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Cheshire High School baseball (5-6; 1-3 in Housatonic Division) staged a seventh inning come back to beat Joseph Foran (6-6) 3-2 on Monday. Down 2-0, sophomore Cooper Mrowka scored on a RBI double from junior Dan Schock. Schock scored on the game-winning home run from junior Ethan Lonardelli. It was the first home run of Lonardelli's career.
In securing his first win of the season, Schock gave up just three hits and struck out 10. He allowed four walks. Senior Kevin Mirando added two hits. Mrowka walked twice.
Cheshire hosts Shelton (7-5; 3-1) on Wednesday at 4:15 p.m. Shelton claimed the Housatonic opener 6-2 on April 10.
Girls' Lacrosse (9-1)
Junior Emma Farrel recorded four goals and two assists to help Cheshire beat Guilford (4-4) 13-6 for the second time, extending their win streak to eight games. In the process of scoring eight goals in a row, Cheshire took a 6-1 halftime advantage. Senior Kathleen Kalbian rang up a hat trick. Junior Maddy Levy had two goals and three assists (career-high), while senior Alison Hoynes posted two goals and assists each. Senior Christy Myjak added a goal and two assists. Classmate Nicole Stauffer also scored.
Sophomore goalkeeper Alexa Carbone recorded 14 saves (personal-best).
The Lady Rams host Daniel Hand (6-2) on Thursday at 5:15 p.m.
Softball (8-4; 3-1)
Cheshire used home runs from seniors Nicole D'Amato and Kierstyn Bourdeau to win 8-3 at North Haven (8-5). Junior Bryanna McIntosh had three hits and walk, scoring four times. Sophomore Sara Como also posted three hits.
D'Amato scattered seven hits and struck out six in six innings, holding the Indians scoreless. Victoria D'Amato, her sophomore sister, allowed three hits during the seventh.
CHS hosts Sheehan (7-4; 1-2) on Wednesday at 3:45 p.m. The girls won the Housatonic opener 8-2 on April 10. The rematch is a Pink game, so the Lady Rams will wear a different color to raise money and awareness for breast cancer.
Boys' Volleyball (8-2)
Cheshire beat host Shelton (2-8) for the second time 3-0. Game scores: 25-15, 27-25, 25-14. Senior Evan Colechia posted 10 kills. The Rams received four aces from juniors Ted Li (17 assists, personal-best six kills) and Trent Hager (career-high eight assists).
CHS visits unbeaten Oxford (11-0) on Wednesday at 5 p.m. Oxford ended Cheshire's 47-match win streak 3-0 on April 10.
Girls' Tennis (6-4)
The Lady Rams swept West Haven (0-11) 7-0. Senior Anna Toscano (6-0, 6-0), junior Nadja Pejovic (6-1, 6-0), sophomore Sara Bruce (6-0, 6-0), and senior Jamie Andrews (6-0, 6-1) were victorious in singles. Seniors Meredith Bryden and Lindsey Garibaldi (6-0, 6-1), juniors Christy and Katie Freitag (6-0, 6-0), and junior Katie Lynch and sophomore Sidney Tomko (6-2, 6-2) did the same in doubles.
The Lady Rams travel to Jonathan Law (3-8) on Tuesday at 4 p.m.
Boys' Golf (8-2; 4-1)
Led by senior medalist Eric Dietrich (35), CHS posted a 156-185 victory against East Haven. Juniors Jake Ecke and Tom Arisco each added a 39. Senior Mike Stanton shot 43.
The Rams host Notre Dame-West Haven on Thursday at 2:30 p.m.
Boys' Tennis (6-5)
Cheshire held on for a 4-3 win at Sheehan (7-5). Junior Nick Anthony (6-4, 6-3) won at number one singles. In the fourth spot, freshman Joseph Cashore came away victorious for the first time 6-3, 7-6 (7-1). Sophomores Jackson Ajello and Abdullah Choudhry (6-0, 6-1) and senior Blake Wetmore and junior Greg Zovas (6-4, 6-2) claimed the top doubles positions.
Cheshire hosts Guilford on Thursday at 4 p.m.
Girls' Outdoor Track And Field (7-1)
For the first time, Cheshire came up short 79-71 at Shelton. Junior Selina Sampieri nabbed the pole vault (10 feet) and triple jump (33 feet, 9.5 inches). Sophomore Jamiya Richardson took the 100-meters (12.9) and contributed to the victorious 4x100-meter relay (junior Kristin Cabrera, freshman Janaia Skibitcky, sophomore Alexandra Pelletier; 50.9). Skibitcky jumped 16 feet and 0.5 inch to win the long jump. Seniors Ariel Greene (discus; 101, four) and Brittney Gunneson (javelin; 103, six) also finished atop events.
Senior Day against Lyman Hall and North Haven is Wednesday at 3:45 p.m.