Local colleges: Turner, Wiley spark Mitchell women past Becker
New London — Mitchell College beat Becker 41-39 in the regular-season finale for both teams in a New England Collegiate Conference women's basketball game on Saturday.
Le'Sandra Turner had 10 points, five rebounds and three steals and Amina Wiley scored 13 for Mitchell (16-9, 15-3). Mitchell, Becker and New England College finished in a three-way tie for first. NECC tournament pairings will be announced on Sunday, but Mitchell will host a game on Tuesday.
• Waterford's Mia Brennan made her final home game at Avery Point a memorable one as the Pointers beat Roxbury Community College 105-19. Brennan scored 39 points, had nine assists and eight steals. Rebekah Sanders of Quaker Hill had 17 points and 21 rebounds, Miriam Dugas had 16 points and 10 rebounds, Kalianna Dingui had 15 points, eight rebounds and five assists and Julitza Delgado had 11 points, six rebounds, five assists and five steals for Avery Point (12-12).
• No. 8 Connecticut College had its season ended with a 96-75 loss to No. 1 Bowdoin in the quarterfinals of the New England Small College Athletic Conference tournament. Sami Ashton scored 29 points to match the tournament record, Margaret Corcoran had 11 points and six rebounds and Kylie Caouette came off the bench to score 14 for Conn (13-11). The game was highest-scoring in tournament history, with the 171 topping the 155 that was established on Feb. 22, 2014 when Trinity beat Conn 79-76.
• Coast Guard Academy ended its season with a 73-65 loss to MIT in a New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference game. Micaela Martinelli had 14 points, Kyra Hartman scored 11, Annabella Farabaugh scored 10 and Breanna Wood had 12 rebounds, eight points and five assists for Coast Guard (7-18, 5-11).
• Waterford's Trevor Yeomans scored 17 points and John Domijan of Montville had 12 points and 11 rebounds as Avery Point beat Roxbury CC 60-54. Alec Gomes of Norwich scored 12 points and Mitchell Holdmeyer had 15 rebounds for the Pointers (10-19).
• Coast Guard's season came to an end with a 97-83 loss to Emerson in a NEWMAC game. Packy Witkowski had 20 points and six rebounds and Nolan Benson scored 12 for Coast Guard (16-8, 7-7), which trailed 49-26 at halftime. The 16 wins were Coast Guard's won since the 2007-08 season and the seven conference wins match the most NEWMAC wins in program history.
• Mitchell's Domenico Santiago had 21 points and 14 rebounds but the Mariners ended their regular season with an 85-75 loss to Dean in a NECC game. Hasani Williams had 16 points and 10 rebounds, Leonard Williams scored 15 and Steffen Brunson had 12 points for Mitchell (16-9, 10-6). Mitchell is No. 4 in the NECC tournament and hosts No. 5 Southern Vermont on Tuesday at 8 p.m.
• Conn College is in fifth place at the NESCAC Championships with one day to go. Conn has 700 points, with Williams leading with 1,331. Andrea Higgins broke the school record in the 400-yard individual medley, finishing fourth with a time of 4:28.96. Conn's 200 medley relay team of Maeve Wilber, Kenzie Healy, Vaughn Ammon and Olivia Haskell were fifth in 1:44.73. The Camels placed three in the top eight in the 200 freestyle with Maddie Ford fifth (1:51.48), Haskell sixth (1:51.73) and Ammon eighth (1:53.26).
• Conn College ended its season with a 5-4 win over Bowdoin in a NESCAC game. Greg Pezza's second goal of the game came 1:52 into the third period and gave Conn (7-16-1, 3-14-1) a 5-3 lead. Anthony Quatieri had a goal and an assist, Matt Creamer and Brett Stirling had goals, Avery Gobbo made 40 saves and Jeff Thompson and Ryan Petti had two assists each for Conn.
• Conn College lost to Hamilton 2-0 in the NESCAC. Bailey Mertz made 25 saves for Conn (10-10-3, 6-7-3).
• Coast Guard opened its season with a 10-1 win over Elizabethtown. Former NFA standout Logan Morin scored three goals for the Bears while Benner Geurtsen and Will Iorio had two goals each. Justin Edwards and Colin Cashin had four ground balls each.
Men's indoor track
• Coast Guard's Ben Zarlengo broke his school record in the weight throw with a toss of 61 feet, 4.75 inches to lead the Bears at Springfield's Triangle Invitational. Joseph Roth (16:01.43) and Logan Bonner (16:12.54) took second and third in the 5,000, third places went to Daniel Taglianetti in the 400 (53.04) and Benjamin Taminger in the 600 (1:24.09) and Jacob McGlumphy was fourth in the 3,000 (8:55.28).
Women's indoor track
• Leilani Salang of Coast Guard threw a career best 50-5.25 to win the weight throw at Springfield's Triangle Classic. Salang was second in the shot put (38-0). Nayalina Tamariz was second in the 5,000 (19:15.27), Mia Huncharek finished third in the 1000 (3:11.28) and Emma Sims was fourth in the 3,000 (10:59.09).
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