Cheshire Swimmers Drop Rivalry Meet On Monday, Blades Play Tight Hockey Game In Stamford

Cheshire Swimmers Drop Rivalry Meet On Monday, Blades Play Tight Hockey Game In Stamford

On Monday at the Cheshire Community Pool, Cheshire High School boys’ swim (3-3) came up short 91-68 against Xavier (5-1). Senior tri-captains Alex Fang and Silas Wang both won two individual events, along with teaming with senior tri-captain Zack Schnitzer and senior Kristian Adlianitski on the winning 400-yard freestyle relay team (3:37.60).

Fang sprinted to take the 50- (22.87) and 100-yard (49.90) freestyles, while Wang was victorious in the 200-yard individual medley (2:08.64) and 100-yard breaststroke (1:03.74). Schnitzer captured the 200-yard freestyle (2:01.08) and sophomore Omkar Narayanan claimed the 100-yard butterfly (1:00.93).

Individually, Adlianitski placed runner-up in the 500-yard freestyle (5:05.02) and breaststroke (1:04.98).

On Jan. 30, the Rams head to Oxford for a meet at 4 p.m.

Girls’ Ice Hockey (0-13)

Amity/North Haven/Cheshire Co-Op dropped a tight one, 3-2, to Stamford/Westhill/Staples Co-Op (7-4-1) at Terry Conners Ice Rink in Stamford. The Connecticut Blades cut the deficit to 2-1 and 3-2, but came up one goal short.

Amity senior Samantha Drane tallied a goal and an assist. Amity senior Carly Silbert also netted a goal.

Cheshire sophomore Elaina Scasino added an assist. CHS freshman goalkeeper Lindsey DiNicola made 20 saves.

On Thursday at Hamden’s Louis Astorino Ice Arena, the Blades face West Haven/Sacred Heart Academy Co-Op (7-5) at 3:30 p.m. On Dec. 13, WH/SHA earned a 9-3 victory in the first meeting.

Tuesday’s varsity schedule:

Wrestling (0-8)

CHS hosts Branford at 6 p.m.

Girls’ Basketball (3-10)

Cheshire travels to New Haven to play Hillhouse (4-7) at 7 p.m. On Dec. 20, the Academics won 44-40 at CHS.

Boys’ Basketball (3-9)

CHS visits Branford (2-8) to compete at 7 p.m. In their home opener on Dec. 19, Cheshire won 57-47 over the Hornets.


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