Local roundup: Conn College women's soccer team wins

New London — Freshman Mya Johnson and junior Kat Norton each scored a goal to lift the Connecticut College women's soccer team past Johnson & Wales, 2-0, in its home opener at Freeman Field on Wednesday.

Johnson, a former Old Lyme High School all-state standout, put the Camels on the board in the 17th minute when she took a through ball from Tori Kretzmer and fired in a left-footed shot to the far post.

The Camels, who had a 19-9 shot advantage in the match, wasted no time doubling the margin in the early stages of the second half by getting a marker from Norton on a breakaway opportunity.

Johnson and Norton have accounted for six of the team's seven goals this season.

The Camel defense, primarily anchored by Maegen Dillon, Erin O'Brien Powers, Emily Lorry and Shannon Finnegan, held its ground to help preserve the shutout.

Katy Pelletier picked up her first career shutout by making five saves for the Camels (3-0).

Girls’ cross country

• Mary Madaus (23:05), Grace Cassineri (27:11) and Anna Terry (29:39) were the top three finishers as Williams scored 15 to win the six-team Chase Collegiate Invitational. Emerson McAraw finished sixth (29:47) and Vaishnavi Ladd seventh (30:11) for Williams.

Boys’ cross country

• Philip Knowlton finished fifth (19:42) for Williams as it placed fifth at a meet at the six-team Chase Collegiate Invitational. Hunter Dolphin finished 13th for Williams (21:35).

• Waterford's Aidan Pepin finished first and a course record (17:02) to lead the Lancers past Woodstock Academy (23-48), Wheeler (16-47), and ECC Division II rival Killingly (15-50) on Tuesday. Caleb Zane was fourth (19:13), Kristopher Dow fifth (19:17) and Owen Seltzer sixth (19:22) for Waterford (3-0, 1-0). Michael Carroll finished seventh (19:35) for Wheeler.

Girls' soccer

• Rachel Luxton and Sarah Cole both had a goal and an assist as Williams tied Wooster at 3. Skylar Frost also scored for Williams.


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