s 83 and Tyler Donahue led Eastern with an 85.

Behind Downes was Brandon Frye with a 79, Chris Millerick with an 89 and Dan Gaffney with a 102 for St. Paul.

Filling out the scoring for Central was Rich Aubin at 102, Tyler D’Austino at 108 and Carson Rivoria at 114.

Eastern’s team saw Drew Fryes shoot a 100, Luke Dauphnee shoot a 110 and Katie Bardeck score a 117.

Girls golf

Berlin 192, Lewis Mills 224: Berlin girls golf improved to 13-2 Monday, defeating Lewis Mills 192-224 at Timberlin Golf Course.

Libby Dunn took home the medal, scoring an “excellent round” according to Berlin girls golf coach Jim Barnes. Dunn shot a 40.

Kenna Roman shot a 47, Jessica Nappi scored a 52 and Rachel Varley shot a 53, all in windy conditions Lewis Mills was led by Brianna Pelchar, who shot a 49.

Plainville 207, New Britain 260: Plainville defeated New Britain Monday evening, winning 207-260.

The medalist of the meet was Julia Smith, who shot a 42 for Plainville. Kaylee Markovich was the next lowest, shooting a 53 for Plainville.

New Britain was led by Abigail Olson, who shot a 59.

Baseball

Newington 14, Wethersfield 2: Newington baseball rolled past Wetherfield Monday afternoon, winning 14-2.

Zack Nakonechny rolled on in five innings, allowing one hit and one run. He struck out eight.

On eight hits and three errors Newington scored two in the first and second innings, four in the third, two again in the fifth and four in the sixth inning.

Chase Presita was 3-for-4 with an RBI and three runs scored.

New Britain 11, Rocky Hill 1: New Britain was crowned division champions Monday night, knocking down rocky Hill 11-1.

Will Estronza finished the fay with four hits, going 4-for-4. He scored twice and had had two RBIs.

Nate Kumm, Chris Gibbs, Elian Collado and Leanardo Guzman each had two hits. Gibbs, Collado and Guzman combined for five RBIs with each hitting an extra-base hit.

Jomar Rodriguez went five innings, striking out two while allowing a run (unearned). He also walked two.

Softball

Thomaston 9, Terryville 5: Terryville softball dropped game one of a doubleheader Monday, losing 9-5 Thomaston.

Terryville struck first with two runs in the top of the first inning but Thomaston answered back in the bottom half with four of its own. Three more runs from Thomaston made it a 7-2 difference, and was a deficit the Kangaroos didn’t overcome.

Leah Dionne drew two walks in the game. Adrianna Hawes and Jessie Valentine each had hits. Tiffany Pires had the high in strikeouts for pitchers, ringing up three batters.

Thomaston 10, Terryville 3: Terryville dropped game two of the night against Thomaston, losing 10-3.

Thomaston scored six in the top of the first and three in the top of the second before the Kangaroos were able to get any runs across. Two in the third from Terryville ct the difference to 9-2, but it wasn’t enough to create a rally.

Lacy Lyons had two hits for Terryville in the loss.

Innovation 34, Weaver 14: Innovation won 34-14 over Weaver Monday night, taking the lead with 10 runs in the first inning and never letting go through the seventh.

Kaylee Dobransky had four hits, four walks and four RBIs at the plate. In the circle she struck out 12 in six innings of work.

Alice Bidoae had five RBIs and pitched one inning.

Boys and girls track and field

CRAL Championship: Innovation went home with three conference champions Monday night, with three events across both the boys and girls track and field conference championship ending with the Ravens on top.

Tyvonn Thompson was the only boy to claim a conference title, winning the 400 meter race. He PR’d in the race, and also PR’d in the 200 meters, qualifying for the Class S Championships in both events.

On the girls side, Patrice Broughton was the winner in the triple jump and Mya Saylor was the conference winner in the 100 meter hurdles.

Runner-up finishes on the girls side was the 4x100 meter relay team of Saylor, Broughton, Te’ijah Roberts and Amyra-Ariana Ortiz. In the triple jump Roberts was runner up as well.

Innovation had two more medalists in the field with Nadia Joseph and Broughton taking third in the discus and long jump, respectively.

Girls lacrosse

Bristol Central 13, Bristol Eastern: Bristol Central girls lacrosse won a thriller in overtime at Bristol Eastern Monday night, winning 13-12.

Emily Lowe scored the overtime winner along with another goal to clinch the win over the cross-town rival for Central. Sadye Kowalczyk had six goals and set the single season scoring record at Bristol Central. Lily Hansen added two goals while Ella Ward and Rachel Wygant scored a goal each.

“We are so proud of our girls for battling all night long in very competitive game. The Eastern girls are so tough and so competitive, which is definitely a testament to their coach,” said coach Emily Bourassa. “It’s exactly how she played and she’s developing the same culture over there.”

Alyah Rodriguez Warren had 12 saves in goal, getting help from her defensive line in front.

“Our defense did a great job late in the game. They put a lot of pressure and our defense and we stood up late in the game,” Bourassa said. “These girls gave it everything they have and left everything on the field.”

Bristol Eastern was led by Ciara Collins with four goals and Emma Stavens added four as well. Alyssa Kehler and Kate Kozikowski had a goal each.

Boys volleyball

Southington 3, Newington 1: Southington rolled past Newington Monday night, wining 3-1 in four sets.

Newington won the opening set 25-18 before dropping three straight at 25-20, 25-22 and 25-21.

Southington was led by Connor McGinnis’ 20 kills and Mitch Messina’s 40 assists. Newington had 23 kills from Jacob Baclawski, seven kills and four aces from Trey Guest and 41 assists from Eni Lici.

Newington moves to 16-2 and Southington goes to 15-1.



Posted in New Britain Herald, Berlin, Innovation, New Britain, Newington, Southington, Plainville on Monday, 24 May 2021 22:39. Updated: Monday, 24 May 2021 22:41.