In spite of the biting chill in the air and the steady winds, Amity was able to dominate the game with two goals in the first half — first and unassisted goal by Mikayla Beibowitz followed by Kaitlyn Paradis’s point assisted by Cassie Bishop.
Amity far outshot Lyman Hall and worked hard for this win.
Lyman’s Finley VonHouten made 7 saves for her team.
Amity won 2-0.
The big heartbreaker of the day, of course was the Lady Spartans Volleyball team’s first season loss on the road in Shelton.
The Gaels broke Amity’s perfect season with a 3-1 victory.
Game scores: Shelton 21-25, 25-20, 26-24, 25-20.
The Girls’ Swim team hosted Glastonbury in Orange, and experienced its second loss of the season, a very close 94-90.
Amity’s Winning Events:
50 Freestyle: A- 25.55 Megan Lasto
Diving: A- 191.40 Juliet Melotto
500 Freestyle: A- 5:32.42 Kayleigh Foley
100 Breaststroke: A- 1:13.15 Megan Lasto
400 Freestyle Relay: A- 3:54.89 Kayeigh Foley, Kate Alvarado, Kalynna Hauser, Vera Belfonti
Glastonbury’s Winning Events:
200 Medley Relay: G- 1:53.17 Grace Moore, Cori Bryant, Brynn Campbell, Hallie Campbell
200 Freestyle: G- 2:00.79 Jessica Zhang
200 Ind. Medley: G- 2:16.80 Grace Moore
100 Butterfly: G- 59.28 Grace Moore
100 Freestyle: G- 55.40 Jessica Zhang
200 Freestyle Relay: G- 1:43.55 Jessica Zhang, Caleigh Straker, Shannon Linsey, Hallie Campbell
100 Backstroke: G- 1:01.35 Brynn Campbell
Season Record: Amity 10-2
The Amity Spartans Football team has not had the best season, but on Friday night in Branford, they played their hearts out and with a 56 seconds on the clock and a score of 28-27, Amity chose to try and win this one with a two-point conversion. But Colin Beaulieu was tackled a yard shy of victory.
Here is a rundown of this very close game:
Amity 6 0 15 6 0 — 27
Branford 6 8 7 7 0 — 28
Branford—Jackson Seward 1 yard run [kick no good]
Amity—Colin Beaulieu 5 yard run [kick blocked]
Branford—Dalton Carden 1 yard run [Griffin Lynch run]
Amity—Colin Beaulieu 22 yard run [Nile Ellis pass from Ryan Sabo]
Branford—Dalton Carden 2 yard run [Jay Dering kick good]
Amity—Colin Beaulieu 49 yard run [Jordan Conn kick good]
Branford—Dalton Carden 31 yard run [Jay Dering kick good]
Amity—Colin Beaulieu 62 yard run [run failed]
Team records: Branford 4-2; Amity 1-5
The Amity Music Department presents Music In Motion 2016: 2.0! Come enjoy a great evening of music presented in a way that you’ve never seen before! It’s sure to be a great night of fun music for the entire family! Children 14 and under are FREE with the purchase of an adult tickets!
The band, drumline, color guard and jazz band will be featured throughout the program. Selections include music from The Planets, The Chicken, America the Beautiful, original music commissioned especially for Music In Motion by EDM artist Scott Osborne and much, much more!
Performances are Friday, October 21 and Saturday, October 22 at 7:30 p.m. in the John J. Brady Center for Arts!
Tickets are $12! Children under 14 are FREE with a paying adult! Click HERE for tickets. Get yours today!
Music In Motion is proud to have HB Communications of North Haven, and the Connecticut Hurricanes Drum and Bugle Corps as sponsors for this years production.
Click HERE to see the 2016 Music In Motion Trailer.
On Wednesday, Oct. 19, Amity was on the road in Milford at Foran, and earned their 15th consecutive victory, 3-1.
Game scores: Amity 25-14, 20-25, 25-17, 25-15.
Amity – Abby Harbinson 17 kills, 2 blocks, Kathleen Walsh 15 kills, 10 digs. Jaiden Williams 40 assists, 5 digs;
Foran – Alyssa Deptulski 27 digs, 3 aces, Viktoria Notholt, 4 blocks, 9 kills, Katherine Kiernan 10 kills, 8 digs.
Records: Amity 15-0; Foran 9-8.
Keep it up Amity, You’ve Got This!
The Rams butted Amity out of its perfect season 94.5 – 83.5.
Coming off their first loss of 2016, the Lady Spartans hosted Madison’s Daniel Hand on Monday in Orange.
Although Hand won more events in this meet, Amity’s scores helped them come out on top 99 – 83.
Amity’s Winning Events
200 Freestyle: A- 2:02.29 Kayleigh Foley
200 Ind. Medley: A- 2:20.43 Kate Alvarado
100 Butterfly: A- 1:01.41 Kate Alvarado
200 Freestyle Relay: A- 1:49.16 Kally Hauser, Jenna Lu, Kayleigh Foley, Vera Belfonti
100 Breaststroke: A- 1:12.30 Megan Lasto
Hand’s Winning Events
200 Medley Relay: H- 1:59.30 Kayla Mendonca, Caroline Genther, Case Porter, Allie Mascia,
50 Freestyle: H- 25.64 Allie Mascia
Diving: H- 222.52 Noelle Bergere
100 Freestyle: H- 57.17 Allie Mascia
500 Freestyle: H- 5:28.37 Caroline Genther
100 Backstroke: H- 1:01.94 Kayla Mendonca
400 Freestyle Relay: H- 3:53.34 Emma Connolly, Kelly Doktorski, Allie Mascia, Kayla Mendonca
Records: Amity 10-1, Hand 7-4
Lauralton did a phenomenal job at the Foran High School pool, but came up a few points shy of a victory.
Amity defeated Lauralton 98-88.
Amity’s winning events:
200 Medley Relay: A- 1:56.78 Molly Cox, Megan Lasto, Vera Belfonti, Amanda Hendrick
200 Ind. Medley: A-2:16.27 Megan Lasto
50 Freestyle: A- 26.56 Amanda Hendrick
100 Butterfly: A- 1:01.21 Kate Alvarado
100 Breaststroke: A- 1:12.57 Megan Lasto
Lauralton’s winning events:
200 Freestyle: LH- 2:01.00 Katherine Begg
100 Freestyle: LH- 56.67 Katherine Begg
500 Freestyle: LH- 5:19.27 Brenna McLaughlin
200 Freestyle Relay: LH 1:44.99 Madyson Barnick, Isabella Preneta, Brenna McLaughlin, Katherine Begg
100 Backstroke: LH- 1:03.19 Caroline Sargent
400 Freestyle Relay: LH- 3:48.77 Katherine Begg, Brenna McLaughlin, Rory Woods, Caroline Sargent
Records: Amity 9-0, Lauralton Hall 8-1
Xavier is the author of several books of poetry including Radiance, Nefarious, and Americano: Growing Up Gay and Latino in the USA. He also is a novelist, spoken-word poetry performer, poetry event curator, Random House editor, and gay-rights activist.
Emanuel will share his poetry with Amity’s Creative Writing students and members of PLAHD (Amity’s gay-straight alliance) and discuss his creative process and the real-life events that have inspired them.
Students will have an opportunity to ask questions about Emanuel’s creative process and life experiences to help them with their own creative writing.
Amity English teacher Jeni Bonaldo and Amity librarians Robert Musco and Cara McConnell will host the event which is made possible by the Jamie A. Hulley Arts Foundation. Click HERE to learn more about the Foundation’s mission and work.