These are the results for Southington High School’s varsity contests, including summer season contests, for Saturday, June 10. For more in-depth coverage, read next week’s Southington Observer.
Outdoor Track & Field: Amanda Howe and Megan Biscoglio represented Southington at the 72nd annual New England Interscholastic track and field championships, held at Norwell High School in Norwell, Mass. Howe edged Bloomfield’s Brittany Jones by 2 feet, 7 inches to be crowned New England champion in the discus throw, beating out 26 athletes to take the regional title with a heave of 144 feet, 8 inches. Howe broke her own school record (139’9”) for the sixth time this season. She also took seventh in the shot put with a mark of 38 feet, 8.5 inches. Megan Biscoglio finished as runner-up to Greenwich’s Lia Zavattaro (11’9”) in the pole vault with a height of 11 feet, 9 inches. The following 26 athletes will represent Southington in the outdoor track multi-event championships at Willow Brook Park in New Britain from Tuesday, June 13 to Wednesday, June 14. The following Lady Knights will compete in the girls 2000m steeplechase: Laini Pizzitola, Amanda Perkowski, Isabella Scalise, Fanny Moquete Trinidad, Catherine Myers, Kailey Schmarr, Anny Moquete Volquez, Natalia Adamczyk, and Kate Kemnitz. The following Blue Knights will compete in the boys 2000m steeplechase: Matthew Penna, Jacob Mohr, Tanner Sperry, Ryan Slesinski, Matthew Maciejewski, Shane Leone, Jordan McMeans, Sean Young, Jeffrey Hannigan, Michael Dorsey, Conner Leone, Benjamin Hoffman, and Ryan Asido. Howe, Julia Groll, and Trinity Cardillo will compete in the girls hammer throw, and Cameron Clynes will compete in the boys decathlon.
Softball: The sixth-seeded Lady Knights fell short of winning their 18th CIAC Class LL title after falling by a run, 4-3, to No. 9 Trumbull in the championship game at West Haven High School. Southington is now 17-5 all-time in the Class LL championship game, as this was the 22nd appearance for the Knights. It was the first-ever appearance for Trumbull. Southington finished the season at 22-3 overall.
Bristol Blues Baseball: The Blues earned their second-straight win with a 6-4 victory over the Seacoast Mavericks (3-5) at home. With the score tied at 1-1 heading into the bottom of the second inning, Josh Zbierski put the Blues ahead by a run on a 6-3 putout that scored Ben Maycock. Mark Tumosa advanced to third on an error by the right fielder, scoring Brandon Grover in the process, and Logan Green capped off the inning with a double that brought in Tumosa. The Mavericks cut the deficit to two, 4-2, with a run in the third, but Tumosa and Kyle Pileski secured the win with a sacrifice fly and base hit in the fourth. The Mavericks scattered runs in the seventh and eighth innings. Bristol finished with seven hits, as Jake Frasca hit his second home run of the season. Ross Weiner (1-0) started on the mound and picked up the win after going five and two thirds innings with four strikeouts, allowing five hits, two walks, and an earned run. Jacob Wallace closed to get the save. Anthony Morrone (0-1) and Nick Rubino (0-1) saw some action on the mound as well. The Blues will wrap up the week when they travel to the divisional Worcester Bravehearts (5-2) on Sunday. Bristol is currently 2-6 overall.
For more in-depth coverage, see our weekly print edition. To contact sports writer Brian Jennings, email him at BJennings@SouthingtonObserver.com.