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Local Roundup: Comeau pitches Preston-Norwich past Waterford South

Published July 20. 2012 4:00AM
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Crew Conor O'Donnell, left, and skipper Carter Scott of New England Science and Sailing in Stonington compete in the 420 class race Thursday in Niantic Bay during the 2012 USA Junior Olympic Sailing Festival's Larry White Junior Regatta. The event was hosted by the Niantic Bay Yacht Club.

East Hampton — Bailey Comeau pitched a no-hitter with 11 strikeouts to lead Preston-Norwich to a 10-0 win over Waterford South in the Section II state Little League softball 9-10 tournament Thursday.

The pool-play game was called after four innings because of the mercy rule. Preston-Norwich plays Simsbury at 5:30 today in the championship game, with the winner advancing to play the Section I champ.

Julie Vincent had a single, triple and three RBI for Preston-Norwich. Lindsay McCaslin had a triple and two RBI and Hailee Schrader scored three runs for Preston-Norwich.

Tigers win third straight

• Juaner Aguasvivas had two doubles, a run and an RBI as the Connecticut Tigers defeated the Lowell Spinners, 6-1, in an New York-Penn League game played before 4,339 at LeLacheur Park in Lowell, Mass.

It was the third straight win for the Tigers (13-18).

Winning pitcher Endrys Briceno allowed just two hits over six innings with five strikeouts and two walks.

Patrick Smith had an RBI triple and scored for Connecticut and Danry Vasquez had a run and an RBI.

Section II SL softball (15-16)

• Windsor scored two runs in the top of the seventh inning to beat Waterford South, 2-0, in the championship round in the Senior League tournament.

The two teams will play again today in a deciding game at 5:30 at Lisa Dedrick Field in Waterford. The winner will face the Section I winner Monday in a best two-of-three series for the state title, also at Dedrick Field.

Section II LL baseball (11-12)

• Alec Donahue had a solo home run and Dylan Bosco doubled as Waterford beat Tolland, 8-1, at Mansfield. Waterford, 1-1 in pool play, faces Glastonbury National (2-0) today at the same site at 5:30 p.m.

Junior American Legion

• Evan August threw a complete game, allowing six hits while striking out 10, in Ledyard-Pawcatuck's 7-3 win over Jewett City. Matt McElwee had two singles and Ryan Francis had a single and double for Ledyard, which qualified for the state tournament. Brandon Russo and Craig Maerkel each had two singles for Jewett City.

Golf

• Nick Torrance of Lakes of Isles finished 13th at the New England Amateur Championship at Falmouth Country Club in Maine. He shot a 76 and 74 in the final two rounds to finish with a four-round total of 294.

Christopher Swift of Great River Country Club in Milford won the title by five strokes, posting a 2-under 282.

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