The Amity Lady Spartans Softball team took on the West Haven Blue Devils for the SCC interdivision season opener in Woodbridge on Wednesday, April 8.
Katie Koshes is back on the mound this year, and proving she still has the chops.
Amity: Cassidy Kirby, Dani Nordyk, Amanda Rieser and Katie Koshes each had RBIs, Jenna Thomas had a triple.
West Haven: Marisa Pacapelli had two hits and Jolie Morrell doubled.
With a chilly drizzle falling on them, Amity won 4-0.
Records: Amity 1-0; West Haven 0-1.
In the first half Cassie Bishop got one past North Haven goalie Rylee Bathrick on an assist from Lauren Duhl.
The second half saw a lot of Amity action with Marissa Mizzone scoring on an assist from Duhl; then Gabby Torrenti had two goals (one on a Duhl assist). Ending the game at 4-0 Amity.
Rylee Bathrick made 4 saves for the Indians; Ashley Powers made 1 save for the Lady Spartans.
Records — Amity 5-9-1; North Haven 0-11-1
Amity was first to get on the scoreboard in the first half with Alayna Dellatorre, assisted by Casey Bishop getting the ball past goalie Carly Femniac at 20:43; Sheehan’s Emily Budds, assisted by Brittany Vansteenburg scored for the Titans at 8:08.
With the score tied at 1-1, both teams were determined to win in the second half. Again, Amity was first to score, this time with Kaitlin Thomas making an unassisted goal at 24:58; Sheehan’s Eileen Hinman, assisted by Emily Budds tied the game at 7:42.
Amity 2, Sheehan 2
Amity outshot Sheehan 7-5.
Amity Goalie Ashley Powers made 5 saves; Carly Femniak made 6 saves for Sheehan.
Team records—Amity 2-4-1; Sheehan 3-3-2
Katherine Denucci (G) def. Daphne Kreiger (A) 6-4, 6-3
Alex Denucci (G) def. Claire Foster (A) 6-0,6-1
Victoria Li (A) def. Olivia Natale (G) 6-2, 6-0
Nicole Gerardin (G) def. Jamie Thimineur (A) 6-4, 6-4.
Rebecca Bullers and Rachel Einbinder (A) def. Greta Hartman and KIm Lao (G) 7-5, 6-7, 7-5
Beki Lettick and Jamie Hashem (A) def. Bridget O’Neil and Bryanna Paskowitz (G) 6-2, 6-1
Alex Petrucci and Julia Forbes (A) Giana Dinatale and Kristen Waddington (G) 6-1, 6-3.
Records: Amity 3-0; Glastonbury 1-1
The Amity Lady Spartans played their hearts out all season long and tonight’s game is just another step toward the big championship game at Mohegan Sun.
The girls will play in one of the Windsors tonight (South? East?)
Orange Live will not be there, but we wish them the very best. Just keep playing the way you do and you can win this!
The Amity community loves the Amity Girls Varsity Basketball Team.
The Amity girls basketball team has an impressive 17-2 record, and they have their senior night against Sacred Heart on Friday.
They’re led by 9 seniors. (Mikaila Schmitt, Chloe Brinton, Amanda Vecchio, Isabella Bierezowiec, Janae Graham, Rachel Nevollis, Molly Ronan, Kathleen Feng, and Ashley Wu)
Come on out to Amity Feb. 14 at 6:45 p.m. to see these amazing young women do what they do best. And thank the seniors for their contributions.
The Lady Spartans Basketball Team stepped onto the court in Wallingford with the same drive and spirit as they have all season long. This was a big game, going against Lyman Hall, whom they had defeated 37-35 in their last matchup, for the SCC Housatonic Division title.
Coming off a 16 game winning streak, the girls never took anything for granted. They fought for every point and demonstrated that great Amity “there is no I in TEAM” way of competing that their fans have grown to appreciate all year.
In the third quarter, Senior Chloe Brinton hit her milestone 1,000th point for the Spartans. She led her team with 13 points in this game.
Mikaila Schmitt scored 9 points, followed by the Graham sisters (Janae and Elise) and Amanda Vecchio each with 8 points.
Records: Amity 17-2; 7-1 division — Lyman 16-3; 7-1 division
So, which one of these teams made it into the top 10? Although Amity’s season record is better, both teams are tied for the division. We all will have to wait to find out.
