H-K’s Sheehan Shuts Down Valley; Coginchaug Starts 3-0

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Alex Sheehan pitched 3-hit ball over 6 innings and Matt Miranda supplied 3 hits and 2 RBIs at the plate to lead Haddam-Killingworth to a 7-0 Shoreline Conference baseball victory over Valley Regional on Wednesday in Higganum.

Lucas Kamoen pitched the seventh for the unbeaten Cougars (3-0). Luke DiMauro also contributed to H-K’s 13-hit attack with 2 hits, an RBI and 2 runs scored.

Ben Alexander had a double for Valley (1-2).

In other baseball games Wednesday:

Coginchaug 3, Old Lyme 0

Winning pitcher Alex Mach and Connor Willett combined on a 3-hit shutout to give the Blue Devils’ their third straight win in Shoreline play. Mach walked 2 and struck out 10 over 6 innings and Willett got the save.

Willet and Evan Faiella (in his season debut) drove in a run each for visiting Coginchaug. Colbe Andrews had 2 of Old Lyme’s 3 hits and Maverick Swaney pitched 6 2/3 innings, allowing 2 earned runs on 5 hits with 3 walks and 5 strikeouts. The Wildcats are 1-2.

Portland 6, Westbrook 2

Spencer Rosado allowed 2 runs in 6 innings, walked 1 and struck out 7 as the host Highlanders posted their first win of the season after an 0-2 start. Portland scored 4 runs in the third, highlighted by Teddy Williams’ 3-run home run, to erase a 1-0 Westbrook lead.

Harrison Collins had 2 hits, scored twice and drove in 2 runs for Portland and Williams finished with 2 hits and 4 RBIs. Jack Naccarato had an outstanding day at the plate for Westbrook with 2 doubles and a triple. Trevor Hendrixson took the loss for the Knights. 

Portland is home again on Friday against Old Saybrook at 11 a.m.

SOFTBALL

East Haven 9, Mercy 7 (10)

Visiting East Haven scored 4 runs in the 10th and Adrianna Franceshi made a game-saving catch in right field to spoil Alexa Boone’s 22-strikeout performance and the Tigers’ attempt to win their third straight.

Tori Heaphy struck out 11 for East Haven (2-1) and Brooke Clancy and Autumn Clancy hit home runs.

For Mercy, Ashley DeLuca (3 for 4, 3-run home run, 3 RBIs), Boone (4 for 6, 2-run homer), Nicole Saraceno (3 for 6) and Amelia Andruskiewicz (3 for 6) powered Mercy’s offense.

Cromwell 4, Morgan 1

The host Panthers scored twice in the fifth and six innings and Lily Kenney pitched a 1-hitter with 11 strikeouts. Kenney had 2 hits and 2 RBIs, while Madison Tessmer and Jamie Anderson had 2 hits apiece for the Panthers (2-1).

Kerry Edwards struck out 8 for Morgan (2-1).

BOYS GOLF

Fairfield Prep 156, Xavier 177
Site
: Brooklawn Country Club
Medalist:  Will Huntington (Fairfield Prep), 37
Fairfield Prep:  Will Huntington 37, Mike Rothberg 38, Mark Valus 40, Jack Gifford 41
Xavier:  Finn Russell 42, John Carrozzella 42, Chris Drisdelle 43, Madison Whitney 50, Gavin Coletti 50
Records:  Fairfield Prep 1-1, Xavier 0-2.

Portland 162, Morgan 175
Site
: Clinton Country Club (par 36, white tees)
Medalists: Portland’s Luke Stennett, Morgan’s Jason Cohen
Portland: Stennett 35, Ben Lucas 41, Quinn Lapinski 43, Joe LaMalfa 43
Morgan: Cohen 35, Andrew Nye 42, Nicholas Schmidt 48, Cole Crowley 50
Records: Portland 1-0; Morgan 0-1.

