Local roundup: Sadosky's 33 helps Waterford hand Killingly first golf loss
Waterford — Ryan Sadosky shot a 2-under par 33 on a windy day at Great Neck Country Club as Waterford knocked Killingly from the ranks of the unbeaten with a 5-2 Eastern Connecticut Conference Division II boys' golf match on Tuesday.
The Redmen (11-1, 4-1) can win the title outright with a win against Woodstock Academy on May 29. Waterford (8-5-1, 4-1-1) can win the championship with a Woodstock win.
The Lancers, who won the medal point 179-183, also picked up wins from Nick Hynes (46) and Joe Lathrop (52).
Chris Lackner shot a 41 to lead Killingly.
In other matches:
• East Lyme clinched a share of the ECC Division I title with a 7-0 win over Norwich Free Academy. Evan Kluge was the medalist with a 3-over-par 39 at Norwich Golf Club and Ben Bohmbach (40), Matt Orefice (41), Logan Rolfe (42) and Dan Singer (44) also won matches for the Vikings (12-0, 5-0), who can wrap up the title with a win over Fitch on May 28. Andrew Gromko shot a 41 for NFA (6-9, 2-4).
• Drew McCormack of Fitch was the medalist with a 43 as the Falcons beat New London 7-0 in an ECC Division I match. Colin Fahey (44),Charlie Bresnahan (44), Nishant Patel (45) and Keegan Hawley (47) also won matches for Fitch (12-2-1, 4-1). Andre McClain shots a 45 for New London (2-11, 0-6).
• Bacon Academy wrapped up the ECC Division III title with a 6.5-0.5 win over Montville. Bacon Academy (9-2, 6-0) got 44s from Cole Gustavsen and David Tremblay, who shared medalist honors with Grant Kortfelt of Montville (5-9, 3-2).
• Wheeler's Bryce Reck and Ryan Hare each shot a 52 as the Lions edged Fishers Island 217-219 at Stonington Country Club. Alec Rustici added a 54 for the Lions (8-6).
• Briana Scarantino pitched a two-hitter as fourth-seeded Platt Tech defeated No. 1 Norwich Tech 6-2 in the semifinals of the Connecticut Technical Conference tournament. Hannah Smith struck out 15 in a losing effort for the Warriors and went 1-for-2 with a walk.
• Grasso Tech beat Prince Tech 27-15 in a CTC game, snapping a nine-game losing streak. Samarie Delgado singled and doubled and was the winning pitcher and Jazmyn Lopez had two hits for Grasso (2-17), which hadn't won since beating Prince 29-27 on April 29.
• Old Lyme was ousted from the Shoreline Conference tournament with an 11-4 loss to No. 2 Haddam-Killingworth in the quarterfinals. The teams were tied 4-4 in the bottom of the fifth inning on Monday when play was suspended due to rain. When play resumed, H-K scored four runs in the bottom of the fifth and added three more in the sixth. Eli St. Germain drove in two runs and Liam Holloway drove in a run and scored a run for No. 7 Old Lyme (11-10).
• David Langer's single with two outs in the bottom of the ninth drove in pinch-runner Thad Phillips from second as fourth-seeded UConn defeated No. 5 Houston 4-3 in the first round of the American Athletic Conference tournament in Clearwater, Fla. The Huskies (35-22) will play No. 8 Wichita State, which upset No. 1 East Carolina 6-2, in a winners' bracket game on Thursday. Kyler Fedko staged UConn to a 2-0 lead with a two-run blast in the second, but Houston (32-24) rallied to take a 3-2 lead before Paul Gozzo hit a solo homer for the Huskies in the seventh to tie the game at 3-3.
• No. 2 Old Saybrook beat No. 3 Old Lyme 14-10 in the semifinals of the Shoreline Conference tournament. Lydia Tinnerello scored three goals, Olivia Stack had two goals and two assists, Hayden Saunders made 16 saves, Bella Arias and Paige Britton each scored twice and Anna Sather had a goal for Old Lyme (10-7).
• New London lost to Griswold 13-8 in an ECC Division III game on Monday night. Emilia Skrabacz had four goals and Natalia Paul scored twice for New London (4-10, 4-6).
• Montville's season ended with a 22-2 loss to Branford on Monday night. Brandon Pedersen and Derek Debbis scored goals and Stevie Turchetta made 19 saves for Montville (2-14).
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