Coginchaug senior steps in for ace and tosses one-hitter in 12-0 Shoreline win; Jackie Kelly hits 3-run homer, Paige Konopka and Amanda Case drive in 2 runs each for Blue Devils.
After Xavier wins the Art Kohs tournament title, Falcons coach says “life can certainly change on a dime. Your family is what matters most.”
Blue Dragons’ defense comes out to play in pivotal third quarter, holding Hilltoppers to seven points in eventual 77-61 victory.
“It’s been a wonderful run” — H-K alum cites desire to spend more time with his family, says he will remain a presence around the program.
After Blue Devils roll to 56-point Shoreline win, Noises coach Karen Sweet acknowledges young team’s commitment to getting better.
The Blue Dragons, who won just seven times last season, have speed, scorers, size, depth and a desire to get back to the state tournament.
Capsule looks at (most) league teams, including title contender Valley Regional and an East Hampton squad with lots of potential.
Xavier has four returning starters (Brown, Grisham, Kohs, Williams) and strength in the backcourt, will need to develop its bench.
Huskies storm back in season opener with game-changing run in fourth quarter to defeat the Wildcats 34-32.
Panthers struggle to mount charge after big 3-pointer by Sadie Buzik, and Nighthawks hit from the line in final minute for 54-46 win.
The quicker the Blue Dragons get used to not having their top player this season, “the better they will be,” coach Rob Smernoff says.