Local roundup: East Lyme volleyball resumes play, remains unbeaten
East Lyme — Skylar Bell had 13 digs and three aces as the East Lyme High School volleyball team resumed play following a layoff due to COVID-19 with a 25-22, 20-25, 25-19, 25-12 victory over Ledyard in the Eastern Connecticut Conference.
Shae McMunn added 23 assists and Ella Freed had 13 kills and seven digs for East Lyme (3-0). Hannah Avila had 12 assists and 10 digs for Ledyard (4-3), Kira Kassim eight kills and three aces, Natalie Poulton eight kills and 17 digs and Codee Carroll 20 digs.
In other games:
• Melanie Warren had seven aces and Riley Nelson seven digs for Old Lyme in a 25-6, 25-10, 25-8 victory over Cromwell. Old Lyme is 4-3.
H.S. girls' soccer
• Skylar Gustavsen scored the game-winning goal with 17 minutes remaining in the first half for Bacon Academy and the Bobcats held on to a 2-1 victory over East Lyme.
Freshman Kayla Hall opened the game with her first career varsity goal for Bacon (5-0-1). East Lyme's Summer Antonio tied the score 1-1, but Gustavsen responded with her seventh goal of the season on an assist from Sarah Newton. East Lyme is 1-3.
• Lyman Memorial and St. Bernard tied 2-2 in double-overtime. Emily Hernandez gave St. Bernard (2-1-1) a 1-0 lead in the third minute assisted by Angelica Tompkins, but Lyman's Magda Carpenter scored twice prior to halftime to put the Bulldogs up 2-1. Lindsey Clement's goal in the 53rd minute assisted by Hernandez forced the two scoreless overtime sessions. Chloe Jennings and Lindsey Reilly combined for seven saves for St. Bernard. Morgan Tartaglia had four saves for Lyman (2-3).