November 17, 2014
Top-seeded Somers and No. 7 East Hampton were declared CIAC Class S boys soccer champions after playing to a 0-0 double-overtime tie Nov. 15 in New Britain. CPTV Sports was there and will show the broadcast premiere Tuesday Nov. 18 at 9:30pm, following the broadcast premiere of the Class LL final between Glastonbury and Farmington at 7:30pm.
Somers (15-2-3) earned its fifth title since 2004 and second co-championship. East Hampton (12-4-3) made its fourth appearance in the final.
There were seven yellow cards, including a second given to Somers’ Nicholas Murzda with 10:25 left in the second overtime. That gave East Hampton a man advantage for the rest of the game. The Bellringers’ Jordan Casey missed a penalty kick after Connor Wall was fouled with 3:48 to go.
Somers goalie Kyle Trusch had three saves. Read the game story by TheSportsDept.com’s Tim Jensen here.
November 16, 2014
Freddy Clark headed in a cross from Sebby Sanzaro with 13:58 left in the second overtime to give Glastonbury a 2-1 victory over Farmington in the CIAC Class LL boys soccer championship game Nov. 15 in New Britain. CPTV Sports was there and will show the broadcast premiere Tuesday Nov. 18 at 7:30pm, after a new edition of Beyond The Beat at 7pm.
John Kapelewski set up the winning goal for No. 15 seed Glastonbury (15-5-2) with a free kick. Sanzaro, on the left side, sent the ball into scoring range for Clark, who headed it in.
Glastonbury goalie Dan Jennings took it from there, making several stops in the final minutes to fend off fourth-seeded Farmington (17-3-3). The Indians took a 1-0 lead 81 seconds into the game on a goal by Francisco Astiasaran. The Tomahawks tied it with
It was the fifth state title for Glastonbury coach Mark Landers, whose father Bob won four at Wethersfield High. Mark Landers and Glastonbury are 2-1 against Farmington and coach Steve Waters in state championship games. Waters played in the mid-1970s at Wethersfield for Bob Landers, now a Glastonbury assistant.
Read the game story by the Hartford Courant’s Matt Conyers here.
November 15, 2014
Delano Robinson ran 30 times for for 303 yards and three touchdown to lead Northwest Catholic-West Hartford to a 30-10 win over Platt Nov. 14 in Meriden. It was CPTV Sports’ next-to-last LIVE Friday night game of the 2014 season (full LIVEstream here).
Northwest improved to 9-1 and strengthened its chances for a Class S playoff berth. Robinson had touchdown runs of 70, 32 and 20 yards, scoring the game winner with 6 minutes left. Platt (7-3) had possession with a chance to tie late in the fourth but fumbled in Northwest Catholic territory.