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Local Roundup: Montville boys edge New London 1-0 in soccer

Published September 27. 2013 4:00AM
Tim Cook/The Day
New London's Wadlet Jean-Baptiste (10) heads the ball away from Montville's Nick Strecker during Thursday's ECC Medium Division boys' soccer game at New London. Strecker scored the game's only goal in the first half as the Indians prevailed 1-0.

New London - Nick Strecker scored the game's only goal just six minutes into the game as Montville High School edged New London 1-0 in an Eastern Connecticut Conference Medium Division boys' soccer match on Thursday.

Gabe Diaz assisted for the Indians (4-1, 2-0), who held a 7-6 edge in shots, while goalie Cory Meigs stopped five shots to earn the shutout.

Goalie Josh Vincent made five saves for the Whalers (2-2, 0-2).

In other games:

• Frankie Lee scored late in the second sudden death overtime period to give Norwich Free Academy a 3-2 victory over Bacon Academy in an ECC Large Division game at Dodd Stadium. Tim Paz, who scored the second goal for NFA (4-1, 3-0), assisted on the game winner while Andris Vital scored in the first half for the Wildcats and goalie Seth Strader made 11 saves.

• Connor Murphy scored three goals and Daniel Castelpoggi had a goal and two assists, leading Waterford to a 7-1 win over Plainfield in the ECC Medium. Kevin Zeppieri, Evan Burdesall and Kevin Kim each had a goal while goalie Austin Schwartz made three saves for the Lancers (5-0, 2-0), who also received assists from Yanni Longinidis, John Roberto, Austin Negahban and Colin Shannon.

• Thomas St. Rock, Kyle Gillick and Ethan Murphy scored goals in Stonington's 3-1 win over Killingly in the ECC Medium. Leonardo Aguirre added an assist and goalie Steven Zelepos had five saves for the Bears (5-0-1, 2-0).

• Lyman Memorial made Mitchell Clang's first-half goal stand up in a 1-0 victory over St. Bernard in the ECC Small Division. Goalie Ryan Dillon made 15 saves for the Saints (1-4, 1-2).

H.S. volleyball

• Sophomore setter Mae Sefransky had 12 assists to highlight Fitch's 25-10, 25-8, 25-6 victory over New London. Sophie Clark added six kills and Caroline Taber 16 service points for the Falcons (5-3) while Lexus Childs-Harris had six digs for the Whalers (0-8).

College volleyball

• Sophomore Ashley Dumont had a season-high 11 kills, leading Coast Guard Academy to a 3-0 win over WPI in a New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference game. Game scores were 25-13, 25-19 and 25-10. Senior Kelsey DePorto added 10 kills, sophomore Maggie Hine had a match-high 27 assists while freshman Rebekah Muller had eight digs for CGA (10-3, 3-1).

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