Local Roundup: Fuller helps UConn beat UMass

Amherst, Mass. The UConn baseball team scored nine runs in the seventh inning to rally for a 12-5 win over UMass Monday afternoon.

Freshman Jared Dettmann pitched six innings to earn the win for the Huskies (15-12) who've won nine of their last 10 games.

Trailing 3-2 in the seventh, freshman Eric Yavarone's single drove in the tying run and Bill Ferriter, the Big East player-of-the-week, knocked in the go-ahead run with an infield single.

Senior Ryan Fuller of Old Lyme went 3-for-5 and scored three runs for the Huskies. Junior LJ Mazzilli finished with three RBI and freshman David Mahoney of Colchester made his first career appearance, pitching the ninth inning.

H.S. tennis

• Josh Powell, Sam Buffum, Adam Verhoeff and John Powell won singles matches, leading Williams School past Hyde School, 7-0, in a season-opening match.

Calhoun earns MVP

• UConn-bound guard Omar Calhoun earned most valuable player honors for the East in its 84-72 win over the West in the All-American Championship game Sunday in New Orleans.

Calhoun, who attends Christ the King in Brooklyn, N.Y., scored an All-American Championship record 26 points. He went 8-for-12 from the field and 10-for-11 from the foul line.


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