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Local roundup: NFA's Velles picks Division I Saint Peter's

Published November 01. 2013 4:00AM

Norwich - Norwich Free Academy senior girls' basketball player Alyssa Velles has accepted a scholarship to play basketball at Division I Saint Peter's University.

Velles, the Most Valuable Player of the 2012 Eastern Connecticut Conference Tournament, will play for coach Patty Coyle, the former coach of the New York Liberty.

H.S. boys' soccer

• Luis Dantas scored a pair of goals as St. Thomas More beat MacDuffie 3-2 Wednesday. Jonathan Bell had a goal and an assist, Kris Carroll had an assist and Kory Fortier had nine saves for St. Thomas More.

• Alex Gaito had an assist for East Lyme in Wednesday's 2-1 overtime win over Stonington in the ECC tournament. Leo Aguirre scored a goal for Stonington. The players were incorrectly identified in Thursday's paper.

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