SEPTEMBER 23, 2014 on the CPTV Sports Wire: On Tuesday’s Beyond the Beat (7pm) the guys talk Derek Jeter, area pro and college football, and Jeff Jacobs’ upcoming walk from Hartford to Storrs; Amity girls volleyball wins on CPTV Sports; high school soccer update; Southington (media), New Canaan (coaches) lead state high school football polls; Central Connecticut honors longtime basketball coach Bill Detrick, who died Friday. Continue reading →
Caroline DelVecchio had 13 kills, Cassidy Kirby 14 digs and Haiey Pierson 31 blocks to lead Amity-Woodbridge to a 3-1 (25-21, 18-25, 25-20, 25-20) victory at Woodland Regional-Beacon Falls Sept. 22. CPTV Sports will show the broadcast premiere Thursday Sept. 25 at 7:30pm, after the newest edition of GameTime.
Mike Scherer threw a touchdown pass and ran for another score as Xavier held on to defeat North Haven 21-14 Sept. 19 in an SCC football game seen LIVE on CPTV Sports.
Xavier (2-0), ranked No. 9 in CPTV Sports’ GameTime Power Poll, trailed 14-7 at the half. Scherer scored on an 8-yard run to tie hit, then hit John Sullivan with a 57-yard TD pass to take the lead.
North Haven (1-1) drove to the Xavier 12 after a 41-yard pas from Jack Stienmann to Jeremy Imperati. But the Falcons closed with a four-down defensive stand that included two tackles for big losses and a knocked-down pass in the end zone.
View our full live stream of the game here (note: game begins at 29:30 mark). Read the game story by GameTimeCT.com’s Jim Bransfield here.
Gina Carroll had five saves to help Ellington preserve a 0-0 tie with Suffield in girls soccer Sept. 18. CPTV Sports was there and will show replays in upcoming days (see below).
Suffield goalie Jessica Cunningham did not have to make a save for the Wildcats (2-0-1). Ellington is 1-0-2. The match between NCCC rivals — which ended with two five-minute overtimes — does not count in the league standings; the rematch is Oct. 18.
Colton Grob scored the game’s first goal seven minutes into the second half to lead Suffield High to a 3-0 NCCC boys soccer victory over visiting Ellington Sept. 18. CPTV Sports was there and will show the broadcast premiere Monday Sept. 22 at 8:30pm.
Suffield (3-0) won its 38th game in a row, five short of tying the state record. Ellington (2-1) was the last to beat Suffield, Sept. 27, 2012.
The game was a rematch of last year’s Class M final won by Suffield 2-0. The Wildcats are the three-time defending Class M champions and Read the game story by The Hartford Courant’s Matthew Conyers here.
SEPTEMBER 19, 2014 on the CPTV Sports Wire: Friday night’s LIVE high school football game is North Haven at Xavier-Middletown (7:00pm) with the Falcons looking for revenge; Ellington and Suffield split a girls-boys soccer doubleheader; girls game premiere Saturday at 7:00pm; boys Monday at 8:30pm. Continue reading →
SEPTEMBER 18, 2014 on the CPTV Sports Wire: The Colorado Rockies make the New Britain Rock Cats’ their new Double A affiliate; Ledyard blanks Lyman Memorial in girls volleyball (see it Monday at 7:00pm); the CPTV crew is in Ellington this afternoon for a boys-girls soccer doubleheader vs. Suffield; A new GameTime tonight (NOTE time has been changed to 6:30pm) — lots of talk about HS football and Farmington boys soccer coach Steve Waters stops by; GameTime is followed at 7:00pm by the Indians’ recent win over Newington. Continue reading →
SEPTEMBER 17, 2014 on the CPTV Sports Wire: Twins cut ties with Rock Cats due to CT stadium uncertainty; WFSB-TV profiles Glastonbury’s Jon DeCasanova, an Eastern Connecticut men’s soccer player who beat long odds to overcome cancer and return to the sport; Updating our busy CPTV Sports week — six games, five sports, in five days! Continue reading →
Evan Hughes, Jared Edelson and Alec Maccarone scored to give host Farmington High a 3-0 victory over Newington in a CCC boys soccer game Sept. 15. CPTV Sports was there and will show replays in upcoming days (check broadcast schedule).
Farmington, the defending state Class L champion, improved to 3-0. Jeff Crook had one save for the Indians. Edelson scored on a penalty kick early in the second half.