FRIDAY BASKETBALL: Lyman Hall’s Lipka lands milestone win; Blue Knights sweep; Wilcox win streak snapped at 7

FRIDAY BASKETBALL: Lyman Hall’s Lipka lands milestone win; Blue Knights sweep; Wilcox win streak snapped at 7

Record-Journal staff

MILFORD — The Lyman Hall girls basketball team earned coach Tom Lipka career victory No. 150 on Friday night with a 55-36 SCC crossover victory over Foran.

Lipka could savor the milestone by degrees, at least at the end. Leading 41-36 in the fourth quarter, the Trojans pulled away by scoring the final 14 points of the game.

Hailey Bruneau rained in five 3-pointers and finished with a game-high 20 points to lead LH. Kailey Lipka scored 12 points and Elisa Hastings was good for 10.

Lyman Hall evened its overall mark at 6-6. Foran fell to 3-10.

Southington 61, Northwest Catholic 20: Janette Wadolowski continued her torrid season, scoring 32 points and grabbing 12 rebounds as the Blue Knights raced past the Indians in a CCC West-Colonial Division game in West Hartford.

Wadolowski drained four 3-pointers en route to her 32 points, which unofficially give her 958 on her career. Southington (8-4, 3-3 West-Colonial) also got eight points from Bri Harris and a pair of 3-pointers from Marisa Imme.

Anna Cenci had 13 of the 20 points for Northwest (0-12, 0-6).

Cheshire 47, West Haven 42: The Rams got out of the SCC Housatonic cellar with the divisional win in West Haven.

Mia Juodaitis scored a game-high 19 points for Cheshire. Kaylee Clark  collected seven and Sara Mulligan and Emily Yonych had six apiece as the Rams improved to 5-8 and 1-4.

Amanda Clark was the top girl for West Haven (2-9, 0-4).

Wilcox Tech 45, Platt Tech 27: The Indians remained unbeaten in CTC play, dispatching the Panthers in a league matchup in Meriden.

RJ Athlete of the Week nominee Samantha Petro stayed red-hot with 22 points. Tatiana Gonzalez added eight.

Wilcox is now 7-3 overall and 6-0 in the CTC. Platt Tech fell to 5-7 and 5-3.


Platt Tech 67, Wilcox Tech 62: Somebody’s seven-game winning streak had to end when the Panthers and Indians, two of the top teams in the CTC and statewide in Division IV, collided in Milford.

The showdown went to the host Panthers, who erased a 35-28 halftime deficit by outscoring the Indians 39-27 after the break.

Tyler Dowdy scored a team-high 27 points for Platt Tech, which improved to 8-1 overall and 7-0 in the CTC with its eighth straight win.

DeJuan Ransom had a game-high 32 for Wilcox. Nick Milslagle added 16 for the Indians (9-2, 6-2 CTC).

North Haven 82, Sheehan 59: Ethan Okwuosa led all scorers with 28 points, including five 3-pointers, to power the Indians to the SCC interdivisional win over the Titans in North Haven.

R.J. Hager added 13 points as the Indians improved to 6-3.

Garrett Molampy’s 19 points paced Sheehan. Molampy connected for a trio of 3-pointers. Brett Gill added 11 points for the Titans (4-6). Evan Mansfield scored eight.

Southington 53, Northwest Catholic 47: Andrew Lohneiss grabbed 12 rebounds and matched his season average with 18 points to lead the Blue Knights to the CCC West-Colonial Division victory in Southington.

Jeremy Mercier added 12 points and eight rebounds as Southington improved to 7-3 overall and 3-2 in the division. Cam Clynes and Adam Hunter had seven points apiece.

Luca Mirabello put up a game-high 19 points for Northwest (4-5, 3-2).

Daniel Hand 44, Lyman Hall 38: Shakespeare Rodriguez had a team-high 12 points for the Trojans in a SCC Housatonic loss to the Tigers in Wallingford.

Kevin Ransom and Austin Ruiz scored seven points apiece. Cam Regan had six.

Tyler Boris and Graeme McGivern led Hand with 11 apiece. Jeremy Long was also in double figures with 10. Flynn Driscoll was a dominant force inside with 11 rebounds and five blocks.

LH dropped its sixth straight and fell to 4-6 overall and 0-3 in the Housy. Hand, coached by former Lyman Hall player Jimmy Economopolos, improved to 3-5 and 1-1.



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