Archive: May 2014

CIAC Spring Championships On CPTV Sports!
Your Chance To Win A Kindle Fire!

CPTV Sports was all over the state this past week as state championships were decided in six sports. Look for replays of the four CIAC baseball finals we carried LIVE June 14 and 15 from Palmer Field this week, plus broadcast premieres and replays of finals in softball, boys volleyball and boys lacrosse, plus replays of the State Open track meet.

As part of our #SpringSprint Championship Week coverage, we’re giving away a seven-inch, 16 GB Kindle Fire! To enter, share your Championship Week photos to one of our social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram) by June 15 at 9:00pm and we’ll pick the  winner at random! Detailed rules here.

BASEBALL (replays begin Thursday June 19)

Class S- Portland 8, Thomaston 0: Jason Staub pitches a 1-hitter as No. 17 Highlanders top No. 3 Bears for first title since 1998
Class L- Notre Dame-West Haven 9, Masuk-Monroe 2: John Amendola’s four-hitter gives ND fifth title, first since 2011
Class M-Rocky Hill  4, Haddam-Killingworth 3: Terriers rally with two runs on wild play in sixth, then win on bases loaded walk in seventh
Class LL-Amity 8, Southington 2: Amity breaks open close game with four runs in sixth, beats Southington for 2nd year in row in state final

BOYS VOLLEYBALL:  Class    Class M
Class L final: Ridgefield 3, Southington 1
Broadcast premiere  Monday June 16 7:30pm
Class M final: Newington 3, Oxford 0
Broadcast premiere Tuesday June 17 7:30pm

Class S final: Thomaston 7, Old Saybrook 6
Broadcast premiere Saturday June 21 7:00pm
Class L final: Fitch 3, Sacred Heart Academy 1
Broadcast premiere Friday June 20, 7:30pm

BOYS LACROSSE: Class L   Class M    Class S
Broadcast premieres of Class L semifinals  (Staples-Amity and Greenwich-Ridgefield) Sunday June 15 starting at 7:30pm
Class S: St. Joseph-Trumbull 14, Brookfield 11
Broadcast premiere Thursday June 19, 7:30pm
Class L: Greenwich 13, Staples 10
Broadcast premiere Wednesday June 18  7:00pm
Class M: Darien 10, New Canaan 8
Broadcast premiere Wednesday June 18 9:00pm

Cromwell 10, North Branford 0

Jake Regula pitched a complete-game shutout with 10 strikeouts and was 3-for-5 with two RBI to lead Cromwell to a 10-0 Shoreline Conference baseball win at North Branford May 19. CPTV Sports was there and will show replays in upcoming days.

Logan Lessard (three hits) and Kevin Radziewicz had two RBI for Cromwell (15-3), which was ranked fifth in the Hartford area in The Hartford Courant’s latest area ratings. North Branford is 9-8.

Fairfield Prep 11, Xavier 5

John Edmonds had a hat trick and Ted Long scored two goals to lead Fairfield Prep to an 11-5 SCC boys lacrosse win over Xavier-Middletown May 20. CPTV Sports was there and will show the broadcast premiere Thursday May 22 at 7:30 pm.

Prep, 10-5 and ranked fifth in the latest state coaches/media poll, dominated the second half after taking a 4-3 lead into intermission. Xavier, which got 11 saves from Alex Gazcaudas, is 8-6.

Granby 5, Suffield 3

Kaylee German had a two-run double and pitcher Jen Szilagyi went the distance as Granby defeated Suffield 5-3 in an NCCC softball game May 15. CPTV Sports was there and will show the replays in upcoming days (check broadcast schedule).

Granby improved to 12-4. Katelynn Corr homered for Suffield (13-3).

Wolcott 3, St. Paul 1

Brandon Lanzara pitched a complete game and led the way as Wolcott High defeated St. Paul 3-1 in an NVL baseball game May 14 in Bristol. CPTV Sports was there and will show the broadcast premiere Friday May 16 at 7:30 pm.

Wolcott improved to 3-12. Brendan Pronovost went 2-for-3 with an RBI for St. Paul (8-8).

WNBA’s Connecticut Sun On CPTV Sports

The WNBA’s Connecticut Sun are completing their third season on CPTV Sports for the third year in a row. The Sun’s final LIVE appearance of the 2014 season is Friday August 8 at 7:30pm when they visit the New York Liberty. 

For more information on the Sun and ticket information, go Also, check out our “Know Your Pro” profiles of the Sun’s Alex Bentley and Kelly Faris here.

New Canaan 14, Joel Barlow 3

Robby Paul and Michael Kraus both scored three goals as New Canaan High rolled to a 14-3 victory over Joel Barlow-Redding in a boys lacrosse game May 13. CPTV Sports was there and will show the broadcast premiere Thursday May 15 at 7:30pm, after the newest edition of GameTime at 7:00pm.

New Canaan, fifth in the most recent state media/coaches poll, improved to 11-3. Joel Barlow, which got 12 saves from Thierry Jean, is 8-6. Read the game story by the Connecticut Post’s Andrew Callahan here.

Southington 11, Bristol Central 2

Sydney Ferrante had three RBI and three hits, including a double and triple, and Kaitlin Paterson had a triple and drove in four runs to lead Southington High to an 11-2 softball win over Bristol Central in a matchup of the state’s top teams May 7. CPTV Sports was there and will show replays in upcoming days (check broadcast schedule).

Kendra Friedt struck out 11 and didn’t allow a hit until the sixth inning for Southington (12-0), the top-ranked team in the latest state coaches/media poll. No. 9 Bristol Central is 11-2. Read the game story from the Bristol Press’ Kevin D. Roberts here.

Plainfield 5, Waterford 3

Mike Esposito hit a two-run double and Jeff Nicolosi and Steve Jankowski had RBI singles as unbeaten Plainfield High handed Waterford its second loss of the season in a 5-3 ECC baseball victory May 6 in Plainfield. CPTV Sports was there and will show the broadcast premiere Saturday May 10 at 7:30pm

Plainfield improved to 11-0. Waterford, which was No. 1 in the latest state coaches/media poll, is 9-2.

Simsbury 9, New Fairfield 8 (6 OTs)

Zach Levin scored with 2:31 left in the sixth overtime to give unbeaten Simsbury High a 9-8 boys lacrosse victory at New Fairfield May 5. CPTV Sports was there and will show replays in upcoming days (check broadcast schedule).

Simsbury, ranked sixth in the latest state coaches/media poll, improved to 8-0. New Fairfield, which got two goals each from Jake Ryan and Ryan Lewis, is 3-7. The six overtimes were one short of the state record.