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On Thursday, Cheshire High School boys' (9-3; 286.15) and girls' (5-5; 303.12) skiing swept three teams at Mount Southington. Berlin disqualified against both teams. Farmington fell to the boys, who also defeated Darien (296.07). The Lady Rams also beat Darien (325.56) and Lauralton Hall (346.43).
Senior Kelsie Carlette stayed unbeaten (45.69) on the girls' side. Sophomore Elizabeth Cunningham (sixth, 45.78), freshman Meghan Diamond (16th, 49.03), sophomore Jennifer Brown (23rd, 51.06), freshman Samantha Bellina (45th, 54.22), and sophomore Morgan Hernandez (48th, 55.34) provide a bright future after Carlette graduates.
The boys were led by seniors Andrew Brown (second, 45.83), Alec Cunningham (11th, 46.85), Matt Bossy (18th, 47.5), and Mike Harris (19th, 47.54). Junior Ryan Bogrette (32nd, 48.45) and sophomore Joe Urbano (48th, 49.98) also scored.
CHS hosts Branford, Fairfield Prep, Glastonbury, and Southington next Wednesday at 4:45 p.m.
Ice Hockey (3-11)
At West Haven, the Rams lost 2-1 against host Amity (11-3). Amity junior Brett McNeil recorded a goal in the first (35 seconds) and second (2:41) periods, respectively. Classmate Adam Shea assisted both scores. Senior Dane Simone and junior Jonathan Crocker had an assist each.
With 2:27 left in the second period, Nick Vaill assisted Cheshire's goal (2-1) from senior Sean Richard. Cheshire had 28 shots compared to 42 for Amity. Senior goalkeeper Scott Romano made 42 saves (personal-best), while Amity senior Nikolas Nuzzolo supplied 27 saves.
CHS has a 1-7 record in games decided by a goal. Cheshire plays host Daniel Hand (7-5-3) on Tuesday at Northford Ice Pavilion. Start time is 4 p.m.