The Notre Dame Green Knights moved a step closer to qualifying for the CIAC lacrosse tournament by whipping West Haven 14-1 Monday night at Ken Strong Stadium. Notre Dame sophomore Mike Quinn tallied four times to lead the offensive attack.
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Mark Benevento hit a dribbler down the third-base in the bottom of the 8th inning to drive in the winning run and lead Branford to a 4-3 win over Notre Dame West Haven in SCC play earlier today. Benevento also earned the win coming on in relief of starter Jeff Stoddard to work a scoreless top of the 8th.
Branford scored an unearned run off Notre Dame pitcher Greg Zullo in the first. Hornet catcher ALex Jannotta took advantage of the extra out to deliver a two-out RBI single for the 1-0 lead. Notre Dame took advantage of a Branford error in the top of the 3rd to tie the game at 1-1.
Stoddard and Zullo each settled into a grove until the 6th inning. In the top of the 6th the Green Knights tallied twice to go ahead 3-1. Sean Goldrich started the inning off with a single up the middle followed up by a Brandon Wynne single to left to put runners at second and third with nobody out. Matt Elia brought home a run on a ground out and Matt Murry delivered another on a sacrifice fly to right.
Branford responded quickly in the bottom when Marc Canzanella singled home Janotta who singled and pinch-hitter Ben Criscuolo who doubled to tie the score at 3-3.
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Sean Goldrich knocked in the winning run in the bottom of the 9th-inning to lead Notre Dame (8-3) to extra innings 6-5 win over Amity (8-3). The game was a see-saw battle with Amity jumping on top time and time again only to see the Green Knights scratch back and force extra innings.
The Green Knights pounded out 12 hits in the game while Amity produced 11 hits. Christian Baglini led the way for Notre Dame with 4-hits and for Amity Ted Ballou had a pair of hits.
Notre Dame reliever Kyle Lockery earned the win. Amity reliever Samuel Nepiarsky took the loss.
The West Haven Blue Devils scored five-runs in the 5th inning to beat Cheshire 6-5 earlier today. Mike Binkowski's single knocked in the winning run, but the hero was West Haven pitcher Bob Moretti. Morretti settled down after a rocky start and retired the last 14-batters he faced to earn the complete game win.
Southern Connecticut Conference commissioner Al Carbone announced the dates and times for the upcoming SCC spring tournaments. Once again this year SNCTTV.com will be there broadcasting many of the events. Please check back often for our broadcast schedule.
The New Haven Register has a list of all the postponed games in all sports for today check it out at NHRegister.com
SCC baseball postponed games below
Notre Dame-West Haven at East Haven, ppd. to Thursday, 3 p.m.
Wilbur Cross at West Haven, ppd. to Thursday, 3:45 p.m.
Career at Hamden, ppd. to Thursday, 3:45 p.m.
Amity at Foran, ppd. to Thursday, 3:45 p.m.
Hand at Shelton, ppd. to Thursday, 3:45 p.m.
Hillhouse at Sheehan, ppd. to Thursday, 3:45 p.m.
Xavier at Branford, ppd. to Thursday, 3:30 p.m.
Cheshire at Law, ppd. to Thursday, 4 p.m.
Lyman Hall at Guilford, ppd. to Tuesday, 4 p.m.
The writers have posted their pre-season baseball poll. Pomperaug the defending Class L champs head the early season list.
- Pomperaug (2), 71
- Amity 65
- Xavier (1) 61
- Montville 59
- Shelton 51
- Cheshire (2) 49
- West Haven 38
- Staples 37
- ND-WH 35
- Waterford 30 and Southington 30
Others receiving votes: Newington, 25; Northwest Catholic, 25; Bristol Central, 24; Norwak, 24; St. Joseph, 23; Sheehan, 19; New Britain, 15; Bristol Eastern, 11; Ellington, 8; St. Bernard, 6; Newtown, 5; Haddam-Killingworth, 4; East Lyme, 3; Norwich Free Academy, 3; North Branford, 2; Cromwell, 2; North Haven, 1.
Voters: Bill Bloxsom (Hersham-Acorn Newspapers), David Greenleaf ( ), Greg Lederer (Cheshire Herald), Peter Vander Veer (Elm City Newspapers), Tom Yantz (Hartford Courant), Rich Zalusky (Willimantic Chronicle).
Daniel Hand deployed a bruising aggressive fore-checking to defeat Guilford and win their first SCC D2 hockey title in front of a spirited crowd at the Bennett Rink earlier tonight. Watch the replay here.
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When Amity hockey Coach Gary Lindgren looked back at his team’s 3-0 Southern Connecticut Conference Division 1 loss to Fairfield Prep on Wednesday night at the Bennett Rink in West Haven, he recalled his team’s inability to score during a 4 minute span of the first period when it had a 2 man advantage.
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