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Boys Lacrosse: Spartans Defeat The Warriors 10-5 in Woodbridge

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Apr 262016
 

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Junior Matt Perrotti (#1) Works the net.

The Amity Boys Lacrosse Team welcomed The William Hall Warriors from West Hartford to Woodbridge for a competitive game on Monday.

The Spartans were “on” leading in the first quarter 2-1.  The Warriors tied things up in the second quarter 3-3, then Amity lit it up scoring 5 more goals in the third, which was enough to put them over the top and both teams scored 2 goals in the final quarter.

Amity won their fourth game of the season — 10-5.

Scoreboard
Amity 2-1-5-2 = 10
Hall    1-2-0-2 = 5
Anthony Uscilla was the game’s high scoring player with 3 goals and 1 assist. Ryan Rattley made 2 goals. Mike Cavanagh made 1 goal and had 2 assists, and Adam Cusano, Tyler Vincent, James Cofrancesco, and Sam King each made 1 goal.
Rounding things out, Ian MacDonald had 3 assists and Mark DellaTorre had 1 assist.
Hall’s  Spencer Witter made 2 goals, and Kevin Carr, Chris Monnes, and Griffin Smith each made 1 goal.
Amity Outshot Hall 39-21
Goalkeeper Matt Perrotti made 10 saves for the Spartans; Harrison Newman made 16 saves for the Warriors.
Records: Amity 4-4; Hall 3-4

Mark Your Calendars For The Race Brook Food Truck Festival

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Apr 252016
 

12644787_1699229537016452_5480641038331246245_nThe Race Brook School Food Truck Festival is coming!

After being introduced a few years ago, the festival quickly became one of the town’s favorite events, and continues to grow with each passing year.

The Food Trucks will line the Orange Fairgrounds, 525 Orange Center Road, on Friday, May 27 from 4-8 p.m.

The food vendors include: Get Your Irish On Food Truck, serving everything Corned Beef; 744 West Bar & Grill; Buzz Truck; Zuppardi’s Pizza; Shoreline Prime. Also trucks with Pierogies, Vietnamese, Californian, Middle Eastern, American Grill, Seafood, Irish food, Grilled Cheese, Stuffed Potatoes, and so many more.

New to the event, but offering a service instead of food is Safe in the Car, LLC, a licensed Child Passenger Safety Technician (CPST) who offers convenient and personalized car seat installation education at your home or business.

One of the new craft vendors is Hipponotic Candles offering hand-poured candles with only the finest natural ingredients. Made with vegan soybean wax, they burn clean, with almost no residue.

Super Fun Inflatables will be set up to keep the children entertained.

This is going to be another wonderful Food Truck Festival. Mark your Calendars and don’t make any plans for dinner that night!

 

Originally Published on: Apr 04, 2016 @ 02:34

Second publishing on April 20, 2016 @ 12:06

Pre Register For The Peck Place Panther Pounce 5K in Orange

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Apr 252016
 

Screen Shot 2016-03-30 at 9.05.50 AMThe fourth annual Peck Place Panther Pounce 5K road race will take place at the High Plains Community Center (Orange Fairgrounds) 525 Orange Center Road, on Saturday, May 14.

This is a 5K Certified Course with computerized timing and results by HI-TEK Racing, LLC

The event includes awards and raffle prizes.

Wheelchair participants and walkers welcome.

Race day registration begins at 7:30 a.m.

T-Shirts for all pre-registered participants and first come, first served on race day

Step off at 9 a.m.

Awards ceremony begins at 10 a.m.

If you have a question or if you would like to be an event sponsor, make a donation to the prize raffle, or show your support by becoming a family sponsor, please contact: Whitney Shanley at [email protected]

REGISTRATION FEES: $25 Pre-Reg / $35 Race Day, Students $10

Proceeds benefit the Peck Place School PTO 

Click HERE to register online.

Last Published on: Mar 30, 2016 @ 09:28

Boys Lacrosse: A Tough Home Game Vs Prep on Thursday

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Apr 222016
 

IMG_0572The Amity boys lacrosse team is trying its best this season, with many new faces and everyone finding his place. They’ve had some tough match ups, but none, so far as ruthless as the game with Fairfield Prep in Woodbridge on April 21.

The Spartans knew going in that the Jesuits were strong opponents and that they would have a battle ahead, but Prep was relentless in its assault on goalie Matt Perrotti, who couldn’t catch a break.

Scoreboard

Fairfield Prep    7    7    1    0    —    15

Amity                 0    0    1    0    —    1

The Jesuits racked up 7 points in the first quarter and another 7 in the second, then rounded things out with 1 goal in the third.

Ian MacDonald scored a goal in the third quarter, saving the Spartans from a shut-out.

Prep’s Pointmakers:

Brendan Hoffman made 4 goals; Ethan Grandolfo made 4 goals and had 2 assists; Colin Smalkais made 2 goals;Dale Duffy made 2 goals and had 2 assists; Connor Raymond and Owen Callahan each made 1 goal; Mitch Savoca made 1 goal and had 2 assists; Chris Brown had 4 assists; Ryan Marusi had 1 assist.

Fairfield Prep’s goaltender Jack O’Connor made 4 saves, and teammate Matt Pinho made 3 saves.

Prep outshot Amity 29-8.

Records: Amity 2-4; Fairfield Prep 5-2

Boys Tennis: Amity Victorious Over Foran

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Apr 212016
 

Boys-Tennis_3-300x154The Amity Boys Tennis team hosted Foran in Woodbridge on Wednesday.

The Spartans defeated their guests 6-1. See details below.

