Sports Roundup: New Britain girls basketball beats Middletown in overtime

Published on Wednesday, 27 December 2017 21:44
Written by SHELBY IAVA

@shelbyiavaNB

NEW BRITAIN - Inanna Rice sank a free throw with 19 seconds left in the game, sending the New Britain girls basketball team into overtime against Middletown.

The Hurricanes outscored the Blue Dragons 14-10, giving them the 58-52 victory.

Rice was the leading scorer of the evening with 20 points. Teammate Mya Slisz added 13 points of her own.

At halftime, New Britain was down 27-19, but as the third quarter evolved, so did the Hurricanes’ shooting, as they outscored Middletown 18-5.

Southington 71, Brookfield 59: Down by seven points at the half, the Blue Knights outscored Brookfield 43-24 to win.

“We were down early in the first quarter,” Southington head coach Mike Forgione said. “But we fought our way back in the second half, which was led by Janette Wadolowski.”

Wadolowski scored a game high 39 points. Her teammate Alli Carr contributed 10 points.

“It was a total team win,” Forgione said. “Everyone had to do their role, and they did.”

Wrestling

Plainville 63, Portland 6: In the 138-pound match, the Blue Devils’ Esteban Torres pinned the Highlanders’ Caden Mazzotta in 33 seconds, while teammate Habacuc Hernandez pinned Pedro Diaz in the 160-pound match in 40 seconds.

In the 113-pound match, Dominic Pedrolini pinned Josue Bobe in 54 seconds. Teammate Simona Babagallo got pinned by Javier Mercado in the 120-pound match. The Blue Devils’ Sebastian Soli beat Portland’s Richard Lawton 11-7 and Nathan Cyr pinned Mack Tommey in 1:04 to round out the afternoon.

Boys basketball

Goodwin tech 66, Cheney Tech 28: The Gladiators controlled the game from start to finish, outscoring the Beavers 28-6 in the first quarter.

Francisco Santiago led the team with a game-high 24 points, while teammate Xavier Cartagena scored 11 points.

Cheney Tech was only able to score a total of 20 points in the remaining three quarters.

Wilcox tech 75, Innovation 65 (OT): The Ravens had a strong fourth quarter, outscoring the Indians 18-9. But the Ravens lost momentum in overtime.

Berlin 64, Fitch 45: The Redcoats had control of the game from start to finish.

Ryan Hyde had a game high of 13 points, while teammates Gianni Fanelli and Giancarlo Tufano both scored 11 points.

The Redcoats outscored Fitch 28-9 in the first half, and carried their momentum over into the second.



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