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Help Send The CT Crushers to Cooperstown

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Jan 162017
 

Cimg_67031hip’s Family Restaurant, 321 Boston Post Road, will host a Breakfast For Dinner fundraiser for the CT Crushers Baseball Team.
The event will take place from 4:30 – 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017.
For a $10 donation, you get two eggs, two buttermilk pancakes, two pieces of bacon or sausage and coffee or tea.
All proceeds will go to the Crushers for their highly anticipated trip to Cooperstown Dreams Park.
There are four seatings, 4:30-5:30 p.m.; 5:30-6:30 p.m.; 6:30-7:30 p.m.; and 7:30-8:30 p.m.
The cost for this once-in-a-lifetime experience is about $20,000 per team, and that’s just for the boys. Accompanying parents pay their own way for hotel, food, etc and the boys stay in the Cooperstown barracks.
If you need tickets, please leave a comment on our Facebook Page stating how many you would like and the preferred time slot and someone with tickets may be able to accommodate your request.
The Crushers would like to thank Dina and George from Chip’s in advance for their generosity.

Here’s What’s Happening In Boys’ Indoor Track This Season

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Jan 162017
 

 

Here are the results of the Boys Indoor Track 2016-17 season

55M Dash Christopher Pigatt, 6.73 at the Hillhouse Qualifier on Dec. 30, 2016

55M Hurdles Daniel Koposki, 8.48 at the Hillhouse Qualifier on Dec. 30, 2016

Boys 4X200 Amity 1:39.13 at the SCC Developmental on Dec. 20, 2016

300 Meter Paul Johnson, 39.26 at the Dec. 30 Hillhouse Qualifier

1,000 Meter Kyle Beaudette, 2:43.38 at the Dec. 20, 2016 SCC Developmental

1,600 Meter Kyle Beaudette, 4:36.34 at the Dec. 30 Hillhouse Qualifier

3,200 Meter   Jake Mattei, 10:06.53 and Andrew Burford,10:15.71 at the SCC Developmental on Dec. 20, 2016

Shot Zachary Bailey 46-03.0 at the Hillhouse Qualifier on Dec. 20, 2016

Long Jump Askia Sierra 19-03.00 and Daniel Koproski 18-10.75 at the SCC Developmental on Dec. 20, 2016

Pole Vault  Matthew D’Onofrio  11-06.0Joseph Antaya 11-00.00 at the Hillhouse Qualifier on Dec. 30, 2016

Here are submitted videos from a recent indoor track meet at the Floyd Little Center.

First one is one of the 55m heats. The second one is a 300m heat, the third is of a long jump flight.

Girls’ Basketball: Amity-Sheehan Fight To The End In Overtime

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Jan 152017
 

The Lady Spartans hosted the Sheehan Titans in Woodbridge on Friday the 13th. The game was a rollercoaster of excitement and slick moves that led to a nail-biting fourth quarter and overtime period.

The Titans kept the Spartans on their toes throughout the game, allowing Amity to catch up and tie and then forging ahead again.

Amity was ahead in the first quarter by one (10-9), but after that it was a battle. 26-23, Sheehan in the second. 34-28, Sheehan in the third. Amity tied the game 43-43 in the fourth quarter. Both teams fought in overtime, but in the end, Sheehan came out on top with a 51-49 victory.

In the last two quarters, the game seemed dependent on the foul shots, both teams sunk some and missed a few too.

Scoreboard
Sheehan 9 17 8 9 8 – 51
Amity 10 13 5 15 6 – 49

Amity’s Emma Gehr was the game’s high scoring player with 22 points, (including five 3 point shots)

Player’s Accomplishments

SHEEHAN – Lexi Ocasio 18, Olivia Robles 13 (including one 3 point shot), Kaitlin Lagase 10, Carolyn Biel 5, Sydney Hunt 2, Julia Zielinski 2, Sydney Robinson 1.

Totals: 15 20-27 51

AMITY – Emma Gehr 22,  Amanda Granados 8,  Hannah Iwaszkiewicz 7, Jillian Martin 7, Tara Laugeni 5.

Totals: 13 15-22 49

3-point goals: Sheehan 1 (Robles 1); Amity 8 (Gehr 5, Granados 1, Iwaszkiewicz 1, Martin 1)

Records: Sheehan 5-4; Amity 5-4.

