Winkel helps Mystic beat North Adams
North Adams, Mass. — UConn's Chris Winkel hit a two-run homer to help lead the Mystic Schooners to a 6-2 win over the North Adams SteepleCats in a New England Collegiate Baseball League game on Thursday night.
Kumar Nambiar (Yale) improved to 2-0 with the win. He allowed six hits and an unearned run over six innings with four strikeouts and one walk. Brett Rodriguez (Wofford) had a two-run single for the Schooners (3-5).
Zone 6 Legion baseball
• Connor McCrea pitched a five-hitter with six strikeouts and Hendrik Khoury hit a two-run double as New London beat Ledyard-Pawcatuck, 5-2.
Thomas Brown had an RBI single for New London (5-1) and Monty Johnson scored on a wild pitch and stole a base. Weston Bruce doubled twice for Ledyard-Pawcatuck (1-2).
• Norwich lost to Danielson on Wednesday, 2-1.
Grafton Angevine struck out eight over four innings and Robert Thorburn was 3-for-3 for Norwich (0-5).
• Brandon Mehlinger of Lisbon won the St. Catherine of Siena 5K in Preston, finishing in 17:35.
Brianna Minervino of Higganum was the top female finisher, coming in 20th in 23:59.
Also finishing in the top 10 were Nathan Lieske of Bozrah (18:37), Dylan McGuire of Preston (18:50), Digby Ludlow of Preston (19:36), Christopher Ladyga of Lisbon (19:36), Aidan Gallagher of Preston (20:01), Adam Schumaker of Griswold (20:14), John Minervino of Higganum (20:25), Christian Dubrueil of Preston (20:47) and Daniel Caron of Chaplin (20:58).
District 10 softball (10-12)
• Charlotte Cabral struck out seven batters over four innings as Groton/Mystic beat Lyme/Old Lyme 10-0. Angelica Tompkins and Cabral had two hits each for Groton/Mystic. Lyme/Old Lyme pitcher Jamie Bucior struck out four in three innings.
• Arlene McKiernan pitched a two-hitter with nine strikeouts as Salem/Bozrah beat Montville 18-3 on Wednesday. Mia Williamson drove in three runs for Salem/ Bozrah and teammates Neva Flickinger, Karly Sorrentino, Skylar Bell and Felicia Silvas also drove in runs. Jaisey Galvin, Erica Velazquez and Ellyce Lynes scored runs for Montville.