HVRHS sports spring season comes to a close
FALLS VILLAGE — The regular spring season came to a close for the Housatonic Valley Regional High School Mountaineers on May 26, with four teams and one individual continuing to post season tournament play.
The boys tennis team finished the season with a record of 8-8 and was ranked 19th in Class S. On May 27, the team traveled to Manchester to face number 14 East Catholic in the Class S State Tournament. The team lost, 6-1.
The girls tennis team finished the season with a record of 6-6 and was also ranked 19th. The team lost a close one to number 14 Lyman Memorial, 4-3, in the first round of the Class S State Tournament.
Baseball finished the season ranked 25th with a record of 9-9. The team traveled to Durham to face defending state champion Coginchaug on May 31. The team lost, 9-0, to the eighth-ranked team.
For the first time in 12 years, the softball team qualified for the Class S state tournament. With a record of 8-8 and ranked 23rd, the team faced number 10 Ellis Tech in the first round on May 31. The team won the game with a score of 16-4. The next day, the team lost to number 7 Shepaug, 7-0, in the second round.
The girls lacrosse team finished a tough season with a record of 3-8. The season ended on a high note with a win against the Litchfield Hills club team on Senior Night.
Track saw many individual successes. At the Berkshire League Championship on May 22, Sydney Segalla finished first in the 100-meter, 200-meter and 400-meter races, setting a Berkshire League record in both the 100-meter and 400-meter events. Kyle McCarron finished third in the 3200-meter race and fifth in the 1600-meter. Ava Nason and Simon Savoye both finished fifth in the shot put. Also qualifying for the championship and posting strong performances were Linus Barnes, Patrick Money, Gabi Titone, Sara Huber and Lola Moerschell. Savoye went on to win the decathalon on May 25, and Segalla won the Class S State Championship in all three races on May 31. She set a new state record in the 100-meter and 400-meter. She will compete in the State Open on June 6.
Harry Schopp (baseball), Manny Matsudaira (boys tennis), Catherine Bushey (girls lacrosse), Lou Haemmerle (girls lacrosse), Marissa Zinke (girls lacrosse), Sydney Segalla (track) and Simon Savoye (track) were selected as first team All-Stars. Tori Dodge (softball) and Emma Crane (softball) were selected as second team.
Anne MacNeil is the Region One athletic director.