Local roundup: East Lyme's Hahn third in 100 breaststroke at State Open
West Hartford — East Lyme's Nikki Hahn earned all-state honors by placing third in the 100-yard breaststroke during Sunday's State Open swimming championships at the Cornerstone Community Pool.
Hahn, a senior, finished in 1 minute, 4.83 seconds for the Vikings. She also competed in the 200 individual medley, placing 18th in 2:19.70.
East Lyme also placed 24th in the 200 freestyle relay with Lauren Hinckley, Anna Lu, Grace Xu and Sandra Kirvelevicius finishing in 1:47.62.
Delany Reck, a junior for the Fitch/Stonington/New London cooperative program, competed in two individual events, finishing 15th in the 100 backstroke (1:00.31) and 17th in the 50 freestyle (24.91). Teammate Anna Orphanides, a freshman was 20th in the 50 free (24.99) while sophomore Laura Letellier was 24th in the 100 breast (1:10.79).
The Falcons also placed in two relays with Reck, Orphanides, sophomore Sophia Pacheco and freshman Addison Fulling finishing 22nd in the 200 freestyle relay (1:43.81) and Fulling, Orphanides, Pacheco and Reck placing 23rd in the 400 freestyle relay (3:50.50).
• Mitchell College defeated Pratt Institute 90-75 in the consolation game of the Herb Kenny Tournament at Wesleyan. Waterford's Mikey Buscetto scored a career-high 28 points and added seven assists, six rebounds and three steals for the Mariners (3-3) to make the all-tournament team. Alfonzo Stokes added 15 points and eight rebounds for Mitchell and New London's Jalen Benson had nine points and nine assists.
• Connecticut College defeated Middlebury 183-111 in its season opener on Saturday. Julien Legros won the 50-yard freestyle in 21.72 seconds and 100 free in 47.83 while swimming on the winning 200 medley (1:36.24) and 200 freestyle relays (1:27.86) for the Camels. Josh Franco, Kai Lisgarten, A.J. Steinenger, Matthew Laclef and Sean Geisler were also double-winners for Conn.
• Maddie Ford and Tiernan Shea combined for six win in Conn College's 158-130 season-opening loss to Middlebury.Ford won the 200-yard freestyle (1:54.55), 100 free (52.29) and 500 free (5:12.02) for the Camels and was on the winning 200 free relay (1:40.78) while Shea won the 100 backstroke (58.53) and 200 back (2:09.95).
• Seth Cunningham ran for 245 yards and two touchdowns as Thames River kepts its Class L playoff hopes alive with a 38-20 in over Abbott Tech/Immaculate in the Connecticut Technical Conference. The Crusaders (8-1) will likely clinch a playoff berth Thanksgiving Eve with a win at Quinebaug Valley. Quarterback Jake Brenek threw for 176 yards and two touchdowns and Xavier Jackson had 117 receiving yards and a score.
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