Glastonbury are on a roll, Bolton have gained 5 in a row, Mercy have fallen to Hamden | Techi Chicken


After beginning the season 0-2, the Glastonbury ladies basketball crew has gained seven straight video games, together with a win over Conard final week, after shedding to them earlier this season.

“We’re slowly getting higher and higher because the season goes on,” Glastonbury coach Chris Vozzolo mentioned. “We now have a whole lot of powerful video games left however issues are going nicely.”

The Guardians misplaced to Northwest Catholic 39-34 on December 13 and 53-49 to Conard on December 16. On Friday, they defeated Conard within the rematch, 35-32.

“We opened up at Northwest Catholic and I do not assume we had been prepared for tonight then we misplaced an actual powerful one to Conard crew,” Vozzolo mentioned. “There are most likely 10 groups [the CCC] who can defeat one another in a single night time. We’re actually susceptible to both finish of that.

“Give Alyssa Healey, our senior captain, credit score, she performed an incredible sport defensively [against Conard]. It was a tricky defensive battle going forwards and backwards. It was a troublesome night time to make rings. We wish to gradual them down. The women stopped all night time and rebounded the ball nicely.”

Gamers of the Week

Sarah Bertolette, Farmington: Bertolette scored the game-winning basket with 0.5 seconds left in Tuesday’s 47-46 win over Wethersfield. Bertolette had eight factors.

Abby Bradbury, Valley Area: Bradbury scored 25 factors in a 60-35 win over Coginchaug on Tuesday.

Sequoia Turcotte Briggs, Classical: Briggs had 25 factors, eight steals, 5 assists and three blocks in a 47-35 win over Prince Tech on Tuesday.

Morgan Egan, East Granby: Egan scored the go-ahead basket with 30 seconds left and East Granby gained its second sport, 43-41 towards East Windsor on Friday.

Ayanna Franks, Windsor: Franks scored 32 factors in a 56-26 win over New Britain on Thursday.

Olivia Jarvis, Simsbury: Jarvis averaged 17 factors, 12 rebounds and three steals in three street wins for the Trojans towards Avon, Windsor and Corridor final week.

Maeve McGinnis, Windsor Locks: McGinnis had a double-double with 21 rebounds and 12 factors and 4 blocks in a 49-33 win over SMSA on Thursday.

Courtney McPhee, Conard: McPhee had a career-high 19 factors, 12 assists, seven rebounds and 5 steals in a 73-38 win over RHAM Wednesday.

Taigen Father or mother, Bristol Japanese: Father or mother scored 33 factors in a 65-37 win over Platt Thursday.

Alyssa Rossignol, Enfield: Rossignol scored 20 factors in a 53-37 win over Northampton (Mass.) at Western New England School on Saturday and had 18 factors, eight rebounds and 4 steals in a 58-51 win over Southington on Monday.

Story traces

– Bolton (8-1) has gained 5 straight, together with a 51-44 extra time victory over Somers Thursday. Niya Islam (14 factors) and Makenna Graves (12 factors) led the Bulldogs, who trailed 24-9 at halftime. Bolton is at the moment the highest seed within the Class S rankings.

– Bacon Academy is undefeated at 10-0, following wins over Windham and Killingly final week.

– After beginning the season 2-2, Valley Regional has gained six straight video games, together with a 45-42 win over Cromwell Thursday. Olivia Cunningham led Valley with 22 factors, six rebounds and three assists.

– Mercy (7-2) misplaced to undefeated Hamden Friday 48-44 in an enormous SCC matchup. Sophie Hedge led the Tigers with 15 factors.

Video games to Watch

Sheehan (9-1) at Hamden (11-0), Tuesday, 6 p.m.: And one other SCC contender tried to knock Hamden off its undefeated perch – this time it was Sheehan, which defeated Bristol Central (8-2) 63-39 Saturday. Sheehan has gained eight in a row.

Simsbury (9-1) at Conard (7-2), Friday, 3:45 p.m.: Simsbury has not misplaced since December 21 towards Enfield and has had a full week to arrange; Conard performs Southington Tuesday and Corridor Wednesday.

Newington (8-2) at Glastonbury (9-2), Friday, 6:45 p.m.: Newington confronted Glastonbury, which had gained seven in a row, however Glastonbury needed to cease a trio of proficient Newington sophomores.

Lori Riley might be reached at lriley@courant.com.



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