Stamford Local Sports Roundup March 9
Stamford Blue 8 finished its regular season by splitting two games in Fairfield County Basketball League play. Behind 10 points and eight rebounds from Olivia Conte, Blue 8 rolled to a 43-28 win over Weston. Ruthie Price totaled nine points and six rebounds and Charlie Karukas added eight points and six steals. In Game 2, St. Mark’s-Stratford earned a 27-20 victory over the Youngtimers. Price posted seven points and nine rebounds while Conte collected six points and nine rebounds.
The 7th Grade travel team dropped two close games to conclude its regular season. Despite 11 points from Sam Albert, Stamford fell to the Fairfield Mystics, 42-35. Sam Feeny posted a travel-best nine points and Chloe Sotell added eight. The Youngtimers then fell just short to Newtown, 33-29. The 7th grade had a very balanced scoring effort with Albert, Kylie Frank and Kaitlin Doyle all scoring seven points while Kate Telesca popped in six.
Darien hit a foul-line jumper with less than 10 seconds left to edge the 6th grade travel team, 28-27. Emily Sherman paced Stamford with eight points and Cayla Meek chipped in with six. Stamford White 8 also dropped a one-point decision to Wilton Blue, 21-20. Emma Burston scored eight points for the Youngtimers while Madison Rabb netted five and Anna Hansen added four.
Allyson Rioux Memorial Foundation finished the regular season unbeaten in the Stamford Youngtimers Senior League after downing Mark Sherman Law, 26-10. Paige Hochadel scored eight points for Rioux and Leonora Lipson added five. Maddie Lockery led MSL with six points. Behind 14 points from Chloe Sotell, the Mercury, who will be the second seed in the playoffs, pounded the Lynx, 40-12. Ava Bakes tossed in 10 points for the Mercury. Mackenzie Boolbol netted six points for the Lynx.
Kate Telesca scored eight points including the game-winner late to lift Conte Electric to a 16-15 victory over the Youngtimers. Kirsten Hallinan posted eight points for the Youngtimers and Kaitlin Safir added five. Keyed by six points from Sam Albert, Good Dreams Daycare, Inc. edged HomeTech Services, 22-20. Alice Peterson, Anna Lichtenberg and Jaime Zaristsky each had four points for GDD. Emma Burston paced HomeTech with eight points.
In the Junior League, Isabella D’orta scored a putback at the buzzer which gave Instant Replay its third consecutive win, 26-25 over Plunge Digital. D’orta scored 14 points for Replay and her sister Abby added six. Eila Olson led Plunge with 11 points and Krystal Downey chipped in with eight.
In another closely-contested contest, ThermoCare LLC held off Andersen Financial, 21-19. Nia Freeman collected nine points for ThermoCare. Julia Nanos posted 12 points for Andersen. Aubrey Orgera popped in eight points and Kate Robinson added six as DKE Risk Solutions upended Spooky Cheetah Press, 18-12. Molly Fitzgerald and Katie Hayes each tossed in four points for SCP. Led by Kaitlyn Fox’s 13 points and Jara Keegel’s six, Allyson Rioux Memorial Foundation picked up a 21-18 win over the Youngtimers. Kimberly McGowan and McKenna O’Neill each scored six points for the Youngtimers.
BASEBALL FOR GIRLS
Girls interested in being a part of the Stamford Sluggers Girls Baseball team are asked to contact manager Janice Razzaia via email at Janice_Razzaia@conair.com
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