The Lady Spartans are on the road this week, Tuesday, Jan. 17 in Branford and Friday, Jan. 20 at Mercy in Middletown.

Boys Hockey: Spartans vs Mustangs Overtime Results

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Jan 132017
 

Eddie Martino gets one in for Amity.

The Amity Spartans Ice Hockey team hosted the Fairfield Warde-Ludlowe Mustangs in West Haven Thursday night.

After a fast action scoreless first period, the Spartans got the puck rolling with a goal in the first five minutes of playin the second period. Freshman Eddie Martino (10) scored on assists from Jason Csejka (18) and Harrison Silver (21) at 5:40.

The Mustangs answered in the third period with a goal by AJ Von Brauchitsch on an assist at 2:34. Just four minutes later #24 (no ID) got one in on an assist from Kyle Mazza (8).

Amity’s Martino smacked in an unassisted goal to tie things up 2-2 at 10:12, Pushing the game into overtime.

At 1:21 in the fourth period, Von Brauchitsch made the winning goal on an assist, defeating the Spartans 3-2.

The Spartans outshot the Mustangs 33-22.

Amity’s goalie Michael Holloway (29) a junior made 30 saves for the Spartans.

Records: Fairfield Warde/Ludlowe 6-1; Amity 2-3

Boys’ Basketball: Spartans Battle Hornets For The Victory

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Jan 122017
 

 

Colin Beaulieu (10) and Tyler Thomas (14) during the Jan. 11 game.

The Amity Spartans Boys Basketball Team hosted the Branford Hornets in Woodbridge Wednesday night.

Amity Junior Tyler Thomas (14) was the game’s high scorer with 22 points, including two 3-pointers.

Other noteworthy players

Amity: John Nolan (2) 13, John Ahern (21) 8, James Van Hise (41) 4, Robert Kirpas (20) 4 (including one 3-pointer), Colin Beaulieu (10) 4, Chris Bierezowiec (31) 2.

Branford: James Douglas Shaw (12) 16 (four 3 pointers), Jake Sullivan (24) 16 (including three 3 pointers), Ryan Sember (13) 8 (including two 3-point shots), Sam Roach (33) 2, Arthur Northrup (5) 1.

Scoreboard

Amity         15  33  44  58

Branford   12  22  32  43

Records: Amity 4-2, Branford 3-4

Next up, the Spartans are away at Wilbur Cross on Friday night.

 

Boys Ice Hockey: Lindgren Honored Before Milford Shuts Out Amity on Jan. 10

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Jan 112017
 

The Amity Spartans Boys Ice Hockey Team was on the road in Milford at the Milford Ice Pavilion on Tuesday night where they went up against the Milford Indians.

Something for Gary

Before the National Anthem, the Milford Indians and Milford Ice Pavilion took a moment to honor Amity Head Coach Gary Lindgren for his 20 years of dedication to High School Ice Hockey.

Two Milford players met Lindgren on the ice and presented him with what appeared to be T-shirts (spectators weren’t privy to what the gifts were) which he graciously accepted.

Game details

With just 37.1 seconds remaining in the first period the Indians scored, leaving little or no time for the Spartans to answer. First Period score 1-0 Milford

At 5:02 in the second period Milford upped the ante by one. Second Period Score 2-0 Milford.

The Indians wasted no time in the third period either, scoring their third goal within the first 20 seconds after hitting the ice. Three minutes later they scored again bringing the score to 4-0.

At 6:51 Milford scored again and then made their sixth and final goal 12 seconds later, leaving Amity in their ice spray. Tuesday’s game belonged to Milford 6-0.

Records: Amity 2-2; Milford 2-5.

Boys’ Swimming: Undefeated Amity Swims Past Branford/Guilford

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Jan 102017
 

The Amity Boys Swim Team was on the road in Branford today for a meet against Branford/Guilford.

Branford/Guilford (B/G) won 7 events, yet Amity with it’s 5 events outscored them 96-70.

