Old Lyme - Old Lyme scored four times in the sixth inning, highlighted by a two-run double from Jordan Buscetto, to come from behind in a 5-4 victory over Old Saybrook in a high school softball game.
Kaitlyn Mueller and Kaylin Riggs added RBI singles in the inning for the Wildcats (1-0), who trailed 2-1 prior to that.
Buscetto had three hits, including two doubles and two RBI, while Riggs was 3-for-4 and Mueller scored twice. Kaisea Caramonte was the winning pitcher.
Dana Pendleton had two doubles and Laura McLeod two hits for Old Saybrook (2-4).
In other games:
• Emily Passman doubled with two outs in the bottom of the seventh inning to tie the game and East Lyme scored the winning run on an error in the eighth inning to beat Fryeburg (Maine) Academy 6-5. Passman and Morgan Lloyd had two hits and two RBI each to lead the Vikings (4-1) and Anna Salvatore was the winning pitcher. Fryeburg is 1-1.
• Tori Lussier was 4-for-4 with two doubles and three RBI for Lyman Memorial in a 7-3 victory over Toll Gate of Warwick, R.I., at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, Fla. Haley McCall was 2-for-4 with a run scored and an RBI and Emily Vigue was 2-for-4 with a triple and an RBI for Lyman (3-2). Vigue allowed four hits and one earned run to earn the victory. Toll Gate is 4-2.
• Norwich Tech scored what proved to be the winning run in the top of the seventh inning in a 7-6 victory over Grasso Tech, but had to hold on as Grasso Tech responded with four runs in the bottom of the inning. Kayla Royce, Janiellee Alvarez, Sierra Lee and Kianna Relliford all had RBI for Norwich Tech and Alvarez pitched a four-hitter with 10 strikeouts and seven walks for the victory. Paige Mingione and Hannah Gumbs had RBI for Grasso.
• Fitch High School coach Gary Ballestrini resigned his position, he announced in an email Monday.
Ballestrini said he's stepping down to spend more time with the Valley Regional baseball team, a program of which he became head coach in October, 2011. His goal at Valley is "to build a strong program that will be able to compete for a Class S title consistently."
"Players, parents and administration of Fitch High School have been awesome in my seven years at the school and I thank everyone for that," Ballestrini said.
"I will definitely miss it."
The Falcons finished 7-13 overall last season.
• Liz Nolan and Chloe Taylor scored four goals apiece as Fitch routed Norwich Free Academy 16-5 in the Eastern Connecticut Conference Large Division. Kelsey Armstrong added three goals and Michelina Pinto two for the Falcons (3-2, 2-1) while Megan Gada scored twice for the Wildcats (3-2, 1-1), who were outshot 28-13.
• Sean McMahon scored four goals in Old Lyme's 8-4 victory over Hall of West Hartford. Sam Sweitzer added two goals and an assist and Jimmy Fairfield-Sonn and Graham Girty each had one goal for the Wildcats.
• Dylan Julian shot a team-best 47 as St. Bernard beat Wheeler 6-1 in an ECC Small Division match at Norwich Golf Course. Blake Biancamano, Vinny Denniston and Zach Belisle also won matches for the Saints (1-0, 1-0), who won the medal points 204-237. Taylor Primett won the No. 4 match for Wheeler (0-1, 0-1).
• Nick Harrington shot a 37 at River Ridge in Griswold to lead Parish Hill past Norwich Tech 196-206. Brendan Liebel shot a 47 for Norwich Tech (1-2).
• Andy Guo had seven kills and four blocks in NFA's 25-20, 25-13, 25-22 loss to Xavier of Middletown. NFA is 0-3.
• Mitchell College scored two goals in the final five minutes to beat Daniel Webster 9-7. Shane Sullivan of Waterford clinched the win with his fifth goal of the game with 25 seconds left. Adam Grillo of Waterford, Joshua Muckle of Uncasville, Demetre Lyras and Jordan Cook also scored for the Mariners (5-6), who've won four straight.
• Mitchell remained undefeated with a 6-3 win over Becker in the New England Collegiate Conference. The Mariners (7-0, 7-0) received singles wins from Rajan Bawa, Rocco Devona of Waterford, David Graham, Randy Coons and Alexander Fusco.