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Golfers finish strong; top 10 at Chappa

June 2, 2016
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Golf balls and tees

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER Southington golfers traveled to Rockledge Golf Club in West Hartford on Monday, May 23 where they settled with a 156-156 draw with Conard, but still managed to clinch the CCC Central title. Andrew Szandrocha medaled by a stroke with a 37 (1-over-par). Ryan Burrill backed Szandrocha with a 39, and Andrew…

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Girls tennis falls in state tourney opener

June 1, 2016
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Abby Roy chases down a rally during Southington’s qualifying round loss to Wilton. Roy was one of two Lady Knights to win her match.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER Although the 17th-seeded Lady Knights tennis team fell short, 5-2, in the qualifying round of the Class L tournament at No. 16 Wilton on Saturday, May 28, Southington coach Robin Thompson said that she was still very happy with the team’s level of play and ability to handle themselves in unbearable…

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Chasse bros still fighting

June 1, 2016
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Tennis 2

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Blue Knights tennis team advanced just one doubles team in the Class LL tournament at Yale University in New Haven on Saturday, May 28 after entering a total of four singles and three doubles. Ben and Jake Chasse teamed up together for the first time since falling in the first…

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Boys Lacrosse battles 2 postseason brackets

June 1, 2016
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Lance Johnston sprints past a Fairfield Warde defender in the Class L qualifying round.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Blue Knights lacrosse team might have suffered an early exit in the CCC Central tournament, but they kept their season alive with a win in the qualifying round of the Class L tournament over the weekend. The 15th-seeded Knights hosted No. 18 Fairfield Warde on Saturday, May 28, for the…

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Girls Lacrosse plays the spoiler

June 1, 2016
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Lacrosse - SHS

The Lady Knights finished their regular season on a high note by playing spoiler, knocking Newington out of the Class L tournament after defeating the Indians by three goals, 17-14, on the road on Tuesday, May 24. Although the Indians outscored the Knights by a goal, 8-7, in the second half, a halftime lead of…

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Sports listings for the June 3 edition

June 1, 2016
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EVENTS KNIGHTS CUP TRACK MEET—Saturday, June 11, 8 a.m. (check-in) and 9 a.m. (start), at the Southington High School track. (Rain date is Sunday, June 12, 4 p.m. check-in, 5 p.m. start). A community wide track and field series presented by the YMCA and SHS track and field teams. Open to boys, girls, men, and…

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Knights claim CCC berth

May 27, 2016
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Matt Gundersen avoids a defender during a game against Avon last week.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Blue Knights lacrosse team completed their regular season with two wins to push themselves into the top four in their conference and earn a spot in the CCC tournament. As the Knights prepare for the postseason, Southington coach Ron Chase said that a lot of his younger guys have been…

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Girls rugby trio signs National Letters of Intent

May 27, 2016
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Three Southington rugby players committed to playing at the NCAA division one level next year. From left, Allie Rinaldi (Sacred Heart University), Daria Gagnon (American International College), Kasey Newman (Sacred Heart University).

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER Three student athletes from Southington’s girls rugby club inked their names on National Letters of Intent in the high school’s library on Thursday, May 19 to continue their athletic careers at Division I colleges next fall. Allie Rinaldi started playing rugby her sophomore year and was named team captain as a…

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Girls lacrosse is fighting to the bitter end

May 26, 2016
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Hallie Altwies leads a rush against Avon.

The Lady Knights lacrosse team suffered a pair of losses over the week to extend their losing streak to nine games, but still displayed fight along the way. Southington headed for West Hartford on Tuesday, May 19 where they fell short, 17-4. The Chieftains took a 13-3 lead at halftime. Sydney Brault led the offense…

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Scoreboard for the May 27 edition

May 26, 2016
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Scoreboard - SHS

Southington High School These are the scores for games played between May 16, 2016 and May 21, 2016. For more in depth coverage, read us in print or on-line. Baseball Southington 9, Avon 0 Monday, May 16 At Southington AVON Player ab r h bi McDonald, 2b 3 0 0 0 Delgallo, 1b 3 0…

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