Tag Archives: NVL tournament

Hounds can’t rally against Watertown girls

WATERBURY — The stat sheet shows that it was all Naugatuck, but the score sheet told a different story. The Watertown girls’ soccer team scored in the second minute, built…


Woodland spikers back in NVL title game

WATERBURY – Woodland’s victory over Kennedy in the Naugatuck Valley League semifinals came down to one simple, fundamental key to victory: Execution. The Hawks communicated, passed well, finished points and played…

Hounds to play for fifth-straight NVL crown

WATERTOWN – The Naugatuck boys’ soccer team playing Kennedy in the Naugatuck Valley League tournament semifinal might seem like a historical mismatch. On the turf of the Mills Complex in…

Naugy girls roll into another NVL title game

WATERBURY – So let’s see, Naugatuck has scored eight goals in two Naugatuck Valley League girls’ soccer tournament games and Nicole Sambrook has five of those scores attached to her…

Woodland boys’ soccer falls in NVL semis

WATERTOWN – The Woodland boys’ soccer team was able to hold off a ferocious offensive attack by Watertown for a half during Monday’s Naugatuck Valley League tournament semifinals at the…


Hawks fall to Crusaders in second half

The Woodland girls’ soccer team battled Holy Cross to a 0-0 deadlock in the first half of the quarterfinals in the Naugatuck Valley League tournament held at Municipal Stadium in…


Hawks win first-ever NVL softball title

NAUGATUCK – Starting her third game in four days, Katie Alfiere allowed just two runs—one earned—and provided all the offense she needed with a two-run double and a two-run home run Thursday to lead Woodland to its first-ever Naugatuck Valley League softball championship in a 4-2 win over defending champion Seymour.

NVL baseball, softball tourney matchups set

The matchups for this week’s Naugatuck Valley League baseball and softball tournaments have been released with all four area teams qualifying for league postseason play. In the baseball tournament, no….


Woodland not enough for Royals, Raiders

WATERBURY — All season, Woodland couldn’t take down the royalty of the Naugatuck Valley League. Sarah Royals and Torrington made sure that didn’t change in Monday’s NVL tournament semifinal at Kennedy High, as the Red Raiders eliminated the resilient Hawks, 53-49.

Woodland couldn’t hold on to a lead that ballooned to as many as six points in the third quarter, as Royals (game-high 21 points) engineered an impressive comeback for top-seeded Torrington.


Hawks come back, top AHS in NVL 1st round

WATERBURY — For 2 1/2 quarters, the Woodland girls looked like the same Hawks who had lost their last four games to end the regular season, trailing Ansonia, 33-21, with three minutes, 39 seconds to go in the third.

But over the final 11:39 of Saturday’s Naugatuck Valley League tournament quarterfinal matchup with the Chargers at Holy Cross High School, Woodland put together its most brilliant stretch of basketball this season. The Black and Gold outscored the No. 4 seed, 31-8, thanks to a suddenly-resurgent offense and a stifling man-to-man defense to pull away with a 52-41 win.