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Playoff Runs End For Volleyball, Boys' Lacrosse, And Baseball Teams

Published: June 05, 2018 at 12:00 am

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Tucker Garrity scored twice in Newtown's OT loss to Glastonbury (Bee Photo, Hutchison)
Tucker Garrity scored twice in Newtown's OT loss to Glastonbury (Bee Photo, Hutchison)
Newtown High School's boys' volleyball team saw its Class L state playoff run and unbeaten ways end in a 3-0 (25-13, 25-20, 25-18) loss to Ridgefield in the semifinals at neutral site Fairfield Warde High, on June 4. Ardi Kodzodziku had six digs and 12 kills; Eric Moore logged six digs and 26 assists; Matt Principi had 11 digs; Robbie Morrill registered three digs and five kills; Silas Decker had five service points and four kills; and Liam Jones had seven kills; Nate Jones had three digs and three service points; Morten Sande added three kills; and Kyle Nicholson tacked on a trio of service points.

On June 2, the NHS baseball team dropped a 1-0 decision at host Ridgefield in the Class LL state tournament quarterfinals. Kyle Roche pitched six innings, allowing just the one run on four hits; he had six strikeouts and did not issue a walk. Ridgefield's Matt Deluca two-hit the Hawks, yielding a double to Todd Petersen and a single to Harry Eppers.

The host boys' lacrosse team, in other June 2 action, lost 9-8 in overtime to Glastonbury in the Class L quarterfinal round. Tucker Garrity, Aiden Coleman, and Layton Harrell all scored twice, and Jeff Garrity and Declan Sughrue also scored for Newtown.

Check back online and in the June 8 print edition of The Bee for more coverage of these games.

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