Local roundup: White pitches Whalers past Vikings 2-0

East Lyme's Shae Crosby slides safely into home as Old Saybrook catcher Paige Trabucchi awaits the throw during Tuesday night's softball game. The Vikings finished their regular season with a 9-2 win.
East Lyme's Shae Crosby slides safely into home as Old Saybrook catcher Paige Trabucchi awaits the throw during Tuesday night's softball game. The Vikings finished their regular season with a 9-2 win. Dana Jensen/The Day Buy Photo

East Lyme —Quantique White pitched a three-hitter and added an RBI double in a two-run sixth inning, lifting New London High School past East Lyme 2-0 in a nonleague baseball game on Tuesday.

The Whalers (10-10) finished the regular season with five straigtht wins.

White's double scored Bryan Cespedes to start the sixth inning and Jason Edwards doubled in a run for a 2-0 lead.

Dean Beebe had two hits and Logan Banker pitched well in the loss for the Vikings (11-9).

In other games:

• Buddy Dewaine's two-run single in the fifth inning broke a tie and lifted Montville past Lyman Memorial, 3-1.

Tommy McDonald earned the win in relief, not allowing a hit and striking out four in 2 2/3 innings, and T.T. Bowens added RBI groundout for the Indians (17-3).

• Eighth-seeded Old Lyme fell in a 4-0 hole and never recovered, losing to top-seeded East Hampton, 4-2, in the Shoreline Conference tournament.

Phil Cohen led the Wildcats (9-12) with two hits and an RBI. Marvin Gorgas homered for East Hampton (19-2).

Softball

• Bacon Academy scored four runs in the second inning on the way to a 9-1 win over Wheeler.

Emma Stock had a single and RBI and Micaela Bergel had a single and scored a run for Wheeler (14-4).

• Meghan Welch pitched a one-hitter and drove in two runs, powering East Lyme past Old Saybrook, 9-2. Kirsten McGinty had a two-run home run in the first inning while Erica Hill and Megan Lanier each had a double for the Vikings (16-4). The Rams fell to 14-5.

H.S. golf

• Waterford defeated Fitch, 5-2, and lost to Tourtellotte, 5-2, in a match at Great Neck Country Club in Waterford.

Corey Jones of Fitch shot a 39 to earn medalist honors against the Lancers (9-8). Waterford's Brett Collins, Stephen Lavoie and Nico Bartelli won their matches against the Falcons (4-11).

• Connor Callaghan earned medalist honors with an even par 35 on the Red Course at Elmridge Golf Course, leading East Lyme past Stonington, 5-2.

Drew Bradley and Dankar Ahuja each shot a 42 and won their matches for the Vikings (14-1-1). Jack Ognisty (44) and Joel Nelson (41) posted victories for the Bears (11-5).

• Tyler Primett and Peyton Mulhern won their matches in Wheeler's 5-2 loss to Griswold in an ECC Small Division match at River Ridge Golf Course. The Lions fell to 5-12, 4-6. Peter Maurice (49) was the medalist for the Wolverines (8-10, 6-4).

Local golf

• Lynn Valentine of East Lyme is tied for eighth after the first round of the 16th Connecticut Women's Open Championship at Wampanoag Country Club in West Hartford.

Valentine shot a 2-over 74, trailing co-leaders Liz Caron of Greenwich and Lindsay Ann Aho of Brush Prairie, Wash., by six strokes heading into today's final round.

East Lyme's Meghan Welch fires a pitch during the Vikings' 9-2 win over Old Saybrook on Tuesday night. Welch allowed just one hit.
East Lyme's Meghan Welch fires a pitch during the Vikings' 9-2 win over Old Saybrook on Tuesday night. Welch allowed just one hit. Dana Jensen/The Day Buy Photo
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