Stamford Local Sports Roundup Feb. 11
The Stamford Youngtimers 6th grade travel team improved to 6-8 overall and 3-4 in Fairfield County Basketball League play with two wins. First, the Youngtimers upended Wilton Blue, 35-21 behind 12 points from Maeve Petrizzi. Alanna Watson and Emily Sherman each scored five points for the 6th grade. Keyed by 12 more points from Petrizzi, Stamford then downed Southbury, 33-22. Isabella Mandel netted seven points and Sherman added six.
The Stamford Blue 8 now stands at 7-5 and 4-2 in league play after splitting a pair of games. Despite nine points and five steals from Charlie Karukas, Blue 8 dropped a 46-32 decision to Darien Blue. Sophie Blomberg chipped in with seven points. The Youngtimers came back strong the next day and defeated Danbury, 31-26. Karukas led the way with eight points while Olivia Conte and Maddy Lockery each netted seven.
Stamford White 8 had a full weekend, playing in three games and winning one. Greenwich Select held off White 8, 42-28. Andrea DiTeodoro and Madison Rabb paced Stamford with eight points apiece. Emma Burston tallied 13 points including four clutch free throws in overtime to lift White 8 to a 39-30 victory over Wilton Blue. Rabb totaled nine points and Susan Mahoney collected eight points.
In a matchup of two teams with undefeated league records, Hamden Fathers earned a 38-23 win over the Youngtimers. Carly Diamond and Rabb each scored seven points.
The Youngtimers 7th grade travel team had a pair of four-point losses in closely-contested games. Despite 13 points from Sam Albert, the 7th grade fell to Newtown Gold, 32-28. Darien then used a strong third quarter to pull out a 33-29 win over Stamford. Albert, Kylie Frank and Chloe Sotell all scored six points for the Youngtimers.
In a battle of undefeated teams in the Stamford Youngtimers Senior League, Allyson Rioux beat the Mercury, 21-12. Maeve Petrizzi scored six points to lead Rioux while Natalie Becue added five. Ava Bakes and Camille Barry each scored four points for the Mercury.
In a high-scoring affair, Instant Replay picked up a 36-31 win over Conte Electric. Isabella Mandel paced Replay with 12 points while Briana Cepeda and Natalie Richardson totaled six points each. Olivia Conte poured in 18 points for Conte and Kate Telesca popped in nine points.
HomeTech Services earned its first victory of the season with a 19-12 decision over the Youngtimers. Kylie Frank scored seven points for HomeTech and Lauren Barnard netted six. Kirsten Hallinan led the Youngtimers with six points.
Behind 10 points from Sam Albert, Good Dreams Daycare, Inc. rolled to a 28-21 win over Mark Sherman Law. Alice Petersen and Sofia Wenz-Bazen collected six points apiece. Maddie Lockery posted eight points for MSL and Emily Sherman had seven.
In the Junior League, DKE Risk Solutions remained unbeaten with an 8-6 win over Andersen Financial. Sydney Hauben led DKE with six points. Behind nine points from Shanice Saunders, Plunge Digital upended ThermoCare 17-10. Eila Olson scored eight for Plunge.
McKenna O’Neill scored 10 points and Kimberly McGowan added six to propel the Youngtimers to a 23-4 triumph over Spooky Cheetah Press. Keyed by 14 points from Jara Keegel, Allyson Rioux downed Instant Replay, 25-16. Kaitlyn Fox chipped in with seven points for Rioux. Isabella D’Orta paced Replay with six points.
STAMFORD NORTH LL REGISTRATION OPEN
Children, ages 4 to 12, who live or attend school in North Stamford or Springdale can now register to play baseball with Stamford North Little League in spring 2018.
Boys and girls new to the league must register in person Tuesday, Feb. 13, 6 to 8 p.m., at the Turn of River Fire Department, Buxton Farm and Turn of River roads. A parent or guardian must provide the child’s birth certificate and proof of residency or attending a league-area school. Payment by check required. Details online at http://StamfordNorthLL.com.
Returning players must register and pay online. Registration fees run from $85 to $220. Early-bird and sibling discounts, and scholarships available.
REGISTER FOR EST BASEBALL CAMP
EST Baseball will be conducting three weekly instructional camp sessions from June 18th - July 6th at Stamford High School. During each weekly session, players will learn the fundamentals of fielding (both infield and outfield), hitting, bunting, base running and proper throwing technique. In addition, games will be played daily with an emphasis on situational play and “baseball IQ”.
The camp director and head instructor is Rit Lacomis (Stamford High Varsity Head Coach), who has experience coaching and playing at all levels from Little League to college. He is a Physical Education and Health Teacher at SHS, as well as a certified CPR and First Aid Instructor.
Camp sessions are June 18-22, June 25-29, and July 2-6 (no July 4th). The cost for Sessions 1 and/or 2 is $200, Session 3 is $160. Sibling and multi-session discounts are available. Daily drop-offs welcome ($40/day). Baseball players of all levels ages 6-12 are welcome. Visit estbaseball.com to register.
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