Stonington - Christina Szczesny scored the game-winning goal off a corner kick with nine and a half minutes remaining, as Fitch rallied past Stonington, 2-1, in a girls' soccer game on Thursday.
The Falcons improved to 6-8-2.
After a scoreless first half, Sarah Thomas scored an unassisted goal to hand Stonington a 1-0 lead.
Holly Zeppieri set up Beth Wallace for the tying goal for Fitch and then Szczesny's goal completed the rally. Goalie Nicole Sexton made six saves.
Gabi Hoops had four saves for the Bears (10-5).
In other games:
• Meredith Moore scored twice as East Lyme beat New London, 4-0. Erin Doherty and Katie Christensen both scored for the Vikings (12-0-2), which have clinched at least tie for the Eastern Connecticut Conference Large Division title. They could clinch it outright with either a win or a tie in their final two games against Norwich Free Academy this weekend.
• Hannah Scahill scored two goals and added an assist while Megan O'Malley and Genaya Loftis each had one goal in Waterford's 4-0 shutout of Windham. Goalie Julia Zawacki had two saves for the Lancers (11-3-2).
• Lexi Sibley scored Old Lyme's only goal in a 5-1 loss to Portland in the Shoreline Conference. Hannah O'Brien had an assist while Tori Sims (three saves) and Meredith Britton (two) shared the goalie duties for the Wildcats (11-3-1, 9-1-1).
• Amanda Weinberger scored two goals and McKenzie Downer added one goal to lead Bacon Academy past Montville, 3-0. Goalie Megan Stevens had four saves for the Bobcats (8-5-2). Meghan Autencio had six saves for the Indians (6-9).
• Cadey McCormack had 28 digs and nine aces and Kirsten Drobiak added 17 kills and 13 aces, leading Griswold past Montville, 3-2. Game scores were 21-25, 25-15, 22-25, 25-21 and 15-4. Taylor Penman led Montville (7-10) with 20 service points, 17 assists and eight aces while Steph Jaskiewicz had five service points and four aces and Cassidy Bundy added seven kills.
• Kianna Relliford had 12 kills and two blocks in Norwich Tech's 3-1 win over Goodwin Tech. Game scores were 15-25, 25-21, 25-22 and 25-16. Bailey Spellman had four kills and 20 assists for the Warriors (14-4).
• New London went the distance to beat Putnam, posting game scores of 25-17, 20-25, 25-19, 18-25 and 15-8. Arlene Martinez had 13 aces, 11 kills and two digs while Lexus Childs-Harris had eight aces and seven kills and Bernith Ortiz added 17 assists and four aces for the Whalers (4-11).
• Emma Buckridge won a pair of events, leading NFA to an 89-81 win over Suffield in a nonleague meet at the Mashantucket Recreational pool. Buckridge won the 100 butterfly in 1:10.22 and the 100 backstroke in 1:12.09. Alli Kerr, Chloe Marien and Kylie Gromko also won events for NFA (4-9).
• St. Joseph College out-lasted Mitchell College in five games, 25-21, 14-25, 23-25, 25-20 and 16-14. Junior Nicole Terni of Montville had 19 digs and 39 assists while junior Gloria Charles had 13 kills and 12 digs and freshman Amanda Garcia added 14 kills and 11 digs for the Mariners (6-14).
• Connecticut College has climbed to the top of the New England Volleyball Association Division III poll. The Camels (19-2), who own a nine match winning streak, play their regular season home finale against Hamilton tonight.
The Camels are one of five teams in the running to host the 2012 New England Small College Athletic Conference Championship from November 2-4.
H.S. field hockey
• Maura Arnold scored twice as Waterford beat Woodstock Academy, 4-0. Karalyn Harlow and Julia Peay each had a goal and an assist for Waterford (7-5-1).
College women's soccer
• UConn beat Rutgers 3-1 in the first round of the Big East Conference tournament. UConn (9-7-2) advances to Sunday's quarterfinals.
The win was the 500th for UConn coach Len Tsantiris. In 32 seasons Tsantiris is 500-170-50, joining only North Carolina's Anson Torrance in the 500-win club.
Linda Ruutu, Gabrielle Charno and former Windham High standout Riley Houle scored for UConn while former Woodstock Academy star Andrea Plucenik had two assists.