Local roundup: T-More reaches final of Founder's Tournament
Montville — Jared Garcia scored 17 points Friday leading St. Thomas More into the championship game of the Founder's Tournament with an 84-55 win over Eduard Montpetit.
The Chancellors (17-1) will play the winner of Friday night's later game between Bridgton Academy and Thetford Acaddmy in Saturday's final at 1 p.m.
Elijah Perry had 12 points and seven assists for St. Thomas More while Keigo Kimura and Zeke Blauner scored 11 apiece.
• Carsen Keith of Preston had 15 points and 10 rebounds for Avery Point but the Pointers lost to Navy Prep 67-53. Ashey Burke scored 14, Julitza Delgado had 11 points, five rebounds and five assists and Keith blocked five shots for Avery Point (8-6).
• The Fitch co-op remained unbeaten with a 110-71 victory over Waterford in an Eastern Connecticut Conference meet. Hartmut Doerwaldt won a pair of individual events for the Falcons (3-0-1, 3-0-1), capturing the 200-meter freestyle in 2:11.80 and the 100 butterfly in 1:07.01. Fitch also picked up individual wins from Mike Urgo in the 50 free (26.20), Alex Doerwaldt in the 100 free (57.37), Ian Sanok in the 400 free (4:57.85), AJ Murko in the 100 back (1:06.73) and Ben Chidley in the 100 breaststroke (1:17.72). The Lancers (2-2, 2-2) picked up wins from Dan Estrin in the 200 IM (2:37.16) and Kody Dow in diving (177.65 points).
• New London swept a quad-meet at Middletown, beat the host Blue Dragons 43-36, Shelton 36-36 on criteria and South Windsor 60-24. The win over Shelton came on the down to the final criteria (forfeits). Shelton forfeited two matches and the Whalers (4-3) had a full lineup. New London also clinched its victory Middletown when Max Commander had a pin in the final match of the night. Commander (152) went 3-0 with three pins while Noah Boozer (145), Moustafa Dannett (170), Jadian Mackenzie (195) and Teshuah Williams (220) all went 3-0.
• Stonington's boys' sprint medley relay team of Christian Hudson, Andrew Castagliuolo, Chase Flynn and Rhys Hammond finished first Friday at the East Coast Invitational at Providence Career and Technical High School. Their time was 3:40.16. The Bears' boys' shuttle hurdle was third in 34.86 with Bobby Lewis, Christian Hudson, Cameron Rose, George Limberakis.
• Amherst beat Connecticut College 3-0 in a New England Small College Athletic Conference game. Connor Rodericks made 33 saves for Conn (6-7, 2-5).