Area youth basketball teams excel in Nutmeg Festival

Published on Sunday, 30 December 2018 21:54
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Several area teams either won or were runners-up in the 2018 ShopRite Nutmeg State Games Holiday Basketball Festival presented by Orthopedic Associates, held this past Friday through Sunday at Wesleyan University and Vale Sports Club in Middletown.

Newington Travel was the 6th grade girls champion, finishing 3-0 in round robin play and beating West Hartford Travel 25-20 in the championship game.

New Britain Travel was the 8th grade boys runner-up, finishing 3-0 in round robin play and beating HD Travel 47-45 in the semifinals before losing to the Haddam-Killingworth Travel team 53-49 in the championship game.

Berlin Travel was the 7th grade boys runner-up, finishing 2-1 in round robin play and beating the Wethersfield Eagles 50-39 in the semifinals before losing to North Haven Travel 56-39 in the championship game.

Berlin Travel was also the 5th grade boys runner-up, finishing 1-1 in round robin play before beating Rocky Hill Travel 37-23 in the quarterfinals and West Hartford Travel 36-25 in the semifinals, then losing to the Wethersfield Eagles 28-19 in the championship game.



Posted in New Britain Herald, Berlin, New Britain, Newington on Sunday, 30 December 2018 21:54. Updated: Sunday, 30 December 2018 21:56.