NCCC Girls Basketball Championship: Avon tops Bolton, leaves league as champions

The Avon High girls basketball team is all smiles after winning their second straight NCCC Tournament title. (Gerry deSimas Jr. - CollinsvillePress.com

HARTFORD – In their final game as a member of the North Central Connecticut Conference, the Avon High girls basketball team wanted to go out with some style and a victory. The Falcons, who shared the league championship with Canton, won their 1212 NCCC Tournament title Thursday night with a 60-46 win over Bolton. It was […]

SWC Girls Basketball Championship: New Fairfield claims title over Notre Dame-Fairfield

Notre Dame's Kayla Croswell dribbles the ball and tries to avoid the New  Fairfield defense during the SWC title game on Thursday. Photo by Andy Hutchison

NEWTOWN >> No team in the South-West Conference had beaten New Fairfield (13-0 in conference play and 19-1 overall) this winter. Notre Dame-Fairfield, seeded third in the SWC tournament, came close to finally getting it done, almost pulling off an upset of the No. 1 team in Thursday’s championship game, at Newtown High. The Rebels, […]

FCIAC Girls Basketball Championship: Ridgefield holds off Greenwich for 1st title since 1996

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FAIRFIELD >> Rebecca Lawrence scored 15 points and Ridgefield survived what would have been a miracle finish for Greenwich to win the FCIAC girls basketball championship with a 48-47 victory Thursday night at Ludlowe High School in Fairfield. The victory was Ridgefield’s first league title since 1996. And it came in Tom DiMarza’s first year […]

WATCH LIVE: The SWC Girls Basketball Championship – Notre Dame-Fairfield vs. New Fairfield

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CPTV Sports is offering live streaming of the SWC Girls Basketball Championship between Notre Dame-Fairfield and New Fairfield tonight at Newtown. Game tips off at 7:30 p.m. Watch live, above or on YouTube here. More Coverage SWC Girls Basketball Tournament Page Semifinals: Notre Dame-Fairfield survives Newtown, to meet New Fairfield in final More Girls Basketball League Tournament Coverage, […]

2015 Girls Basketball Conference Tournament Schedules, Brackets and Live Updates

Mercy: 2015 SCC Girls Basketball Champions (Photo Catherine Avalone)

It’s Championship Week in Girls Basketball. Below are links to each Tournament Central page complete with schedules and brackets. Follow along with the live blog below for updates from around the state. The FCIAC, SWC, CSC and NCCC play championships Thursday night. You can watch and/or listen to live coverage from two of the league finals, below: […]

WATCH LIVE: The FCIAC Girls Basketball Championship – Ridgefield vs. Greenwich

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MSGVarsity.com is live streaming the FCIAC Girls Basketball Championship between Greenwich and Ridgefield, which will begin at 7 p.m. You can also listen to the game at HanRadio.com (Note: Above stream may not work on some browsers) More Coverage: FCIAC Girls Basketball Tournament Page Semifinals: Wild finishes lead Greenwich, Ridgefield into unlikely FCIAC final LIVE […]

NVL Girls Basketball Championship: Torrington survives Holy Cross to win 2nd title in 3 years

Torrington's girls basketball team celebrates after defeating Holy Cross 56-55 in the NVL Girls Basketball championship Wednesday at Sacred Heart (Photo Marianne Killackey)

WATERBURY >> Torrington’s girls basketball team clung to a 56-55 lead over Holy Cross for the last minute-and-a-half of a riveting NVL final at Sacred Heart High School Wednesday night, winning its second NVL championship in the last three years. “We saved the best for last,” said Torrington coach Mike Fritch, whose team scraped past […]

SCC Girls Basketball Championship: Mercy beats Hand, repeats as league champions

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The Mercy Tigers celebrate after defeating the Hand Tigers, 57-52, at the SCC Girls Basketball Championship at TD Bank Sports Center at Quinnipiac University in Hamden.

HAMDEN >> No Southern Connecticut Conference teams have been in Mercy’s class this season. Even when teams were able to compete with the Tigers, Mercy still walked off the court with a double-digit victory. Wednesday was a little different. Behind 19 points and six rebounds from tournament MVP Maura Fitzpatrick and 11 points and five rebounds […]

CCC Girls Basketball Championship: Farmington tops South Windsor for 1st league title

The Farmington girls basketball teams poses with the CCC trophy after winning its first conference title in school history. Matt Leidemer-Submitted to GameTimeCT

PLAINVILLE >> The Farmington girls basketball team accomplished another one of it’s goals of the season: The school’s first Central Connecticut Conference championship. In front of a packed Ivan Wood Gymnasium at Plainville High School, the undefeated Indians handed South Windsor its first loss of the season with a 61-52 win in the championship game Wednesday […]

Tyreek Perkins of Career is Tuesday’s Star; vote for Wednesday’s Star of the Day

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Tuesday’s Star Tyreek Perkins, Career boys basketball: Scored a game-high 19 points in a 48-42 win over Hillhouse. Vote for Wednesday’s Star of the Day until 9 p.m. Thursday.

