H.S. lacrosse: Old Lyme boys rout North Branford 16-7 in Shoreline Conference
Old Lyme — Old Lyme High School erupted for seven goals in the second quarter and rolled to a 16-7 victory over North Branford in a Shoreline Conference boys' lacrosse game Tuesday.
Nick Cox finished with six goals and two assists for the Wildcats (5-6, 5-4) while Masson Bussman had five goals and one assist, Macklin Cushman two goals, Sam Mullaney one goal and two assists, Brendan O'Brien one goal and one assist, and Kian Kardestuncer scored one goal.
In other games:
East Lyme survived a scare from Norwich Free Academy to remain unbeaten in Eastern Connecticut Conference I play, edging the Wildcats 16-15 behind a four goal, six assist night by Drew Sager, Anthony Gesino added four goals and an assist for the Vikings (9-4, 5-0) while Sawyer Tighe had two goals and two assists and Sean McCusker, Jack Keating and Jack Campbell had two goals apiece. Logan Jenkins had six goals and an assist for NFA (7-5, 2-4) while Anthony Ballestrini scored six goals and Quinn Perkins finished with three goals and two assists.
• John Zimmerman had five goals and one assist to lift Waterford to a 14-5 win over Woodstock Academy in an ECC Division I game. C.J. Landry added four goals and one assist for the Lancers (9-3, 4-1), while Anthony Stone scored twice, Jackson Huta, Aiden Bousquet and T.J. Bailey each scored once, and goalie Jake Kozlowski made nine saves.
• Gavin Emmons scored six goals to highlight Bacon Academy's 15-9 win over St. Bernard/Wheeler in an ECC Division II game. Sam Blumberger added two goals and an assist for the Bobcats (7-4, 5-0) while Tyler Daniels had two goals and an assist, Jameson Pirro scored twice and Jack Holmes had two assists. Cam Riley had three goals and three assists for the Saints (4-7, 3-3), including the 100th goal of his career, while Jackson Brenek added three goals and two assists.
• Cameron Elenteny had a six-point game (4 goals, 2 assists) as Stonington rolled to an 18-4 win over Ledyard/Griswold in an ECC Division II game. Ben Massengale added four goals for the Bears (7-5, 5-1) while Tyler Simao scored three goals, Nathan Huynh had two goals and three assists, Jake Flynn had a goal and three assists and Ethan Mahoney had two assists and won 14 of 18 faceoffs. The Colonels are 4-7, 3-3.
• Sophia Gouveia scored three goals as Wheeler/Grasso Tech outlasted St. Bernard 9-8 in an ECC Division III game. Katie Pierce and Katelyn Melinosky added two goals apiece for the Lions (3-4, 3-2) while Ava Davino and Leah Pion each scored once. St. Bernard is 2-7, 2-4.
• Grace Sanford scored four goals and Reagan Buscetto added a goal and three assists as Montville defeated Killingly 9-8. Maddie Koning finished with one goal and one assist for Montville (6-6) while Gigi Johnston and Adrianna Rodriguez each scored a goal and goalie Katie Koning made five saves.
• Alice Rourke had nine goals and one assist to highlight NFA's 15-7 victory over Woodstock. Molly Page added four goals for the Wildcats (6-7) while Lauren Friedrich finished with two goals and two assists and goalie Baylee Wilderman made 11 saves.
• Skylar Gustavsen scored five goals as Bacon Academy opened an 11-1 lead at the half and defeated Ledyard 17-4. Maddox Burton added three goals for the Bobcats (8-5) while Sarah Newton had two goals and three assists, Joely Stella and Anna LeGault each had two goals and two assists, Katie Graham had two goals and one assist and Neely Hart finished with one goal and two assists. Maddie McLeod scored three goals for the Colonels (5-7) and Jess English had one goal.
• Keleigh Summers had three goals and three assists to lead Fairfield Ludlowe to a 20-8 nonconference win over East Lyme. Meg Nagle had two goals and an assist to lead the Vikings (8-4) while Lily Poletto added a goal and an assist.
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