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Cheshire High School girls' outdoor track and field improved to 5-0 on Tuesday, sweeping host Hamden (90-60), Hillhouse (95-54), and Wilbur Cross (79.5-69.5). Senior Selina Sampieri (pole vault; seven feet, six inches) and junior Alex Liberti (high jump; 4'10''), along with sophomores Janaia Skibitcky (triple jump; 34'0'') and Lauren Carbone (3,200-meters, 12:32.6), won individually.
Skibitcky also contributed to another first place in the 4x100-meter relay (sophomore Janine Zumerchik, senior Kristin Cabrera, freshman Sarah Clark; 50.8).
CHS welcomes Shelton for Thursday's home opener at 3:45 p.m.
Boys' Tennis (2-3)
The Rams won their second straight match 7-0 at West Haven (2-5). Senior Jeremy Reichentahl (7-5, 6-1), junior Jackson Ajello (6-1, 2-6, 6-4), senior Nick Anthony (6-2, 6-1), and sophomore Joe Cashore (6-2, 6-3) controlled singles.
Juniors Reilly Eldredge and David Light (6-2, 6-3) ,freshmen Arnav Velaparthi and Sean Crowley (7-5, 6-1), and sophomores Jeff Russitano and Sanjay Montagna (6-3, 6-1) swept the doubles.
Cheshire hosts Hamden (2-3) on Wednesday at 3:45 p.m.
Boys' Golf (2-1-1)
At The Farms Country Club, the Rams played Daniel Hand to a 160-160 tie. Junior Chris Simione (38), senior Jake Ecke (39), freshman Dan Schena (41), and senior Ben Kaplan (42) were separated by four strokes.
Cheshire hosts Amity on Thursday at 2:30 p.m.
Boys' Lacrosse (1-5)
CHS lost 11-10 to Guilford (4-2) in overtime. Six seconds into the extra session, Guilford junior John Altieri put in the game-winner.
The game was tied 6-6 at halftime. Cheshire forced overtime after senior Ben Hamel (two goals, assist) scored with 25 seconds left. Classmate Alec Thomas (goal) assisted him to make the score 10-10.
Senior Matt Rougeot (assist) and junior Anthony Trasacco joined Hamel with two goals. Junior Matt Blois had a goal and two assists. Senior Matt Samuelson added a goal and an assist. Classmate Lucas Marcouiller contributed a goal. Junior Zach Winch chipped in an assist.
Senior goalkeeper Jared Lawson provided 26 saves (personal-best).
Cheshire travels to Hamden (3-3) on Friday at 7 p.m.