Published October 02. 2013 4:00AM
North Haven earned a 7-1 home win against Oronoque foe Career/Hillhouse, took a 3-0 defeat at Xavier, and then earned a 5-1 win versus division opponent East Haven.
Against Career/Hillhouse, Chris Broadbent scored the first goal from Walter Muralles, Colin Uyeki scored from Ryan Chieffo, and then Francesco Scarano put one home from Janos Kanyo as the Indians (5-2-1, 3-0) took a 3-1 lead to halftime. In the second half, Chieffo scored on a penalty kick, Muralles scored from Chieffo and Thomas Bogen, Muralles scored his second goal from Chieffo, and then Chieffo netted his second tally from John Jensen. Zach Tabak made six saves and Joe Russo had four.
In the East Haven game, Chieffo scored from Bogen, Colin Finkle scored from Colin Uyeki, and Chieffo scored again on a free kick for a 3-0 halftime lead. Muralles scored from Yuri Panferov and Uyeki put one home on an assist by Finkle in the second half. Tabak had two saves and Russo made three for Federico Fiondella's squad, which dedicated the victory to Matthew Jacques.
Following a 4-0 loss to Hand, North Haven responded by earning a 1-1 tie at Lyman Hall. Senior captain Nichole Cicarelli scored the Indians' goal on a penalty stroke.
Against Hand, senior keeper Serena Battista made 24 saves.
The Indians concluded the week with an 8-0 loss to Wilton.
After defeating Cross 3-0 (25-13, 25-7, 25-19), the Indians took a 3-1 (25-21, 25-21, 16-25, 28-18) defeat to East Haven and a 3-0 (25-17, 25-20, 25-23) loss to Mercy.
Against Cross, Coach Pam Schaff said her squad received excellent serving and hitting by captain Meg Falkowski and Frankie Anastasio, along with nice kills by Amanda Kenny and Lauren Gomez, great serving and receiving from Mary Mattei, plus effective blocking by Marissa Mocarski.
In the East Haven match, North Haven (3-5, 2-1) received excellent serving and solid all-around play by Morgan Schaff, as well as key aces from Falkowski and Kenny.
"We were hoping for a victory against our biggest rival East Haven," said Coach Schaff. "We will need to minimize our mistakes in order to realize our potential and achieve that goal."
Versus Mercy, Schaff said her team was led by solid hitting by Kenny, Anastasio, and Lauren Gomez, plus some quality kills from McVety.