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Rams Girls' Golf, Boys' V-Ball, And Track And Field Teams Shined Against Rivals In Wednesday Action


Cheshire outdoor track and field honored their seniors before the dual-meet finale against Sheehan. Submitted photo.


by Greg Lederer

Cheshire Sports Media


On Wednesday, Cheshire High School outdoor track and field teams ended the dual-meet season with Senior Day against Sheehan. Cheshire girls (6-2-1) pulled out a 77-73 victory, while boys’ squad (4-5) came up short 99.5-50.5.

Senior Squirrel Lanz led the girls with victories in the 100- (16.10) and 300-meter (46.10) hurdles, as well as in the 100- (12.80) and 200-meter (26.0) dashes. Seniors Mia Vientos (800-meters, 2:17.20), Alexa Ciccone (1,600-meters, 5:13.10), Nicole Emede (shot put, 32 feet, 7.25 inches), and junior Leah Farrell (400-meters, 1:00.70) also picked up individual victories.

Farrell, junior Camryn Beeman, sophomore Eva Morse, and Vientos won the 4x400-meter relay (4:14.60). Farrell, sophomore Ava Ciccone, Alexa Ciccone, and Vientos also crossed the line first in the 4x800-meter race (10:45.50).

For boys, senior Jack Lengyel (3,200-meters, 10:17.00) and junior James Boyd (800-meters, 2:01.90) were individual winners. Freshman Matthew Gajecki, junior Daniel Irish, Boyd, and senior James Ferraro formed the winning squad in the 4x400-meter relay (3:42.70).

Irish, freshman Miquel Monreal, sophomore Jeffrey Yam, and senior Tyler Caron were victorious in the 4x800-meter event (9:09.43).

On Monday at Lyman Hall in Wallingford, CHS competes in the Southern Connecticut Conference East Sectional at 2 p.m.

Boys’ Volleyball (12-4)

Cheshire picked up their fourth consecutive victory, coming from behind to win 3-1 (23-25, 25-12, 25-22, 25-15) over Amity (7-10).

Sophomore Bradley Fang recorded 23 assists, four kills, a block, and a dig. Junior Bryan Rochefort distributed 21 assists.

Junior tri-captain Matti Lilback put down 17 kills, along with tallying two aces, two digs, an assist, and a block. Senior tri-captain Will Allen compiled 14 kills, four digs, an assist, and a block.

Senior tri-captain Connor Hayes (three digs, two aces, block) and junior Jacob D’Addona (two digs) both had seven kills. Junior Gordon Johns contributed three kills, two digs, and an ace.

On Thursday, Cheshire travels to play Newtown (10-3) at 5:30 p.m.


Matti Lilback jumps up to serve the volleyball. Photo by Greg Lederer.


Girls’ Golf (6-3)

At Lyman Orchards Golf Course in Middlefield, CHS won 180-248 over host Mercy. Sophomore Julia Paek shot a 37 to take medalist.

Senior captain Sophia DelRosso and junior Olivia Beach shot a 43 and 46, respectively. Sophomore Piper Dooling had a 54 and junior Haley Hannan tallied a 58.

On Thursday at 2:30 p.m., Cheshire faces Newington at Southington Country Club.


Golf newcomer Julia Paek has been the medalist in all of her dual matches this spring. Submitted photo.


Remainder of Thursday’s varsity schedule:

Boys’ Golf (8-2)

The Rams pit a seven-match win streak against Guilford at The Farms Country Club in Wallingford. Tee time is 2:15 p.m.

Girls’ Lacrosse (8-5)

CHS hosts Staples (8-5) at 6 p.m.

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