The Whalers are staying on an even keel so far, although the early season means they still have plenty of competition; New London High School is one of 10 Class M teams undefeated after two games, having defeated Montville 38-7 in a home game on Friday. The Bulletin credits an effectively disruptive series of plays and Montville's status as a rebuilding team in the victory. The Whalers face off against East Lyme on Saturday in a 1:30 p.m. game on Waterford's Alumni Turf field.
The NLHS boys' soccer team fought into overtime to try to pick up its first win of the season, but ultimately lost to Killingly on Thursday in a 3-2 result; the team's record for the season is 0-3. The team plays two home games, 3:45 p.m. on Tuesday against Montville and 7 p.m. on Thursday against Lyman Memorial, before a Saturday away game against Ledyard at 11 a.m. The girls' team also lost 3-1 to Killingly on Saturday, putting their record at 1-2. They play an away game against Montville at 6:30 p.m. tonight, then an away game at Lyman Memorial at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday and a home game against Ledyard at 3:45 p.m. on Friday.
The NLHS volleyball team has not yet picked up a win, losing 0-3 in recent games against Bacon Academy, Windham, and Killingly. The team is facing Lyman Memorial in a home game today at 5:30 p.m.
The Williams School boys' soccer team was shut out by Wheeler School in a 5-0 game on Wednesday. The field hockey team lost to Hamden Hall Country Day School 2-1 on Wednesday, putting their record at 0-3.
In Saturday action, Mitchell College men's soccer team held on for a 2-1 win over Daniel Webster after spending most of the game down 1-0; the team's record is at 3-2. The women's team (1-3) picked up their first win of the season in style by shutting out Daniel Webster 7-0. The women's tennis team is at 2-3 following a 7-2 win over Lesley, while the volleyball team dropped two 3-1 decisions to Emmanuel and Albertus Magnus.
The Connecticut College volleyball team, ranked fourth in New England, continues to dominate with a pair of shutouts Saturday against Elms and Mount Holyoke. The Camels are having more difficulty on the soccer field, with the women's record at 0-4-1 and the men's record at 1-2-2.
The Coast Guard Academy is also doing well in volleyball, ranked sixth in New England and improving its home game winning streak to 22 with wins against DeSales and Lasell on Saturday. In other weekend results, the men's soccer team (4-3) posted a 2-0 win over WPI while the women's team stands at 1-5 after losing a 2-0 result to Mount Holyoke. The football team is at 1-2 after a loss to Mass. Maritime in a 42-38 game on Saturday.
The New London Police Department gets to keep the cup after a traditional softball game against the New London Fire Department on Sunday. The officers bested the firefighters in a 22-14 result in the Juliana Valentine McCourt Memorial Softball Game. It is the seventh victory of the police department since the game began in 2002.