- FUN FEATURES
On Thursday, Cheshire High School girls' lacrosse (10-1) defeated Daniel Hand (6-3) 16-9 for their ninth straight win. They carried an 8-4 lead into halftime. Senior Christy Myjak scored four goals, tying her career-high total. Senior Kathleen Kalbian and junior Maddy Levy compiled three goals, adding two assists. Junior Emma Farrel added three goals and joined junior Danielle Chambrelli (assist) with a goal. Senior Nicole Stauffer contributed two goals and an assist. Classmate Alison Hoynes also buried two goals. Sophomore goalkeeper Alexa Carbone made four saves.
Hand sophomore Lauren Cole tallied four goals.
The girls host undefeated Glastonbury (9-0) on Saturday at 6 p.m.
Boys' Lacrosse (5-6)
Three straight goals allowed Cheshire to break a 4-4 tie in the third quarter and go on to beat Shelton (2-7) 9-5. Senior Tom Dupont netted four goals and classmate John Klemenz recorded four assists. Juniors Matt Samuelson (two goals) and Ben Hamel (goal), along with sophomore Matt Blois, tallied assists. Senior Chris Trasacco joined Samuelson with two goals. Junior goalkeeper Jared Lawson posted 20 saves.
The Rams visit Glastonbury (5-5) on Saturday at 3 p.m.
Girls' Golf (9-1)
Senior Andra Frappier was the medalist (39) at Indian Hill Country Club, leading the Lady Rams to a 207-227 win over host Newington. Cheshire received a 55 from seniors Maggie Kulpa and Megan Robles. Classmate Emily Larkin recorded a 58. Sophomore Dana Zappone rounded the team at 60.
CHS hosts Avon on Friday at 3 p.m.
Boys' Golf (9-2; 4-1)
Led by senior Eric Dietrich, CHS beat Notre Dame-West Haven 153-155. It was the second match in a row that Dietrich earned medalist with a 35. Juniors Tom Arisco (37) and Ben Kaplan (40), along with sophomore Chris Simione (41), followed him.
Cheshire visits the Wallingford Country Club on Monday to play host North Haven at 2:45 p.m.
Boys' Tennis (6-6)
Cheshire picked up two wins in doubles, but lost 5-2 to Guilford (11-2). Senior Casey Barry and sophomore David Light (6-0, 7-5) won at number one, while senior Andrew Carroll and sophomore Ricky Valentin (6-4, 6-4) claimed victory in the third spot.
Cheshire visits Branford (8-2) on Friday at 4 p.m.
Remainder of Friday's varsity schedule:
Girls' Tennis (7-4)
The Lady Rams, winners of three straight, host Lyman Hall (6-5) at 3:45 p.m.
Softball (9-4; 4-1 in Housatonic Division)
Cheshire visits Branford (4-10) at 4 p.m.
Outdoor Track And Field
The Middletown Invite starts at 3:30 p.m.