Local roundup: Arruda leads Stonington past Waterford

Stonington — Miranda Arruda scored two goals and assisted on another as Stonington beat Waterford 4-2 in an Eastern Connecticut Conference field hockey match on Thursday night.

Casey Boumenot and Ellie Korinek also scored for the Bears (4-0, 3-0), Colette Dreher had an assist and Abby Mann made four saves. Waterford (1-2, 1-1) got goals from Cassidy Susi and Jessica San Juan and Nini Yangga made 12 saves.

The game was tied at 2-2 when Korinek scored off a Dreher penalty corner with 22:22 left in the second half. Arruda's unassisted goal with 15 minutes left gave the Bears breathing room.

In other games:

• Kristen Healy and Daven Roberts scored two goals each as East Lyme beat NFA 8-0 in an ECC game. Nancy Alden had a goal and an assist and Maya Rose, Julia Bates and Erin Bauman scored for the Vikings (2-0, 1-0). Lucy Libis made 18 saves for NFA (0-3, 0-3).

H.S. boys' soccer

• Stonington scored twice in the first seven minutes and held on to beat East Lyme 2-1 in the ECC Division I opener for both teams. Max Wojtas scored 1:42 into the second half and Jamison Magowan, who assisted on Wotjas' goal, scored five minutes later. Alec Kosinski of East Lyme scored on a penalty kick in the 65th minute. Sam Moltalto assisted on Magowan's goal and Peter Fernholz made six saves for Stonington (3-0). Suneal Lall made six saves for East Lyme (3-1).

• Caleb Robbins scored in overtime as Fitch beat NFA 3-2 in the ECC Division I opener for both teams. Sophomores Alex Delcampo and Eric Leuchner scored for Fitch (2-1-1) and Jack Allen and Marc Josaphat had goals for NFA (1-2).

• Freshman Nick Washington's goal in the 28th minute gave Ledyard a 1-0 win over Waterford in the ECC Division II opener for both teams. Freshman Daimon Pollard assisted on the goal, just as he did on Washington's goal in a 1-0 win over NFA last Friday. Ken Turner made seven saves for Ledyard (2-1) and A.J. Sachatello made nine saves for Waterford (0-2). 

• Matt Pierce scored twice to lead Wheeler to a 4-2 win over St. Bernard in the ECC Division IV opener for both teams. Scott Pion and Ian Spracklin had goals and Bowen Baker made five saves for Wheeler (1-1), which led 3-1 at halftime. Billy Niles scored both goals and Martin Arvidson made seven saves for the Saints (1-1).

• Tyler Velazquez had two goals an an assist as Montville beat Griswold 5-0 in the ECC Division III opener for both teams. Julian Valdes had a goal and an assist, Liam Cook and Ashwin Kurichi scored goals and Zak Keenan had an assist for Montville (2-0).

• Norwich Tech opened its season with a 4-0 loss to Plainfield. Angel Baron scored twice for Plainfield.

H.S. girls' soccer

• Wheeler lost to Parish Hill in a nonleague game, 6-0. Addie Hauptmann made 11 saves for wheeler (0-2), which was outshot 17-2.

College volleyball

• Coast Guard sophomore Bridget Boyle hit a match-high .364 and had a team-high 10 kills as Coast Guard ran its win streak to seven straight with a 3-0 win over archrival Merchant Marine to pick up another point in the Superintendent's Trophy Standings. The Bears won by set scores of 25-21, 25-19, 25-16. Coast Guard improves to 10-1, its best start since the 2009 team won 11 straight to start the season. Destiny Johnson had seven kills and Amanda Dake and Makenna Martin had nine digs each for the Bears, who lead Merchant Marine 4-0 in the standings.

• Mitchell College lost to Salem State, 25-16, 25-12, 25-20. Cameron Childs had 10 assists, Shyla Phillips-Krick had 11 digs and Laurissa Amaker had five kills and eight digs for Mitchell (0-4).

H.S. volleyball

• Old Lyme lost to North Branford in a Shoreline Conference match, 3-1. Old Lyme won the first set 25-20 then lost 25-16, 25-17, 25-23. Chandler Munson had nine aces, Maddie Cann had eight kills and two blocks and Katie Reid had 12 assists for Old Lyme (0-4).

• Wheeler beat Norwich Tech in a nonleague match, 25-18, 25-18, 25-13. Amaya Mendez hadsix aces, four assists and three digs and Kellsey Gumbs had five digs for Norwich Tech (0-3).

Women's soccer

• Sophomore Tori Kretzmer scored in the 21st minute and Connecticut College held on for a 1-0 win over UMass Boston in a nonleague game. Alyssa Kogelmann assisted on the goal and Sarah Williams made three saves for Conn (3-1).  


• The Waterford Babe Ruth league will hold elections for its board of directors on Thursday, Sept. 20. Anyone interested in serving should contact Joe Mariani at Joe_Mariani@ml.com.



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