WOLCOTT’S SPRING ROUNDUP #3: Boys tennis undefeated; boys lacrosse gets first wins

The Wolcott boys tennis team is off to an 8-0 start this season, and it has been a dominant start for the defending NVL champions.
The No. 1 through No. 4 singles players have not lost a match. Those Eagle singles players are Matt Spina (No. 1), Matt Mastropietro (No. 2), Alex Hale (No. 3) and Jackson Yost (No. 4).
Wolcott has also received solid singles play from Mike Perreault, Raheel Chowdhury, Tyler Shoban and Alex Fishbein in the No. 5 and 6 singles slots.
Wolcott is also solid in doubles, with the team of Spina and Mastropietro leading the way. The Eagles have given up just two team points so far this season.
Wolcott was supposed to face fellow undefeated NVL squad Torrington (6-0) Friday at Torrington, but rain postponed the match. The makeup date was TBA as of Friday night.

Wolcott made history on Monday when it picked up the first win in program history.
It took sudden death overtime, but the Eagles were able to nip Bristol Eastern 11-10 at Bristol Eastern High School.
Wolcott added a second win on Friday, 18-10 over Wamogo at home. The Eagles improved to 2-3 on the season.

Junior Nicole Antonowicz caught the attention of CPTV Sports, and Wolcott supporters helped her earn an honor from the organization.
Antonowicz was voted as Student-Athlete of the Week after winning three games in a four-day span last week.
Antonowicz began her week with a no-hitter against Thomaston on April 12. Antonowicz also pitched Wolcott to a 13-1 win over Woodland on April 13. On April 15, the Eagles beat Naugatuck 9-2 and Antonowicz was again the winning pitcher.
Wolcott has a 5-2 record on the season.

The Eagles improved to 5-2 on Wednesday with a 4-3 victory over Ansonia at Nolan Field.
Tied 2-2 entering the top of the sixth inning, Bobby White led off with a single. Trey Nastri doubled to drive White in for a 3-2 lead. After Nick Longo did his job with a sacrifice bunt, Anthony Ligi tripled home Nastri for a 4-2 advantage.
Ansonia had a double and triple leading off the bottom of the sixth to cut Wolcott’s lead to 4-3, but White came on in relief and didn’t let the Chargers get any closer.
The Eagles improved to 6-2 with a 6-0 shutout of Torrington on Saturday.

Wolcott girls track and field lost for the first time in 2017, defeated by Watertown 80-70 on Tuesday.
Cynthia Dias won the 100-meter hurdles and the javelin. Wolcott defeated St. Paul 112-31 at the same meet, which was held at Wolcott High School.

Wolcott lost for the first time this season against Torrington on Monday at Farmingbury Hills Country Club. The Eagles had a score of 189, three strokes more than a 186 for the Raiders.
Wolcott rebounded with a 179 in a win over Kennedy on Thursday at Western Hills Golf Course. The Eagles are 2-1 on the season.