WALLINGFORD – Tanayja London and Ranasha Frazier combined for 37 Friday night as the Hillhouse girls basketball team eked out a 50-49 win over Sheehan in an SCC interdivisional contest.
London led all scorers with 22 points and Frazier had 15 for the Acs (2-4).
Lexi Ocasio paced the Titans (3-2) with 14 points, nine from the foul line in 10 tries. Liv Robles scored 13 points and Mackenzie Hemstock had nine on three treys.
Cheshire 48, Berlin 42: Mia Juodaitis canned a career-high 27 points for the Rams in non-conference win on the road.
Emily Yonych registered 10 points and Sara Mulligan chipped in with six as Cheshire improved to 2-4 on the season.
The Redcoats fall to 2-3.
Cheshire 43, West Haven 37: The Rams used their third straight win to gain a measure of revenge in a gritty defensive contest.
The Rams (3-1) went on a 14-4 tear in the fourth quarter to put it away. They’ve collectively held their last three foes to under 40 points per game.
The Westies (1-3) tipped Cheshire 74-60 at home on opening night, but the teams have gone in opposite directions since.
Eric Angelone led the Rams with 10 points. Matt Rosadino and Will Graikoski divided 14 evenly, and James Pettit helped the cause with a pair of 3-pointers.
Josiah Steinman led West Haven with 14 points.
Norwalk 72, Maloney 62: Romello Samuels netted 31 points and was named to the All-Tournament team for the Spartans at the McMahon Holiday Tournament in Norwalk.
Damien Pantoja poured in 14 points and Trevor Santiago chipped in with seven, Maloney fell to 1-4 on the season.
The Bears (1-3) earned their first win of the year behind matching 21-point efforts from Joseph Benincaso and Tyrique Langley.
Xavier Vines and Izaiah Lopez each had nine points apiece for Norwalk.
Maloney: The Spartans (2-2) eased past undermanned Staples (60-24) but lost to CCC rival New Britain (42-36) Friday at the Benjamin Nessing Gym.
“Our team wrestled really well today and continues to move in the right direction,” Maloney coach Eric Bergeron said. “Our older guys lead the way, while our younger guys are stepping up and wresting tough.We will look to build off today’s efforts.”
Markeese Thompson (160/170) pinned New Britain’s Kevin Carrasquillo in 3:23 and Max Pappas of Staples in 25 seconds. Jayden Robles (126) won twice by fall at 126. Demetre Carnot (2 pins at 138), Kody Talento (145) and Nick DeBaise (220) each won twice.
Marcos Ortiz won by fall in 13 seconds against Derrick Adelkopf of Staples at 132.
Sheehan: The Titan girls finished fourth out of 22 teams at the Haddam-Killingworth Invitational on Thursday at the Floyd Little Athletic Center in New Haven.
Olivia Dubuc nabbed first in the 300 meters in 44.88 and was also second in the 600 (1:44.39). Elisa Tolentino won the long jump for the Titans with a leap of 16 feet, 4 ¾ inches.
Stephanie Phoenix took second in the pole vault (9 feet). Phoenix, Tolentino, Julia Mansfield and Ameilia Mansfield were fifth in the 4x200 relay (1:59.55). Marley Esch, Nikki Santillo, Julia Mansfield and Christine Thorp were sixth in the spring medley relay (4:55.71).
Santillo (55 hurdles, 10:03), Kyra Connolly (pole vault, 8 feet), Amanda Brown (shot put, 30-05) and Riley Wolcheski (shot put, 29-0.5) all qualified for states.
Allison Vallano ran a personal best in the 55 meters (8.08).
Highlighting the Sheehan boys was Stephen Fengler, who qualified for states in the 1,600 (4:48.79) and 3,200 (10:23.45).
Joseph Bernick, Tyler Janinski, Alberto Avila, Ben Gardiner finished second in the 4x400 relay in 3:47.4.
Camdyn Pegg (4th in 55 hurdles, 8.76), Cyle Martindale (4th in shot put, 42-4) and Jeet Patel (6th in shot put, 38-5).