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Local roundup: Williams' Fader, Angelini are All-New England girls' lacrosse picks

New London — A pair of Williams School athletes, Lucy Fader and Maria Angelini, have been named to the All-New England Prep School Athletic Conference girls' lacrosse first team.

Fader, a sophomore, led the Blues in scoring with 12 goals and 14 assists during an abbreviated five-game season. She is a midfielder and draw specialist.

Angelini, a junior goalie, made 54 saves in give games with nine ground balls and five interceptions.

In addition, junior midfielder Sarah Cole and freshman midfielder-attack Skylar Frost were honorable mention picks.

Avery Point honors 12

• UConn Avery Point honored 12 student-athletes for their academic efforts during the recently concluded 2020-21 school year.

Bobby Arent and Nik Hay received the Avery Point Excellence Award, the highest award on campus that went to just five students based on academic talent and performance, while Max Grossman was one of four students selected for the Avery Point Passion of Learning Award presented to those whose curiosity, spirit on inquiry and passion for the subject.

Arent, Grossman, Devan Barnum, Samantha Caster, John D'Urso, Enrique Diaz, Julia Fenn, Jaden Fowler, Dominic Morabito and Adeline Smith were inducted into the Alpha Lambda Delta honor society for those who achieved a 3.5 GPA or higher during their first year while Scholar-Athlete awards were presented to Arent, Caster, Diaz, D'Urso, Grossman, Hay, Morabito, Jason Ostrowski and Smith.

Sea Unicorns

• The Norwich Sea Unicorns won their fifth straight game, beating the New Britain Bees 8-2 in an FCBL game on Thursday night. Norwich (12-8) has won nine of its last 10 games. Ian Battipaglia (Franklin Pierce) had a two-run single and Hunter Yaworski (Mitchell) and TJ Keefe (Pace) had doubles for the Sea Unicorns.

Road racing

• Brian Murray of Coventry won the St. Catherine of Siena 5K race in Preston on Thursday, finishing the new course in a time of 18:02. Linda Spooner of Sturbridge, Mass., was the top women's finisher (eighth overall) in a time of 21:34.

Also finishing in the top 10 were David Goodrich of Waterford (18:41), Richard Fernandes of Waterbury (20:11), Jackson Collins of Jewett City (20:22), Garrett Gasparino of Jewett City (20:27), Bruce Christensen of Bolton (20:30), John Minervino of Higganum (21:24), Paul Baldini of North Haven (21:41) and Josh Spooner of  Sturbridge, Mass. (21:50). 

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