Shelton volleyball team upends Amity in five sets

Shelton traded sets with Amity before it took the fifth game 15-12 in SCC boys’ volleyball.

Coach LeAnne Bianchine said: “It was an intense match points for points. Pretty much a rematch from last year’s SCC semifinals. Every kid from each team played extremely hard. It was a great battle and a great night to be a Gael.”

Matt Diaz (10 kills, 4 blocks, ace), Thomas Kopec (11 kills 16 digs, 2 blocks) and Tim Hilser (6 kills, 5 digs, 2 blocks) led Shelton, now 2-1 to the 25-18, 20-25, 25-23, 18-25, 15-12 victory.

John Sabovik had 24 assists and three digs when Shelton defeated Brookfield 25-9, 25-15, 25-17. Diaz (5 blocks, 3 aces) and Hilser (3 blocks) each had eight kills. In a 3-2 loss to Pomperaug, Alex Mallozzi had 10 kills, Nate Foss 16 digs and Evan Murrell two aces, three digs and six kills.


Anna Leone hit two home runs and had three RBIs when Shelton defeated Cheshire 5-1. Julia Krijgsman held Cheshire (2-2) to three hits. Jackie Jenco hit a triple. Krijgsman pitched a five-inning no-hitter with three walks and 10 strikeouts in a win over Wilbur Cross. Freshman Jeanise Serrano went 3 for 3 with a grand slam and five RBIs. Senior Sarah Broad hit a two-run homer. Kylie Chiesa went 3 for 3 with two singles and a double.

Girls’ tennis

Shelton dropped a 4-3 decision to Mercy. Singles: Emily Carlin (S) def Milana Koji (M) 7-5, 7-5; Emily Cacchillo (S) def. Maggie McCormack (M) 7-5, 6-1; Sarah Seymour (M) def Katie Nam(S) 6-2, 4-6, 6-4; Catalina Koji (M) def. Adam I McCook (S) 6-0, 6-3. Doubles: Ava Cedillo & Katie Miller (M) def Katie Bergera & Sophia Fabian (S) 6-1, 6-0; Jamie Abate & Gisele Moonrose (S) def Isabelle Stottlemyer & Cristiana De Vivo (M) 6-7, 7-5, 7-5; Leah VanDeventer & Kayla Mullane (M) def Sophia Fede & Jasmine Rossetti (S) 6-2, 6-3.

Boys’ tennis

Shelton lost 6-1 to Branford. Singles: Matt Gaudioso (Branford) def. Jack Mackniak 7-6, 6-1; Josh Berdon (Branford) def. Jack Parks 4-6, 6-1, 10-6; William Mollow (Branford) def. Chase Graber 6-1, 6-0; Aidan Shamas (Branford) def. Gino Sorrentino 6-0, 6-0; Doubles: Adam Klein and Ben Rhodes (S) def. Luke Baylis and Dylan Dwyer (Branford) 6-4, 6-1; Matt Law and Mason Porras (Branford) def. Anthony Rivera and Ryan Oulonl 6-0, 6-0; Nirvan Paudyal and James Heier (Branford) def. Jan Vincent and Timmy Tran 6-0, 6-0.