October 13, 2019

Lyme-Old Lyme HS Sports Round-Up for Last Week

Boy’s lacrosse

Old Lyme crushed Cromwell 19-5 in an away game Thursday. Alec Speirs and Mike Kolesnik scored eight and five goals respectively while Owen Macadam notched three goals and four assists for the Wildcats. Old Lyme scored 13 of their 19 goals in the first two quarters, during which time Cromwell only found the net four times. James Rollins made four saves in goal for the ‘Cats and Luc Bolduc saved two for Cromwell.


Old Lyme were defeated by North Branford 10-4 in the Shoreline Conference on Tuesday. Jack Carney and Jesper Silberberg each had two hits for Old Lyme (5-5).

On Wednesday, the Wildcats fell again, this time to Morgan, despite being ahead by seven runs to three at the top of the sixth. Morgan powered through with four runs in the bottom of the sixth to win 8-7. Colbe Andrews, Liam Holloway, and Jesper Silberberg each had two hits for Old Lyme, whose record is now 5-6.

On Saturday, Old Lyme lost 6-3 to Haddam-Killingworth. Eli St. Germain and Colbe Andrews each had two hits in the loss.

Girl’s tennis

The Old Lyme girls remain unbeaten in the Shoreline Conference after defeating both Coginchaug and North Branford this week.

Tuesday’s game against North Branford was a nail-biter with two third set tiebreakers ultimately taking the Wildcats to a hard-fought 4-3 victory.

Chandler Munson, at No. 4 in singles for the Wildcats, came back from a devastating 0-6  opening set to win the second 6-2 and then pull out victory in the third in the 7-6  tie-break. The No. 1 doubles team of Kellie Sablone-Emily O’Brien also won on a tie-break after going ahead in the first set 6-1 and then falling behind in the second 4-6.

Brynn McGlinchey played a gritty game in her No. 1 singles role to win 7-6, 7-5 and Isabel Dean-Frazier and Clair Wholean, playing as the No. 2 doubles team, finally won in a tough three-setter 5-7, 6-4, 7-5.

On Wednesday, Old Lyme cruised to an easy 7-0 victory against Coginchaug.

No. 1 singles player Brynn McGlinchey dominated her match to defeat Melissa Fowler 6-1, 6-1. Emma Bass (6-4, 7-5), Olivia Schaedler (6-1, 6-1) and Chandler Munson (6-1, 6-3) also won singles matches for Old Lyme.

In doubles, Kellie Sablone and Emily O’Brien claimed a 6-1, 6-2 victory while Emma Danes and Lauren Wallace were unstoppable at 6-0, 6-0.  Isabel Dean-Frazier and Melissa Mauro also won convincingly at 6-2, 6-2.






  1. While I am absolutely thrilled to see a round up of LOLHS sports here on Lymeline please be careful to get the correct spelling of the players names. I can only comment on one – Alec SPEIRS (not Spiers). Keep this up! It is a great addition!! Thank you!!

  2. Thank you for your enthusiastic support of our new sports commentary. In our defense as regards spelling, we are provided with all the details (and spellings!) by the team admins. We are most appreciative of their contributions.

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