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DeMatteo Caps Diving Career With First Crown, Tao Places Sixth For The Rams

DeMatteo Caps Diving Career With First Crown, Tao Places Sixth For The Rams


In her final diving meet on Saturday, Cheshire High School senior tri-captain Natalie DeMatteo won her first Southern Connecticut Conference crown (392.75) at Albertus Magnus College in New Haven. Sophomore Hannah Tao came in sixth place (326.50).

Cheshire girls competed in the first section and then waited for the second one to finish to see where they placed.

In the evening, CHS held their virtual swim meet at the Cheshire Community Pool. Since teams are able to hold meets from Oct. 26 through Nov. 10, final results won’t be put together until the middle of next week.

This year, Cheshire seeks a ninth consecutive crown and 26th overall in 27 years.

Monday’s varsity schedule:

Field Hockey (10-0)

After a bye in the first round of the SCC Division A Tournament, top-seeded Cheshire hosts Branford (fourth seed, 6-5) in semifinal action at 3 p.m. Coming into the game, Head Coach Eileen Wildermann is one win shy of 200 at CHS.

In the Oct. 1 opener, Cheshire won 3-0 over the Hornets.

Girls’ Soccer (6-3)

In the first round of the SCC Division C Tournament, the Rams (third seed) play North Haven (sixth seed, 1-5) at 5:30 p.m. For Senior Night, Aish Benzy (tri-captain), Danielle Ellis (tri-captain), Seymone Rosenberg (tri-captain), Violet Aitken, Gabby Cole, Julia DePalma, Kristen Daddi, Olivia Gesler, Julia Hendrick, Sophia Kuhlthau, Kim Morico, Izzy Pellegrino, and Ellie Pergolotti will be honored before the game.

Back on Oct. 6, the Rams picked up the first win, 5-1, at North Haven.


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