Local roundup: Macione named girls' lacrosse coach at Old Lyme
Old Lyme - Emily Macione has been named girls' lacrosse coach at Old Lyme High School, athletic director Bill Buscetto announced Wednesday.
Macione, an assistant the past four seasons, replaces Tom Rison, who retired following the 2013 season. Macione has been a teacher at the high school for six years.
"Emily brings a wealth of knowledge, leadership and passion to the position, and I look forward to working with her for years to come," Buscetto said. "Our student-athletes are very lucky to have someone of Emily's character and ability as their coach."
• Amanda Tourjee had 24 assists and Jill Sykora added 24 digs as Waterford beat Lyman Memorial 25-14, 25-17, 29-27 in a match between division leaders. Elaina Sullivan had 14 digs and five kills and Lexi Moger added eight kills for Waterford (10-5), which lead the ECC Medium. Elizabeth Peay had 13 kills and Michelle Valliere added 23 digs for the ECC Small Division-leading Bulldogs.
• Michelina Pinto had 35 digs and Mae Sefransky added 30 assists as Fitch beat East Lyme 25-22, 25-22, 17-25, 25-22 in the ECC Large. Mackenzie Aldrige had nine kills for Fitch (9-7, 3-3) and Taylor Kelsey had eight kills. Jenna Schumacher had 15 kills, Morgan Lloyd had 11 kills and Hannah Burke had 21 digs for the Vikings (11-4, 4-2).
• Michelle Klinikowski had 17 kills and Jenny Nohara added 25 assists as unbeaten Ledyard downed NFA 25-17, 25-20, 25-18 in the ECC Large. The Colonels are 16-0, 5-0. Melissa Castillo had 13 digs for the (10-5, 2-4) while Alyssa Velles had six kills and Brianne Brennan five kills.
• Megan Astley had nine digs in a losing cause as Old Lyme fell to Coginchaug 25-8, 25-20, 25-22 in the Shoreline Conference. Lauren Romeo had three kills and six digs for Old Lyme and Colleen Mueller had three aces.
• Serenity Brewer had two aces, four kills and four digs to help lift Grasso Tech to a 27-25, 24-10, 19-25, 25-21 win over Norwich Tech in the CSC East. The Eagles are 5-10, 5-4. Kaitlyn Mitchell had 11 assists for Norwich Tech (6-10, 6-6).
H.S. field hockey
• Hopkins scored six goals in the first half and cruised to a 9-2 win over Williams School. Carrie Meneo had a goal and an assist for the Blues (1-5-2) while Deniz Kayhan also scored a goal and Simone Kronholm added an assist.
Boys' cross country
• Williams went 4-0 during a five-team meet at home, defeating Providence Country Day (18-43), St. Thomas More (17-46), St. Andrew's (15-48) and Rocky Hill, R.I. (15-50).
Girls' cross country
• Williams split a tri-meet at home, beating St. Andrew's 28-29 while losing to Lincoln 29-30. Juli Brown (25:10) finished second and Sarah Billis (25:14) third for the Blues followed by Rachel Goldstein (7th, 26:48), Christine Gelotte (25th, 37:05) and Kaitlyn Bendick (26th, 38:14).
College field hockey
• Hannah Keiser scored her 12th goal of the season as Eastern Connecticut defeated Connecticut College 1-0. Becca Napolitano had four saves for the Camels (3-7).
• Nichols benefited from an own goal to win its fourth straight match, 1-0, over Coast Guard Academy. Richie Burns had eight saves for the Bears (6-5-2).
• Mitchell won its first NECC game with a 14-25, 30-28, 29-27, 22-25 and 15-9 win over Bay Path on Tuesday night. Amanda Garcia led the Mariners (7-11, 1-4) with 24 kills, nine digs and five blocks and Glorida Charles had 10 kills, nine digs and four blocks. Kacie Bayreuther, a junior from East Lyme, had 26 digs for Bay Path.
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