Local roundup: Pointers fall in OT
Groton — Avery Point's bid for a third straight win came up short, as the Pointers lost to Brookdale Community College 77-71 in overtime in a men's basketball game on Sunday.
Cyrus Sprague led the Pointers (7-9) with 18 points, 16 of which came in the second half and overtime. Tyler Zegray had 16 points and Waterford's Trevor Yeomans scored 12.
• Rebekah Sanders of Quaker Hill had 28 points and 13 rebounds for Avery Point, but the Pointers lost to Union County Community College 79-66. Julitza Delgado had 13 points and seven rebounds and Old Lyme's Abby Stone had 12 points, seven rebounds and five blocked shots for Avery Point (9-7).
• UConn lost to Yale 3-2 in the consolation game of the Connecticut Ice tournament in Bridgeport. Marc Gatcomb and Carter Turnbull scored goals for the Huskies (9-12-4).
• The Eastern CT Eagles rallied from a 4-3 deficit to beat Tri-Town 4-3 on Saturday night, sweeping a weekend home-and-home series.
Kyle Marino scored the game-winning goal, with an assist by Steve Turchetta, with two minutes to go in the third period. Ryan LoVetere, Will Cannella and Turchetta had goals for the Eagles (6-3), Anthony Gesino, Evan Tower, Ashton Baltes and Marino had assists.
H.S. girls' basketball
• Stonington snapped a seven-game losing streak with a 63-47 win over Haddam-Killingworth in a nonleague game on Saturday night. Sophia Bell scored 29 points and had 14 rebounds and Zoe Ribeiro had 18 points and seven rebounds for Stonington (5-8).
• Connecticut College lost to No. 17 Amherst 203-95 on Saturday. Charlie Adl won the 200-yard freestyle in 1:42.90 and the 500 freestyle in 4:42.50 for the Camels and teammates Jared Nussbaum and Colin Merrill also won events.
• No. 17 Amherst beat Connecticut College 181-107 on Saturday. Conn's Maddie Ford won the 100 freestyle in 52.82, the 200 freestyle in 1:54.46 and teamed with Vaughn Ammon, Kenzie Healy and Anika Svoboda to win the 200 freestyle relay in 1:39.13. Conn's Tiernan Shea won the 100 backstroke (59.25) and 200 backstroke (2:13.46) and Ammon won the 50 freestyle (25.04).
H.S. indoor track
• Ledyard's Robbie Petriel won the long jump at the Haddam-Killingworth Invitational on Friday, with a jump of 20-feet, 9.5-inches. The Colonels finished seventh in the boys' team competition with 31.5 points. The 4x200-meter relay team of Ben Askew, Petriel, Nick Washington and Tyler LaPerle were third in 1:38.34. Ledyard's Mitchell Ahlborn was fourth in the high jump (5-10) and Luke Weirs was sixth (5-8) while teammates Ryan Kinney (fifth, 11-0) and Wesley Hughes (sixth, 10-6) placed in the pole vault.
Ledyard finished 11th in the girls' competition, led by a third-place finish for the 4x200 relay team of Hannah Avila, Olivia Crawford, Teia Lee and Aaliyah Amidon (1:54.66). Crawford was fourth in the 55 hurdles and the 4x800 team of Katherine Harren, Lexi LaPerle, Reanna Robbins and Tori Schweitzer were fifth in 10:56.7.
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