H.S. soccer: East Lyme boys rally past Old Lyme 2-1

East Lyme's Alec Kosinski (3) and teammate Duncan Manthous celebrate Kosinski's goal in the final minute that lifted the Vikings to a 2-1 win over Old Lyme in a boys' soccer match Saturday night at Dick North Field in East Lyme. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)
East Lyme's Alec Kosinski (3) and teammate Duncan Manthous celebrate Kosinski's goal in the final minute that lifted the Vikings to a 2-1 win over Old Lyme in a boys' soccer match Saturday night at Dick North Field in East Lyme. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

East Lyme — Alec Kosinski scored two goals, including the game-winner with just 44 seconds remaining, as East Lyme rallied for a 2-1 victory over Old Lyme in a non-conference boys' soccer game on Saturday.

Kosinski took a long pass on the left side from Aiden Arsenault and beat Old Lyme goalie Ryan Tetreault with a shot into the opposite corner. Kosinski also scored on a penalty kick with 11 minutes left to the the game at 1-1.

The Wildcats, playing their season opener, had taken a 1-0 lead seven minutes earlier on a goal by Quinn Romeo.

Tetreault finished with 13 saves for Old Lyme while Suneal Lall made five saves for the Vikings (2-0).

In other matches:

• Tyler Fidrych had two goals and an assist to lift Stonington to a 3-0 victory over Westerly in the opening round of the Josh Piver Cup. The Bears (2-0) will play Chariho (R.I.) in next Saturday's title match. Chariho and Fitch played to a scoreless tie before Chariho advanced 5-4 on penalty kicks. Sam Montalto added two assists for Stonington while Jamison Magowan also scored a goalie and goalie Peter Fernholz made three saves.

• Freshmen Nick Washington and Daimon Pollard teamed up for the game's only goal in Ledyard's 1-0 season-opening win over Norwich Free Academy on Friday. Washington scored the goal in the 26th minute, Pollard assisted and goalie Ken Turner made five saves, including a penalty kick two minutes before Washington's goal. Troy Maurer stopped six shots for NFA, which held a 13-12 shots edge.

Girls

• Abigail Tucker scored just four minutes into the game as NFA cruised to a 7-1 season-opening win over Ledyard. Kayla Parked scored four goals and Juliette Hogan added three assists for the Wildcats, who also received goals from Natalie Dionne and Cassidy White, while Lexi Laperle scored the lone goal for Ledyard.

• Lindsay Clement scored goals three minutes apart early in the second half as St. Bernard opened its season with a 3-0 win over Putnam. Meghan Bergeron added one goal and one assist for the Saints, Elizabeth Hannaford assisted on Clement's second goal and goalie Carly Potts made three saves for St. Bernard, which outshot the Clippers 20-4.

East Lyme's Alec Kosinski (3) and Old Lyme's Michael Milazzo (8) go up for a header during East Lyme's 2-1 boys' soccer win on Saturday night. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)
East Lyme's Alec Kosinski (3) and Old Lyme's Michael Milazzo (8) go up for a header during East Lyme's 2-1 boys' soccer win on Saturday night. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)
East Lyme's Duncan Manthous, right, and Old Lyme's Timonty O'Brien (4) battle for possession during Saturday night's boys' soccer game at East Lyme. The Vikings beat the Wildcats 2-1. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)
East Lyme's Duncan Manthous, right, and Old Lyme's Timonty O'Brien (4) battle for possession during Saturday night's boys' soccer game at East Lyme. The Vikings beat the Wildcats 2-1. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

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