H.S. roundup: Sullivan scores five in 14-5 victory for Waterford boys' lacrosse
Waterford - Casey Sullivan scored five goals and added two assists, lifting Waterford past Old Saybrook, 14-5 Saturday in high school boys' lacrosse action.
The Lancers jumped out to a 9-3 halftime lead. Jon Thomas had four goals and an assist while Chris Wallace scored twice and Shawn O'Loughlin, Ryan Brouwer and Andrew Nassetta also scored for the Lancers (2-0). Nassetta added four assists.
Jake Wiseman had eight saves for Waterford.
Old Saybrook (0-2) received single goals from Nick Santamaria, Clay Farrell, Teddy Giudis, Pat Colley and Liam O'Donnell. Giudis added two assists.
In other games:
• St. Bernard rode a strong second half to a 6-4 win over West Haven. Will Ryan scored two goals while John Amarillo, Ryan Londregan, Eric Brown and Jeff Merlo each had a goal for the Saints (1-1). Goalie Garrett Gralton made 19 saves and didn't allow a goal in the second half.
• Corby Stedman scored three goals and Jacob Sylvestre had one in Wheeler's 9-4 loss to Woodstock. Jeremy Caswell had an assist and goalie Deven Hilbert made eight saves in the opener for the Lions.
• Ian Bond scored four goals in Fitch's 16-11 loss to Branford. Conor Doyle had three goals and an assist while Andrew Singer and Grayson Rueling each had a goal and two assists for the Falcons (0-2). Mason Cummings and Renato Ramos also scored for Fitch.
• Nick LoBianco, Mike Evans, Mike Delia and Alex Manwaring had goals in Ledyard's 7-4 loss to Bishop Hendricken of Warwick, R.I. The Colonels are 1-1.
• East Lyme rallied from a 10-3 deficit to beat Ellington 15-10 in the Vikings' season opener. Madison Horner had three hits and three RBI, including a two-run single in the bottom of the sixth which gave East Lyme its first lead of the game at 12-10, while Paige Palmieri had a three-run home run. The Vikings finished with 13 hits, scoring six runs in the fifth and six runs in the sixth.
• Coginchaug scored four unearned runs in the second inning and held on to beat Lyman Memorial 4-2. Haley McCall, Tori Lussier, Chesely Hussey and Emily Vigue all had singles for Lyman (0-2).
• Theresa Kane threw a no-hitter, striking out eight and walking two, in Stonington's 15-0 rout of Wheeler in a game called after five innings because of the mercy rule. Katie Headley had a single, triple, home run and four RBI while Kane had two singles and Emily Rubin had a single and two RBI for the Bears (2-0). Wheelers is 1-1.
• Fitch scored three runs in the bottom of the sixth inning and held on to win its opener, beating Chariho 7-5. Freshman Jackie Lewis was 2-for-3 with a double and two runs scored for Fitch and winning pitcher Alana Luzzio was 1-for-3 with three runs scored and an RBI. Luzzio struck out nine and walked one. Chariho took a 4-0 lead in the top of the first inning.
• Unbeaten Maloney (3-0) had 16 hits and cruised to a 17-3 nonleague victory over Ledyard. Jessica Monday took the loss for the Colonels (1-1), who scored all their runs in the first inning.
• St. Bernard broke open the game with seven runs in the sixth inning, beating Old Saybrook 12-3. Winning pitcher Rivkah Berkman went 3-for-4 with a double and two runs scored while Ali Patterson was 3-for-5 with a double, RBI and three runs scored for St. Bernard (3-0). Kelsey Root had two doubles and Lexi Trabucchi had a hit, walk and RBI for Old Saybrook (1-1).
• Samantha Rentz was 2-for-3 and scored the winning run on an RBI groundout by Talia Coleman in the fourth inning as Griswold edged Norwich Free Academy 2-0 on Friday. Taylor Dansereau led off the sixth with a triple and scored an insurance run for Griswold. Kirsten Drobiak pitched a two-hit shutout for the Wolverines (2-0). Ally Blanchette had both hits for NFA (0-2).
• Morgan White, Dan Kurpaska, Taavi Koi-Haus and Alex Brault won their singles matches in Old Lyme's 5-2 win over Old Saybrook in the Shoreline Conference. Dustin Sibley and Dan Koenigs combined to win at No. 1 doubles for the Wildcats (3-0, 3-0). Nate Bakus won his singles match and Sam Henry and Suraj Khosla won at No. 2 doubles for Old Saybrook (2-1, 2-1).
• Old Saybrook's Nick Sumby placed first in the pole vault at the Bellringer Invitational at East Hampton. He cleared 12 feet and helped the Rams finish sixth overall with 52 points. Bloomfield won the team title with 129. Spencer Arbige took second (2:04.62) and Sean Hughes was second (2:07.41) in the 800 for the Rams. The 4x800 relay team of Michael Barrett, Michael Souza, Arbige and Taylor Flynn placed third in 8:47.86.
• Katie Beezer won the 100 hurdles in 17.14, pacing Old Saybrook to a fourth place finish at the Bellringer Invitational at East Hampton. The Rams had 59 points. Bloomfield won with 158 points. Old Saybrook's 4x800 relay team of Marykate Czepiel, Alison Daley, Erin Daley and Alexis Henry finished second in 10:34.85.
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