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Moody helps Ledyard/Stonington past Waterford


GROTON — John Moody was part of three first-place finishes and helped the Ledyard/Stonington boys’ co-op swim team to a 93-77 win against Waterford in Tuesday’s ECC meet.

Moody won the 100-yard freestyle with a time of 55.93 seconds.

He was also part of the first place 200 free relay team (1:45.62) and the first place 400 free relay team (3:56.49) along with Alex Orf.

Moody rounded out his day with a second-place finish in the 100 backstroke (1:05.40).

Alex Green had a pair of second-place finishes in the 200 freestyle (2:08.11) and the 500 freestyle (4:20.89).

Sarah Morrison added a pair of fourth-place finishes in the 100 freestyle (1:02.47) and the 100 backstroke (1:11.40).

Gabby Fabian was fourth in the 100 butterfly (1:07.49) and fifth in the 100 breaststroke (1:30.50).

Orf and Morrison were the two Stonington swimmers in the second-place 200 medley relay (2:01.74).

Green and Moody were the Stonington components to the third-place 400 free relay team (4:20.89).

Other Ledyard/Stonington (7-3, 7-3 ECC) scorers were Ruby Robinson (fourth, 6:15.24) in the 500 freestyle and Orf in the 50 freestyle (third, 25.50).

Waterford fell to 1-7 overall and in the ECC.

Ledyard/Stonington next hosts Norwich Free Academy Tuesday at 7:30 p.m.

GIRLS’ BASKETBALL

New London.................. 58

Stonington..................... 30

NEW LONDON — Tuesday’s ECC Medium Division game between Stonington High and New London was a far cry from the 60-51 Whaler win on Jan. 27.

New London had a 17-2 first quarter lead, a 30-9 halftime and ultimately routed the Bears.

The Whalers, who remained perfect in the ECC-Medium at 10-0 (16-2 overall), outscored Stonington in the first three quarters and never let the Bears into the game.

The Bears haven’t lost two games to the Whalers since the 2000-2001 season.

Margot Calmar led Stonington (12-7, 5-5 ECC-Medium) with eight points and 17 rebounds. Tatyana LaFrance Boyce equaled Calmar’s offensive output with eight.

New London’s Deanna McCarvell led all scorers with 19 points.

The Bears host Fitch Friday at 7p.m.

BOYS’ BASKETBALL

New London 80

Stonington 56

STONINGTON — New London put up 28 points in the first quarter and downed the Bears in an ECC-Medium win Tuesday night.

The Whalers (15-1, 9-0 ECC-Medium) led 40-26 at the half. Stonington did manage to cut the deficit to 10 points by the end of the third quarter, 58-48. New London outscored the Bears 22-8 in the final quarter.

New London had beaten the Bears by 42 points, 91-49, on Jan. 27.

Sophomore Matt Donahue led the Bears with 26 points including a career-high six 3-pointers. Donahue’s previous best was five 3-pointers against St. Bernard on Jan. 14.

Donahue also contributed six rebounds and four assists.

Amadi White finished with nine points for the Bears (2-15, 1-8 ECC Medium). Divante White contributed seven rebounds.

Collin Sawyer finished with 22 points for New London. Josh Maynard added 16.

Stonington travels to Fitch tonight at 7.



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