Saturday, July 24, 2021

Sports Person of the Week

East Haven Courier

Sophomore shortstop Ryan Vallie posted a .370 batting average on his way to earning All-SCC Second Team honors on behalf of the East Haven baseball team this year. 

Photo courtesy of Ryan Vallie

Vallie Goes All-SCC in Sophomore Season

Published July 22, 2021 12:04 p.m.

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North Haven Courier

Junior Ben Rudikoff played No. 1 singles for the North Haven boys’ tennis team this spring and earned a pivotal win to help the squad claim a 4-3 victory over Shelton in its season finale. Photo courtesy of Ben Rudikoff

Rudikoff Never Backed Down at No. 1 Singles

Published July 22, 2021 12:04 p.m.

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Harbor News

Hill Gbunblee, who lives in Clinton, is the new head coach of the Valley Regional-Old Lyme football team. Gbunblee is eager to see what the Pequot Conference competition will look like this fall. Photo courtesy of Hill Gbunblee

Valley Courier

Hill Gbunblee is the new head coach of the Valley Regional-Old Lyme football team. Gbunblee is eager to see what the Pequot Conference competition will look like this fall. Photo courtesy of Hill Gbunblee

The Sound

Senior captain center fielder Kaitlyn Dugan garnered All-SCC Second Team accolades for the Branford softball squad this spring. Photo courtesy of Kaitlyn Dugan

Dugan Finishes Senior Year with All-SCC Honors

Published July 22, 2021 12:03 p.m.

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The Source

Recent H-K graduate Kedarjah Lewis enjoyed excellent careers with the Cougars’ girls’ soccer and track programs. This spring, Kedarjah finished first in the long jump at the State Open and then became an All-American with a fifth-place performance at Outdoor Nationals. Photo courtesy of Kedarjah Lewis

East Haven Courier

Kayla Rosario recently finished a four-year career with the East Haven softball team that culminated with the third baseman leading the squad as a senior captain this spring. Photo courtesy of Kayla Rosario

Rosario Loves Everything About Softball

Published July 15, 2021 02:21 p.m.

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North Haven Courier

Sophia DelVecchio played No. 2 doubles for North Haven as a senior and notched 10 victories alongside partner Kaitlyn Ha. DelVecchio and Ha were selected as co-recipients of North Haven’s Most Improved Award. Photo courtesy of Sophia DelVeccio

DelVecchio Makes Key Contributions as a Senior

Published July 15, 2021 02:21 p.m.

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Harbor News

Syd Robison received All-Shoreline Conference Honorable Mention recognition after hitting .444 as a sophomore catcher for the Morgan softball squad this spring.

Photo courtesy of Syd Robison

Robison Sees Stellar Sophomore Season

Published July 15, 2021 02:21 p.m.

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The Sound

Maddie Humphery worked hard to start as a senior and put together a solid season for the T-Birds on defense. Photo courtesy of Maddie Humphrey

Humphrey Makes Her Mark on Varsity

Published July 15, 2021 02:21 p.m.

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Valley Courier

Mason Erwin posted a strong sophomore campaign with the Valley Regional baseball team this year. Mason began the year as a backup catcher, but caught fire at the plate and moved into the starting role by season’s end. Photo courtesy of Sharon Erwin

Erwin Brought it as the Warriors’ Backstop

Published July 15, 2021 02:21 p.m.

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Guilford Courier

Mary Beatty competed for the Guilford boys’ crew the past two seasons and led the charge on the water as the coxswain of her boat. Photo courtesy of Mary Beatty

Beatty Steers Her Crew to Success

Published July 15, 2021 02:21 p.m.

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The Source

Senior captain midfielder Cal Braren helped the H-K boys’ lacrosse team have a historic season that saw the Cougars claim their first Shoreline Conference championship.

Photo courtesy of Cal Braren

Braren Helps the Cougars Make History

Published July 15, 2021 02:21 p.m.

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East Haven Courier

Dom Salato saw tremendous success after joining the East Haven boys’ outdoor track team as a sophomore, advancing to the State Open in both the triple jump and the javelin.

Photo courtesy of Dom Salato

Salato Storms Onto the Scene as a Sophomore

Published July 08, 2021 02:11 p.m.

