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Town Has Five Champions In Annual Soccer Tourney

The Newtown Soccer Club hosted the 33rd Annual Memorial Day Soccer Tournament this past weekend. The club welcomed 102 teams from all over Connecticut to play in a one-day format tournament. Out-of-county towns such as Plainfield, Naugatuck, Wallingford, and Bristol came for the competition, along with local clubs from Wilton, Weston, and Westport. The girls’ teams played on Saturday and the boys’ squads on Sunday. In addition to competitive games, food vendors and t-shirt sales made this year’s tournament a success for the Newtown Soccer Club.

Saturday Night Open Mic Returning, With Musical Guests, May 30

The next monthly Saturday Night Open Mic will be Saturday, May 30, from 7:30 to 9:30 pm, in the Great Room at Newtown Congregational Church. Featured band this month is Boulevard Swing.

Softball Squad Blanks Lancers In Quarterfinals

Top-seeded Newtown High School’s softball team took a few innings to get going, but after breaking open a scoreless game in the fourth, the Nighthawks rolled past No. 8 Notre Dame-Fairfield 10-0 in the South-West Conference tournament quarterfinals, on May 22. Newtown pitcher Gillian Galante was dominant throughout, compiling 13 strikeouts, allowing only two hits, and issuing a pair of walks along the way.