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Scoreboard for the May 13 edition

May 12, 2016
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Southington High School These are the scores for games played between Monday, May 2 and Sunday, May 8. For more in depth coverage, read us in print or on-line. Boys Golf Southington 151, Windsor 221 Monday, May 2 Par 35 At Hawks Landing CC Medalist: Ryan Burrill, SHS, 36. SOUTHINGTON (151)—1, Ryan Burrill, 36; 2,…

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Baseball drama saves the best for last

May 11, 2016
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Justin Makles drives in the tying run on May 5. The Southington win over Hall was the third walk-off victory in a row for the Knights.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER Down 3-2 with two outs and runners on second and third in the bottom of the seventh, Garrett Gugliotti came up to the plate and took the first strike. On the next pitch, he hit a bloop pop fly that just made it out of the infield towards right field. When…

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Golfers are swinging away: Another record-breaking week for the Blue Knights

May 11, 2016
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Andrew Rogalski putts off the fringe during a win over Simsbury.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER Coach Jim DiNello said that part of the reason why his Blue Knight golfers had a record-breaking week is that they are genuinely rooting for each other and having fun on the course. It’s also the reason why they are currently undefeated at 8-0. The weather got colder last week, but…

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Volleyball wins 7th in a row

May 11, 2016
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Jack Dietz attacks the net during a 3-0 win over  Glastonbury on May 4.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Blue Knights (11-1) extended their winning streak to seven games this past week, dropping just one game in their last three series. Southington coach Lou Gianacopolos said his team is still heading in the right direction. “We’re trying to stay healthy,” he said. “We’re not super deep, but we have…

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Girls lax tourney hopes have no margin for error

May 11, 2016
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Hannah Jackman surges across midfield during a loss last week. The girls lacrosse team has no margin for error if they are to reach the postseason.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Lady Knights (2-9) may have had trouble putting the ball in the cage in two losses last week, but Southington coach Jill Pomposi said that the problem might be more mental than it is physical. “We have to focus on the play at hand, not the plays that happened before,”…

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Sports listings for the May 13 edition

May 11, 2016
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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 type (14 characters per line). Bricks will be displayed as part of a walkway and…

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Honoring exceptional teammates

May 10, 2016
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Kennedy Middle School eighth graders Dean Bauchiero and Stephen Murray, left, received the CIAC Mike Savage Exemplary Unified Teammate award at the 13th Annual Michaels Unified Sports Cup Awards.   For three years, Stephen has been involved with Unified Sports program at Kennedy, and Dean was a founding member of the Derynoski Elementary School team…

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Scoreboard for the May 6 edition

May 6, 2016
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Southington High School These are the scores for games played between Monday, April 25 and Sunday, May 1. For more in depth coverage, read us in print or on-line. Baseball Southington 6, NW Catholic 1 Monday, April 25 At West Hartford SOUTHINGTON Player ab r h bi Cyr, lf 3 1 2 1 Gugliotti, cf 4…

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Boys lacrosse is on the brink

May 5, 2016
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The Blue Knights (6-4) split the week with a win and a loss, but more importantly, they set their sights on the postseason. With a win over South Windsor and a loss at Conard, the Knights came within one game of qualifying for the state tournament. Southington wasted no time in South Windsor on Tuesday,…

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Girls tennis rebounds from first loss of the season

May 5, 2016
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By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Lady Knights (7-1) suffered their first loss of the season over the week, but still managed to garner two wins to move closer to qualifying for the Class L tournament. Southington welcomed Farmington to their home courts on Monday, April 25, but fell short, 5-2, for their first loss this…

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