Girls lacrosse: Top performers and games to watch (May 12)


Emma Abbazia, Greenwich: The sophomore had a hat trick, 10 draw controls, six ground balls and three caused turnovers when the Cardinals rallied for a 12-11 overtime win against Ludlowe on Saturday. Abbazia also collected a combined 13 goals, four assists, and 17 draw controls when the Cardinals defeated Warde and Trumbull in back-to-back games last week.

Jamie Anthony, Somers: The junior midfielder scored seven goals to lead Somers to a 20-6 victory over St. Paul Catholic on Tuesday.

Kayla Bretan, Shelton: Bretan, an attack, scored six goals, including the game-winner in overtime as the Gaels beat Law, 11-10, on Tuesday.

Jaime Condon, Wethersfield: The senior won 95% of the draws during Wethersfield’s 17-8 win over Watertown on Monday. Condon has been averaging five ground balls and two goals per game.

McKenzie Didio, Staples: The senior hit a career milestone when she scored her 100th career goal during the Wreckers’ 17-9 victory over Westhill last Friday.

Amelia Logan, Masuk: Logan, a junior, had 15 points with nine goals and six assists in Masuk’s last two wins against Brookfield and Bethel. She leads the Panthers with 64 goals and 39 assists this season.

Alison MacDougall, Pomperaug: The senior goalie collected 13 saves in a 9-8 loss to Newtown on Tuesday. Gabby Donofrio, a sophomore attack, had a hat trick in that game.

Ava Matikowski, Cheshire: The junior scored six goals and had one assist in the Rams’ 17-5 win over Sacred Heart Academy last Thursday. She also scored four goals in a 15-7 to Wilton.

Dillyn Patten, New Canaan: The senior led the Rams with four goals in a 13-3 win over Staples on Tuesday.

Sadie Ruiz: Wethersfield: The sophomore attacker scored her 50th goal during a six-goal performance in a 17-8 win over Watertown on Monday. Ruiz, who is averaging four goals per game, also had 13 goals and dished out 6 assists in three victories last week.

Kayla Schiffer, Weston: The sophomore racked up six goals and two assists in a 20-8 win against Stratford/Bunnell last Wednesday.

Rita Sefransky, Fitch: The Falcons’ senior captain had five goals and five assists in a 12-5 win over Stonington on Monday. She also had a hat trick and an assist in an 18-7 loss against Weston on Saturday, and recorded 13 draw controls in the two games.

Molly Snow, Wilton: Snow had 14 points in Wilton’s wins over Brien McMahon 19-1, and Cheshire 15-7 last week. In the game against Cheshire, she collected eight points with a hat trick and five assists.

Taylor Werner, Weston: Werner scored four goals and had one assist in an 11-9 victory against New Fairfield on Tuesday. She also collected four draw controls, three ground balls, and two caused turnovers.

Kacie Wines, Daniel Hand: The senior reached a career milestone when she collected her 200th point during the Tigers’ 9-3 win over Simsbury on Saturday. She finished the game with a hat trick and one assist. Wines also had five goals and one assist in a 15-14 loss to Guilford and eight goals and two assists in a 17-8 win over East Lyme.


Staples at Guilford, Thursday, 6: Two top-10 teams go out of conference for this showdown as the No. 9 Wreckers visit the No. 4 Grizzlies.

St. Joseph at Canton, Thursday, 6:30: St. Joseph is 8-6 and five of its losses have come against teams ranked in the state’s top 10. Canton, meanwhile, is 9-2 and in fourth place in the Class S standings.

Daniel Hand at Cheshire, Friday, 6: Two of the SCC’s contenders class in a Friday night contest. Cheshire won their first meeting this season 11-8.

Southington at Masuk, Friday, 7: Masuk puts its nine-game winning streak on the line against a Southington team which has won nine of 10 this season.

Glastonbury at Newtown, Saturday, Noon: Newtown is closing in on a top two seed in the Class L playoffs. Glastonbury, a traditional CCC contender, has lost three of four, but could give the Nighthawks a big test.

Weston at Masuk, Monday, 6:30: An SWC battle royale. Weston has just one loss, that coming by a single goal to Newtown, while Masuk hasn’t lost since mid-April.

North Branford at Valley Regional, Tuesday, 4: A Shoreline rumble has undefeated Valley Regional hosting last year’s conference champion.

Amity at Joel Barlow, Tuesday, 7: The SCC contender faces the defending SWC champion as teams gear up for the postseason.

- Dave Stewart