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North Haven Courier

Jamie Swiatek earned the starting second baseman’s job for the North Haven softball squad as a junior and came away from the campaign with All-SCC accolades.

Photo courtesy of Jamie Swiatek

Swiatek Goes All-SCC in First Varsity Season

Published July 08, 2021 02:10 p.m.

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Harbor News

Senior captain Gilly Hartt rebounded from a torn ACL to garner All-Shoreline Conference First Team accolades on behalf of the Old Saybrook girls’ lacrosse team this year.

Photo courtesy of Gilly Hartt

Hartt Enjoys Happy and Healthy Senior Season

Published July 08, 2021 02:10 p.m.

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Valley Courier

Emi Bisson supplied 65 goals and 22 assists en route to All-Shoreline Conference First Team and All-State Second Team honors for the Valley girls’ lacrosse team as a junior this season. Photo courtesy of Emi Bisson

The Sound

Cam Paleski garnered All-SCC accolades as a junior with the Hornets’ boys’ lacrosse squad and will lead the team as a senior captain next season. Photo courtesy of Cam Paleski

The Source

Senior captain Eamon Sweeney capped off a remarkable season by taking sixth place in the decathlon at the Outdoor Nationals in Oregon last weekend.

Photo courtesy of Eamon Sweeney

Guilford Courier

MJ Santa Barbara scored 28 goals as a sophomore to help the Guilford girls’ lacrosse team put together a campaign for the ages in 2021. Photo courtesy of MJ Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara Helps the Grizzlies Make History

Published July 08, 2021 02:10 p.m.

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East Haven Courier

Alice Stettinger put together an amazing season as a sophomore for the East Haven girls’ outdoor track squad, setting SCC West Sectional and school records in the javelin.

Photo courtesy of Alice Stettinger

Stettinger Puts Together Record-Setting Campaign

Published July 01, 2021 01:43 p.m.

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Harbor News

Gianni Salisbury won 14 matches as a junior for the Westbrook girls’ tennis team during the 2021 spring season. Photo courtesy of Gianni Salisbury

Salisbury Has Big Year at No. 2 Singles

Published July 01, 2021 01:43 p.m.

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North Haven Courier

Junior second baseman Owen Pincince played a key role in the North Haven baseball squad’s solid showing in 2021. Owen earned All-SCC First Team and All-State First Team honors, while helping North Haven win 13 games and make some postseason waves. Photo courtesy of Owen Pincince

Valley Courier

Joanna Petrone earned her spot at No. 4 singles as a freshman and helped the Valley girls’ tennis team put together a quality season this spring. Photo courtesy of Joanna Petrone

Petrone Plays Pivotal Role as a Freshman

Published July 01, 2021 01:43 p.m.

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The Sound

Carly Villano loved playing doubles for the T-Birds and especially enjoyed leading the team as a senior captain this spring. Photo courtesy of Carly Villano

Villano’s Glad That She Gave Tennis a Shot

Published July 01, 2021 01:43 p.m.

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Guilford Courier

Mike Buccaro batted .317 as the starting catcher for the Guilford baseball team as a freshman this spring. Photo courtesy of Mike Buccaro

Buccaro’s a Great Catch for the Grizzlies

Published July 01, 2021 01:43 p.m.

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Guilford Courier

Kat Baseggio earned All-SCC and All-State honors as a sophomore for the Guilford girls’ lacrosse squad, helping the Grizzlies put together a magical campaign this spring. Photo courtesy of Kat Baseggio

Baseggio Sees Stellar Sophomore Season

Published June 24, 2021 12:12 p.m.

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The Source

Madison resident Bill Daunais has spent the past 19 years as an assistant coach with the Hand baseball team. In addition to doing the scorebook, Bill is always there to help the Tigers in any way he can. Photo courtesy of Bill Daunais

Daunais Takes Great Pride in Coaching the Tigers

Published June 24, 2021 12:12 p.m.

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The Sound

Junior captain Dakota Cooper garnered All-Shoreline Conference honors for his performance on the golf course with the T-Birds this spring. Photo courtesy of Dakota Cooper

Cooper Chips His Way to All-Conference Honors

Published June 24, 2021 12:12 p.m.

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