The Day

Conn College men fall to No. 15 Williams but make NESCAC tourney

- Day Staff Reports

New London – The Connecticu­t College men’s basketball team wrapped up its regular season with an 86-46 loss to No. 15 Williams College on Sunday afternoon in a New England Small College Athletic Conference game.

The Camels (14-10, 5-5) will be the No. 7 seed in the NESCAC tournament and play at No. 2 Hamilton in a quarterfin­al on Saturday at 2 p.m. Conn’s five league wins is its highest total since 2002.

David Murray led the Camels with 13 points and seven rebounds while RJ Casey and Kevin Baxter scored nine points each. Spencer Spivy had 21 points and had Declan Porter scored 18 for Williams (21-3, 7-3). In other games:

• Avery Point lost to Great Bay Community College 94-52. Elijah Botnick had 18 points, nine rebounds and seven assists for lead the Pointers (1-23). Jason Cohen scored 16, Jose Balseca had 11 points, Waterford’s Evan Childs had 11 rebounds and Justin Porter of Groton had nine rebounds for Avery Point.

Women’s basketball

• Conn College ended its season with a 62-37 loss to Williams in a NESCAC game. Rebecca Oberman-Levi led the Camels (7-16, 1-9) with seven points, three blocked shots and 10 rebounds.

H.S. indoor track

• Norwich Free Academy’s Alexis Boyer won the pole vault late Saturday night and teammate Lily Gilbert finished third to vault the Wildcats to a sixth-place finish in the team standings at the Class LL championsh­ip meet at the Floyd Little Athletic Center in New Haven. Boyer cleared and Gilbert both cleared 10 feet with Boyer earning the title based on few misses.

NFA earned 16 points in the event to finish with 30. Glastonbur­y won the title with 89.

H.S. hockey

• The Eastern CT Eagles lost to TriTown 4-2 on Saturday night. Declan York had a goal and an assist, Jack Cramer scored a goal, Cam McCollum made 31 saves and Gavin Casagrande and Owen Pazzaglia had assists for the Eagles (5-8).

H.S. girls’ basketball

• Griswold beat Wheeler 3735 on Saturday. Abby Matheson scored 14 points and Kierra Neilson had eight points and eight rebounds for Griswold (6-13). Wheeler is 4-12.

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