MONDAY BASKETBALL: Xavier edges Sheehan in 2OT; Martinez, Maloney slip past Lancers in fourth quarter; Platt girls score first victory

MONDAY BASKETBALL: Xavier edges Sheehan in 2OT; Martinez, Maloney slip past Lancers in fourth quarter; Platt girls score first victory

WALLINGFORD — It’s the longest local game of the season to date and it’s one the Sheehan boys basketball team will be looking to avenge down the line.

The Titans let a 10-point halftime lead get away in falling 80-79 in double overtime on Monday night to Xavier.

The SCC Housatonic game was tied 68-68 at the end of regulation and 72-all at the end of the first overtime period.

Sheehan’s Garrett Molampy and Xavier’s Stephen Kohs had monster games. Molampy drilled seven 3-pointers and scored a game-high 35 points. Kohs had five 3’s and 34 points.

Andrew Brown added 23 points for Xavier (6-1, 2-0 Housy). Kris Jackson and Jack McDonnell had 14 apiece for Sheehan (6-2, 0-2).

Maloney 50, Bristol Eastern 47: Vincent Martinez tallied 10 of his game-high 28 points in the fourth quarter, when the Spartans outscored the Lancers 18-14 to secure the CCC South crossover victory in Bristol.

Rashawn Wilson added 13 points for Maloney, which won for the fourth time in five outings to improve to 6-3.

Elijah Parent hit four times from downtown en route to 22 points for Eastern (4-4), which has seen five of its eight games decided by three points or less.

Bristol Central 69, Platt 48: Freshman Anthony Nimani found the range with five 3-pointers and a season-high 23 points, but it was not enough to carry the Panthers in a CCC South crossover with Donovan Clingan and the Rams in Bristol.

Elijah Wright added nine points for the Panthers (1-7).

Clingan, BC’s 7-foot sophomore center, scored a team-high 16 for the Rams (6-2). Sam Wininger added 12.

North Haven 59, Cheshire 53: The Indians established a 36-20 lead by halftime en route to the SCC Oronoque win over the Rams in North Haven.

R.J. Hager, Jaden Watson and Bryce Charney all had 11 points for North Haven (6-2, 1-1 Oronoque). Dave Christofaro added nine.

Cheshire (1-5, 0-2) got 13 points apiece from Cole Feinauer and Ben Wable. Colby Griffin and Shaan Vatti had nine each.

Girls basketball

Platt 32, Bristol Central 29: The Panthers rode their 1-2 punch of Ja’lexia West and Wallica Bailey to their first win of the season, a CCC South crossover verdict over the Rams in Meriden.

West put up 18 points and Bailey delivered 10.

Platt built a 15-7 lead by halftime. Central rallied in the second half and briefly took the lead in the fourth quarter before the Panthers (1-7) regained the upper hand.

Bristol Eastern 59, Maloney 28: Jordan Ouelette scored 18 points and Avery Arbuckle added 10 to lead the Lancers to the CCC South crossover victory in Meriden.

Eastern improved to 6-4 while knocking Maloney to 1-7.

Abby Lespier put up 12 points for the Spartans. Gracey Massicotte hit twice from beyond the arc and finished with eight points.

Sheehan 58, Foran 20: The Titans raised their overall record to 6-2 and remained unbeaten in the SCC Housatonic at 2-0 with the divisional win over the Lions in Milford.

Maddi Larkin scored a game-high 12 points for Sheehan, which put 10 players in the scoring column.

Caroline Dighello hit a trio of 3-pointers to finish with nine points. Caitlyn Hunt was good for eight.

Daniel Hand 51, Cheshire 29: After getting outscored 9-2 by the Rams off the opening tip, the visiting Tigers dominated 49-20 the rest of the way to chalk up the SCC Quinnipiac win in Cheshire.

Hand’s Sara Wohlgemuth led all scorers with 13 points. Emma Watkinson had a team-high 12 for Cheshire.

The Tigers jumped to 7-2 overall and 2-0 in the Quinnipiac. Cheshire is 2-6 and 0-2.

Southington 38, Avon 27: While the Lady Knights weren’t hitting on all cylinders on offense, they were on defense, holding the Falcons on one point in the first quarter and seven in the first half to post the CCC West crossover win in Avon.

It was the seventh straight win for Southington, which stands at 9-1 at the halfway mark of the regular season.

Bri Harris scored a team-high eight points for the Knights. Kelley Marshall and Megan Mikosz had seven apiece. Livvy Pizzitola added six.

Abby St. Onge had the game high with 17 for Avon (2-6).