Overtime with Ken Morse

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Mo’s Moments
Record performance
Woodland senior Ella Bernegger put up a school-record score of 229.35 in diving during a 97-74 win over Watertown on Oct. 18.

Zeros
Woodland sophomore Brayden Raudenbush made six saves to lead the Hawks to a 3-0 win over WCA on Oct. 18. It was the fifth shutout win in a row for Woodland.

Hat trick
Naugatuck senior Aubrey Deller sent three balls to the back of the net to lead the Greyhounds to a 5-2 win over Ansonia on Oct. 17 for the team’s third straight win.

In the nick of time
Woodland sophomore Meghan Hatnett scored the only goal of the game late in the second half as the Hawks escaped with a 1-0 win over Wolcott on Oct. 14.

Force to be reckoned with
Naugatuck senior Lauren Sonski scored all four goals in the first half against Holy Cross as the Greyhounds took a halftime lead. The Crusaders rallied for the 9-4 win, but Sonski showed that she’s a gamer.

Word from the Woods:
Girls volleyball – The Hawks knocked off Kennedy, 3-0, on Oct. 13 (25-9, 25-18, 25-12). Kalle Legassey led the way with 10 kills and nine digs. Maille Ianniruberto had eight kills, Emma Fabrizi recorded 30 assists, and Ava Bianchini tallied eight kills and eight aces. The Hawks began a three-match homestand with a huge 3-2 win over Seymour on Oct. 20, handing the Wildcats their first loss of the season.
Girls swimming – The Hawks improved to 9-1 on the season, earning a 97-74 win over Watertown on Oct. 18. Emme Starzman was a double winner in the 200-yard IM (2:20.66) and the 100 free (58.57). Laura DeGennaro won the 200 free (2:04.38), Molly Kennedy swam to victory in the 50 free (26.06), Maura Beltrami was first in the 100 fly (1:06.08) and Dylan Burkowsky won the 500 free (6:01.45). The 200 medley relay squad of Mackayla Bernier, Sam Sharkey, Mia Sansone and Kennedy took first at 2:09.06 and the 200 free relay team of Sarah Cooley, Kennedy, Sansone and Starzman won in a time of 1:50.16.

Naugy Notes:
Girls volleyball – The Greyhounds got past Crosby by a 3-1 margin. Laniah Diaz led the way with 14 service points, 5 aces and 7 digs. Mackenzie Skirkanich scored 14 service points, Indya Waller had eight kills, Jenna Ashe added six kills, Gabby German tallied 5 kills, and Leah Chatfield contributed four assists. Jordan Grey and Riley Best had three kills each. The Greyhounds dropped to 7-9 with a 3-1 loss to Pomperaug on Oct. 18.
Girls swimming – The Greyhounds defeated St. Paul, 83-64, on Oct. 14 and improved to 4-3. Naugy was led by the 200 medley relay foursome of Amy Morrissey, Ayana Williams, Leticia DoNascimento and Sydney Connolly, which swam to victory in 2:15.24. The 200 freestyle relay team of Tara Fitzgerald, Connolly, Briana Rubas and Lily Jason took first at 2:03.58. Jason was a double winner, taking first in the 100 free (1:05.01) and the 50 free (27.52). Lindsey Hacker won the 200 free (2:33.94) and Connolly was first in the 200 IM (2:46.39).