Local roundup: Avery Point women roll to victory

Groton — Rebekah Sanders, Abby Stone and Carsen Keith each had double-doubles as the Avery Point women's basketball team beat Dutchess Community College 92-61 on Sunday.

Quaker Hill's Sanders had 23 points, 19 rebounds and six assists, Old Lyme's Stone had 25 points, 13 rebounds, six assists, six steals and three blocked shots and Preston's Keith had 10 points and 10 rebounds.

Kalianna Dingui scored 12, Ashley Burke had five assists and Julitza Delgado had six assists for the Pointers (15-8).

H.S. hockey

• The Eastern CT Eagles beat the Housatonic co-op 2-1 in a Nutmeg Conference game. Evan Tower and Steven Turchetta had a goal and an assist each for the Eagles (8-8, 6-2), Kevin Yang had an assist and Rylin Fowler made 21 saves.

The Eagles rallied from a 2-0 deficit on Saturday night to beat Watertown 4-3. Tower had two goals and two assists, Will Cannella had a goal and two assists, Turchetta had a goal and an assist, Ryan LoVetere had an assist and Fowler made 24 saves.

Men's basketball

• Tyler Zegray scored 23 points and had 10 assists to lead Avery Point to an 86-65 win over Dutchess Community College. J.R. Gandenberger of East Lyme scored 16 points, Waterford's Trevor Yeomans had 15 points and five rebounds and Mitchell Holdmeyer had 10 points and five assists for the Pointers (14-12).

• St. Thomas More beat Vermont Academy 107-60 on Saturday. Jared Garcia had 15 points and five rebounds, Keigo Kimura scored 15 and Zeke Blauner scored 14 for T-More.

Women's swimming

• Connecticut College finished sixth at the New England Small College Athletic Conference championships, with 698 points. Williams won its seventh straight title with 1,930 points. Conn's Vaughn Ammon finished second in the 100-yard freestyle with a time of 51.21.

Conn also got a seventh-place finish from Maddie Ford in the 100 free (51.66) and a fifth-place finish from Andrea Higgins in the 200 butterfly (2:04.53). Conn's 400 freestyle relay team of Anika Svoboda, Ammon, Brynn Campbell and Ford finished third in 3:26.80. On Saturday, Tiernan Shea was second in the 100 backstroke in 56.27.

College baseball

• Reggie Crawford drove in five runs and Nick Krauth and three relievers combined on six-hitter as UConn beat No. 8 Michigan 7-1 in Scottsdale, Ariz. Krauth allowed five hits over 5.2 innings with five strikeouts and two walks. Christian Fedko was 3-for-4, Crawford had two hits and Ben Maycock homered for UConn (1-2), which lost to Cal Poly 5-0 on Friday night and 6-1 to No. 1 Vanderbilt on Saturday. 

Men's hockey

• Mitchell Fossier scored with 53 seconds left in overtime to give No. 17 Maine its 1-0 win over UConn in a Hockey East game on Saturday night. Jeremy Swayman had 41 saves for Maine (16-10-4, 10-8-2). Tomas Vomacka had 25 saves for the Huskies (12-13-4, 9-8-2).

Women's track and field

• Coast Guard’s Leilani Salang won the weight throw (47 feet, 9.75 inches and Kalea Salang placed fifth (36-6.75) at the Gordon Kelly Invitational on Saturday. Savannah Olyniec was second in the 5K (19:14.86) while Elizabeth Carter took fourth (19:39.02) for Coast Guard while Kelly Wade was sixth in the long jump (15-10.5) and eighth in the triple jump (32-9.75).

• Koko Mensah, Meredith Cronin and Malissa Lindsey broke Connecticut College records on Saturday at Boston University's Valentine Invitational.Mensah was fourth in the shot put at 45-feet, 10-inches to break her 45-4.5 last season. Cronin finished 35th in the 5,000 in 17:17, topping Maura Danahy's 17:20 in 2002 and Lindsey was 110th in the 200 with a time of 26.11, breaking Sara Gildersleeve's mark of 26.36 in 2012. 

Men's track and field

• Adam Jibril-Barnes finished 11th overall in the 60 meter hurdles (8.67) for Coast Guard at Boston University's Valentine Invitational on Saturday. Josiah Davis finished 23rd to set a school record in the 1,000 meters (2:27.57) for the Bears and Andre Gallant ran the second-fastest time in school history in the 3,000 meters (8:32.87).

Danny Aschale and Ben Vazquez broke Connecticut College records at the Valentine Invitational. Aschale set the mark in the 3,000, finishing 51st in a time of 8:10.61 topping the 8:15.43 set by Michael LeDuc in 2014. Vazquez was 25th in the 800 in 1:52.24, besting the 1:54.12 by Connor Trapp in 2016. 

H.S. fencing

• The Waterford girls' team finished up an unbeaten regular season by winning in epee and foil against East Lyme and Fitch on Saturday, led by undefeated performances by Alex Cole and Ashley Metivier. Cole and Elizabeth Levandoski each reached the 100-win milestone and Waterford's Kat Cole wrapped up an unbeaten season.




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