Boys basketball: Freshman with cerebral palsy an inspiration to many

Dejon Knight of East Haven

By Estaban Hernandez New Haven Register EAST HAVEN >> The shot that finally sank through one of the nets inside the East Haven High School gym was an unassuming one, a moment that turned into the unexpected apex of months of planning. It was just a bucket for Dejon Knight, but for everyone else […]

CHSCA Boys All-Star Festival: Lambert (East Catholic), Bernard (SMSA) among MVP’s

MERIDEN >> The 40th annual  Connecticut High School Coaches Association All-Star Basketball Festival for Senior Boys took place on Wednesday night at Maloney High School. Sports Science forward  Dwayne Bernard scored 13 points and grabbed 17 rebounds to earn MVP honors while leading Class S-M Constitution to a 99-95 win over Class S-M Charter Oak. […]

Derek’s picks: Best CCC games of the 2014-15 winter season

It was long, it was cold and it was snowy, but the 2014-15 winter season is officially in the books. That could only mean one thing: It’s time to recap some of the best games and individual performances of the 2014-15 Central Connecticut Conference season. There were incredible single-game performances, career milestones, team achievements and just […]

Boys basketball: CHSCA All-Star Festival set for Wednesday night

Valley Regional senior David Bradbury drives to the basket against Old Lyme's Jacob Ballachino in the SLC championship game. Bradbury will be among many competing in the CHSCA All-Star Festival Wednesday evening at Maloney.  Photo by Catherine Avalone - New Haven Register

The 40th annual CT High School Coaches Association All-Star Festival will take place tonight at Maloney High. The Class M-S game will tip at 6:15 p.m., followed by the LL-L game at about 7:45. The following seniors scheduled to play for the Class M/S Constitution Team are: Jack Connelly (Ellington), Timothy Flynn (Classical Magnet), Rachone […]

Boys basketball: Is the SCC finally going to change divisions for next season?


Several recent proposals have been made to try to change how games are scheduled and divisions set up in the Southern Connecticut Conference. The four-division setup of Hammonasset, Housatonic, Quinnipiac and Oronoque has been in place since 2004 with an 18-game schedule counting toward the league tournament. Among the proposals the 10-person scheduling committee has […]

Boys basketball: Sacred Heart finishes as unanimous No. 1 in final poll

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Sacred Heart players celebrate their second straight Class S state championship over Valley Regional Sunday at the Mohegan Sun Arena. The Hearts finished as the No. 1 team in the final Register/GameTimeCT Top 10 poll.

The pressure was on Sacred Heart from the day the season started. Five starters returned from last season’s Class S state championship team. The Hearts handled the pressure, and their competition, just fine. Sacred Heart finished 28-0, won the Naugatuck Valley League championship, defended its Class S title and finished No. 1 in the final […]

GameTimeCT / Register Top 10 poll: Bunnell, Naugatuck earn places in final poll

Bunnell's Ryan Piuttman tries to grab the ball from Naugatuck's Jarron Chapman during Bunnell's 72-61 win for the CIAC Class L boys basketball championship. Bunnell is ranked 5th and Naugatuck 8th in the final GameTimeCT/Register Top 10 poll of the season. (Catherine Avalone/New Haven Register)

Sacred Heart remained in the No. 1 spot for the entire season and is the unanimous choice in the final one. Take a look at the rest of the fginal poll of the 2014-15 season: Team Record 1st Place Points Last Class 1. SACRED HEART 28-0 18 540 1 S Final result: Defeated Valley Regional […]

Boys basketball: New Haven area three-point leaders

From games reported to the Register Player Team 3s Jason Frazer West Haven 67 Tyreek Perkins Career 61 Ciole Chudoba Oxford 61 David Bradbury Valley Regional 52 Anthony D’Amico Oxford 50 Pat Doyle Notre Dame 46 Troy Walters Hillhouse 46 Rich Kelly Fairfield Prep 46 Blair Johnson Hamden 45 Drew Nolan Hopkins 44 Nick Durso […]

Boys basketball: New Haven County area scoring leaders

From games reported to the New Haven Register. Player School Gms Pts Avg Rodrick Goodjohn Whitney Tech 20 415 20.8 Tyreek Perkins Career 28 531 19.0 Robert Durant Wilbur Cross 19 348 18.3 Joe Carter Platt Tech 14 243 17.4 Nick Durso East Haven 21 360 17.1 Tushar Spooner Seymour 18 306 17.0 Ryan Foley […]

CHSCA Girls All-Star Games: Farmington’s Friend (37 points) leads L-LL East

NORTH BRANFORD >> Farmington’s Hannah Friend poured  in a game-high 37 points to lead the Class L-LL East team to a 108-87 victory over Class L-LL West in the annual Connecticut High School Coaches Association Senior Girls All-Star Basketball Festival on Monday night at North Branford High School. Sophie Borg (Farmington) had 14 points and […]

