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Cheshire High School baseball (1-2) picked up their 3-1 against host Notre Dame-West Haven (2-1) at Quigley Stadium. The game was tied 1-1 until an RBI single from junior Dan Schock to score senior Kevin Mirando (single, stolen base) in the fifth. Schock was four-for-four.
Schock allowed a hit and fired a strikeout to save the win in relief of senior Christian Colp (six hits, two strikeouts, five walks). Junior Wes Robertson was two-for-three. He hit an RBI single to score sophomore Ryan Pierpont (single) in the sixth. Adam VonFischer (single) joined Pierpont with his first hits and runs scored.
Cheshire visits Shelton (1-2) for Wednesday's Housatonic Division opener at 4 p.m.
The Lady Rams lost their first game 2-1 against Mercy (2-1). Mercy scored the winning run on a wild pitch in the sixth inning. Junior Bryanna McIntosh singled home sophomore Olivia Odermatt (two hits) in the fifth, tying the game 1-1.
Senior pitcher Nicole D'Amato allowed three hits. She had five strikeouts.
Being the First Royal Blue Game, Cheshire wore special uniforms, eye paint, and ribbons to combat colon cancer. A bake sale and other donations helped raise money for the American Cancer Society. Read about this story in Thursday's issue of The Cheshire Herald.
Cheshire visits Wilbur Cross on Monday at 4 p.m.
Boys' Lacrosse (0-2)
At Fairfield University, Cheshire lost 13-6 against defending Class L/Southern Connecticut Conference Champion Fairfield Prep (1-1). The Jesuits led 6-3 at halftime. It was the second game in a row in which senior Chris Trasacco and Matt Rougeot both had two goals. Cheshire also received goals from senior John Klemenz and junior Matt Samuelson.
Senior Tom Dupont, junior Ben Hamel, and sophomore Matt Blois assisted goals. Junior Jared Lawson had 17 saves, while classmate Joey Solla tallied two.
The Rams visit Amity on Thursday at 4 p.m.