THURSDAY GIRLS BASKETBALL: Wilcox Tech earns its first W; Southington clamps down on Platt

THURSDAY GIRLS BASKETBALL: Wilcox Tech earns its first W; Southington clamps down on Platt



BALTIC — Earlier this week, the Wilcox Tech girls basketball team picked up a forfeit win from Platt Tech.

On Thursday night, the Indians earned their first win of the season with the scoreboard on and the clock running.

Led by 14 points from Madison Sage and 12 from fellow sophomore Tatiana Robles, the Tribe chalked up a 37-23 non-conference road victory over old Constitution State Conference rival Holy Family.

Wilcox led wire to wire, establishing a 16-6 lead by the end of the first quarter.

The Indians take an overall record of 2-5 into Saturday’s cross-city rivalry game at Maloney. Holy Family fell to 1-3.

Southington 52, Platt 17: The Blue Knights stifled the Panthers in Southington, building a 29-3 lead by halftime en route to the CCC interdivisional victory.

The win was the eighth in a row for the Knights, who now stand at 10-1.

Southington put 11 players in the scoring column, led by Kelley Marshall’s 11 points and Livvy Pizzitola’s 10.

Vianna Alcantara (7) and Wallica Bailey (6) were the leading scorers for Platt (1-8).

Conard 39, Maloney 17: Liv Aitken scored five points for the Spartans in the CCC crossover loss in West Hartford.

Maloney (1-9) hosts Wilcox Tech on Saturday at noon.

 


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