H.S. softball roundup: Parker leads Whalers to victory
Colchester — Freshman Caylee Parker was the winning pitcher and drove in five runs as New London beat Bacon Academy 12-8 on Wednesday.
Parker, who came in to pitch in the second inning, was 3-for-5 with a double and two runs scored. Jovanna Potter was 3-for-4 with two runs scored, Bria Fielding had two hits and scored three times, Ella Cook had two hits and three RBI, Alexia Liriano drove in two runs and Finella Smith tripled for New London (4-13).
• Alexis Michon pitched a four-hitter with 13 strikeouts and added a two-run home run as Montville beat East Lyme, 4-2. Maggie Wainwright had two RBI for Montville (14-4), which played errorless ball for the third straight game. Alexandra Chambers hit a solo home run for the Vikings (11-7) and Nikki Marsh doubled.
• Stonington lost to Granby 1-0 in a nonleague game. Each team had two hits and Granby (16-2) got its run in the top of the sixth inning. Stonington pitcher Trinity Lennon struck out four with two walks. Colette Dreher and Abby Flakus had the hits for Stonington (13-6).
• Julie Vincent and Bailey Comeau each went 4-for-6 as NFA beat Woodstock 18-2. Winning pitcher Sophia DiCocco had three hits and Vincent doubled for NFA (15-4).
• Wheeler lost to Windham in an Eastern Connecticut Conference Division III game, 6-3. Molly Butremovic had two-run single and Nikki Collins had two hits for Wheeler (2-15, 0-11).
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