Snow has postponed the celebrated Senior Night from Thursday night to Friday night at 7 p.m. Come on out on Valentine’s Day and show them some Love.
Below, Amity’s athletes are highlighted in Bold Print. Most notably, Zoie Reed came in second in the 55 Meter Dash, just 5 seconds behind the winner.
Reed took first place in the long jump with a distance of 17-06.25. Allison Denny took second place in the shot put with a distance of 36-01.50.
1) Staples 63; 2) Simsbury 55; 3) Glastonbury 49; 4) New Milford 30; 4) Norwich Free Academy 30; 6) Amity 28; 7) Ridgefield 27; 8) Brien McMahon 26; 9) Danbury 20; 9) Westhill 20; 11) Cheshire 18; 12) Fairfield Ludlowe 17; 13) Shelton 13; 14) Newtown 12; 14) Trumbull 12; 16) Greenwich 11; 16) Norwalk 11; 18) Conard 8; 19) East Hartford 6; 20) Stamford 5; 21) Hamden 3; 22) Hartford Public 1
55 Meter Dash Finals: 1. Sarah Boyd, Brien McMaho, 7.43; 2. Zoie Reed, Amity, 7.48; 3. Niema Riley, Danbury, 7.49; 4. Tamia Taylor, Norwalk, 7.51; 5. Dana Bramble, East Hartfor, 7.57; 6. Marisa Janeczek, Glastonbury, 7.61.
300 Meter Dash: 1. Stefanie McArdle, Glastonbury, 42.03; 2. Mia Lynne Park, Norwich Free, 42.11; 3. Emma Koether, Fairfield Ludlowe, 42.45; 4. Katie Foley, Trumbull, 42.71; 5. Rachel Hurst, Fairfield Ludlowe, 43.41; 6. Desiree Upchurch, Hamden, 43.51.
600 Meter Run: 1. Tyler Scanlin, Staples, 1:36.24; 2. Katie Foley, Trumbull, 1:36.28; 3. Claire Turner, Norwalk, 1:38.43; 4. Meghan Dietter, New Milford, 1:38.92; 5. Olivia Bourquin, Conard, 1:40.77; 6. Stefanie McArdle, Glastonbury, 1:41.52.
1000 Meter Run: 1. Laura Hergenrother, Ridgefield, 2:58.99; 2. Erica Hefnawy, Staples, 3:04.37; 3. Kaitlyn Hebert, Glastonbury, 3:05.95; 4.
Sierra Grazia, New Milford, 3:09.35; 5. Hannah Tower, New Milford, 3:09.36; 6. Ericka Randazzo, Westhill, 3:11.90.
1600 Meter Run: 1. Claire Howlett, Westhill, 4:55.36#; 2. Hannah DeBalsi, Staples, 4:56.08#; 3. Sarah Mattison, Simsbury, 5:13.92; 4. Laura Hergenrother, Ridgefield, 5:17.31; 5. Gwendolyn Geisler, Conard, 5:17.59; 6. Emily Criscuolo, Amity, 5:21.17.
3200 Meter Run: 1. Hannah DeBalsi, Staples, 10:19.26#; 2. Claire Howlett, Westhill, 10:32.28#; 3. Sarah Mattison, Simsbury, 10:56.82; 4. Elizabeth
Lagoy, Conard, 11:10.39; 5. Kaitlyn Hebert, Glastonbury, 11:36.83; 6. Allison McArdle, Glastonbury, 11:42.32.
55 Meter Hurdles: 1. Sarah Boyd, Brien McMaho, 8.51; 2. Stefanie Mueller, Simsbury, 8.80; 3. Alex Wykoff, Fairfield Ludlowe, 8.86; 4. Vickie
Milledge, Simsbury, 8.95; 5. Marlee Peterson, Shelton, 9.01; 6. Tamia Taylor, Norwalk, J9.01.
4×200 Meter Relay: 1. Danbury (Jay’Yona Torres, Najmah James, Bridget Chiaravalle, Niema Riley), 1:47.83; 2. Glastonbury (Sydney Gallo, Mara
Cosentino, Sara DiCenso, Cacie Rosario), 1:48.33; 3. Cheshire (Janaia Skibitky, Kristin Cabrera, Kimberly Grove, Alexandra Pelletier), 1:48.94;
4. Norwich Free Academy (Margaret Lewark, Camille McKenzie, Mia Lynne Park, Lauren Knerr), 1:50.38; 5. Hamden (Brittany Kidd, Desiree Upchurch, Antonia Newman, Taylor Mayes), 1:50.46; 6. Fairfield Ludlowe (Rachel Hurst, Alison Gorab, Ali Johnson, Emma Koether), 1:50.65.
