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Almost perfect; Knights overcome lapses, advance

June 6, 2014
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By John Goralski
Jared DeFeo makes a move past two Conard defenders in the opening round of the Class L championships on Sunday, June 1.

By John Goralski Sports Writer Three different players combined for four goals in the first quarter. Four players had contributed to the scoreboard by the time that Southington rallied to a 6-0 lead in the second quarter. On Sunday, June 1, the Blue Knight lacrosse team exploded into the Class L tournament with a 9-4…

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The measuring stick; Boys Lacrosse almost topples the Tomahawks

May 30, 2014
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By John Goralski
Chris Gamber tries to make a move around a Glastonbury defender on Tuesday, May 20.

By John Goralski Sports Writer It took the Glastonbury defenseman a herculean effort to free himself in the waning minutes of the first half, but he looked upfield to see a streaking attackman sprint across the 50-yard line. The pass was perfect. The timing was well-rehearsed, but a Southington player seemed to materialize out of…

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Lacrosse splits week; Win over Pomperaug clinches postseason

May 8, 2014
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By John Goralski
Steven Hamel fights for a ground ball during an 8-7 loss to Xavier on Thursday, May 1.

By John Goralski Sports Writer For four quarters, the Blue Knights pummeled the Pomperaug defense. For four quarters, Southington matched Xavier’s torrid attack. Southington won the first game easily and just fell short in the second one, but it was good enough to secure their seventh win of the season to keep their postseason streak…

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Boys are closing in on tourney bid

May 2, 2014
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By John Goralski
Brian Mahon protects the net during a 9-4 loss to Simsbury on Wednesday, April 23.

By John Goralski Sports Writer Jared DeFeo had just a few ticks of the clock to make a decision. Should he try to force the ball back to Southington’s scorer or take a shot himself? With 15 seconds left, the Knights crafted a set play during a timeout. The first chance failed. DeFeo’s didn’t. Southington…

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Spring vacation; Boys Lax cruises to 3 lopsided wins

April 25, 2014
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By John Goralski
Jared DeFeo pushes past a Farmington defender at midfield during an 18-1 win on Monday, April 14.

By John Goralski Sports Writer It wasn’t a good week for Southington’s starters in the second half. It wasn’t a great week to practice a last minute stand or a comeback charge. The Blue Knight lacrosse team raced out to double digit scores in all three games last week. In three lopsided victories, Southington’s starters…

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Poised for their postseason push; Knights enter conference tournament on a 4-game winning streak

May 24, 2013
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Long stick midfielder Nick Terry leads a Southington attack during an 11-5 victory over South Windsor on senior night.

By John Goralski Sports Writer Tom Gallagher picked apart the Newington defense with five goals and four assists while Indian defenders hog-tied Kevin Cop at the net. On Tuesday, May 14, Southington’s offensive depth was put to the test as Newington held Cop to just one score in the regular season finale. All season, this…

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