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CHS Girls Extend Win Streaks On Friday, Rams Field Hockey Drops Rivalry Thriller At Hand, Boys' Soccer Team Falls At Xavier

CHS Girls Extend Win Streaks On Friday, Rams Field Hockey Drops Rivalry Thriller At Hand, Boys' Soccer Team Falls At Xavier

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On Friday, Cheshire High School girls’ soccer (7-1, 4-0 in Housatonic Division) extended their win streak to six games, pulling out a 1-0 victory over Jonathan Law (4-4). With 12:27 remaining, junior Ellie Pergolotti netted the game-winner on a pass from senior tri-captain Marisa Brough.

Junior goalkeeper/tri-captain Seymone Rosenberg made five saves in her fifth shutout of the season.

On Monday, the Rams host North Haven (1-5) at 4 p.m. In the Sept. 12 opener, CHS won 3-0 over the host Indians.

Girls’ Volleyball (8-1, 4-0 in Hammonasset Division)

Cheshire won 3-0 at East Haven (4-4). Check back for game scores and stats.

On Monday, Cheshire visits Woodbridge to play defending Class LL Champion Amity (6-3) at 5:30 p.m. CHS defeated the Spartans 3-1 on Sept. 19.

Girls’ Swim and Dive (7-0)

CHS extended their dual-meet win streak to 62, beating host Branford 97-82 at Walsh Intermediate School. Senior Lavana Gulati (50-yard freestyle, 27.13) and juniors Nora Bergstrom (100-yard butterfly, 1:04.38), Ava Breton (200-yard freestyle, 2:05.25), and Emma Glover (500-yard freestyle, 5:44.42) all won an individual event and a relay.

Senior co-captain Jillian Stevens, juniors Kelly Margolies, Bergstrom, and Glover captured the 200-yard medley relay in 2:02.18. Senior Tori Newton, Breton, Gulati, and sophomore Gabrielle Sokolik teamed to win the 200-yard freestyle relay (1:47.68).

Senior Julia Stevens (100-yard freestyle, 56.31), juniors Bella Tejeda (200-yard individual medley, 2:19.00) and Sophie Murphy (100-yard backstroke, 1:00.65), and freshman Avery Potyrala (100-yard breaststroke, 1:17.51) added top times individually.

Junior Natalie DeMatteo was victorious in the the 1-meter dive (219.25). In placing second (170.95), sophomore newcomer Ellie Farrell qualified for states.

Next Tuesday, the Rams host North Haven at the Cheshire Community Pool. Start time is 3:30 p.m.

Field Hockey (4-4)

Cheshire had their three-game win streak snapped in a 3-2 loss at Daniel Hand (6-3). The Tigers took a 2-0 halftime lead on a pair of penalty-corner goals from junior Grace Hartmann.

CHS cut the deficit when junior Raegan Bailey scored from senior co-captain Kiley Jackson, but Hand answered with the eventual game-winner from junior Grace Goddard with 19:52 remaining.

Senior co-captain Megan Daly assisted on a goal by junior Sophie Vagts to pull Cheshire to within 3-2 with 14:49 left, however Hand held on to sweep the regular-season series. Senior goalkeeper Ava Pulisciano recorded six saves for Cheshire.

Hand senior Jacqui Sandor picked up two assists, while seniors Maeve Connors and Amy Woods had one apiece. Junior goalkeeper Maddy Kilduff had 10 saves for the Tigers.

Next Tuesday, Cheshire travels to face Simsbury (5-3) at 5:30 p.m.

Boys’ Soccer (6-1-1, 3-0-1 in Housatonic Division)

In Middletown, the Rams dropped their first game, 1-0, at Xavier (7-1). Xavier junior Noah Stevenson scored the lone goal in the 60th minute.

Junior goalkeeper Matt Pisani tallied a save for CHS.

Next Friday, the Rams come home to play Amity (4-3-1) at 6 p.m. On Sept. 17, CHS won 2-1 in Woodbridge.

Saturday’s varsity schedule:

Cross Country

Cheshire boys and girls travel for the 61st Nonnewaug Invite that starts at 9 a.m.


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