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    Saturday, June 10, 2023

    Local roundup: Bacon sweeps lacrosse doubleheader on ‘10-32 Day’

    Colchester — Bacon Academy won both ends of a boys’ and girls’ lacrosse doubleheader against Norwich Free Academy on Saturday on the school’s second annual “10-32 Day’ in memory of late Bacon lacrosse players Jake Chapman and Tyler Graham.

    Ethan LoVetere scored five goals as the Bacon boys topped NFA 9-6. Avatar Disher had two goals and Jameson Pirro one goal and two assists. Chase Goulet made five saves for the Bobcats (10-6), who led 4-3 at halftime.

    Tommy Brunelli had three goals and an assist for NFA (10-6) and Anthony Ballestrini had two goals and one assist.

    Maddox Burton had six goals and six assists to lead the Bacon girls past NFA 19-6. Marissa Nudd finished with five goals and one assist and Katie Graham four goals for the Bobcats (12-4). NFA is 6-10.

    H.S. boys’ lacrosse

    • Cam Elenteny had three goals and three assists and Ethan Mahoney added three goals as Stonington defeated Lewis Mills 13-4. Tyler Simao and Ben Massengale had two goals each, Will French won six faceoffs and Andrew Whitman made seven saves for the Bears (14-2).

    H.S. girls’ lacrosse

    • Emily Aviles had six goals and two assists for Griswold/Norwich Tech in a 16-7 win over Jonathan Law. Sienna Caron finished with four goals and three assists for the Wolverines (6-10), Kaylin Stockwell three goals and one assist and Keira Fleming two goals. Maya Rosada scored four times for Law.

    H.S. baseball

    • Cory Smith went 2-for-4 and earned the victory for Griswold in a 13-10 win over Old Saybrook on Senior Day. Colin Mitchell went 3-for-4 with four RBI, Drew Hardin also went 3-for-4 with a homer and four RBI and Lucas Strain went 2-for-4 for the Wolverines (11-9). Griswold led 13-2 after two innings.

    College baseball

    • The No. 9 UConn baseball team blanked Creighton 10-0 in eight innings to capture the program’s third straight Big East Conference regular-season championship. The Huskies (40-13, 15-5) also made history by winning 40-or-more games in back-to-back seasons for the first time. Matt Garbowski was 3-for-4 with four RBI and Ben Huber homered for UConn. The Huskies will be the top seed in the Big East tournament, opening against No. 4 Georgetown at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday.

    • East Lyme grad Matt Malcom beat out an infield single with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning to score Noah Plantamuro with the winning run in a 5-4 victory over St. Joseph’s University (Long Island) in an NCAA Division III tournament elimination game. Eastern (35-11), the defending national champion, tied the game with two runs in the seventh before walking off with the win. Eastern will now face No. 25 SUNY Cortland (33-12) in another elimination game at 11 a.m. Sunday.

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