Class M Volleyball State Championship
No. 1 Newington 3, No. 2 Oxford 1
At Shelton, FINAL
Right Now: Newington has won the Class M state championship.
Notes: Tyler Wilgoos gets the block for Newington on match point and the Indians win the Class M state championship. ... Taylor Gallicchio again with the kill to give Newington a 24-17 lead. He holds up 1 finger, as Indians are one point away from title. ... Taylor Gallicchio with the kill to give Newington a 22-14 lead in fourth game. Newington is three points away from a state championship. ... Oxford appears to be fading in the fourth set, as Newington leads 17-12. It's extremely hot in the building. ... Ian Aprea kills on game point and Newington takes Game 3 and a 2-1 lead in the match. The Indians are one set away from a state championship. Taylor Gallicchio was big late in the third set for Newington. ... Peter Feeney comes up with the biggest kill of the match, gives Newington a 17-13 lead in a pivotal Game 3. ... Newington and Oxford fans making lots of noise; great atmosphere for title game. ... Oxford ties up the match with a second-set victory. First team to three wins. ... Oxford is using its size advantage at the net in the second set, taking a 22-17 lead. Oxford blocking Newington's shots. ... Newington cuts into 13-8 hole in second set, now trails 14-13 as Oxford calls timeout. ... Second set has been highlighted by lots of errors from both teams. Oxford leads 13-8. ... Ian Aprea makes two big plays at the net late and Newington gets the first set victory. ... Newington regroups after blowing lead, back up 19-16 as Oxford takes a timeout. ... Newington blows early, big lead in Game 1, as Oxford ties it at 10. ... In addition to the Class M State Championship game in volleyball, we'll also later have the Class LL State Championship softball game featuring Southington and the Class M State Championship baseball game highlighted by Plainville. So, check out the volleyball game starting at 5 p.m., then the baseball and softball title games both at 7 p.m. right here on GameDay.
Game 1: 25-20, Newington
Game 2: 25-18, Oxford
Game 3: 25-23, Newington
Game 4: 25-17, Newington