Local roundup: St. Bernard loses AD Case to Westhill

Stamford - Brendan Case, formerly the athletic director at the St. Bernard School, has been named to a similar position at Westhill High School, according to a report Friday by the Norwalk Hour.

Case replaces Mike King, who took the athletic director's job at Trumbull High School.

Hired as athletic director at St. Bernard in 2011, Case was previously the school's tennis coach. He also served as an assistant boys' basketball and assistant football coach at Ledyard High School, as well as interim head boys' basketball coach during part of the 2010-11 season.

Case is an Eastern Connecticut State University graduate with a degree in sports and leisure management.

Case, reached Friday by telephone, had no comment.

Eastern Regional LL (9-10)

• Mystic lost to Rhode Island champion Lincoln 7-5 in the New England Championship game at Cranston, R.I. Mystic, the District 6 and Connecticut champion, was 4-0 in pool play. Lincoln plays Upper Township, N.J., today for the Eastern Regional title at 11 a.m.

Women's hockey

• Connecticut College graduate Kristen Van Slyke Wright has been promoted to head coach for the United States Women's National University hockey team. Wright, a 2008 graduate, was a two-year captain at Conn. The team will compete in the 2015 Winter World University Games on Feb. 4-14 in Granada, Spain. Wright was an assistant under Mo Stroemel when the team won a bronze medal in 2013.

Wright finished with 18 goals and 30 assists for 48 points in 95 games played for the Camels and was twice honored on the (AWHCA) Academic All-American team. The 2014-15 campaign will mark Wright's sixth season as head coach of the University of Colorado women's team.


• The Panera Pirates scored three runs in the top of the seventh inning to rally for a 7-5 win over Johnny Rockets Thursday night in the third and final game of the Eastern Connecticut Major League's Chief G'Tinemong World Series. Zach Wood's two-run homer highlighted the Pirates' seventh. Scott O'Neill was 4-for-4 and scored twice, Wood had three hits and Ken Olszewski and Wood drove in two runs each for the Pirates. Bob Chmiel singled, homered and drove in four runs and Ryan Brahm had two hits and scored twice for Johnny Rockets.

Johnny Rockets forced Game 3 with a 7-3 win in Game 2 earlier in the day. Brahm was 4-for-5, Corey Wilcox had three hits and drove in three runs and Alex Tuneski (homer) and Chmiel drove in two runs each for Johnny Rockets. Sawyer Gregory had two hits for the Pirates.


• The foursome of Austin Free, Ricky Free, Anthony Basilica and John Clark won the New London Elks Club tournament at Pequot Golf Course. They won with an 11-under-par 59.

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