Amity’s Winning Events:

200 Freestyle: A- 1:57.75 Shiva Gowda

50 Freestyle: A- 22.35 Colin Roy

100 Butterfly: A- 54.83 Kevin Yanagisawa

200 Freestyle Relay: A- 1:36.99 Jared Sullivan, Sergey Savelyev, Matt Hill, Colin Roy

100 Backstroke: A- 1:00.51 Tyler Roy

 Branford/Guilford’s Winning Events

200 Medley Relay: B/G- 1:46.70 Corey Gambardella, Kyle Boucher, Aidan Henry, Aleksandras Karosas

200 Ind. Medley: B/G- 1:59.10 Corey Gambardella

Dive: B/G- 138.60 Paul Rosenberg

100 Freestyle: B/G- 47.76 Corey Gambardella

500 Freestyle: B/G- 5:05.80 Harrison Kent

100 Breaststroke: B/G- 1:11.13 Kyle Boucher

400 Freestyle Relay: B/G- 3:37.32 Aleandro Hanaj, Aidan Henry, Aleksandras Karosas, Corey Gambardella

Record: Amity 3-0.

Girls’ Basketball: Amity Stops Sacred Heart In Its Tracks

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Jan 102017
 

The Amity Lady Spartans Basketball Team hosted the Sacred Heart Academy Pacers in Woodbridge Monday night.

There was a lot of back and forth throughout the game. Everyone played hard and kept spectators on the edge of their seats until the very end.

Sacred Heart did pull ahead in the second quarter, going into the half with a two point lead —33-31. After that, it was all Amity, ending the game 10 points ahead — 65-55.

The Pacers’ Claudia Capozzo was the game’s high scoring player with 23 points.

Scoreboard

Amity              16  31  49  65

Sacred Heart   9  33  44  55

Notable players:

Amity: Jill Martin 14, Amanda Granatas 12, Haley Espero 10, Emma Gehr 10 (including one 3-point shot), Hannah Iwasziewicz 6, Tara laugeni 6, Stef DelVechio 4, Carly Marchitto 1.

Sacred Heart: Claudia Capazzo 23 (including seven 3-point shots), Allie Brennan 15 (including one 3-point shot), Alekse Koziol 7 (including one 3-point shot), Gabby Koziol 6, Jacquie Esposito 2, Allie Kirck 2.

Three Point Goals: Amity 1 (Gehr 1); Sacred Heart 9 (Capazzo 7, Brennan 1, Koziol 1)

Records: Amity 5-3; Sacred Heart 3-5

 

Girls’ Basketball: Jan. 7 Amity vs East Haven Game Results

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Jan 092017
 

The Lady Spartans Basketball team was on the road in East Haven on Friday.

Amity’s Jillian Martin was the game’s high scoring player with 24 points. East Haven’s Olivia Coyle followed with 23 points.

Amity had a 6 point lead after the first quarter 18-12, but it was downhill after that.

Scoreboard

Amity 18 10 10 16 – 54

East Haven 12 15 15 21 – 63

The game’s point-makers 

Amity: Hannah Iwaszkiewicz 8, Tara Laugeni 8, Emma Gehr 7,  Hayley Esparo 4, and Carly Marchitto 3. Totals: 18 13-21 54

East Haven: Kylie Schlottman 22, Alexis Pendziwater 6, Isabella Ragaini 5, Marley Herard 5, Haley Capozzo 2. Totals: 20 19-31 63

3-point goals: Amity 5 (Martin 4, Gehr 1); East Haven 4 (Pendziwater 2, Ragaini 1, Herard 1);

Records: Amity 4-3; East Haven 8-1

The Lady Spartans are HOME tonight at 7 p.m.

Girls’ Ice Hockey: Blades vs Hand Overtime Results

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Jan 092017
 

The Blades Girls’ Ice Hockey Team (Amity-North Haven-Cheshire) hosted the Daniel Hand Tigers in Shelton on Friday, Jan. 6.

Hand took an early lead with Haley Rodham scoring on an assist from Daphne Tucker at 4:19 in the first period. A little more than two minutes later, at 1:55, Bridget Dwyer scored on assists from Bradie Stryker and Sarah Conroy. Score 2-0 Hand.

Scoreboard

Blades  0 0 2 0 —2

Hand    2 0 0 1 —3

After a scoreless second period the Blades came alive in the third beginning with a goal by Andrea Delvecchio, assisted by Shannon Reilly at 6:17; with just 36 seconds left in the period, Nadia DeNatale tied the game 2-2 with an unassisted goal.

The game went into overtime, and in spite of some great plays on both sides, Hand’s Bridget Dwyer shot the game winning goal at 4:00.

The Blades outshot the Tigers 24-17.

Hand wins 3-2.