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Local roundup: Avery Point falls in NJCAA baseball tourney

Rochester, N.Y. — Host Monroe Community College scored three runs in the bottom of the ninth inning to rally for a 14-13 win over Avery Point and won the NJCAA Subdistrict Division II baseball tournament final on Sunday.

Avery Point (6-10) would have had to beat Monroe twice to win the title.

Bobby Arent had four hits, Javon Hernandez had two hits, two RBI and scored three times and Enrique Diaz had two hits and scored twice for the Pointers. Chris Oliwa singled, homered and drove in two runs and Tim Hanlon had two hits and drove in a run. 

H.S. softball

• Kaelin Waldron pitched a one-hitter with 15 strikeouts and no walks as Griswold beat Lyman Memorial 12-0 in an Eastern Connecticut Conference Division II game on Saturday night. The game ended after five innings due to the mercy rule. Waldron also opened the scoring with a three-run homer in the third inning.

Samantha Falco had three hits, including a double, and scored three runs and Sonja Matheson and Lucia Ceccarelli each had two hits and three RBI for Griswold (13-1, 13-1). Loretta Svedarsky of Lyman (8-3, 8-3) singled in the fifth inning to break up Waldron's perfect game. 

Women's track and field

• Connecticut College's Malissa Lindsey won a pair of events and broke one of her own school records during a five-team meet on Saturday at Williams College. The sophomore won the 100-meter dash in 12.25 seconds, breaking her old mark of 12.28, and captured the 200 in 25.30. The meet also included Middlebury, Amherst and Wesleyan.

In addition, Julia Curran placed fourth in the 10,000 in a personal best 36:48.47 while Emi Schwab was sixth in 37:36.46, more than 18 seconds better than her previous best. Mary Rusnock added a second-place finish in the 400 (1:01.54) while Erica MacSweeney was fourth in the long jump (17-0.5) and Tarvis Huntlian was fifth in the 1,500 (4:47.79).

Men's track and field

• Conn College sophomores Matt Carter and Jeffrey Love each won distance events during a five-team meet at Williams on Saturday. Carter captured the 10,000 in 30:12.58, breaking his old school record of 30:35.34, while Love won the 5,000 in a personal best 14:43.

Also for Conn, Chris Verstandig was fourth in the 1,500 (4:01.95), Christ Koskinen was tied for third in the pole vault (13-11.75) and Ian McAleer placed third in the 100 (11.33).

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