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Southington Observer Sports Section

Murdy, Leone advance to state open

Conner Leone battles for position in the front pack of the Class LL championship race. Leone was one of two Knights to advance to the state open this weekend.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER Southington set a bar high after sending both cross country teams to last year’s state open. The Knights wanted nothing less than a repeat performance, but that wasn’t meant to be. Although they did not…

Scoreboard for the Nov. 4 edition

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These are the scores for games played between Monday, Oct. 24 through Sunday, Oct. 30. For more in depth coverage, read us in print or on-line. Cross Country Class LL Championship Saturday, Oct. 29 3.1 miles at Wickham Park, Manchester…

Sports listings for the Nov. 4 edition

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FUNDRAISERS PAVERS FOR POSTERITY (BLUE KNIGHT BRICKS)—The Turf Committee is offering an opportunity to purchase bricks to help defray costs for the artificial turf field at Southington High School. Bricks cost $125 and can be engraved with three lines of…

Volleyball posts perfect week

Morgan Raymond saves a rally during a recent home game. The Knights posted a trio of 3-0 wins last week.

It was business as usual for the Lady Knight volleyball team this past week as Southington came away with three wins without dropping a single set. Southington finished the week without facing at least one team in the top 17…

Swimmers win on senior night

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In their lone meet of the week, the Lady Knight swimming and diving team improved their winning streak to three with an 85-79 divisional victory over Newington at home on Wednesday, Oct. 19. Southington clinched the win with three events…

Girls post pair of shutouts

Lia Pizzitola fights off a defender during a 4-0 win over Hartford Public.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER After qualifying for the Class LL tournament a couple weeks ago for the first time since 2013, the Lady Knight soccer team has not stopped winning. They haven’t stopped shutting opponents out either with two…

Knights fight for seeding

Colin Burdette wins a 50-50 ball at midfield during a 2-1 win over Middletown.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER It wasn’t pretty, but the Blue Knight soccer team salvaged a one-goal victory and a tie as they continue to fight for seeding in the Class LL tournament. “Over the last handful of games, we’ve…