Local roundup: East Lyme girls' soccer finishes unbeaten in ECC Division I
Groton — East Lyme High School's girls' soccer team finished unbeaten in Eastern Connecticut Conference Division I on Tuesday with a 3-0 victory over Fitch.
Abby Belleville, assisted by Margaret Dunne, and Karenna Kung scored in the first half for the Vikings (9-3-2, 5-0-1) and Caitlin O'Dea finished the scoring in the second half assisted by Kung. Avery Owen made three saves for the shutout.
Fitch is 5-8-1, 1-4-1.
In other games:
• Emily DeRoehn, Mackenzie Machnik, Ali Kyle and Madeline McCullough scored for Old Lyme in a 4-2 victory over Haddam-Killingworth in the Shoreline Conference. Sam Gray made six saves in goal for the victory. Old Lyme is 10-1-2 overall, 8-1-1 in the Shoreline.
• St. Bernard twice rallied from one-goal deficits to defeat Griswold 4-3 in an ECC Division IV matchup. Trailing 3-2, Victoria Hannaford tied the game with 14 minutes to play and Lindsay Clement scored the game-winner four minutes later for the Saints (6-4-3, 4-1-3). Both goals were assisted by Caroline Codner, who scored the first goal for St. Bernard and later assisted on Clement's first goal. Clement also added an assist for the Saints and goalie Lindsey Reilly made five saves.
• Khay Hatcher, assisted by Kendra Gregg, scored the game's lone goal as Waterford defeated Ledyard 1-0. Savannah Wahrer made nine saves for Ledyard (8-3-1). Waterford is 5-5-4.
• Emily Fielding's goal with 30 seconds remaining gave New London a 2-1 win over Wheeler. Cassandra Roman also scored for the Whalers (4-8-1) and goalie Jaelynn Potter made five saves. Madison Perkins scored for Wheeler (1-12) and goalie Addie Hauptmann made 19 saves.
• Dustin Garrison scored two goals within a minute late in the first half as Windham Tech rallied for a 5-2 win over Grasso Tech in the Connecticut Technical Conference. Robert Holland and Charlie Morrison scored goals to give the Eagles an early 2-1 lead. Meynor Sanchez assisted on Morrison's goal and Grasso Tech goalie Gabe Berry made 11 saves.
H.S. field hockey
• Ellie Korinek's goal with 1:54 remaining lifted Stonington to a 1-0 victory over Woodstock Academy in the ECC. Maddie Mendez assisted on the goal for the Bears (10-2-1, 9-0-1), who remain tied for first with East Lyme. Claire Evans made seven saves in goal for Stonington, which outshot the Centaurs 22-12.
• Kristen Healy scored twice, both on assists from Sarah Healy, as East Lyme edged Waterford 2-1 in the ECC. The Vikings are 10-2-2 and share first place with Stonington at 9-0-1. Chelsea Santos, assisted by Jess San Juan, scored for the Lancers (2-10, 2-7).
• Bridget O'Leary had two goals and two assists in Fitch's 8-0 victory over NFA in the ECC. Fitch (7-7, 5-5) led 2-0 at halftime on goals by Oonagh Zimblemann and O'Leary, assisted by Ella Bergendahl. Haley Rogers and Jessica Russo each added a goal and an assist in the second half, in addition to goals by Bridget O'Leary, Maggie O'Leary, Bergendahl and Ashleigh Holmes. NFA is 0-12, 0-9.
• New London defeated Grasso Tech 25-18, 25-13, 25-12 on senior night. Shannon Huang had five service points, one ace and four digs for the Whalers (8-6), who have already qualified for the state tournament, while Desiree Johnson added seven digs, Olivia Yard five points and five kills and Chaylet Cintron had 22 points, one ace, two kills, 18 assists and three digs. All are seniors. New London plays at Windham on Monday night for the ECC Division IV title.
• Wheeler defeated Norwich Tech 25-21, 25-16, 25-17 in a nonleague match. Molly Butremovic had four aces and seven kills for the Lions (3-14) while Sam Caster added eight assists and Amarie Bransford had seven digs. Norwich Tech fell to 7-8.
• Grace Vlaun, Nikki Hahn and Katie Keating won two events apiece as East Lyme won every event to beat NFA 101-77 in the ECC. Vlaun won the 200-yard freestyle (2:04.28) and 100 free (57.04) for the unbeaten Vikings (9-0, 8-0) while Hahn won the 200 individual medley (2:17.25) and 100 breaststroke (1:11.88) and Keating captured the 50 free (26.73) and 100 butterfly (1:01.94). NFA is 2-8, 2-6.
• Augie Djerdjaj scored in the 12th minute to set No. 15 Connecticut College on its way to a 4-0 nonleague victory over Rhode Island College. Liam Donelan (penalty kick), Liam Noonan and Manny Balbontin also scored for the Camels (8-3-2) while Justin Miranda, Ben Ludwick and Steve Yeonas added assists and goalies AJ Marcucci and Chris MacKay combined for one save.
• Robbie Fugett had a goal and an assist to lead Coast Guard Academy to a 4-0 nonleague win over Massachusetts Maritime Academy. John DiTommaso, Mike Daunt and Brock Hassett also scored goals for the Bears (8-7) while goalies Dakota Harich and John Vaaler combined for three saves.
• Coast Guard and Emerson played to a scoreless draw in the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference. Emerson (10-4-1, 5-1-1) registered its fourth straight shutout. Sarah Schollenberger made six saves in goal for the Bears (6-9-1, 4-3-1), who held a 14-11 edge in shots.
• Mary Sweet had a .786 hitting percentage and 12 kills to lead Coast Guard to a 24-14, 25-10, 25-15 win over Smith in the NEWMAC. Angelou Dunton added eight kills for the Bears (16-7, 5-3) while Veronica Hine had 13 digs, Amanda Dake 12 digs and Noelle Tursky 27 assists.
• Mitchell won for the fourth time in the last five games, blanking Bay Path 25-19, 25-15, 25-15 in the New England Collegiate Conference. Olivia DeLoach finished with 14 kills and added a match-high 16 digs and a pair of service aces for Mitchell (11-9, 2-3). Ciera Moore and Brianna Ley chipped in seven kills apiece, while Claire Binfield and Lexi Hubbard combined for 33 assists.
College field hockey
• Hannah Palmer scored in the 45th minute to lead Roger Williams to a 1-0 nonleague win over Conn College. Meghan Murray made seven saves in goal for the Camels (2-11), who were outshot 21-11.