The Register Citizen (Torrington, CT)
GIRLS BASKETBALL HIGHLIGHTS
Abby Bradbury, Valley Regional: Bradbury had 27 points and 10 steals, scoring her 1,000th career point in Valley’s Shoreline win over Hale Ray. Followed that up with 31 points against Fitch.
Nicole Decker, Thomaston: Decker had 28 points in a 56-47 win over Gilbert and followed that up with 24 points in a win against Litchfield.
Sophia Mates, Canton:
The senior had 29 points and 12 rebounds along with four assists in Canton’s 6861 overtime win over Windsor Locks.
Bela Cucuta, Newington:
Cucuta had 30 points and seven rebounds in the Nor’Easters 64-45 win over Enfield.
Kaleigh Sommers, Ludlowe: The senor had 19 points to lead the No. 2 ranked Falcons to a 58-29 win against Trumbull and unbeaten in the FCIAC.
Ava Johnson, North Haven: The junior had back-to-back double-doubles with 21 points and 16 rebounds along with seven assists and four steals in a 61-40 win over Guilford and 13 points and 11 rebounds in a win over Cheshire.
Annelise Martens, Tolland: Avon defeated Tolland 39-31 with Martens scoring 24 of the Eagles’ 31 points.
Vlahakis, The junior had 26 points and 16 rebounds in the Black Knights 50-49 win against Wilton. Amanda Gallagher, Simsbury: Gallagher had 21 points in Simsbury’s victory over E.O. Smith. Maddy Handrahan, Glastonbury: Handrahan scored a career-high 27 points as Glastonbury picked up a win in the CCC 52-48 over Northwest Catholic.
Leah Berey, Hall: Berey had 22 points to lead Hall to a 45-35 win over Platt. Erin Lovett, St. Joseph:
Lovett had a game-high 22 points as St. Joseph defeated Danbury 58-45. Shania Howard, Holy Cross: The sophomore scored 22 points as part of a 72-46 win over Naugatuck. Chloe Shafir, Coginchaug:
Shafir led the way with 22 points as Coginchaug defeated Haddam-Killingworth 63-46.
Caity Rea, New Fairfield:
Rea had a double-double with 18 points and 11 rebounds, along with 6 steals and 4 assists in the Rebels win over Stratford.
Faith Doyle, Foran: The sophomore has fivestraight games with 20plus points, including last week with 29 against Wright Tech and 21 against Sheehan.
Adela Cecunjanin, Cromwell: Cromwell beat Old Saybrook 59-28 with Cecunjanin scoring 23 points and grabbing 10 rebounds for the Panthers. Avery Brown, Canton: The junior had a double-double with 23 points and 12 rebounds as Canton defeated Portland 49-23.
Ava Deitelbaum, Foran: The sophomore had 30 points, tying a school record with eight 3-pointers in a win over Law. Maddie Topa, Northwestern: The sophomore had 26 points and 6 rebounds in a win over Bunnell, scored 20 points with five steals in win over Housatonic and scored 22 points in a loss to Thomaston.
GAMES TO WATCH
Bacon Academy at New London, Thursday, 6 p.m.: This one lost a little luster with both teams falling out of the Top 10, but it remains the most anticipated game in the ECC this season. No. 9 Pomperaug at Newtown, Thursday, 7 p.m.: A win keeps both alive for the top spot in the
SWC. Newtown has won 12-straight entering the week and Pomperaug has won 11-of-12.
Torrington at St. Paul, Thursday, 7 p.m.: Coming off a win over Holy Cross, St. Paul needs to refocus on 12-2 Torrington, which is looking to secure the No. 2 spot in the NVL Tournament.
Valley Regional at East Hampton, Friday, 5:30 p.m.: Valley’s only Shoreline loss came to East Hampton in December. First place in the conference on the line.
No. 1 Hamden at No. 7 Hand, Friday, 7 p.m.: Round 1 was a 51-48 win for Hamden. The Tigers would love to flip that and deliver the Dragons their first loss.