Local roundup: Old Lyme's White wins Shoreline singles title

Old Lyme -Brendan White made sure that Shoreline Conference boys' tennis singles championship stayed in the family.

White, an Old Lyme High School sophomore, defeated Morgan's Eli Phelps in three sets to win the conference championship Thursday at Old Lyme.

White's older brother, Morgan, won the previous three singles championships. Morgan White is a University of Hartford freshman.

Old Lyme's Josh Krasney and Johnny Fairfield-Sonn defeated teammates Austin Pilgrim and Ethan Fenton in straight sets for the doubles championship.

H.S. girls' tennis

• The two top seeds in singles and doubles will play for Eastern Connecticut Conference titles today at Stonington High School, beginning at 3 p.m. Top-seeded Sophia Shi of East Lyme will play No. 2 Nisha Rajamohan of Waterford for the singles title and the No. 1 doubles team of Maggie Tarbox and Michelle Valliere of Lyman Memorial will play No. 2 Katie Lewis and Jessie Hudson of Waterford in the final.

Shi beat No. 8 Lauren Rahr of Waterford in the quarterfinals 6-0, 6-0, then beat No. 5 Michaela Abate of St. Bernard in the semifinals, 6-1, 6-1. Rajamohan had to battle past No. 7 Hannah Fabianski of Stonington in the quarterfinals, winning 6-3, 5-7, 7-6 (5), before beating No. 11 Mandy Wong of Ledyard in the semis, 6-1, 6-2.

Tarbox and Valliere rallied by No. 4 Shruti Alavala and Jenny Tang of East Lyme in the semifinals, 5-7, 6-4, 6-1. Lewis and Hudson, last year's ECC runners-up, beat No. 3 Emma Nelson and Jingyi Huang of Fitch, 6-1, 6-4.

H.S. boys' golf

• Old Lyme lost to Valley Regional in a Shoreline Conference match at Fox Hopyard, 175-195. Jake Tiffany led Old Lyme with a 46 and teammate Will Roberts shot a 47.

Women's basketball

• The American Athletic Conference announced its scheduling model for the next two seasons and reigning champion UConn will have home-and-home games against eight conference members while playing Houston and Central Florida once.


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