On Tuesday, Cheshire High School girls’ lacrosse (8-2) rode a fast start into a 17-3 victory at Branford (4-5). CHS put in the opening 13 goals of the game and held a 13-1 lead at halftime.
In netting three of the first four goals, sophomore Ava Harris recorded her first hat trick and also contributed an assist in the victory.
Senior tri-captain Raegan Bailey earned four goals and two assists. Like Harris, senior tri-captain Taylor Warburton finished with a hat trick and an assist.
Sophomore Alex Lucas tied her personal-high assist total (three) and scored a goal.
Junior Hannah Merritt netted two goals, while sophomore Lauren Samela and junior Tori Santi both contributed a goal and an assist. Sophomore Ava Matikowski and senior Hailey Beling also supplied goals.
Sophomore goalkeeper Audrey Bronson made nine saves.
On Thursday, the Rams travel to play Glastonbury at 4:15 p.m.
Boys’ Lacrosse (6-2)
Cheshire tallied a season-high goal total in a 20-7 victory at North Haven (1-3). Junior Jason Raba set personal highs for goals (five) and assists (three).
Senior Jack Lovelace compiled a personal-best five assists and tied his career-high goal total with four, while sophomore Charles Kurtz put in six goals and earned two assists.
Senior co-captain Brian Bouwman tallied three assists and a goal. Senior PJ Cass scored two goals, while classmates Jack Davis (assist) and Evan Stern also found the back of the net.
Senior Aidan Gaudet won 28 of 31 face-offs. In net, senior Andrew Vernon recorded 12 saves and sophomore Connor Atwater came off the bench to make a save.
On Friday, the Rams visit Glastonbury (4-3) to compete at 5 p.m.
Boys’ Tennis (9-1)
Cheshire extended their win streak to three matches, earning a 7-0 win over Shelton (1-10) to sweep the regular-season series. Junior Utsav Subramani (6-0, 6-0), senior captain Yasha Laskin (6-0, 6-0), sophomore Andrew Gershfeld (6-1, 6-0), and senior Josh Goldstein (6-0, 6-0) contributed to a singles sweep.
Seniors Nate Houle and Jacob Niebling (6-3, 6-2) and seniors Ryan Shan and Shrey Sheth (6-2, 6-7, 10-8) were victorious in doubles. The Rams won by default at the number three spot.
On Friday, Cheshire hosts North Haven (0-11) at 3:45 p.m. On April 17, CHS won 7-0 on the road.
Boys’ Golf (6-1)
Playing at The Farms Country Club, the Rams won 166-206 over Hamden to sweep the series in the regular season. Sophomore AJ DePaolo posted a 36 to earn medalist for the second straight day.
Junior Nick Fortunato (41), senior Chris Scoffone (43), and junior Riley Brabant (46) also scored for the Rams.
On Wednesday, the Rams visit Madison Country Club to face host Daniel Hand at 2:30 p.m.
Remainder of Wednesday’s varsity schedule:
Girls’ Golf (3-0)
CHS travels to Madison Country Club to face host Daniel Hand at 3 p.m.
Track and Field (Boys, 1-0; Girls, 0-1)
Cheshire teams visit Wallingford to compete at Sheehan. Start time is 3:45 p.m.
Girls’ Tennis (3-6)
Cheshire hosts Mercy at 4 p.m. On April 14, the Rams beat the Tigers, 6-1, at Wesleyan University.
CHS heads to East Haven (9-1) to compete at 4:15 p.m. The Rams are the only team to beat the Yellow Jackets, winning 7-0 on April 20.
Cheshire visits Madison to face unbeaten Daniel Hand (11-0) at 3:45 p.m. On April 24, the Tigers won 12-3 at CHS.
Boys’ Volleyball (7-2)
Winners of six straight matches, the Rams travel to play Newtown (7-2) at 6 p.m.