PLAINVILLE - The Berlin (5-5) boys basketball easily team took care of business in its game against Plainville (0-11) on Friday night. The Redcoats outscored the Blue Devils in every quarter en route to snapping their two-game losing streak.
Spencer Duke paced Berlin the contest as he dropped in 17 points. Jack Lynch was the only other Redcoat to score in double figures as he added 15 points.
Plainville got a big game from Jared Demons who had a team-high 16 points including four three-pointers. Brady Callahan chipped in with 11 points of his own.
Goodwin Tech 78, Vinal Tech 42: The Goodwin Tech (7-3) boys basketball team used a 27 point second quarter to take control of its game against Vinal Tech (2-6) and cruised to a 78-42 victory. Francisco Santiago had a game-high 24 points and Josh Peeples added 20. The Gladiators also got contributions from Damion Martin, who had 10 rebounds and Tommy Hughes, who had seven assists.
Goodwin Tech 33, Vinal Tech 27: It was a game that started out slowly, but the Gladiators were able to get things going on the offensive end of the court from the start of the second quarter on. Goodwin Tech’s Paola Barbosa scored a game-high 16 points on seven baskets, including one three pointer. She was the lone player on either team to reach double figures. Tazmaira Baerga finished second on the Gladiators with eight points, which was also the second highest scoring of the night. All eight of Vinal Tech’s scorers were held to seven points or less.
Southington 93, East Hartford 86: The Blue Knights continued their winning ways with a win over the Hornets. There were a number of notable performances from Southington: Zack Blake was a double winner in the 100 and 200 freestyles, Evan Bender took first in the 50 freestyle, Quint Kimmel won the 100 freestyle, Derek Melanson captured the top spot in the 100 backstroke and Julie Duszak won the 100 breaststroke.
All three of the Blue Knights relay teams also won. Bender, Duszak, PJ Ramsey and Nick Kelley won the medley relay event; Zack Blake, Brendon Egan, Kelley and Ramsey won the 200 freestyle relay; while Blake, Bender, Brian Egan and Brendon Egan won the 400 freestyle relay.
Southington is now 4-0.