After ending a 10-game losing streak, the Middletown girls soccer team have now won two straight.
The host Blue Dragons defeated East Hartford 4-1 on Thursday, with Abby Johnson scoring a goal and adding an assist.
Madison Mounts was assisted by Johnson off a corner kick to put Middletown (2-2) on the board. Mariah Spada, assisted by Isabella Latina, gave the Blue Dragons a 2-0 lead.
Middletown added to its lead with an own goal and Johnson tallied thereafter. Layla Pini had 5 saves for the Dragons.
Melisa Zapata scored for East Hartford and keeper Zoe Mercado finished with 11 saves.
Middletown’s next game is Sept. 24 at home against Berlin.
Coginchaug 9, Capital Prep 0
Highlights: Ally Woodward scored 3 goals and Sophie Farr scored and had 3 assists as the Blue Devils (2-0-1) remained unbeaten on the season. Sam Paul, Katie Farr, Charlotte Dunleavy, Jenna DePonte and Rachel Dills also contributed a goal each for Coginchaug. Katie Farr had 2 assists and Paul and Faith Corona had an assist each. Coginchaug’s Emma Samperi and Carly Benbow split time in goal.
Next match: Coginchaug visits East Hampton on Tuesday (3:45pm).
Cromwell 7, North Branford 0
Logan Fox had a hat trick and Alex Barnat, Austin Antonares, Danny Tuminski and Kai McLarney also scored to give the Panthers’ their second straight win.
Next game: Cromwell (2-1-0) at Aerospace, Friday, 3:45pm.
H-K 3, SMSA 1 (25-15, 22-25, 25-16, 25-21)
Highlights: The Cougars were led by Audrey Snyder (19 kills, 12 service points/3 aces), Jessica Timothy (17 kills, 8 digs, 6 service points/4 aces), Kaleigh Bodak (22 assists, 3 kills) and Audra Yazmer (12 service points/3 aces). Yarieskz Sierra had 19 digs for SMSA (0-3).
Next match: H-K (3-0) hosts Hale-Ray (1-2), Friday (6:30pm).
East Hampton 3, Old Lyme 2 (16-25, 25-23, 19-25, 25-23, 15-4)
Highlights: For Old Lyme, Melanie Warren had 25 digs and 10 kills; Abby Speckhals had 27 digs and 25 kills; and Abby Sicuranza had 8 kills and 3 blocks.
Next matches: Old Lyme (1-2) hosts North Branford, Friday (5pm); East Hampton (3-0) at Coginchaug, Friday (5:30).
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