Litchfield County Roundup: Torrington boys tennis hosts an NVL semi-final match against Holy Cross today at 3:20 p.m.

TORRINGTON >> Torrington’s boy’s tennis team, the No. 2 seed in the NVL Tournament with a 13-2 regular-season record, whipped past Woodland 9-0 in Tuesday’s first round, with wins by Scott Dixon, Alain Malcolm, Billy Weber, Kevin Dixon, Ryan Nader, Will Elmendorf, Weber/Nader; Sean Hrtwell/Luke Wassik; and Naseem Thompson/Richard Zheng.

Semi-finals are today in a match against Holy Cross at Torrington High School at 3:20 p.m.

The Red Raiders lost only to undefeated defending champion Wolcott in the regular season, beating the Crusaders 5-4.

Holy Cross knocked Torrington out of last year’s league tournament.

Finals are Friday at Woodland.

Nonnewaug 5, Thomaston 0 >> Dylan Kachur, Andrew Ray, Jacob Matta, Aneesh Mistry/David Gow; Josh Gallo/Jake Grasson; and Garret Lawlor/Ryan Edwards on at Thomaston.

The Chiefs are 14-0; Thomaston is 2-13.

Litchfield 4, Gilbert 1 >> Cowboys Charlie Shanks, Miles Chapman, Ryan Garden and Zach ZKwalick/Spencer Sivilla won at Litchfield (10-4).

Gilbert (2-13) won No. 2 doubles by forfeit.

Lewis Mills 4, Shepaug 1 >> Shepaug’s Josh Jordon won No. 1 singles. The rest belonged to the Spartans (10-6): Bo Omuraliev and Jorge Mataix at singles; Shawn Magill/Isaac Baek; and Jon Groleau/Chris Soliani at doubles.


Terryville 4, St. Paul Catholic 1 >> Terryville’s Berkshire League baseball team shocked St. Paul Catholic (14-5 in the NVL) with a win at Terryville High School Tuesday afternoon.

The Kangaroos (7-9) need one more win in their final three regular-season games to qualify for the state tournament, but started the week with surprise wins over a red-hot Thomaston team Monday and now the Falcons.

Brad Kozikowski threw a complete-game one-hitter for Terryville, with just one unearned run for the day.

Meanwhile, Shawn Fulton (2-for-3, double, RBI) and Derek Thibodeau (2-for-3, RBI) led the Roos to a run in the first, another in the fourth and two more in the fifth.

Down 4-0, St. Paul scored its run in the top of the sixth.

Cheney Tech 10, Wolcott Tech 3 >> Braydon Barone, Lucas Johnson and Tyler Connaughton had 2 hits apiece for the Beavers (12-8).

Riley Shreders and Clay Langer had 2 hits apiece for the Wildcats (12-8).

Housatonic 4, Thomaston 0 >> Housatonic (7-10) came up with the hot hand over 11-6 Thomaston behind 3-hit pitching from Scott Dignacco at Thomaston High School.

Ayden Zucco (2-for-3, RBI, run) and Kirk Sprague (RBI) led the Mountaineers to three runs in the second inning and another in the fifth.

Shepaug 6, Lewis Mills 2 >> Austin Dutcher struck out 11 Burlington Spartans in six innings while he and his teammates piled up 4 runs in the fourth inning and another 2 in the fifth.

Dutcher (run) had 3 RBI; John Swanson had 2 hits with a double and an RBI; Alan Stinson, 2 hits, 2 runs; Nick Fleming, 2 runs.

Will Couglin (2 hits, RBI) and Lucas Lanning (double, run) led Lewis Mills.


Wolcott Tech 193, Kaynor Tech 224 >> Jake Gasper (44) led the 14-0 Wildcats at East Mountain Golf Course, followed by Carter Wheeler (45) and Max Keller (47).

Ryan Pelletier (49) was low man for the Panthers (4-11).

Terryville 198, Northwestern 203, Wamogo 206 >> In a close match at Norfolk Country Club, Wamogo’s Sean Brady medalled with a 43, followed by Dalton Hubball at 49.

The Kangaroos won it behind Mike Gudezcauskas (48) and Mike Hills (49).

Connor Campbell and Mike Hall shot 49s for the Highlanders.

New Milford 150, Shepaug 205 >> All five New Milford golfers stayed under 40 at par-35 Lake Waramaug Country Club. Kyle Poeti led with a 35, followed by Steve Santos’ 37 and Evan Colley, Ryan Mondonedo and Jack Kavovit, all tied at 39.

Eamon Crossley (43) and James Foote (47) led the Spartans.

New Milford is 8-5; Shepaug is 1-13.

Wolcott 186, Torrington 187, Wilby 257 >> Wolcott’s Kyle Fishbein and Preston Lavoie shot 42s at Torrington Country Club. Jack Gould followed with a 49.

Adam LaMothe (43), Tylar Young (44) and Carson Sparks (46) led the Red Raiders.

Wolcott is 8-4; Torrington, 4-4; Wilby, 0-8.


Northwestern 16, Litchfield 0 (5) >> Sarah Hale (3-for-4, 2 RBI, 2 runs); Sydney Shaffer (3-for-4, double, 3 runs); Marissa Swartley (2-for-5, 5 RBI, 2 runs); Molly Hale (2-for-5, 2 RBI, 2 runs); and Katie Wald (2-for-4, 2 RBI, run) led the rout at Litchfield.

Lewis Mills 10, Cromwell 5 >> Cromwell (8-10) put up the first run in the first inning, but Mills (9-9) followed with a steady stream in a non-league game at home.

Emma Kryzanski (2-for-5, triple, run); Amber Madore (2-for-3, triple, RBI); Julia Sheahan (2-for-4, 2 doubles, 4 RBI, run); and Julia Arel (2-for-4, 2 RBI, 2 runs) provided the power. Mary Cormier struck out 7 Panthers.

Cromwell’s leaders were Maddy Budzik (2-for-3, run); Kate Pietraszek (run); and Taylor Wood (2-for-4).

Boys Track

Nonnewaug 84, Northwestern 66; Northwestern 104, Litchfield 46; Nonnewaug 110, Litchfield 40 >> Nonnewaug won two of the three relays at Northwestern Monday, then added individual wins by Connor Coleman (110 hurdles); Jake Peters (100 meters); Luke Shay (400 meters, 200 meters); ryan Rescasnki (shot put); Clifton Leggo (discus); and Tom Rosato (javelin).

Northwestern’s individual winners were Gavin Woodward (1,600 meters, 800 meters); Peter Bakker (3,200 meters); Patrick Newkirk (long jump, triple jump); Jacob Jeffko (high jump); and Austin Diek (pole vault).

Litchfield won the 4 x 800 relay. Brandon Hookstadt won the 300 hurdles.

Girls Track

Nonnewaug 105, Northwestern 45; Northwestern 116, Litchfield 29; Nonnewaug 122, Litchfield 27 >> Northwestern won two of the three relays along with individual wins by Julianne Little (110 hurdles); Emma Propfe (400 meters); Jessica Lavoie (300 hurdles); and Callie Smith/Bethany Makowski (pole vault tie).

The Chiefs won everything else, including the 4 x 800 relay and individual wins by Azria Malloy (100 meters, 200 meters); Mary Bibby (800 meters, 3,200 meters); Mae Matthews (shot put, discus, high jump, triple jump); Sophie Fenn (javelin); and Brynn Lawlor (long jump).