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Local Roundup: Fuller's homer wins it for UConn

Published May 07. 2012 4:00AM
Hits walk-off homer in the 13th

Storrs - Ryan Fuller's fourth home run of the season couldn't have come at a better time.

Fuller, the former Old Lyme High School and UConn-Avery Point standout, hit a two-run homer in the bottom of the 13th inning Sunday to give the UConn baseball team a 6-4 win over Cincinnati in a Big East Conference game.

Fuller was 3-for-6 with a double and scored twice. Billy Ferriter and Tim Martin also had three hits each for the Huskies (26-21, 14-7), who improved to 4-0 in extra-inning games.

Ryan Moore (1-0) was the winner in relief, striking out the side in the top of the 13th. But it was the pitching of Scott Oberg that stood out. The junior righthander allowed two hits in 5 2-3 innings of relief, striking out 11 with no walks.

H.S. crew

• The East Lyme girls' first varsity boat won at the Middle of the Farmington Regatta. East Lyme finished at 4:06, ahead of Shrewsbury, Mass., and Farmington. East Lyme's boat included Ada Miceli, Sarah Frick, Olivia Durham, Rachel Coxe, Kathleen Loubier, Alanna Bence, Katherine Vorih, Sarah Kukich and coxswain Josie Roosli.

College softball

• UConn opens play in the Big East Conference tournament Thursday at Notre Dame. UConn, the No. 8 seed, plays No. 1 Louisville in a quarterfinal at 12:30 p.m. The single-elimination tournament continues with semifinals Friday and the championship game Saturday at 6 p.m.

H.S. boys' lacrosse

• Nate Wilson scored four goals and had an assist as NFA beat RHAM 11-8 in a nonleague game Saturday. Steven Makowicki scored twice, Conor O'Rourke and Devon Giannelli each had two assists and Evan Callahan made 19 saves for NFA (10-2).

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