Posts Tagged ‘ Blue Knights ’

Boys lacrosse team clinches tourney

May 18, 2016
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Jake Testa avoids a defender during a loss to Glastonbury. Despite the setback, the Knights clinched a postseason berth last week.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Blue Knights qualified for the Class L tournament with a win over the week, but as Southington coach Ron Chase explains, there is still a lot of work to be done before the regular season concludes. “We made the playoffs, but we’re not competing in the big games,” the coach…

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Golfers bounce back quickly from first loss

May 18, 2016
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Ryan Burrill sinks a putt during a victory over Hall.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Blue Knights (10-1) suffered their first loss of the season in Glastonbury last week, but Southington coach Jim DiNello said the loss wasn’t that bad, falling by six strokes on a tough course, and that his guys rebounded very well with a pair of victories following the loss. “Glastonbury’s a…

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Southington girls open May with a three-game losing streak

May 18, 2016
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By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Lady Knights (7-4) walked into May with just one loss, but left the first week with three more after diving headfirst into the tough, conference schedule. Southington coach Robin Thompson had said that May would be the toughest stretch of the season, and rain in late April didn’t help. “What…

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Southington Scoreboard for the May 20 edition

May 18, 2016
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Southington High School These are the scores for games played between Monday, May 9 and Saturday, May 14. For more in depth coverage, read us in print or on-line. Baseball EO Smith 1, Southington 0 Monday, May 9 At Southington EO SMITH Player ab r h bi Lafevre, c 3 0 1 0 Ziemba, 3b 2…

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Outdoor track is heading into the final stretch

May 13, 2016
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Sean Garrison sets the pace in his 3200m heat at the Irv Black Invitational in New Britain on May 6-7.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER Southington continues to add athletes to a growing list of state qualifiers as other continue to climb the rankings. With their only home meet of the season and an invitational meet just over the border, the Blue Knight track teams finally gave local fans a taste of things to come. With…

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Knight runners go the distance: Napoli, Garrison sign Letters of Intent

May 13, 2016
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Tracksters Gabi Napoli, left, and Sean Garrison, center, sign NCAA Division I National Letters of Intent during a ceremony at the high school.

  By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER Seniors Gabi Napoli and Sean Garrison signed National Letters of Intent on Monday, May 2 in the library of Southington High School. Napoli will be attending the University of Rhode Island (URI), located in Kingston, R.I. in the fall to run for the Division I Rams cross country and track…

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Knights looking for 1 more win

May 12, 2016
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By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Blue Knights (6-6) extended their losing streak to three games with a pair of loses this past week, but they are not out of contention from making the Class L tournament. Floundering against the Falcons Southington made a trip out to Middletown on Tuesday, May 3, where they fell to…

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Knights fall to Hall

May 12, 2016
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Erik Kryzanski powers a serve during his victory over Hall at top doubles.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Blue Knights (7-3) fell short in their only game played last week with a 6-1 loss to Hall (8-1) at home on Thursday, May 5. The tandem of Ian Lawrence and Erik Kryzanski came away with Southington’s only individual win, defeating Hall’s James Leung and Noah Del Coro in a…

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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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