H.S. lacrosse roundup: Ledyard boys edge NFA 12-11 in OT

Norwich - Zach Gatewood scored with less than two minutes remaining in the second sudden death overtime period to give Ledyard High School a 12-11 boys' lacrosse victory over Norwich Free Academy on Thursday.

Nick LoBianco had five goals and two assists for the Colonels, who made Mark Farnsworth a winner in his first game as head coach.

Kevin Kohlepp added three goals and three assists for Ledyard while Nick Lower added a goal and two assists.

Steven Makowicki had three goals and an assist for NFA while Joey Mitchell scored three times and Kyle Ton had two goals and two assists.

In other games:

• Ryan Brouwer had three goals and two assists in Waterford's 16-9 loss to Bacon Academy. Andrew Nassette added two goals and an assist for the Lancers (0-1). Patrick Egan had five goals and five assists for the Bobcats (1-0).

• Nick Balestracci scored four goals and Tyler Grills added two goals and two assists while goalie Gustaf Jungelius made 10 saves, lifting Stonington past Fitch, 10-2. Ian Bond had two goals for the Falcons (0-1).

• Mitchell Andres had four goals and two assists in East Lyme's 11-5 victory over Guilford on Wednesday. The Vikings broke the game open with four unanswered goals in the third quarter, making it 9-4. Scott Lelaura led the defense with five takeaways and 14 ground balls. Greg Swenson made 15 saves.

Girls

• Kamryn Grace had four goals and Ellie Swanson added three goals and an assist as NFA held off Ledyard, 15-12, in the season-opener for both teams. Megan Gada had three goals for NFA and Hannah Long added two goals. Ellie Phetteplace had five goals and two assists and Kerrie Gardner scored four for the Colonels, who trailed 9-4 at halftime.

• Daria McKenna scored seven goals and Sarah Giblin had three goals and two assists in Fitch's 16-1 win over Stonington. Chloe Taylor had three goals for the Falcons (1-0). Maya Depasquale and Emily Cassata each had three goals for the Bears (0-1).

• Taylor Littell had four goals and an assist as Woodstock Academy downed Wheeler, 15-8. Jess Muller had four goals and an assist for the Lions (0-2) and Kori Hensley had scored three times.

• Sophomores Lexis Lewis and Julie Chabot scored in overtime, lifting Waterford past Bacon Academy, 10-8. Mckenzie Potter had three goals and one assist and Nina Labrie's goal with 1:45 left forced overtime for the Lancers (1-0).

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