NVL tournaments update


Naugatuck's Gillian Fortier tags out Holy Cross' Theresa Marcelynas at home during the semifinals of the NVL softball tournament Wednesday. The Greyhounds fell to the Crusaders 2-1. RA ARCHIVE

Naugatuck fell to Holy Cross 2-1 Wednesday in the semifinals of the NVL softball tournament.

The Crusaders slipped past the Greyhounds on an RBI single by Mikaela Rice in the bottom of the seventh.

The Greyhounds found themselves in the semifinals after outlasting Woodland 8-5 earlier in the day in the conclusion of a quarterfinal match up that started on Tuesday.

The Greyhounds and Hawks were knotted up at 5 a piece after seven innings Tuesday night when the game was postponed due to rain.

Naugatuck scored 3 runs in the top of the eighth when the game resumed Wednesday and Woodland couldn’t find an answer in the bottom of the frame.

Girls Tennis

Woodland fell to Wolcott 4-3 in the semifinals of the NVL girls tennis tournament Wednesday.

Woodland’s Julia Lawton attacks the net Thursday during the NVL girls tennis tournament semifinals. Lawton defeated Wolcott’s Natalie Pagano 8-3. Overall, the Hawks fell to the Eagles 4-3. PHOTO BY LARAINE WESCHLER

Singles: Megan Wester (Woodland) defeated Jessica McHugh, 8-5; Lauren Tremaglio (Woodland) defeated Christina Santos, 8-5; Mackenzie Miller (Wolcott) defeated Liz Martin, 8-6; Julia Lawton (Woodland) defeated Natalie Pagano, 8-3.

Doubles: Pam McWaid/Tyler Mazurski (Wolcott) defeated Angela Vallillo/Avery Gartman, 8-3; Cara Nelson/Alaysia Trotman (Wolcott) defeated Brooke Dragon/Eileen Hurley, 8-6; India Trotman/Alexa Harrison (Wolcott) defeated Amanda Oliveira/Rachel Mariano, 8-6.