Cheshire Girls Split In Rivalry Swim And Dive Meet On Monday, Soccer, Field Hockey, And Girls' V-Ball Teams Get Wins

Cheshire Girls Split In Rivalry Swim And Dive Meet On Monday, Soccer, Field Hockey, And Girls' V-Ball Teams Get Wins

On Monday, Cheshire High School girls’ swim and dive saw their dual-meet win streak end at 92, but the Rams (7-1) still picked up a victory at the Cheshire Community Pool. Cheshire beat rival Greenwich (5-1), 102-84, but fell 112-74 to unbeaten Ridgefield (7-0).

For the Rams, senior tri-captain Avery Potyrala sprinted to win the 50- (24.84) and 100-yard (53.70) freestyles. Junior Julia Barto captured the 200-yard freestyle (1:56.72).

On Friday, Cheshire returns to take a short trip to Hamden. The meet will start at 4 p.m.

Girls’ Soccer (9-0)

Cheshire stayed unbeaten with their second win, 8-0, over Amity (1-7-1) this fall. CHS broke open the game with six goals after halftime.

Senior tri-captain Gabby Tirado earned a hat trick, while senior Haley Shaw posted a goal and two assists. Sophomore Ava Sink and senior Maddie Shaw both contributed a goal and an assist.

Senior tri-captains Anna Hurlbut and Helene Lopez added goals. Sophomore Leah Farrell earned her first assist and point.

Junior Stella Tessier also chipped in an assist. Junior goalkeeper Sophie Bates collected her seventh shutout.

On Friday, CHS travels to face Guilford (2-5-1) at 7 p.m. On Sept. 13, Cheshire shut out the Grizzlies 2-0.

Field Hockey (7-2)

The Rams pushed their win streak to three games, winning 3-0 over Shelton (1-7). Cheshire jumped ahead with 4:12 remaining in the first quarter. Senior Taya Buntin sent the ball into the circle and senior Kyla Kampf deflected it into the left corner of the cage.

Shelton had an opportunity to tie the game in the second quarter, but junior goalkeeper Ginny Curello made consecutive saves on a breakaway.

Cheshire went up 2-0 on a hard drive by Buntin with 4:20 left in the third quarter. Junior Hannah Curtis assisted on the play.

To finish the scoring with 12:22 remaining, senior tri-captain Colby Paul scored at the right post. Senior Julia Bailey picked up the assist.

Curello made three saves in her fifth shutout. For Shelton, junior goalkeeper Rachel Camiglio had nine saves.

On Friday, Cheshire starts a six-game road trip with a trip to Wallingford to face Sheehan (4-4) at 3:45 p.m.

Girls’ Volleyball (9-2)

The Rams picked up a 3-1 win (25-23, 25-13, 21-25, 25-21) at Mercy (7-3) in Middletown, earning a sweep of the series in the regular season. Senior tri-captain Avery Mola tallied a personal-high 27 kills to go with four digs, an ace, and a block.

Junior Mary Nugent contributed 17 assists (personal high), four digs, and an ace. Senior Kat Ulicki compiled nine kills, three digs, and two blocks.

Senior Lauren Samela tied her career high in digs (11) and picked up three assists.

On Thursday, the Rams host North Haven (6-3) at 6:30 p.m. The Rams won the first meeting, 3-1, on Sept. 13 at NH.

Boys’ Soccer (6-2)

In Milford, Cheshire recorded a 6-0 shutout at Foran (4-4) and won the regular-season series. CHS led just 1-0 at halftime, but pulled away in the second.

Junior Will Stearns netted a personal-best two goals, while junior Elis Sulollari tallied a career-high two assists and added a goal. Senior quad-captain Samir Dishnica compiled a goal and an assist.

Sophomore Dom Parete secured his first goal and point. Senior quad-captain Kevi Sulollari supplied a goal and senior quad-captain Muluken Marchand dialed up a career-high two assists.

Junior goalkeeper Nolan Kappus provided a save in his first shutout of the season.

On Friday, Cheshire plays Notre Dame-West Haven (6-1-1) at 6 p.m. On Sept. 13, the Green Knights earned a 4-1 win over CHS.


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