GIRLS LACROSSE

Morgan 7, Old Lyme 5
Halftime
: Tied 4-4.
Scoring: OL–Emily Mesham, 2 goals, Sadie Bowman 2g, 1a, Fiona Fredericks 1g, Carolien Crolius, 1a; M–Carley Schmidt 5g, Brooke Carlisle 1g, 2a, Maeve Madure 1g, Cailin Steahle 1a. Goalies: OL –Hayden Saunders (15 saves); M–Marin Stopkoski (11).
Records: Morgan 2-0-0, Old Lyme 0-1-1.

Morgan 11, Haddam-Killingworth 8
Scoring
: HK–Sophie Gromola 5 goals, Morgan Madore 2g, 1 assist, Grace Cassidy 1g, Yumi Imai 1a; Morgan–Lindsay Narracci 4g, Brooke Carlisle 3g, Carley Schmidt 2g, Maeve Madura 2g, Iris Dunham 1a, Emily Smith 1a, Emma Lindsay 1a. Goalies: HK–Jordan O’Linn (13 saves); M–Marin Stopkoski (13).
Records: H-K 0-1-0, Morgan 1-0-0.

Hand 19, Mercy 8
Halftime
: Hand 10, Mercy 2
Shots on goal: Hand 34, Mercy 14
Scoring: M–Lily Schoonmaker 4 goals, Kylie Fordyce 1g, 1 assist, Maddy Carbone 2g, 1a, Ava Arcesi 1g, 1a; H–Lydia Doraz 3g, 1a, Karleigh Kokoruda 5g, 2a, Kacie Wines 6g, 3a, Shawn Staak 2g, Hadley Houghton 1g, Reilly Dolan 1g, Riley Kilbourn 1g.
Goalkeepers: M–Reilly Keegan (7 saves); Hand–Ashlee Wargo (3).
Records: Mercy 0-2, Hand 1-1.

BOYS TENNIS

Westbrook 7, Portland 0
At Portland
Singles

Jesse McGannon def. Cody Daggett (P) 6-0, 6-4
Joey Caslin def. Noah Charpentier (P) 6-1, 6-1
Cooper Whitehouse def. Eamon Pineda (P) 6-1, 6-1
Elliot Koplas def. Jack DeToro (P) 6-0, 6-0
Dan Ruppenicker def. Trevor Tewksbury (P) 6-1, 6-2
Doubles
Mason Malchiodi/Jonah Freund def. Brady Telerico/Caiden Hettrick-Rivera (P) 6-2, 6-1
Gareth Whitehouse/Ryan Engels def. Justin Fox/Nick D’angelo (P) 6-0, 6-0

Avon 7, Middletown 0
Singles

Will Mathais (A) def. Nathan Robillard (M) 6-0, 6-0
Dylan Karp (A) def. Jonathan Baldwin (M) 6-0, 6-3
Tej Ralman (A) def. Ryan Huston (M)  6-2, 6-0
Ali Rizvi (A) def. Kendon Fignar (M) 6-1, 6-0
Ravi Com’e (A) def. Matt Cavanaugh (M) 6-0, 6-0
Doubles
Thejas Nair/Chinmay Vladmedi (A) def. Marcello Pollak/Connor Cavanaugh (M) 6-0, 6-0
Vishant Kandpilli/Pranav Anandavel (A) def. Jessie Baldwin/Matt Bogli (M) 6-0, 6-0
Records: Avon 1-0, MHS 0-1.

GIRLS TENNIS

Cheshire 6 Mercy 1
At Wesleyan
Singles

Abby Weaver (M) def. Asya Terabar 7-6 (4), 6-2
Riley Baldoni (C) def. Kat Antico (M) 7-5, 6-1
Rachel Goldstein (C) def. Harper Carlson (M) 6-1, 6-1
Lila Watkinson (C) def. Maggie McCormack (M) 6-2, 6-4
Doubles
Ellie Rockoff/Alyssa Behniak (C) def. Bella Bartolomei & Tina Yan (M), 6-1, 4-6, 6-1
Ari Desai & Anya Jose (C) def. Ava Cedillo/Milana Koji (M), 6-1, 6-1
Hanna Brennan & Julia Hummel (C) def. Helen Yang & Mary Kolodziej (M) 6-0, 6-0
Records: Visiting: Cheshire 1-2, Home: Mercy 1-2

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