Sports Roundup: Tough first half proves to be difference for Berlin boys basketball in loss to Glastonbury

Published on Monday, 22 January 2018 23:04


GLASTONBURY - The Berlin boys basketball team had a challenging first half in its 64-43 loss to Glastonbury Monday night.

The Redcoats scored just six points in the first quarter then 12 in the second.

Meanwhile, the Tomahawks scored at will with 35 first half points, the difference in the contest.

In the second half Berlin was still outscored but not by much 29-25.

The Redcoats had 10 players contribute points led by TJ Beardsley with eight points. Ryan Hyde and Dylan Frisk each had seven points.

Glastonbury had eight 3-point baskets in the game, four coming from Gianni Zarrilli.

Jonathan Shea, Zarrilli and Cam Steipock all scored in double figures for the Tomahawks.

With the loss Berlin falls to 6-5 on the season and will host Wethersfield on Thursday night at 6:45 p.m.

Innovation 55, Suffield 47: The Ravens had a consistent four-quarter effort with double digit point totals in all four quarters and continued their strong start to the six-game road stretch.

Innovation has won its first three of six on the road.

Carolos Gonzalez and Lenny Okaya led the way for the Ravens.

Gonzalez had a game-high 18 points and added four assists.

Okaya finished with 14 points to go with nine rebounds and four blocks.

Innovation was strong on the defensive end of the floor, holding Suffield to under 10 points in both the first and second quarter.

With the win the Ravens moved to 5-4 on the year and will travel to take on Conard tonight at 6:45 p.m.

Posted in New Britain Herald, Berlin, Innovation on Monday, 22 January 2018 23:04. Updated: Monday, 22 January 2018 23:06.