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H.S. soccer roundup: No. 1 Ledyard boys topple East Lyme 5-1

Ledyard — Nick Washington scored two goals and added an assist Tuesday and the top-ranked Ledyard High School boys' soccer team remained undefeated with a 5-1 win over East Lyme at Mignault Field.

Mason Day and Tyler LaPerle also scored for Ledyard (3-0), which benefited from an own goal and broke the match open by scoring four goals in the second half.

Robert Stoddard scored for the Vikings (2-1).

In ther games:

• Moises Sanchez Melgar scored four goals and New London moved to 2-0 with an 8-2 win over Putnam. Niko Churis scored twice for the Whalers, while Flavio Alvarado and Yovany Sanchez Duenas scored a goal apiece.

• No. 6 Stonington beat Waterford 5-0. Will Sawin had a goal and three assists, Billy deCastro had a goal and an assist and Ryan Turner, Drew Johnson and Connor Tavares scored goals for the Bears (2-1). 

• Liam Cook scored three goals as Montville opened its season with a 7-1 win over Plainfield. Ben Godburn, Zach Handler and Colby Cowan also scored for the Indians.

• Benjamin Jeffs, Evan Merchant and Jacob Blanchard scored goals as Griswold won for the second straight day with a 3-0 victory over St. Bernard. The Wolverines are 2-0. Nathaniel Belchik made 22 saves for the Saints (1-1).

• Jakob Haynes scored twice as Lyman Memorial beat Wheeler 5-1. Jeremiah Bobbi, Nick Zaprianov and Ryan Miller also scored for Lyman (1-2) Joshua Person made five saves and Thomas Cardinali, Bennett Murphy, Nick Halifoux and Zaprianov had assists. Matt Pierce had a goal, Jack Dowrey had an assist and Matt Ryan and Deondre Bransford combined for five saves for Wheeler (1-1).

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