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Rams’ Baseball Posts Win Over Old Lyme; Boys’ Lacrosse, Girls’ Tennis Earn Splits

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Senior Noah Hester and the Old Saybrook baseball team defeated Old Lyme by a 9-3 final to improve to 2-0 on the year. File photo by Kelley Fryer/Harbor News

Senior Noah Hester and the Old Saybrook baseball team defeated Old Lyme by a 9-3 final to improve to 2-0 on the year. (File photo by Kelley Fryer/Harbor News)

Baseball

The Old Saybrook baseball team posted a victory over Old Lyme last week. The Rams improved to 2-0 on the young season with the win.

Old Saybrook hosted Old Lyme on April 4 and defeated the Wildcats by the final score of 9-3. Senior Jake Butler pitched 5 innings, allowing 2 earned runs for the Rams. Sophomore Connor Lane struck out 6 batters in his 2 innings of work to slam the door on the victory.

At the plate, senior Nick Rothman went 2-for-4 with a 3-run home run for Head Coach Ryan Fraser’s club. Senior Noah Hester was 3-for-4 with a double, and Butler went 2-for-3 for Old Saybrook.

Softball

The Old Saybrook softball team took a loss to Old Lyme in its lone game of the week. On April 4, the Rams hosted Old Lyme and lost the contest by a 21-2 score at Old Saybrook High School.

Senior Sophia Barker went 2-for-2 with a double and a run scored for the Rams. Senior Mackenna Cooke went 1-for-1 with a walk and an RBI, while fellow senior Ella Hagelston had a walk with a run scored.

Boys’ Lacrosse

The Old Saybrook boys’ lacrosse team moved to 2-1 on the year after gaining a split of last week’s matchups. The Rams took a loss to North Branford before defeating Maloney-Platt in recent action.

On April 5, Old Saybrook took a 13-6 defeat at North Branford in a road game. Senior Henri Lion-Gardiner and sophomore Brayden Cody both scored 2 goals for Old Saybrook in the contest. Sophomore Jacob DeAngelo and freshman Wesley Percival netted 1 goal apiece.

The following day, the Rams played the Maloney-Platt co-op team at Maloney High School and won the matchup by a 12-1 score.

Girls’ Tennis

The Old Saybrook girls’ tennis team played two matches during the first week of the 2022 season. The Rams notched a victory over North Branford before losing to Old Lyme for a 1-1 start to the year.

Old Saybrook earned a 5-2 road win versus North Branford in its season opener on April 4. Then on April 8, the Rams were back on the road to face Old Lyme and took a 7-0 defeat to the Wildcats.

Old Saybrook finished with a record of 4-11 in the 2021 season. Erin Reid is the Rams’ head coach.

Boys’ Tennis

The Old Saybrook boys’ tennis team hosted Old Lyme for its first match of the season last week. The Rams took a 7-0 loss to the Wildcats at Old Saybrook High School on April 8.

Cori Reid is Old Saybrook’s head coach for the 2022 campaign. The Rams finished with a record of 1-13 last year.


Chris Piccirillo is the Sports Editor for Zip06. Email Chris at c.piccirillo@shorepublishing.com.

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