Girls Basketball: Hamden Hall reaches Fairchester League final

No. 1 Hamden Hall 62, Convent of the Sacred Heart 31 >> Joyce Do Santos had 12 points and eight rebounds for top-seeded Hamden Hall in the Fairchester League tournament semifinals at Hamden. Bianca Tomassini had 10 points and Naomi Van Ness added six steals for the Hornets (17-3), who will face St. Luke’s in […]

2015 All-Shoreline Conference Girls Basketball Teams

First team Sami Ashton, Morgan Jen Dawson, Morgan; Mya Villard, Cromwell; Nicole Rojas, Cromwell; Sabrina LeMere, North Branford; Halie Serbent, Haddam Killingworth; Renee’ Radavich, East Hampton Second Team Tori Hopkins, Morgan; Abby Stone, Old Lyme; Molly Beck, Old Saybrook; Emily Traceski, Hale Ray; Audrey Arcari, Coginchaug; Gyanna Russell, East Hampton. Honorable Mention Kelsey Donaldson, Morgan; Sarah […]

WATCH LIVE: The NVL Girls Basketball Championship – Holy Cross vs. Torrington

Torrington's Brie Pergola drives to the hoop in her team's win over Oxford Friday night.
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CPTV Sports is offering live streaming of the NVL Championship game between Holy Cross and Torrington at 7 p.m. tonight at Sacred Heart High School in Waterbury. Watch live, above or on YouTube here. CPTV Sports will also broadcast the SWC Championship on Thursday night. More Coverage NVL Girls Basketball Tournament Page Semifinals: Torrington survives […]

Girls Basketball: 2015 All-SCC Team announced

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All-Hammonasset The All-Hammonasset Team features two players from division champion Hand. GeGe Catalano led the Tigers in scoring and rebounds en route to an 18-2 regular season. Meanwhile Law features three players, its junior big-3 of Laura Dulin, Jess Centore and Erin Saley. Jess Centore, Jr., G, Law Gabby Martin, Soph., G, Hand Erin Saley […]

SLC tourney: Hopkins scores 1000th point, All-SLC teams announced

DURHAM >> Morgan senior guard Tori Hopkins scored 17 points, including her 1000th career point, and junior guard Sami Ashton, who was named the Shoreline Conference Player of the Year prior to the game, added 15 points as the top-seeded Huskies defeated East Hampton, 39-28, in the SLC semifinals on Tuesday at Coginchaug Regional High […]

CCC Girls Basketball Tournament: Final, by the numbers

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The Central Connecticut Conference girls basketball tournament final is tonight and it features two of the top five teams in the state. No. 2 Farmington and No. 4 South Windsor come into the game with identical 23-0 records, including CCC tournament games, and have really yet to be tested all season. Here is a quick […]

Girls Basketball: Henry C’s CIAC Tournament Bracket Breakdown

The CIAC Tournament brackets have officially been released. All of the fields seem to be wide open this season, with the exception of Class L where Capital Prep should be the overwhelming favorite to win the state title this season. Below is a breakdown of how the CIAC Tournament could play out. The 2015 CIAC […]

2015 CIAC girls basketball tournament pairings, schedule

Mercy Tiger Kendra Landy (#20) drives to the hoop against Capitol Prep Trailblazer Dazha Ward during the Trailblazers 88-48 win in January. (Photo John Vanacore)

CLASS LL FIRST ROUND Monday, 7 p.m. No. 28 Danbury (9-11) at No. 5 Fairfield Warde (18-2) Tuesday, 7 p.m. Upper bracket: No. 32 New Milford (8-12) at No. 1 South Windsor (20-0); No. 17 Glastonbury (13-7) at No. 16 Southington (14-6); No. 25 Norwalk (10-10) at No. 8 Greenwich (17-3); No. 24 Amity (10-10) […]

Berkshire League Girls Basketball: Nonnewaug, Thomaston advance to rubber-match title game

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WINSTED >> No. 2 Nonnewaug played like a train pulling out of the station in its 39-31 Berkshire League Tournament semifinal win over No. 3 Lewis Mills Tuesday night at Northwestern High School. The first half was painfully slow. Then the Chiefs turned into an unstoppable force in the second half. “We had some nerves […]

FCIAC Girls Basketball: Wild finishes propel Greenwich, Ridgefield into unlikely title bout [video]

Warde's Sarah Cotto drives to the hoop against Greenwich Tuesday. Photo by Mary Albl

Above: FAIRFIELD >>The Fairfield Warde-Greenwich girls’ basketball rivalry added another highlight worthy game to its history Tuesday evening. And for the Cardinals, it may be the top  game. With 5.1 seconds left on the clock and a berth in the FCIAC Championship game on the line, Greenwich senior guard Alexa Moses nailed a 3-pointer to […]