Local roundup: Pan takes three-set win to lift Old Lyme boys' tennis
Old Lyme - Eric Pan won a three-set match at No. 4 singles Tuesday, winning the second set in a tiebreaker 14-12 as the Old Lyme High School boys' tennis team topped East Hampton 6-1.
Pan, a junior, defeated Jack Ryan 6-2, 6-7 (12), 6-3. Brendan White, Charlie Dahlke and Luke Grabowski also won singles matches and the teams of Josh Krasney-Johnny Fairfield-Sonn and Ethan Fenton-Austin Pilgrim won doubles.
Old Lyme is 12-1.
In other matches:
• Ben Biondi, Nick Hotary and Eric Wu all won singles matches as East Lyme remained unbeaten with a 6-1 win over Lyman Memorial. The Vikings are 11-0.
• Doug Schweid won his No. 3 singles match in three sets and Stonington topped Killingly 7-0. Avery Oefinger, Alan Carroll and Mitchell Edwards also won singles matches for the Bears (6-4) and Avish Patel and Chris Tsang won in straight sets at No. 1 doubles.
• Jon Powell and Hunt Welch won first and second singles and Williams blanked Rocky Hill (R.I.), 7-0. Juli Brown and Apolline Jonckheere also won singles for the Blues.
• With the match tied 3-3 and the time approaching 8 p.m., Avon Old Farms won at No. 2 doubles to edge Williams 4-3 Monday. Josh Powell, Rudy Harvey and Adam Verhoeff won singles matches for Williams and Josh and Jon Powell won at No. 1 doubles.
• Meredith Aird won her No. 1 singles match 6-0, 6-1 and Old Lyme defeated East Hampton 6-1. Meghan Trausch and Marissa Smith also won singles matches for Old Lyme, while the doubles teams swept, led by Emily Brault and Hannah O'Brien at No. 1.
• East Lyme swept its singles matches behind Sophia Shi's 6-0, 6-0 victory in the No. 1 slot to defeat Lyman Memorial 5-2. Melinda Li, Katherine Wu and Lisa Gao also won singles matches in straight sets and the Vikings got their other win from the No. 3 doubles team of Kelly Peterec and Berkeley Callaghan. East Lyme is 8-3.
• Michaela Abate, Kat McKinley, Wendy Bessette and Maddie Mahoney won singles matches in straight sets in St. Bernard's 7-0 victory over Griswold. Alexa Massad and Brittney Walenta won at No. 1 doubles for the Saints (8-3).
• Bacon Academy swept the four singles matches to defeat NFA 5-2. The Wildcats (0-12) picked up doubles wins from the teams of Kristina Jacobs-Lauren Jacobs and Madison Spader-Kaitlyn McGuire.
• Meagan McAdams and Martha Mena both won at singles for Montville as it edged Windham on Monday 4-3 in the ECC Small. Lara Huapaya and Claire Rummel won at doubles for Montville (3-7, 2-3) as did Ashley Sistare and Tiffany Liang.
• Kerrie Bellerose had three hits, three RBI and scored three times, including the winning run on a passed ball, as Norwich Tech beat Grasso Tech 9-8 in the first game of a Constitution State Conference doubleheader. Madison Bodley had three hits and three RBI for Norwich Tech (9-4) and Kianna Dailey added two hits and two RBI. Ariella Aquino doubled and had two runs and an RBI for Grasso and Samantha Martinez had two hits, including a double, with two RBI. Saige Laquitara had three hits and three RBI to pace Norwich Tech to a 17-2 win in the second game. Abbey Prater had two hits and three RBI for Norwich and Bellerose added three hits and two RBI.
• Williams School won its third race of the season with a 4-1 victory over St. Mary's-Bayview in East Greenwich, R.I.
• Mattie Brett and Alyssa Hancock, both Waterford High graduates playing for Eastern Connecticut State, were honored as All-New England selections. Brett, a senior, was named to the second team as an outfielder and Hancock, a sophomore, to the third team as a shortstop. Brett batted .408 this year and committed only two errors in 57 chances in center field. Brett had a 14-game hitting streak which lifted her average 75 points to .446. She led the team in stolen bases (13), matched Hancock with a team-high 36 runs scored, was second to Hancock in total bases (75), and was third in hits (49). A two-year starter at short, Hancock batted .400 and led the conference with 122 assists. She also equaled the program's season record with 16 doubles and led the Warriors with four home runs, 22 extra-base hits, 82 total bases, shared the team lead in runs, and was third in RBI (27).
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