Rocky Hill girls volleyball won a pair of matches last week and #20 Maleena Muzio is a senior captain who had eight aces in a win over Hartford Public.
Maleena Muzio - Rocky Hill High School (Volleyball): Muzio served up eight aces as the Terriers swept Hartford Public in three sets on Sept 21. Muzio, a senior captain, is leading a Rocky Hill squad that has won three of their last five matches and next travels to Wethersfield High School for a conference match tonight (Thursday, Sept. 28) at 5 p.m.
Piper Kovacs - Cromwell High School (Volleyball): Kovacs had a career-high nine kills and added four digs in the Panthers four set win over New London earlier this month. Kovacs, a sophomore captain, leads the team in kills and blocks through the first eight matches this fall. Next is the team’s fundraiser game to promote cancer awareness with the proceeds benefiting the Connecticut Children's Medical Center as the Panthers welcome Portland to CHS tonight (Thursday, Sept 28) for a match at 5:30 p.m.
Junior Napoletano - Newington High School (Soccer): Napoletano scored two goals as the Nor’easters took down Berlin 3-1 at Sage Park on Sept. 21. Shawn Lungu scored the other goal for Newington, who next hosts Bloomfield Friday, Sept. 29 on the turf field at Clem Lemire Complex, starting at 6 p.m.
Madisyn Aurigemma - Rocky Hill High School (Soccer): Aurigemma scored a goal and dished out an assist as the Terriers upended Hall 2-0 on Sept. 19. Addie Grant scored on the assist from Aurigemma and goalie Angelina Daley earned the shutout in net, stopping eight shots. Aurigemma, a sophomore, also had a pair of goals as the Terriers tied Newington in the previous game. Rocky Hill is next slated to host Hartford Public on Friday, Sept 29 at 3:45 p.m.
Cole Lisella - Wethersfield High School (Golf): Lisella posted a (+4) 39 to place atop the leaderboard as the Eagles defeated Rocky Hill 169-181 at Rolling Greens Golf Club on Sept. 14. Lisella, a sophomore, shot par on five of the final seven holes to finish as the medalist. Junior Tatum Skruk (40) and sophomore Justin Crossen (41), both of Wethersfield, finished second and third individually. The Eagles and Terriers will rematch at Goodwin Golf Park Course in Hartford on Tuesday, Oct. 10 at 3 p.m.
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