East Lyme - The East Lyme High School football team will play its home games on the new turf field at rival Waterford High School and one game at the Coast Guard Academy while the Vikings' field is being renovated.
East Lyme, according to the CIAC's schedule changes posted Friday, is scheduled to play its first true home game of the season on Nov. 16 against St. Bernard/Norwich Tech.
The Vikings will play the first two games of the season on the road before playing against New London on Waterford's field, Sept. 29. The Vikings' three games at Waterford (Sept. 29, Oct. 6, Nov. 3) will be played on Saturday afternoons.
East Lyme will play Ledyard on Oct. 19 at Coast Guard.
De Los Santos lifts Tigers
• Carlos De Los Santos went 3-for-3 with two RBI, including an RBI single to snap a 1-1 tie in the eighth inning, as the Connecticut Tigers defeated the Lowell Spinners 2-1 in a New York-Penn League game before 4,223 fans at Dodd Stadium. It was the largest crowd to see the Tigers play in their three seasons at Dodd.
Right-hander Angel Nesbitt (3-3) pitched two scoreless innings to pick up the win for Connecticut (32-38).
The Tigers tied the game 1-1 in the sixth inning when Jared Reaves tripled to center field and scored on a sacrifice fly to right field by De Los Santos.
Connecticut took the lead for good in the eighth, as Patrick Smith singled and went to second base on a single by Reaves. De Los Santos slapped a single to left field to score Smith for the game-winner.
The Tiger and Spinners play game two of their series tonight at 7:05 p.m.
• Connecticut Tigers athletic trainer T.J. Obergefell has been selected as the New York-Penn League Athletic Trainer of the Year as chosen by his peers in a vote conducted by the Professional Baseball Athletic Trainers Society.
Obergefell now becomes one of the 18 finalists for the PBATS Minor League Athletic Trainer of the Year, which will be awarded in December at the Baseball Winter Meetings in Nashville.
This is Obergefell's fourth season with the Tigers, having served as the athletic trainer with Single-A Oneonta in 2009 and the Gulf Coast League Tigers in 2010. This fall Obergefell will serve as one of the two athletic trainers for the Mesa Solar Sox of the Arizona Fall League.
• Victor Ferreira scored his second goal of the game with 24 seconds left in overtime leading UMass-Dartmouth to a season-opening 2-1 win over Coast Guard in the Southern Maine Soccer Classic.
Coast Guard took a 1-0 lead on a goal by Joe Bodzewski in the 12th minute with Walter Heaney assisting. The Corsairs tied the match on a goal by Ferreira in the 33rd minute. The Bears outshot UMass Dartmouth 14-9.
• Preseason All-American Mamadou Doudou Diouf scored the game-winning goal at 94:58 to lead No. 5 UConn past Dartmouth 2-1 in overtime Friday night at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium. Dartmouth forced overtime by scoring the game-tying goal with just five seconds remaining in regulation. Allando Matheson had a goal and an assist for UConn (2-0).
• Scoring all three goals in the first 26 minutes of the game, the Albertus Magnus College women's soccer team cruised to a 3-0 victory over Coast Guard in the season opener for both teams. Albertus outshot Coast Guard 22-19.
• The Western Connecticut State University volleyball team won its season opener 25-18, 25-16, 25-20 over Johnson & Wales on the first day of the Western Invitational. In the third game, the score was tied 4-4 before Western went on a 4-0 run, highlighted by an ace from Nina Wojtkiewicz of Griswold.