Saturday, May 20, 2017

WOLCOTT'S SPRING ROUNDUP #7: Eagles claim fourth straight NVL tennis title

Raheel Chowdhury, right, and Mike Perreault, serving, clinched Wolcott's fourth straight NVL title with a win in No. 3 doubles.
It proved to be the toughest matchup of the season, but Wolcott boys tennis secured a fourth straight NVL championship Friday.
The Eagles swept doubles and claimed a 6-3 victory over a tough Torrington squad in a battle of the NVL's top teams at Woodland Regional High School. The No. 3 team of Raheel Chowdhury and Mike Perreault won the championship-clinching match. The other doubles winners were Matt Spina/Matt Mastropietro at No. 1 and Alex Hale/Jackson Yost at No. 2.
Wolcott's seniors Spina, Mastropietro, Chowdhury and Perreault depart NVL team play with four straight championships and 77 consecutive victories. Next up is NVL individual competition this week.

BOYS LACROSSE
Wolcott boys lacrosse will make the state tournament in its first season.

Wolcott has put together a tremendous first season at the varsity level.
The result of that tremendous season will be a Class M state tournament appearance. The Eagles ripped off six consecutive victories to get to 8-4 on the season. Included in that mix was an impressive 8-4 win over St. Paul at home Monday. Wolcott led 5-4 entering the fourth quarter of the game, but scored three unanswered goals to pull away.
PHOTOS: Click here for images from Monday's game.

BASEBALL
Wolcott honored the seniors that were part of its first state championship on Tuesday. 
Steve Urbanski, Ray Bartoli, Bobby White and Nick Baldwin were recognized by the team and its fans before the game against Wilby. The Eagles then slammed the Wildcats 23-3.
Bartoli homered, double twice, drove in two runs and scored three more. Urbanski doubled and singled, drove in a run and scored two. White walked three times, scored three times, and drove in a run.
On the mound, Urbanski started and pitched the first three innings. White pitched the next two innings and was followed by Trey Nastri and Jeff Nicol.
Wolcott finished the regular season 12-8 and will next play in the Class M state tournament.

SOFTBALL
Wolcott, seeded seventh in the NVL Tournament, lost 1-0 on Saturday at second-seeded Holy Cross.
Nicole Antonowicz pitched well in defeat, surrendering a single run on three hits while recording six strikeouts. Madison Rotella had the lone hit for the Eagle offense.
Wolcott is 12-9 overall and will next play in the Class M state tournament.

GIRLS TENNIS
Wolcott lost 5-2 to Naugatuck on Monday in the quarterfinal round of the NVL team tournament. The Eagles will play in the individual tournament this week.

GIRLS TRACK AND FIELD
Wolcott claimed a nice 75-74 win over Derby on Tuesday at home.
Cynthias Dias had two individual wins to lead the Eagles. Brooke Tracey, Sydney Gough, Morgan Veronesi and Melanie Reed all had one individual victory each. Wolcott also won the 4x100-meter relay behind the team of Taylor Riviezzo, Gough, Camryn Brissette and Tracey.
The Eagles finished the dual meet season 10-4.

GIRLS LACROSSE
Wolcott finished its inaugural varsity season with a record of 1-13. The lone victory was 11-9 over Amistad on April 28 on the turf of Joe Monroe Field.

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