CHESHIRE – Senior Ben Brewer and sophomore Sam Hanke each won two individual events and were a part of a pair victorious relay teams to lead the Cheshire swimming and diving team to a 92-83 victory over Hamden on Thursday night at Cheshire Community Pool.
Brewer bested the field in the 200-yard IM (2:01.03) and Hanke won the 200 freestyle (1:54.82) and the 100 breaststroke (1:05.68).
The duo teamed with Joe Cannata and Ankit Sahasrabudhe to take the 200 medley relay to start the meet in 1:43.6.
Hanke, Brewer, Joe Cannata and Evan Levine also claimed gold in the 200 freestyle relay (1:36.56).
Also picking up victories for Cheshire were Sahasrabudhe in the 100 butterfly (59.1). Levine in the 500 freestyle (5:21.48) and Cannata in the 100 backstroke (1:01.85).
Rockville 34, Maloney 32: Senior Melanie Polanco poured in a game-high 24 points, grabbed 11 rebounds and totaled three steals for the Spartans in a CCC crossover loss at the at Wethersfield Christmas Tournament.
The contest was scoreless after the first quarter and Maloney held a 12-8 lead at the half. Polanco had 10 of Maloney’s 12 points in the third quarter as the Spartans maintained a 24-20 lead after three. But Emily Collins (10 points) and Lindsey Montminy (8 points) powered the Rams (3-3).
Maloney was without starter Dasia White, who missed the game due to injury.
Southington 70, Wolcott 41: The Blue Knights won the John Rossi Tournament at Wolcott High School with a blowout of the hosts in the final.
The Knights (3-3) got balanced scoring with Janete Wadolowski (17 points) leading the way. Bri Harris had 15, Alli Carr had 11 and Madison Hulten tacked on 10. Wadolowski also added 12 rebounds.
Karen Cody scored 18 points to lead Wolcott (1-3) in the non-league clash.
Wadolowski finished the tournament with 56 points, 39 in the opening-round conquest of Brookfield. She was named tournament’s MVP. Carr was also selected to the all-tournament team.