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Cheshire High School field hockey (7-0) collected their 28th straight win 5-1 at Hamden (5-1) yesterday. Junior Emma Farrel had a hat trick (tie for personal-high) and an assist. Classmates Michelle Federico (goal), Kathleen Lima (goal), and Olivia Larson all added assists. Senior Lauren Fountain made a save and junior Maddy Levy recorded two.
Cheshire hosts Guilford (4-2-1) on Tuesday at Cheshire Alumni Field. Start time is 3:45 p.m. The Lady Rams won 2-0 in the Sept. 11 opener at Guilford.
Girls' Soccer (5-1; 2-0 in Housatonic Division)
CHS recorded their second straight shutout 5-0 against Sheehan (2-1-2; 0-1-1) at Cheshire Alumni Field. Sophomore Alexandra Pelletier (assist) put in two goals. Senior Lauren Como had a goal and assist. Classmates Jenna Hart and Nicole Stauffer also chipped in goals. Senior Kelsie Carlette assisted Como. Junior goalkeeper Natalie Reynolds picked up two saves.
Cheshire looks for a fourth straight win they visit Shelton on Monday at 7 p.m.
Girls' Cross Country (4-0; 1-0)
The Lady Rams, led by a runner-up finish (20:03.9) from senior Kathleen Kalbian, compiled 73 points to finish second in the Farmington Winding Trails Invite. Wilton was first (51). Sophomores Natalie Wickenheisser (13th, 21:07.7), Elizabeth Cunningham (20th, 21:28.25) and Kendra Brown (24th, 21:44.2) claimed the next three spots on the team. Junior Kimmi Grove (25th, 21:46.2) immediately followed Brown. Senior Julie Trifone (28th, 21:55.7) and sophomore Sharon Bian (32nd, 22:29.2) ran into the top 35.
The lone home meet against Housatonic foe Sheehan is Tuesday at Cheshire Park. Start time is 4 p.m.
Boys' Soccer (2-3-1; 1-1)
Cheshire lost 3-2 at Branford (3-1-2).
The Rams host Amity (4-1; 0-1) on Monday at 3:45 p.m.
Women's Ice Hockey
Farrel's sister Rachel, a sophomore forward at the University of Connecticut, scored in the first period (1-0; 9:55) of the team's 3-2 opening loss to host Union College (Schenectady, N.Y.). The Huskies visit Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute on Friday (7 p.m.) and Saturday (3 p.m.).