H.S. roundup: Stonington, Fitch boys reach Piver Cup title match
Stonington — Tyler Fidrych had two goals and an assist as Stonington cruised to a 4-2 victory over Chariho (R.I.) in the opening round of the Third annual Josh Piver Cup boys' soccer tournament on Saturday.
The Bears (2-0) will play Fitch, a 2-1 winner over Westerly, in the championship match next Saturday at 3 p.m.
Fidrych converted a pair of penalty kicks for Stonington, the first in the 20th minute and the second just 5:09 into the second half. Fidrych also assisted on Sam Montalto's opening goal just 5:15 into the match while Elias Dahl, assisted by Billy de Castro scored late in the first half.
In other matches:
• Old Lyme goalie Ryan Tetreault made 13 saves, including two acrobatic leaping grabs in the final 2 minutes, as the Wildcats topped East Lyme 1-0. Michael Milazzo scored the game-winner at the 13:48 mark of the first half assisted by Jesper Silverberg for Old Lyme (2-0). Owen Brown made three saves for East Lyme.
• Zach Tuccitto had a goal and two assists as Morgan defeated Waterford 3-0 in a nonconference match. AJ Sachatello made five saves for the Lancers (0-1), who were outshot 23-5.
• Fitch advanced to the Piver Cup final with a 2-1 win over Westerly in double overtime. Madison Lynch scored both goals for Fitch and Allison Sousa assisted on the first. Fitch (1-1) plays Chariho (R.I.) in the final next Saturday at 12:30 p.m. Chariho beat Stonington 3-1 in the other game.
• Khay Hatcher had two goals and an assist as Waterford opened its season with a 3-1 victory over Morgan, the school that eliminated the Lancers from the state tournament in 2018. Lily Marelli scored her first varsity goal for Waterford, Nicole Li had an assist and goalie Mckenzie Gregory made five saves. Waterford outshot Morgan (1-1) 15-9.
• Rebecca Strouch scored a pair of goals as Weston scored all its goals in the first half to defeat visiting Montville 5-0 in the nonconference match. Julia Beaupre made 16 saves in goal for the Indians (0-2).
• Marianapolis Prep scored all its goals in the second half, two by Angie Hargrave, to defeat Williams 3-0 on Friday. Olivia Guinan made 21 saves in goal for the Blues, who were outshot 24-14.
• Ledyard rallied from a 2-1 deficit to defeat Montville 25-23, 27-29, 23-25, 25-15, 15-12. Kira Kassim had 18 kills for Ledyard (2-0) while Hannah Avila added 25 assists and McKayla Finkelstein finished with 18 digs. Mackenzie Clark had five aces and 25 assists to lead the Indians (0-1) while Anna Kreitlow finished with 24 digs and Maya Hillman had 10 kills and nine blocks.
• Ryleigh Gonyo had 23 kills and Sabrina Kobyluck 41 assists as Waterford beat Valley Regional 25-19, 25-15, 21-25, 25-17.
• Old Lyme improved to 1-1 with a 25-13, 25-21, 25-16 nonconference win over Norwich Tech. Clair Wholean had eight assists and Maddie Cann seven kills for the Wildcats while Joharys Perez-Rivera had 10 serve points, one ace and five digs for the Warriors (0-2) and Paige Phaneuf added eight digs.
• Taylor Stone scored four goals as Old Saybrook defeated Waterford 6-1 in a nonconference game. Hannah Buzkowski scored the lone goal for the Lancers (0-2), and it came in the game's first minute.
• Defending Class M champion Guilford erupted for four goals in the first half and cruised to a 5-0 nonconference win over Stonington. Claire Evans made 18 saves in goal for the Bears (1-1), who were outshot 32-2.
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