Roundup: Newington tennis, St. Paul lacrosse take wins

Published on Friday, 28 May 2021 21:12
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NEWINGTON - No. 5 Newington advanced out of the first round of the Class L girls tennis state tournament Friday night, winning 6-1 over No. 12 Masuk 6-1.

The win for Newington puts it against No. 4 Maloney, who beat No. 12 Lyman Hall 7-0, Tuesday night at Maloney at 3 p.m.

Newington lost one match, the No. 1 doubles match between Emily Rogalski and VV Torres of Newington and Melanie Antony and Elana Yanjo of Masuk. Masuk’s pair won 2-0 (2-6, 5-7).

In singles, Newington’s four did not lose a set, winning a combined 48-10 across both sets.

Michelle Novikova and Rachel Errickson remain undefeated with their wins in No. 3 and No. 4 singles.

Girls lacrosse

St. Paul 13, Somers 8: Thirteenth-ranked St. Paul defeated No. 20 Somers Friday night, winning 13-8 to advance through the Class S qualifying round.

The win nets St. Paul shot against No. 4 Tolland Tuesday night at 5 p.m. in the first round of the state tournament.

Reagan Davis, Emily Walker and Greta Panke each scored three goals. Walker had two draw controls while Panke had eight.

Cameron Baston led St. Paul in total goals with four while also tallying one draw control.

Somers was led by Carolin Colton’s four scores.

“Well played game by both teams,” said St. Paul girls lacrosse coach Elaine Mancini. “...We just were able to control the draw and our defense played awesome.”

Boys golf

St. Paul 140, Seymour 201: St. Paul boys golf improved to 15-1 this season, taking down Seymour 140-201 at Westwoods Golf Course.

Matt Downes was one over par, shooting a 32 for the medal. Brandon Frye scored a 34 and Chris Millerick shot a 35. Rounding out the Falcons’ scoring was Dan Gaffney, who shot a 39.

Tyler Yawcawych scored a 37 for Seymour’s low.

Boys volleyball

Newington 2, South Winsor 0: Newington took down South Windsor in the Central Connecticut Conference semifinals Friday, winning 2-0 over South Windsor.

Newington won both sets, but was pushed across both in 25-20 and 25-23 scores.

Eni Lici had 20 assists and seven blocks. Sean Stegmaier had six blocks with seven kills.

Newington 3, Glastonbury 0: Newington clinched the CCC title Friday, sweeping Glastonbury 3-0.

Newington won three sets 25-12, 25-19, 25-22.

Jacob Baclawski had 14 kills with three aces. Lici had 30 assists with five blocks while Josh Akosa and Trey Guest each had six kills.

Posted in New Britain Herald, Newington on Friday, 28 May 2021 21:12. Updated: Friday, 28 May 2021 21:15.