4×400 Meter Relay: 1. New Milford (Hannah Tower, Helen Bayers, Sierra Grazia, Meghan Dietter), 4:06.26; 2. Glastonbury (Stefanie McArdle, Sara
DiCenso, Kristen Arborio, Cacie Rosario), 4:07.02; 3. Norwich Free Academy Charlotte Van SamBeck, Camille McKenzie, Mia Lynne Park, Nicole Coughlin), 4:10.14; 4. Staples (Olivia Wiener, Brynly Marsh, Erica Hefnawy, Tyler Scanlin), 4:11.22; 5. Greenwich (Erica Hvolbeck, Caroline Frey, Jenny
Goggin, Anna Black), 4:12.31; 6. Simsbury (Caroline Smith, Maria Torres, Sarah Soja, Stefanie Mueller), 4:15.11.
4×800 Meter Relay: 1. New Milford (Hannah Tower, Sierra Grazia, Saige Grazia, Helen Bayers), 9:41.72; 2. Simsbury (Caroline Smith, Abigail
Hotaling, Sarah Soja, Sarah Mattison), 9:44.69; 3. Glastonbury (Allison McArdle, Kathryn Hastings, Kaitlyn Hebert, Kristen Arborio), 9:45.23; 4.
Ridgefield (Hannah Mercorella, Kelsey Bordash, Haley Greene, Hannah Fleming), 10:05.78; 5. Greenwich (Mia Bonanno, Daryl Kennedy, Jenny Goggin, Amy Wyle), 10:09.86; 6. Amity (Grace Leyden, Melissa Taggart, Isabella Ferraro, Lisa Gorham), 10:15.78.
1600 Sprint Medley: 1. Staples (Sarah Neckritz, Kathryn Lieder, Olivia Wiener, Tyler Scanlin), 4:20.31; 2. Simsbury (Vickie Milledge, Julia Dowd,
Maria Torres, Caroline Smith), 4:21.52; 3. Glastonbury (Sara DiCenso, Mara Cosentino, Cacie Rosario, Kristen Arborio), 4:21.97; 4. Danbury (Jay’Yona
Torres, Niema Riley, Bridget Chiaravalle, Sarah Krate), 4:22.40; 5. Norwich Free Academy (Margaret Lewark, Lauren Knerr, Camille McKenzie, Charlotte
Van SamBeck), 4:25.36; 6. Greenwich (Emma Slagle, Anna Giannuzzi, Anna Black, Jenny Goggin), 4:26.35.
High Jump: 1. Stefanie Mueller, Simsbury, 5-00; 2. Bridget van Dorsten, Staples, J5-00; 3. Jessica Stietzel, Stamford, 4-10; 3. Reece Schachne,
Staples, 4-10; 5. Emily O’Keefe, Fairfield Ludlowe, J4-10; 6. Sofie Sogaard, Ridgefield, 4-08.
Pole Vault: 1. Jenna Calandro, Newtown, 11-07#; 2. Rachel Moroknek, Ridgefield, 10-06; 3. Selina Sampieri, Cheshire, 10-00; 4. Riley Brayton,
Simsbury, J10-00; 5. Gabrielle Wise, Norwich Free, 9-06; 6. Laurel Bailey, Shelton, J9-06.
Long Jump: 1. Zoie Reed, Amity, 17-06.25; 2. Taylor Driggers, Norwich Free, 17-03; 3. Sarah Boyd, Brien McMaho, 16-08.75; 4. Dana Bramble, East
Hartfor, 16-05.75; 5. Janaia Skibitky, Cheshire, 16-05; 6. Teyana Whyte, Hartford Pub, 16-01.
Shot Put: 1. Samantha Bailey, Shelton, 37-07; 2. Allison Denny, Amity, 36-01.50; 3. Sarah Cicchetti, Greenwich, 34-02.50; 4. Patricia Larson,
Cheshire, 33-11; 5. Amy Anyoha, Newtown, 33-05; 6. Danielle Leffand, Westhill, 31-02.