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NHS Field Hockey, Volleyball, And Soccer Recap

Published: September 23, 2017 at 12:00 am

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Camryn Griffin gets her stick on the ball as teammates Olivia Butler (No. 40), Katie Basset (No. 9), and Hana Rosenthal join the play. (Bee Photo, Hutchison)
Camryn Griffin gets her stick on the ball as teammates Olivia Butler (No. 40), Katie Basset (No. 9), and Hana Rosenthal join the play. (Bee Photo, Hutchison)
Evan Eggleston battles a Brookfield player for the ball as teammates Owen Sullivan and Jack Vaughan look on. (Bee Photo, Hutchison)
Evan Eggleston battles a Brookfield player for the ball as teammates Owen Sullivan and Jack Vaughan look on. (Bee Photo, Hutchison)
Newtown High School's field hockey, girls' volleyball, and girls' soccer teams all posted victories on September 22. The boys' soccer team earned a tie. Here are some of the highlights.

Field Hockey Blanks Weston

The field hockey team defeated visiting Weston 2-0 at Treadwell Park. Jordan Stofko opened the scoring and Emma Schmid-Tharnish padded the lead by converting off a nice cross from Ali Kelleher.

Newtown will visit Masuk of Monroe on Tuesday, September 26, beginning at 7 pm.

Spikers Sweep ND

On the volleyball court, the Nighthawks defeated host Notre Dame-Fairfield 3-0 (25-16, 25-13, 25-13). Newtown improved to 4-2 overall and 2-1 in South-West Conference play.

Kim Buttery had six aces and five digs, Rachel O'Grady had six aces and four digs, and Erin Burns had three kills and two blocks.

Soccer Success

The girls' and boys' soccer teams continue to stay out of the loss column. The girls won 1-0 at Brookfield. Karsen Pirone scored off a Sarah Houle corner kick. Newtown's boys' team tied Brookfield 1-1 at Treadwell Park as Owen Baillargeon scored for the Nighthawks.

Newtown's girls' team will host Bunnell of Stratford at Blue & Gold Stadium, on Tuesday, September 26, starting at 7 pm. The boys will visit Bunnell at the same time.

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This Week's Poll

Newtown Cultural Arts Commission is presenting or coordinating on six weeks of special events. Which event are you looking forward to the most? (Visit our Features page for a full story with details about all of these events.)

“In The Bag” exhibition, on view to September 28
0% (0 votes)
The Lords of 52nd Street concert, September 14
0% (0 votes)
Newtown Arts Festival weekend, September 15-16
25% (1 vote)
“An Evening of the Arts,” September 15
50% (2 votes)
“The Fox on the Fairway” production by Town Players of Newtown, weekends September 21-October 13
0% (0 votes)
“The Main Street Replica Project,” launching September 25
0% (0 votes)
Someday Cinema Series screenings of “The Blues Brothers,” September 30
0% (0 votes)
Photography display “In Our Rearview Mirror” by Marleen Cafarelli, et al, October 1-30
0% (0 votes)
“Love, Laughter, and Rhubarb” with Tinky Weisblat, October 3
25% (1 vote)
Newtown Day, October 6
0% (0 votes)
The 3rd Annual Newtown-Sandy Hook Restaurant Week, October 8-14
0% (0 votes)
Basket weaving workshop with Tina Puckett, October 13
0% (0 votes)
“Courageous Conversations in A Complex World,” October 17
0% (0 votes)
Live at ETH: David Wax Museum concert, October 19
0% (0 votes)
The 2nd Annual Fall Carnival at Fairfield Hills, October 19-21
0% (0 votes)
Connecticut Author’s Reading Series, October 21
0% (0 votes)
Natalie’s Open Mic, October 21
0% (0 votes)
“The Wordsmiths,” October 24
0% (0 votes)
Pianist Konstanza Chernov, October 28
0% (0 votes)
Someday Cinema Series double feature screenings of “Bride of Frankenstein” and “The Beast with Five Fingers,” October 29
0% (0 votes)
Total votes: 4