Weekly Sports Update - April 9-13, 2018

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Girls Track Team Improves Record to 2-0

The T-Birds recently improved its record to 2-0 during a home meet on April 9 with the visiting Central Islip Musketeers by a final score of 99-51.

Kelsie Naldrett won the 100-meter hurdles (17.2) and the 400-meter hurdles (1:13.10) to contribute toward Connetquot’s win and helped toward maintaining the team’s first-place standing in Suffolk County League II.


Girls Softball Team Loses Close Game to Sachem East

The Connetquot High School girls varsity softball team faced Sachem East High School on April 7 but came up short by a final score of 6-2.

“Our girls played with confidence, but Sachem’s experience gave them the early lead, and the win,” said coach Michelle Goodwin.  
Connetquot looked sharp early on, and, with a few more games under its belt, the T-Birds will continue to make the community proud.

Sophomore Rebecca Schwartz doubled and scored. Rebecca also pitched her first complete varsity game, striking out three batters. Senior shortstop Julianna Prescia doubled and scored as well. Defensively, Prescia turned a Sachem ground ball into an impressive double play to end a late-inning rally. 


Varsity Baseball Team Comes Up Short Against Commack HS

On April 9, the T-Birds played its first home game against Commack High School, and despite a strong game on offense and defense, came up short by the end of the game.

Commack picked up a base hit in the top of the seventh, which resulted in Connetquot starter Joe Savino to be relieved by John O’Connell. Commack went on to score one run, then loaded the bases and gave Tim McHugh the opportunity to hit a grand slam home run.  

Connetquot’s senior catcher Chris Amato hit a towering two-run home run in the fifth inning to give the team a 3-1 lead, but the visitors would come out on top by a final score of 6-3 by the end.  

Connetquot’s overall record is now stands at 2-1 (second place).