CHS Softball Stays Undefeated On Monday, Boys' Teams Extend Stellar Seasons

CHS Softball Stays Undefeated On Monday, Boys' Teams Extend Stellar Seasons

On Monday, Cheshire High School softball stayed unbeaten (10-0) with a 7-2 victory at Sheehan (5-5). After the rivals both scored twice in the third inning, the Rams broke open the game with five runs in the fifth.

Senior Kailey Sweigard went four-for-four with a triple, a double, two singles, two RBIs, and a run scored. Senior co-captain Trinadey Santiago tallied a home run, two doubles, and three RBIs.

Junior Grace Lurz and senior co-captain Gracie Hemstock both had two hits, while senior co-captain/pitcher Bri Pearson supplied a single and an RBI.

Pearson also worked around eight hits to reach 10-0. Freshman Karla Carangelo added an RBI to help the Rams sweep the regular-season series.

On Wednesday, CHS heads to play East Haven at 4:15 p.m. CHS won the first meeting, 7-0, on April 20.

Boys’ Tennis (8-1)

The Rams defeated host Branford, 6-1, for the second time this spring. Junior Utsav Subramani (6-0, 6-0), senior captain Yasha Laskin (6-0, 6-0), sophomore Andrew Gershfeld (6-0, 6-1), and senior Josh Goldstein (6-1, 6-4) swept singles.

The senior doubles teams of Nate Houle and Jacob Niebling (6-1, 6-2) and Ryan Shan and Shrey Sheth (7-5, 6-4) were also victorious.

On Tuesday, the Rams face Shelton at 5:30 p.m. In the first meeting on April 14, CHS won 6-1 on the road.

Boys’ Volleyball (7-2)

The Rams extended their sweep streak to six matches, winning 3-0 (25-19, 28-26, 25-19) at Shelton (7-2). Junior Tim Nugent tallied 30 assists, adding an ace and a kill.

Senior co-captain Jeremy Alliger compiled 12 kills and three blocks, while senior Shea Cronin supplied eight digs and two aces. Senior Samson Portal supplied six kills, two aces, and a dig.

Senior Chris Boucaud recorded a personal-best six kills and four aces and added a dig. Senior Collin Crowe posted a career-high five kills.

On Wednesday, CHS travels to play Newtown at 6 p.m.

Boys’ Golf (5-1)

At Madison Country Club, Cheshire pulled out a 171-173 victory over host Guilford to sweep the series in the regular season. Sophomore AJ DePaolo was the co-medalist (39).

Junior Nick Fortunato (41), freshman Jack Brewster (45), senior Chris Scoffone (46), junior Riley Brabant (47), and senior Matt Cardinali (48) also played for the Rams.

On Tuesday at 2:30 p.m., the Rams host Hamden at The Farms Country Club. In the April 14 opener, CHS won 168-192 over the Green Dragons.

Baseball (2-9)

Cheshire dropped their third straight game, 6-2, to Hamden (10-1). CHS jumped ahead 2-0 in the second inning, but Hamden put up two runs in the third, fourth, and fifth innings to get the road win and sweep the regular-season series.

For CHS, sophomore Anthony Tirado hit an RBI triple in the second. Junior Luca Raccio tallied a double, while sophomore Mike Simeone (run scored) and juniors EJ Quint and Danny Zawalich contributed singles.

Sophomore Ian Wirtz (run scored) and senior captain Ryan Scialabba added walks. Sophomore Brian Hersh reached on a hit by pitch.

Zawalich pitched four innings, yielding eight hits and four walks. He recorded a strikeout.

Junior Connor Mulligan (two hits, three walks) recorded three strikeouts in two innings. Raccio (strikeout) worked the seventh inning.

On Wednesday, the Rams head to Madison to play Daniel Hand (11-0) at 3:45 p.m. On April 24, the Tigers won 12-3 at CHS.

Remainder of Tuesday’s CHS varsity schedule:

Girls’ Golf (3-0)

At Southington Country Club, Cheshire plays Mercy at 3 p.m. On April 26, the Rams beat the Tigers, 195-259, at Lyman Orchards Golf Club.

Girls’ Lacrosse (7-2)

The Rams travel to Branford (3-4) to play at 6 p.m.

Boys’ Lacrosse (5-2)

CHS visits North Haven (1-1) at compete at 6 p.m.

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