CIAC Volleyball Tournaments Began Monday; Field Hockey Tourneys Start Tuesday

Field Hockey

Glastonbury, Enfield and South Windsor will be three top contenders in the Class L Tournament, with the top-seeded and undefeated Tomahawks (16-0) as the favorite. Glastonbury, which lost in last season’s semifinals, will face No. 16 Simsbury (9-7-1-0) in the first round Wednesday at 4. If it wins it could face No. 8 South Windsor (13-3) either Friday or Saturday. The Bobcats are hosting No. 9 Hamden (10-5-1-0) Wednesday at 2. No. 2 Enfield (15-1) will square off against No. 15 Newtown (10-7) Wednesday at 5 and with a win would face either No. 7 Norwalk or No. 10 Greenwich Friday or Saturday. The Eagles only lost to Glastonbury.

Suffield (6-9-1-0) is seeded fifteenth in Class S and will play at second-seeded Stonington (13-2-1-0) Tuesday at 5:30. If the team pulls off the upset, it would play either No. 7 Northwestern or No. 10 Lewis Mills Thursday at a time to be announced.

Volleyball

RHAM is the top contender among local squads, as the Sachems are seeded second in the Class L Tournament.

No. 9 Glastonbury (16-4) swept No. 24 Wilton Monday at 6:00 and will travel to No. 8 Newtown (16-4) Wednesday at 6. No. 21 South Windsor (10-11) fell to No. 12 E.O. Smith 3-1 Monday night.

RHAM (17-1) will attempt to improve one better on last season’s tournament results, when the top-seeded Sachems were upset by Platt in the championship game. RHAM has a first-round bye and will host either No. 15 Stratford or No. 18 Woodstock Thursday at 6.

Three teams are competing in Class M. No. 8 Tolland (17-4) swept No. 25 Waterford Monday night and will host No. 9 Woodland (17-4) Wednesday at 6. No. 10 Suffield (14-6) outlasted No. 23 Wolcott Monday in five sets and will battle No. 7 Granby (17-4) Wednesday. No. 15 East Catholic (14-7) swept CCC rival Rocky Hill, seeded 18th, on Monday and advanced to play second-seeded Haddam-Killingworth (19-1) Wednesday.

 

 

 

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