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    Friday, June 21, 2024

    Local roundup: Balanced attack leads East Lyme boys’ golf to victory

    Stonington — The East Lyme boys’ golf team put its balance and depth on display in its season opener on Tuesday against Stonington on Tuesday.

    Tyler Moore, Jack Bucko, Sebby DeCosta and Maximillian Weston all shot a 41 to share medalist honors in a 7-0 win at Stonington Country Club.

    East Lyme had a team score of 164 strokes.

    Ethan Torres had the low score (43) for the Bears.

    In other matches:

    • Fitch’s Charlie Bergendahl and Norwich Free Academy’s Nick Wingfield were co-medalist at 44 in a match at Shennecossett Golf Course. In the team scores, Fitch (1-1) beat Windham, 6-1, but lost to NFA, 6.5-.5. The Wildcats are 1-0.

    • Jack Gahrman earned medalist honors with a 36 in Norwich Tech’s 180-186 win over Grasso Tech at Pequot Golf Club. O’Brien Tech also competed, finishing with 241. The Eagles fell to 0-2.

    H.S. girls’ golf

    • With medalist Mia Williamson (53) and Georgia Englin (55) leading the way, East Lyme defeated Bacon Academy, 220-250, at Old Lyme Country Club. Mia Belcamino led the Bobcats with a 57.

    H.S. boys’ tennis

    • Sebastian Fieldsend and Malloch Allison won their singles matches without dropping a game as did the No. 2 doubles duo of Tyler Mileski and Ben Wolford, leading Ledyard past Norwich Free Academy, 7-0, in Division II. The Colonels improved to 3-1, 2-0, while the Wildcats dipped to 0-4, 0-2.

    • Stonington remained unbeaten with a 5-2 win over East Lyme in a Division I match. Tucker Callahan, Brady O’Neil and Matthew Turrisi won singles matches for the Bears (4-0, 2-0). The Vikings are 1-1, 1-1.

    • St. Bernard/Wheeler beat Woodstock 4-1 on Monday. Wyatt Hayes, Sam Cunningham and Zachary Kobyluck won their matches for the Saints (2-0), who also got a win from Andrew Coronado and Christian Agreda at No. 1 doubles.

    H.S. girls’ tennis

    • Montville swept the singles matches on the way, beating Windham/Windham Tech, 4-3, in Division III action. Anna Beauchene, Allie Kondash, Jess Hochdorfer and Kelley Chen posted wins in the season opener for the Wolves.

    •Grace Duggan and Marcella Hamm started off a singles sweep with straight set wins at No. 1 and No. 2, respectively, as Stonington defeated Killingly, 7-0. The Bears are 2-0.

    • Williams School opened its season with a 6-1 win over Rectory School. Emelia Leeming, Annie Shay and Emily Smith posted wins in singles while Sabine Rotolo and Will Corkhill won at No. 1 doubles.

    • NFA beat New London 4-3 on Monday. Jayla Taylor won her match for New London (0-2) and the doubles teams of Nysa Agathos-Lillian Clark and Addison Hurd-Genesis Barbosa.

    • St. Bernard beat Lyman Memorial 6-1 in the ECC Division III opener for both teams on Monday. Sasha Manzione, Blake Murray, Meri Kambolli and Zhuning Gao won matches for the Saints (2-1) along with the teams of Theany Nguyn-Carmela Rangel and Abigail McCarron-Alyssa Yeh. The team of Natalie Tingley and Teagan Wertz won their match for Lyman (0-3).

    H.S. softball

    • Stonington scored 11 runs in the first inning on the way to beating Plainfield, 14-2, in a Division III game that went five innings. Janiya Aleman had three hits and five RBI while Melanie Verbridge added three hits and three RBI for the Bears (6-0, 1-0).

    • Emma Bayor struck out 12 and allowed one hit in five innings and Grace Phaneuf had three hits, two RBI and two stolen bases in Old Lyme’s 14-1 win over Cromwell in the Shoreline Conference. Ava Roth had two hits and two RBI and Anna Eichholz added two hits and one RBI for the Wildcats (4-1, 4-0).

    College baseball

    • Coast Guard Academy jumped out to an 11-0 lead and cruised to a 16-2 victory over Wheaton College in a New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference game. Wyatt Duthus had two hits, including a home run, and five RBI for the Bears (16-7, 6-2). Richard Barkley homered and drove in three runs while Nathan Stafford and John Tacchini chipped in four hits apiece and Sean Harmon earned the win, allowing five hits and two runs in six innings.

    College softball

    • Coast Guard Academy split a NEWMAC doubleheader with Wesleyan, winning the second game, 2-1, after dropping the first, 8-0. The Bears (8-12, 6-2) scored both runs in the first inning in their win, as Christine Carey drew a run-scoring walk and Isabella Shroyer had an RBI groundout. Dana Walker allowed four hits and struck out six while earning the win.

    • Cassandra Roman’s RBI groundout pushed across the go-ahead run during a two-run seventh inning, leading Mitchell College past Roger Williams, 6-4, in the first game of a doubleheader. The Mariners (8-12) dropped game two, 5-1. Emma LaBreck finished with three hits and an RBI, Jenna Bennett had two hits and RBI while Olivia DeCicco added three hits and two walks.

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