Local roundup: UConn tops Princeton in field hockey

Princeton, N.J. — Svea Boker scored 4:03 into overtime to lift No. 4 UConn to a 2-1 win over No. 6 Princeton in a nonleague field hockey game on Sunday.

UConn (7-1) took a 1-0 lead when Kourtney Kennedy scored in the 28th minute. It was Kennedy's first goal of the season and was assisted by Antonia Tiedtke and Maddy Wray. Princeton (3-3) tied the game on Julianna Tornetta's goal in the 57th minute.

H.S. girls' soccer

• Montville lost to Old Saybrook 5-1 in a nonleague game on Saturday. Alexis DeLucia scored for Montville (0-4) with an assist from McKinley Bond. Alexie Root scored twice and Abby Bergeron had a goal and an assist for Old Saybrook (2-3). 


• Matt Jenner threw four touchdown passes as St. Thomas More beat American International Academy 44-0 on Saturday. Alante Brown returned the opening kickoff for a touchdown and caught two TD passes for the Chancellors (2-0). Branson Pipko and Chris Canal also caught touchdown passes and Jonathan Anderson, Aaron Hall, Isaiah Henderson, Zion Pack, John Gimbel and Kolt McCracken led the defense to a shutout.

Road racing

• Aidan Pepin won the 5K Foot Pursuit in Waterford on Saturday in a time of 19:22. Emily Miller was the top women's finisher, coming in sixth at 20:54. Also finishing in the top 10 were Zac Gamble (19:49), Brad Watkins (20:22), Tom Starodaj (20:31), Richard Fernandes (20:34), Sean Salvador (22:15), Willem Lefevre (22:16), Chris Gamble (22:29) and Lori Gatheral (22:37).


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