The New London High School boys’ basketball team improved its record to 14-7 and advanced in the ECC Tournament after defeating Bacon Academy 70-59 in the quarterfinals on Saturday. The Whalers now play Woodstock Academy in the semifinals at 7 p.m. on Wednesday at St. Bernard School. The qualifying round for the CIAC Tournament begins on Friday.
The girls’ team is already on its way into that tournament, ranked 27th with a 10-10 record for the regular season. New London faces Lewis Mills in a 7 p.m. game at the latter school tonight. Lewis Mills is ranked sixth with a 15-5 record, and the Whalers will advance to a 7 p.m. game on Friday if they are victorious.
At the Williams School, the swimming and diving teams ended their season with the CISAC Championships on Tuesday. The Blues placed second on the boys’ side with 87.5 points and third on the girls’ side with 104 points. The boys’ basketball team also finished its season, defeating Falmouth 47-36 to close their record at 4-12.
Both of Mitchell College’s NECC basketball championship bids ended in the past week, with the men closing their season at a 14-12 and the women at 7-17. The Mariners defeated Becker 77-75 on Tuesday to advance to the next round in the men’s competition, but narrowly fell against top-seeded Elms 80-78 on Friday. Elms also knocked the women’s team out of the championship with a 72-48 score on Tuesday.
Connecticut College advances to the NESCAC semifinals in women’s ice hockey after an upset 1-0 win over Trinty on Saturday. The men’s swimming and diving team finished third at the NESCAC Championship on Sunday while the women’s team finished sixth. The men’s squash team lost to Middlebury 7-2 on Friday and to Amherst 5-4 on Saturday in the CSA Nationals before defeating Hamilton 5-4 on Sunday at the National Team Championship. In indoor track, the Camels had athletes taking part in the All New England Division Championships on Saturday.
The Coast Guard Academy started its spring sports with a 7-2 win over Holy Cross in men’s tennis on Saturday. The women’s basketball team suffered a narrow loss in the NEWMAC Tournament quarterfinals on Wednesday, falling 44-43 to end their season at 10-15. Wrestling also suffered a loss, with Johnson & Wales defeating the Bears 42-6 in their final dual meet of the season. The Coast Guard also had athletes in the All New England Division Championships for indoor track.
- Kim Bolick, Caroline Leonard, Sarah Matthews, and Michelle Wesley: Connecticut College 4x800 relay team, broke a school record and placed 12th with a time of 9:27.07 at the All New England Division Championships
- Tristan Cole, Andrew Duarte, Mike LeDuc, and Geoff Phaneuf: Connecticut College distance medley team, which broke a school record and placed 10th at the All New England Division Championships with a time of 10:05.08
- Anthony Epps: scored 14 points in Mitchell’s loss to Elms
- Joshua Ford: had 26 points and 15 rebounds in Mitchell’s win over Becker and was also named NECC Player of the Week; also scored 28 points and had 9 rebounds in the loss to Elms
- Kelsie Fralick: stopped 32 saves in Connecticut College’s hockey win against Trinity
- Sam Gill: Connecticut College swimmer who won the 100 backstroke and set a facility record of 49.44 seconds at the NESCAC Championships over the weekend
- Aaron Hosking and Drew Watson: Williams School senior co-captains; in their final high school game against Falmouth, Hosking had 14 points, 14 rebounds, and 11 blocked shots while Watson had 12 points, seven rebounds, and six assists
- Caius Mergy: Williams School swimmer, set a new school record in the 200 freestyle with a time of 1:55.31 and won the 100 breaststroke at the CISAC Championships
- Claudia Mergy: Williams School swimmer, set a new school record in the 100 breaststroke at the CISAC Championships with a time of 1:17.19
- Julia Pielock: Connecticut College swimmer who won the 50 and 100 yard freestyle events in the NESCAC Championships
- Keith Porter and Colin Sawyer: scored 26 points and 12 points, respectively, in the Whalers’ victory over Bacon Academy on Saturday, according to The Bulletin
- Adam Scalesse: Coast Guard athlete who logged a time of 8.11 in the 60 meter hurdles at the All New England Division Championships, a new school record and career best
- Sam Schoeneberger: scored the only goal in Connecticut College’s hockey win