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Cheshire High School field hockey (8-1; 4-0 in Southern Connecticut Conference) ended their 29-game win streak in a 4-1 defeat at New Canaan (7-1-1). On a penalty corner, junior Michelle Federico put in the team's lone goal (24:46 in first half) to tie the score 1-1. Classmate Emma Farrel assisted her. Junior Maddy Levy entered to make four saves in goal. Cheshire had 10 penalty corners to New Canaan's six, while New Canaan had a slim lead 8-6 in shots.
CHS hosts Sacred Heart Academy (0-6-0-1) on Tuesday at Cheshire Alumni Field. Start time is 7 p.m.
Girls' Soccer (7-1-1; 3-0-1 in Housatonic Division)
Cheshire came from behind to win 3-1 at Daniel Hand (5-4). In their second wins over the Tigers, sophomore Hannah Perez posted two goals (first of career) for a 2-1 advantage at the break. Sophomore Alexandra Pelletier scored her team-best 11th goal. Senior Jenna Hart and junior Lily Dolyak had assists. Junior goalkeeper Natalie Reynolds came up with five saves. Cheshire out-shot Hand 12-6.
The Lady Rams host Amity (5-2-1; 2-2) on Tuesday at Cheshire Alumni Field. Start is 3:45 p.m. Cheshire won 2-0 on Sept. 21 in Woodbridge.
Boys' Soccer (3-4-1; 1-2-1 in Housatonic)
Cheshire shut out Guilford (2-2-4) 1-0, their first victory in five years. Senior Ben Gallo assisted the lone goal from classmate Nick Berardi. Senior goalkeeper Evan Colechia (five saves) won for the first time as a starter. Guilford had five shots to Cheshire's two in the loss.
Cheshire travels to Sheehan (5-2-1; 1-2-1) on Tuesday at 7 p.m. CHS was victorious 2-1 on Sept. 22.
Girls' Cross Country (5-0; 2-0 in Housatonic)
Senior Kathleen Kalbian (fourth, 20:26), junior Kimmi Grove (33rd, 21:56), sophomore Natalie Wickenheisser (34th, 21:58), senior Hannah Purtell (41st, 22:13), sophomores Elizabeth Cunningham (54th, 22:40) and Kendra Brown (71st, 23:20), and senior Julie Trifone (75th, 23:29) teamed to finish third (143 points) in the Wickham Park Invite Championship. Glastonbury took first (53).