Girls' Golfers Win And Boys Compete
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.