BRISTOL - Bristol Eastern boys basketball was beat at the buzzer on Tuesday, falling to Maloney 42-41.
A baseline score from Brayden Dauphinais with 1.3 seconds to go gave Eastern the lead with 1.3 seconds to go at 41-40.
After Maloney timeout, a Ja’Vanny DeLeon full court pass found its way into the hands of Tadrique Jones, who laid the ball up and in for a score at the buzzer.
Eastern led by 10 in the first quarter, but had the difference cut down to 24-22 entering halftime with the Lancers still ahead.
Dauphinais scored 14 to lead the Lancers in the loss. Jones had 13 to lead the Spartans.
Berlin 56, Lewis Mills 49: Berlin boys basketball improved to 9-4 Tuesday night with a 56-49 win over Lewis Mills.
Ryan Stec scored 18 points while grabbing 12 rebounds in the win. River Eberhardt, Toby Lavender and Marino Fanelli each had eight points in the win.
Zach Skinner played strong on defense for the Redcoats, adding four steals and five assists to his game as the Redcoats outscored Lewis Mills 22-15 in the fourth quarter.
Hall 65, Southington 44: Southington boys basketball lost to Hall on Tuesday 65-44.
Southington trailed by 10 through the first quarter and couldn’t pull the deficit back through the remaining three quarters.
Hall was led in scoring by Amare Dugue with 25 points. Southington had a high from Aidan Buck with 15 points.
Weaver 49, Innovation 33: Innovation boys basketball lost to Innovation 49-33 on Tuesday night.
The Ravens had the game within three points through the first quarter and entered halftime trailing 26-17. They were unable to make up the gap in the second half, leading to the loss.
Leading Innovation in scoring was Nae-Shaun Roberson with 16 points. Chris Wilson led Weaver with 13 points with Mahari Taylor scoring 13 points.
New Britain 72, Bloomfield 62: The Hurricanes handed undefeated Bloomfield its first loss of the season Monday night for their third win in a row at home. New Britain is now 5-8 this season and will look to get one game closer .500 on Thursday when it travels to Bridgeport to face Harding (1-7). New Britain will finish the week with a challenging contest on the road against two-loss Norwich Free Academy.
Maloney 52, Bristol Eastern 49: Bristol Eastern girls basketball lost to Maloney Tuesday night, losing a tight 52-49 game.
Ciara Collins scored 21 points to lead the Lancers while Janessa Gonzalez scored 18 points. The Lancers had a chance to tie the game in the final possession, but a 3-point try by Collins didn’t fall.
Maloney was led by Jaylice Rosario’s 23 points.
Berlin 41, Lewis Mills 28: Berlin girls basketball defeated Lewis Mills Tuesday night, winning 41-28.
Berlin blanked Lewis Mills through the first quarter, leading 9-0 entering the second. The Redcoats entered halftime tied at 16-16, but a strong fourth quarter (14-3) after batting through the third quarter helped get the Redcoats ahead and stay ahead.
Berlin had a three-way tie for a leading scorer, with Clare McGeever, Kailee DeMaio and Rylee Cop each scoring seven points.
Goodwin Tech 43, Grasso Tech 24: Goodwin Tech defeated Grasso Tech on Tuesday, winning 43-24.
The Gladiators led 22-12 after the first half, keeping Grasso to two points in the first frame. Goodwin extended across the third and fourth quarters en route to the win.
Goodwin’s leading scorer was Ericka Aponte with 15 points. Joining her in double-digit scoring was Megan Lukaszewski with 13 points. Both completed double-doubles, with Aponte grabbing 17 rebounds and Lukaszewski grabbing 15 boards.
Sam Post scored 14 to lead Grasso Tech.
Housatonic 44, Terryville 29: Terryville girls basketball lost to Housatonic 44-29 on Tuesday night.
Terryville was led in scoring by Zoe Zappone with 14 points and six steals. Grace Daly had 11 points. Avery Owens had four points, eight rebounds and four steals.
Holy Cross 73, St. Paul 52: Holy Cross girls basketball defeated St. Paul Tuesday night in a 73-52 score.
Holy Cross led the Falcons at 45-34 through halftime, pulling away in the final frames on the way to the win.
Leading Holy Cross in points was Cayla Howard with 26. Mya Zaccagnini had 21 points. St. Paul’s leading scorer was Audrey Tice with eight points.