Final 2015 GameTimeCT / Register Girls Basketball Top 10: Capital Prep No. 1

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Team Record 1st Place Points Last Class 1.  Capital Prep  25-1 17 510 1 L Last week:  Def. Northwest Catholic 87-59 in the final. Bottom line: Was there really any doubt? Team Record 1st Place Points Last Class 2.  Wilton 25-2 0 466 8 LL Last week:   Def. South Windsor 73-45 in the final. Bottom line:  Most underrated […]

Girls Basketball: The Best of Court Vision postseason 2015

Wilton celebrates its Class LL title, the first in school history for girls basketball (Photo Mary Albl)

Another season is in the books. The team that started at the top stayed there, the FCIAC did something it has not in over 20 years and the Bears remained golden. In the words of the players and coaches that made news all season long, here’s the quotes that caught my eye in this postseason: […]

Girls Basketball: Capital Prep is No. 1 (But you knew that already)

Capital Prep defeated Northwest Catholic, 87-59, for the CIAC Class L girls basketball championship, Sunday, March 22, 2015, at Mohegan Sun. (Catherine Avalone/New Haven Register)

UNCASVILLE >> The state’s worst-kept secret was revealed as Class L champion Capital Prep was voted the No. 1 team in Connecticut for the third straight season. The Trailblazers received all 17 first-place votes to amass 510 points. Capital Prep, which was seeded fourth in the Class L tournament, ran all over 11th-seeded Northwest Catholic […]

Girls Basketball: Final 2015 3-point Leaders

Based on games reported to Register. Coaches may report discrepancies. Team School Total Sabrina Le Mere North Branford 49 Jill Murphy Old Saybrook 48 Cori Ouellete Hand 44 Nicole Belade OBrien Tech 43 Sabrina Smith Lyman Hall 41 Lauren Davis SHA 41 Paula Materin Hand 39 Kial Watts West Haven 38 Kristina Fiallos Ansonia 37 […]

Girls Basketball: Final 2015 Scoring Leaders

Based on games reported to Register. Coaches may report discrepancies. Name School G Pts Avg. Nicole Belade OBrien Tech 22 421 19.1 Laura Dulin Law 17 322 18.9 Sabrina Le Mere N. Branford 22 410 18.6 Bridget Sharnick St. Joseph 18 322 17.9 Elise Graham Amity 23 396 17.2 J. Johnson North Haven  19 327 […]

Girls Basketball: Final 2015 New Haven County standings

Standings SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT CONFERENCE Hammonasset Division Division Overall W-L W-L *Hand 8-0 21-4 Law 5-3 13-9 Hillhouse 4-4 9-14 Guilford 2-6 14-10 Foran 1-7 3-17 Housatonic Division Division Overall W-L W-L *Sheehan 8-0 21-5 Cheshire 5-3 13-10 Amity 5-3 12-12 Lyman Hall 1-7 6-14 Shelton 1-7 6-15 Quinnipiac Division Division Overall W-L W-L *Mercy 8-0 […]

2014-15 All-Southern Connecticut Conference Winter Teams


All-SCC teams from the 2014-15 winter sports season. BOYS BASKETBALL All-Hammonasset Jeff Allen (Daniel Hand), Jack Driscoll (Daniel Hand), Patrick Kerins (Daniel Hand), Joe Kasperzyk (Hillhouse), John Lewis ( Hillhouse), Troy Walters (Hillhouse) All-Housatonic Chris Winkel (Amity Regional), Dylan D’Addio (Cheshire), Andrew Yamin (Cheshire), Brandon Rentas (Sheehan), Jeff Stockmal ( Shelton), Matt Terrasi (Shelton) All-Oronoque Joe Carbone (Branford), Justin […]

The Complete 2015 CIAC Winter Championship Weekend Final Scoreboard and Recaps

Sacred Heart-Waterbury's Mustapha Heron goes for two as Valley Regional's Chris Jean-Pierre (23), David Bradbury, Jr. (4), Hunter Linfesty (35) defends during a, 71-46, win for the Hearts in the CIAC Class S boys basketball championship, Sunday, March 22, 2015, at Mohegan Sun. (Catherine Avalone/New Haven Register)

Below is all the results and story links from the 2015 CIAC State Championships. Highlight video, above, via John Holt of WFSB-3. All videos clips via CPTVSports coverage. LIVE BLOG REPLAYS: Boys Basketball | Girls Basketball | Hockey Boys Basketball CLASS LL FAIRFIELD PREP 51, WESTHILL 50 PHOTO GALLERY CLASS L BUNNELL 72, NAUGATUCK 61 […]

Class S boys basketball: Heron, Sacred Heart ease to another title over Valley Regional

Sacred Heart defeated Valley Regional, 71-46, for the CIAC Class S boys basketball championship, Sunday, March 22, 2015, at Mohegan Sun. (Catherine Avalone/New Haven Register)

UNCASVILLE >> Perfection. The Sacred Heart boys basketball team capped a remarkable undefeated season by capturing its second straight Class S title with a 71-46 victory over Valley Regional in front of 9,059 on Sunday night at the Mohegan Sun Arena. The top-seeded Hearts (28-0), who were ranked No. 1in the Register/GameTimeCT preseason poll and […]