Singles:

Alex Friedman (A) def Ryan Money 6-0, 6-2

Robbie Kroepel (A) def Evan Miller 6-0, 6-3

Henry Molot (A) def Makar Takevechi 6-0, 6-2

Addison Poffenberger (F) def Brandon Liebnick 6-3, 0-6,6-3

Doubles:

Zach Brocklehurst/Ayaan Malik (A) def Steve Boynton/Steve Chan 6-2, 6-2

Andrew Zhang/Antonio Carigenella (A) def Max Mauro/Joe Samilneck 6-2, 6-0

Jimmy Bi/ Vince Li (A) def Conor Lynch/Tyler Lambiase 6-0, 6-1

Records: Amity 4-1; Foran 1-7

Girls Lacrosse: Amity Edges Southington in Woodbridge

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Apr 202016
 

IMG_8858The Lady Spartans Lacrosse team hosted Southington in Woodbridge on Wednesday.

Amity had a 5-1 lead in the first half, but Southington fought hard in the second half, racking up 8 points, still it wasn’t enough to take the game.

The Lady Spartans edged Southington for a 10-9 victory.
Scoreboard
Southington 1 8 — 9
Amity            5 5 — 10

Amity’s players:

Taylor Walsh 4 goals and 2 assists; Isabella Crane made 3 goals; Kendra Osinski had 1 goal; Eliza Crane and Cassie Bishop both made 1 goal and 2 assists; Isabella Ferrara had 2 assists and Mikayla Leibowitz had 1 assist.

Southington’s players:

Morgan Raymon made 3 goals; Anna Caove and Jess Karwowski each made 2 goals; Sydney Brault and Sarah Mitale each made 1 goal; Hailie Altweis and Addie Kigore each had 1 assist.

Amity’s goaltender Jena Casman and Southington’s Julia Wells each had 15 saves.

Amity outshot Southington 29-24.

Records: Amity 3-5; Southington 1-4

 

Girls Tennis: Amity Shuts out Sacred Heart Academy on Wednesday

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Apr 202016
 

IMG_9757The Lady Spartans Tennis team was on the road in Hamden on Wednesday for a meet against Sacred Heart Academy.

Amity Shut out Sacred Heart 7-0.

Singles:

Daphne Kreiger (A) def. Monika Krah (SHA) 6-0, 6-1

Victoria Li (A) def. Tori Dagastino (SHA) 6-0, 6-0

Alex Petrucci (A) def. Clare Gagliano 6-1, 6-0

Lindsay Dragunoff (A) def. Rachael Radwill (SHA) 6-2, 6-0

Doubles:

Rachel Einbinder-Sarah Bullers (A) def. Ashley Pyne-Sarah Matthews (SHA) 6-0, 6-1

Jess Foster-Jamie Hashem (A) def. Morgan Duffany-Runertte Harris (SHA) 6-0, 6-0

Records: Amity 4-1, SHA 1-4

Softball: Great Balls of Fire! Katie Koshes Shows Lauralton How It’s Done

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Apr 202016
 

IMG_9872The Lady Spartans Softball team hosted Lauralton Hall in Woodbridge Wednesday afternoon.

With Katie Koshes on the mound and Teresa Marchitto at the plate, the Crusaders didn’t stand a chance.

Koshes struck out 14 or 15 batters in this game.

Koshes hit a double and fellow pitcher Morgan Perry slammed a home run off of Lauralton pitcher Ireland Miessau.

Congratulations to the Lady Spartans on their 2-0 victory and Orange’s Katie Koshes for continuing to make us proud.

 

 

Girls Track: Amity Trails Branford in Woodbridge

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Apr 202016
 

Emily Criscuolo leads the pack in the 1600m race.

Emily Criscuolo leads the pack in the 1600m race.

The Amity Lady Spartans Track Team hosted Guilford, Branford and Hamden in Woodbridge Tuesday afternoon.

Branford came out on top, followed by Amity.

Amity distance runner Emily Criscuolo won both the 800m and 1600m races.

Amity 82, Guilford 67;

Amity 89, Hamden 58;

Branford 80, Amity 70;

Branford 91, Guilford 59;

Branford 88, Hamden 61;

Guilford 80, Hamden 60

 

100: Brown, Jasmine, Hamden, 12.98

200: Gay, Aisha, Hamden, 25.79

400: Hall, Taylor, Hamden, 1:00.23

800: Criscuolo, Emily, Amity, 2:29.21

1600: Criscuolo 5:35.68

3200: Bloss, Meredith, Guilford, 12:18.64

100 Meter Hurdles: 1, Janover, Claira, Branford, 16.43

300 Meter Hurdles: Janover, Claira, Branford, 50.13

4×100 Meter Relay: Hamden (Hall, Taylor 17, Brown, Jasmine 16, Norris, Nasia 17, Gay, Aisha 18), 50.60

4×400 Meter Relay: Hamden (Kennedy, Bianca 16, Cayward, Emma 18, Flanders, Sophia 18, Sloane, Elizabeth 17), 4:19.81

4×800 Meter Relay: Guilford (Strand, Elissa 18, Basilicato, Andrea 17, Putnam, Kelsi 19, Guerra, Jacqueline 18), 10:23.37

High Jump: Janover, Claira, Branford, 4-10 and Acquarulo, Amanda, Branford, 4-10

Pole Vault: Wirtz, Bridget, Branford, 8-00

Long Jump: Hanlon, Etta, Branford, 15-10

Triple Jump: Janover, Claira, Branford, 33-10

Shot Put: McCown, Jalynn, Guilford, 31-01

Discus: McCown, Jalynn, Guilford, 92-04

Javelin: Integlia, Keira, Branford, 105-05.

Records: Amity 5-1; Branford 3-1; Hamden 2-5; Guilford 3-2