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Local roundup: Marymount men beat Coast Guard 72-55

Published December 17. 2012 4:00AM

Arlington, Va. - Reed Scott had 17 points and 11 rebounds to lead Marymount past Coast Guard Academy 72-55 in a men's basketball game on Sunday.

Marymount (3-5) trailed 10-9 before going on a 16-2 run to take control, 25-12, with 6:19 left in the first half. The Bears (1-7) pulled to within four, 28-24, at halftime, but the Saints used an early 9-0 run in the second half to take a 41-29 lead and Coast Guard would never get closer than seven the rest of the way.

Jimmy Knudsen and Gregg Marshall each led the Bears with 11 points while Eli Sponseller finished with 10 points and Ed Gailor had a career-high five assists.

Coast Guard returns to action on Jan. 2 at Salve Regina.

H.S. hockey

• Topher Freeman scored a pair of goals, but Fitch-East Lyme-Ledyard was beaten by Norwalk-McMahon 7-3 on Saturday night. Kaleb Twomey also scored for F-EL-L while Keegan Twomey, Dillon Jennings, Kiefer Stroebel and Zach Jones each had one assist.

College honors

• Waterford's Jordan Munsell, a senior soccer player at Eastern Connecticut State University, was named to the NSCAA Men's College Division Scholar All-East Region team as a third-team selection at goalie.

Munsell has an overall 3.51 GPA as a psychology major. Eligible canidates must have compiled an overall cumulative grade-point average of 3.30 in their undergraduate work.

Munsell was also a three-time member of the Little East Conference All-Academic team. On the field, in his first year as the starting goalkeeper, Munsell first a first team All-LEC pick, a second team All-New England pick and played in the New England Senior All-Star Game at Harvard. He had eight shutouts and finished with a 0.69 goals against average, allowing only 14 goals all season.

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