Local roundup: Stonington girls edge East Lyme with late goal
East Lyme — Finnella O’Keefe’s shot deflected off an East Lyme defender and into the goal with just 2 minutes and 18 seconds remaining as Stonington outlasted East Lyme 4-3 in an Eastern Connecticut Conference interdivisional girls’ soccer match on Thursday night.
The Bears (8-2) led 3-2 when Jessica Knapp tied it for the Vikings (5-4) with just 11:20 remaining.
Carly Constantine, Maya Terwilliger and Sofia Regan also scored goals for Stonington (Lily Loughlean assisted on Constantine’s goal), while Sarina McCollum (penalty kick) and Summer Antonino added goals for East Lyme.
Kelsea Anderson made 10 saves in goal for the Bears and Morgan Dube made five saves for the Vikings.
In other matches:
• Alina Srkrabacz scored three goals and assisted on the fourth as New London won its first match of the season with a 4-0 non-conference win over Amistad. Paula Penaranda assisted on all three of Skrabacz’s goals for the Whalers (1-7) while Skrabacz set up Christine Forestral for the other goal.
• Avery Volle scored a pair of goals as unbeaten Lyman Memorial scored six goals in the first half and rolled to a 7-1 win over Windham. Alyssa Judd added a goal and an assist for the Bulldogs (9-0-1) while Becca Ziegler, Magda Carpenter and Nevaeh Shifrin each added a goal (Lyman also scored on an own goal), while Leah Comeroski and Juliana Haynes added assists and goalie Phoe Carpenter made three saves.
• Angelica Tompkins scored three goals and assisted on a fourth as St. Bernard cruised to a 5-0 victory over Griswold. Sienna Sferrazza added a pair of goals for the Saints (6-2) while Alyssa Hernandez, Morgan Kuhn and Chloe Jennings each had an assist. Hannah Service made seven saves for the Wolverines (3-5).
• Cassie Rice scored the lone goal in Ledyard’s 1-0 victory over Norwich Free Academy. Bella Drummond made seven saves to earn the shutout for the Colonels (6-2-1) while Ava Boenig stopped four shots for the Wildcats (4-4-1).
• Woodstock Academy scored a pair of second-half goals to beat Waterford 2-0. Grace Gelhaus had a goal and an assist for Woodstock, setting up Leah Costa for the game’s first goal six minutes into the second half. Victoria Sturm made seven saves in goal for the Lancers (4-4-1), who held a 9-7 edge in shots.
• Casey Beauregard had two goals an assist as Killingly defeated Fitch 3-1. Hannah Warner, assisted by Sophia Clang, scored for the Falcons (1-7-1) and goalie Grace Jenkins made 14 saves.
• Grasso Tech and Norwich Tech/Holy Family played to a 1-1 draw in the Connecticut Technical Conference East. Danielle Sands scored for the Eagles (1-6-2, 0-2-2) while Tessa Lambert found the back of the net for the Warriors (5-1-3, 0-0-3).
• Eliand Brockett, Sophia Rodriguez and Keriana Heredia scored two goals apiece as Plainfield defeated Wheeler 6-0. Jillian Comeau made 19 saves in goal for the Lions (3-6).
H.S. boys’ soccer
• New London and Wheeler played to a scoreless double overtime draw in New London. The Whalers are 0-7-1 and the Lions are 4-4-2.
H.S. field hockey
• Kameryn Mazzulli scored the game-winning goal on a penalty shot as Waterford edged East Lyme 2-1 in the ECC. Lauren Santos, assisted by Sam San Juan, scored for the first goal for the Lancers (2-6, 2-4) while Caroline Daugherity scored the lone goal for East Lyme (4-2-1, 4-2).
• Brianna Plew, Anna Lettiere and Nora Walsh scored unassisted goals as Stonington remained unbeaten in the ECC with a 3-0 win over NFA. The Bears (7-2, 7-0) held a 14-1 edge in shots. Goalie Elena Sustache made four saves for NFA (1-6, 1-4).
• East Lyme rolled to a 25-22, 25-10 and 25-20 non-conference win over Coventry. Carolyn Place had six aces for the Vikings (9-3) while Addison Soleau added 12 kills, Chloe Vaglio 15 digs and Sydney Latham seven kills.
• Ledyard defeated Cromwell 25-20, 25-13 and 25-11 as Emily Peckham had seven assists and four aces for the Colonels (5-7), with Lauren Culley adding five digs, Layla Lassisophome 13 assists and eight aces, and Megan Tabraham seven aces.
• Wheeler defeated Grasso Tech 25-18, 25-13 and 25-19 in a non-conference match. Allison Needham had four aces and four assists for the Lions (8-4) and Bryn Anderson added four kills. Natalie Fana Germosa had 10 service points for Grasso (1-8) and Jamilette Montes added eight digs.
• Old Westbury rallied from an early 1-0 deficit to defeat Mitchell College 3-1 in a non-conference game. The Mariners (4-4-1) had taken a 1-0 lead on an unassisted goal by New London’s Cassandra Roman in the 17th minute. Goalie Gemma Landry made seven saves for Mitchell.