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Girls' Golfers Win And Boys Compete



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Newtown High School’s girls’ golf team won three matches at Newtown Country Club to begin the year. The Nighthawks bested Pomperaug of Southbury 194-162 on April 22, then won two matches in as many days, beating Masuk of Monroe 207-221 on April 26, and Stratford 192-260 on April 27.

In the Pomperaug match, Kendall Reed earned medalist honors with a score of 44. Caitlin Briggs shot a 49, Nidhi Mukka had a 51, and Maddy Watson a 50.

Against Masuk, Reed again led the way with a 45, Briggs had a 48, Mukka shot a 51, and Watson posted a 63.

Reed again took medalist accolades with a 39 in the Stratford match. Briggs followed with a 45, Mukka shot a 50, and Watson finished with 58.

Newtown’s boys’ team lost to Weston at Aspetuck Valley Country Club in Weston 179-208 on April 26, and fell to Pomperaug of Southbury 168-189 at Rock Ridge Country Club on April 27. James Celentano shot a 45, Colin Luby 48, Jonathan Briggs 45, Charlie Hanson 50, and Jake Mailloux 56.

Kendall Reed follows through on her swing during practice at Newtown Country Club. Reed earned medalist honors in Newtown’s first two wins. —Bee Photos, Hutchison
James Celentano competes for the Nighthawks.
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