THURSDAY SCHOLASTICS: Going to the wall! Cheshire edges North Haven Co-op; Sheehan boys hoop bounces back

THURSDAY SCHOLASTICS: Going to the wall! Cheshire edges North Haven Co-op; Sheehan boys hoop bounces back



NORTH HAVEN — The Cheshire boys swim team improved to 4-0 with a 97-88 victory over the North Haven Co-op on Thursday, but it did not come easy at the Walter J. Gawrych Community Pool.

VIctory was literally within arm’s reach of both teams.

Led by double-winners Hethon Foster, Aidan Henry and Finn Henry, the host North Haven Co-op captured seven of the 12 events.

Three races were decided by three-tenths of a second or less.

The closest was the 200 freestyle relay. The Rams came from behind and won by a mere three-hundredths of a second in 1:32.38 behind Sam Hanke, Harrison Hua, Vincent Zhu and Justin Finkel.

Hanke, Hua and Zhu opened the meet teaming with Anmol Sapru to win the 200 medley relay in 1:44.80.

Zhu went on to win the 100 breaststroke in 1:02.54.

Cheshire also got first-place pionts from diver Noah Duncan (203.60) and backstroker Wesley Johnson (58.36).

Daniel Hand 92, Sheehan 70: Adam DiDomenico captured the 100 freestyle and Joey Zellner brought home the 100 breaststroke for the host Titans.

DiDomenico touched in 53.65. Zellner clocked in at 1:09.48

Sheehan is now 0-3.

BOYS BASKETBALL

Sheehan 70, North Haven 61: In a SCC showdown of 5-1 teams, the Titans got the upper hand by outscoring the host Indians 23-17 in the fourth quarter to extend a 47-44 lead.

Jack McDonnell led Sheehan (6-1) with 25 points. Kris Jackson was good for 16.

Arthur Cordes dealt seven assists while also scoring seven points. 

Garrett Molampy (9 points) and Tyler Guercia took care of the ball in the face of North Haven’s pressure defense in the the second half.

R.J. Hager cranked out a game-high 28 points for the Indians (5-2). David Christofaro scored 13.


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