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Cheshire High School boys' swim and dive won Thursday's opener 93-58 against Jonathan Law at Cheshire Community Pool. Junior Brian Johnson won the 50- (24.93) and 100-yard (56.85) freestyles, while Karl Bishop swept the 200- (1:56.27) and 500-yard (5:09.58) freestyles. Johnson also added another first place on his 200-yard medley squad (junior Pat Morley, freshmen Kyle Shadeck and Michael Goodrich; 1:49.9).
Shadeck (100-yard butterfly, 58.37) and diver Sal DeLucia (one-meter dive, 170.85) also secured first places individually.
Cheshire travels to Walter J. Gawrych Pool on Wednesday to meet host North Haven at 4 p.m.
Photo of junior captain Jonathan Jin Qian was taken by Jim Brandolini/Cheshire Herald.
Girls' Basketball (2-1)
Sacred Heart Academy (2-2) scored the last five points of a 59-52 road win at CHS. Junior Missy Bailey led CHS with 17 points and three three-pointers, converting a four-point play and six of eight foul shots. Sophomore Sara Como posted a career-high 12 points and 2 steals. Seniors Molly Jalbert (six points) and Emma Gorham (three) joined her with five rebounds. Like her sister Sara, senior Lauren Como (eight points) made two three-point shots. Her sister Lauren (eight points, three rebounds) had two three-pointers. Junior Lily Dolyak added four points and two steals. Senior Ariel Greene (two points) played for the first time this season.
Cheshire sank 17 of 23 free throws. SHA drained 18 of 22, including 13 of 14 from senior Alexis Iannone (25 points) and junior Shyla Osmond (19).
The Lady Rams visit undefeated Mercy (4-0) on Tuesday at 7 p.m.
Cheshire lost the opener 40-27 at Guilford. Sophomore Eric Ravenberg won via technical fall at 106 pounds. Seniors Billy Janes (182) and Andi Mino (152) scored pins. Seniors Dan Massucci (138, 6-0) and Lucas Swan (126, 6-4), along with junior Gabe Vega (170, 10-3), also recorded wins.
Saturday's Fairfield Ludlowe Tournament starts at 10 a.m.
Boys' Basketball (1-0)
CHS visits West Haven (1-0) on Friday at 7 p.m.