Tag Archives: boys soccer

Naugatuck defeated Torrington, 4-1, Oct. 30 at Municipal Stadium in Waterbury to win the NVL tournament. –ELIO GUGLIOTTI

Greyhounds capture elusive NVL title

WATERBURY — For the Naugatuck boys soccer seniors there was only one thing that had eluded them during their high school careers: a Naugatuck Valley League title. Led by all-time…

Naugatuck’s Ben Reinhard (20) and Taylor Saad charge to the ball Monday night against Watertown during the NVL semifinal in Watertown. The Greyhounds won the game, 5-0, to advance to the final. –KEN MORSE

‘Workman attitude’ carries Naugy

WATERTOWN — Playing for the Naugatuck Valley League boys soccer title became so common it just seemed like part of Naugy’s schedule — until the last two seasons, when the…

Woodland seniors Adam MacDonald (18) and Edward Zaldumbide (22) lead the Hawks out onto the field in Beacon Falls for their Oct. 21 match versus Wolcott. The Hawks won the game, 3-2.  –LUKE MARSHALL

Hawks end season on a high note

BEACON FALLS — All it took for the Woodland boys soccer team to get a season-ending victory Oct. 21 was a little bit of listening to longtime coach Tony Moutinho….

Naugatuck beat Holy Cross, 2-0, in Naugatuck Oct. 17. –ELIO GUGLIOTTI

Naugy heads into NVLs perfect

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck boys soccer team completed its first undefeated regular season in over a decade by earning a hard-fought 1-0 win over Wilby at Municipal Stadium on Monday….

Naugatuck’s Adam Branco (15) looks for room to work Oct. 8 in Naugatuck as the Greyhounds defeated Wilby, 3-1. Branco leads the Greyhounds with 23 goals through 11 games. –KEN MORSE

Communication secret to Naugatuck’s success

NAUGATUCK — The statistics that Naugatuck senior forward Adam Branco has put up in his years as a Greyhound are hard to ignore. This season, he leads the ‘Hounds with 23…

Woodland senior Adam MacDonald (18) faces off against Torrington’s Seth Gesmondi (11) Oct. 8. MacDonald has made the transformation from role player to the Hawks’ leader on the pitch this season. –KYLE BRENNAN

From role player to leader

MacDonald steps up for Hawks BEACON FALLS — Entering the season opener Sept. 10, the Woodland boys soccer team’s fate was anything but certain. A very young and inexperienced group…

Woodland's Kaleb Williams heads the ball while battling with Naugatuck's Joe Martins Sept. 12 in Beacon Falls. –KYLE BRENNAN

Naugy boys pour in the goals

Woodland looking to find its groove early on BEACON FALLS — No matter whom the Woodland boys soccer team’s defense paid attention to last Thursday, someone else was there to…

Naugatuck High School boys soccer captains, from left, junior Ygor Silva, senior Adam Branco and junior Tyler Saad will lead the Greyhounds on the pitch this season. –KEN MORSE

Greyhounds looking to finish what they start

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck boys soccer team came into last season armed and ready, getting off to a solid 5-0 start with four shutouts while outscoring the opposition by a…

Woodland junior captain Dan Leclerc makes a pass during practice Tuesday afternoon in Beacon Falls. –KYLE BRENNAN

Hawks in midst of youth movement

BEACON FALLS — Longtime Woodland boys soccer coach Tony Moutinho isn’t making any bones about his team’s prospects for this fall, which follows a pair of the most talented classes…

Holy Cross' Jacob Fonseca (23) and Woodland's Michael Costa (6) battle for the ball during their CIAC tournament game Nov. 9 at Municipal Stadium in Waterbury. –RA ARCHIVE

Comeback comes up short for Hawks

WATERBURY — Woodland boys soccer coach Tony Moutinho saw a slim chance of his team coming back from a 3-1 deficit to Holy Cross with seven minutes remaining in the…