Shoreline Conference

Thirteen schools, primarily located in Middlesex County in the southeast portion of the state, make up the Shoreline Conference. The league does not sponsor football competition in the fall, although many of its members do play football in the football-only Pequot Conference. The Shorline Conference sponsors 18 sports in total competition and earned six CIAC State Championships this past academic year.

Wrestling: Xavier’s Broderick captures State Open title; Newtown team champs

Xavier's Chidi Broderick (top) won the heavyweight title at Saturday's State Open over Foran's Luke Edmondson.
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NEW HAVEN >> In just three years competing in the sport, Xavier senior Chidi Broderick has developed into one of the state’s best wrestlers. Fresh off winning the Class LL state title last week, Broderick added the State Open crown to his resume with a 14-3 major decision victory over Foran’s Luke Edmondson in the […]

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) […]

Live Updates: The 2015 Boys Basketball Conference Tournaments

Hillhouse senior forward Troy Walters, Jr. elevates for a shot vs. Fairfield Prep earlier this season. (Catherine Avalone/New Haven Register)

The storm before the storm begins Thursday when the 2015 Connecticut boys basketball conferences commence their annual championship tournaments. The SCC, CCC and ECC start the whole shebang with first-round games on Thursday, Feb. 26. The SWC, CSC, NCC (Friday), NVL, FCIAC and Shoreline (among others, Saturday) join the fray on with quarterfinal rounds. Semifinals […]

Shoreline Girls Basketball Championship: Morgan wins title in OT, ends Cromwell’s 4-year run

The Morgan Huskies defeated the Cromwell Panthers,  53-52, in OT, to win the Shoreline girls basketball championship, Friday night, February 27, 2015, at Wilbur Cross High School in New Haven. (Catherine Avalone/New Haven Register)

NEW HAVEN >> The last time Morgan won the Shoreline Conference girls basketball tournament, they did it with heavy hearts. On Friday night, there was nothing but pure joy. And a little relief. Senior forward Jen Dawson scored a game-high 22 points, including the game winning free throw with 2.7 seconds left in overtime, as […]

WATCH LIVE: The Shoreline Girls Basketball Championship on CPTVSports

Left to right, Alyssa Wright of Cromwell fights for the ball with Josie Sullivan and Riley Thompson of Morgan in the first half in Clinton on 2/16/2015. Photo by Arnold Gold/New Haven Register

CPTV Sports is offering live streaming of the Shoreline Girls Basketball Championship. Morgan and Cromwell tip off for the third time this season, this time for the league title. Watch the live stream above or on YouTube here. More Coverage Live Updates from the Girls Basketball Finals Shoreline Conference Girls Basketball tournament page Semifinals: Morgan, Cromwell […]

2015 Girls Basketball Conference Championship: Live Updates

Alyssa Wright (left) of Cromwell collides with Tori Hopkins of Morgan as she drives to the basket in the first half in Clinton on 2/16/2015. Photo by Arnold Gold/New Haven Register

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. We wrap up Championship Week with finals from the Shoreline Conference, ECC, Berkshire League and Fairchester League. You can watch the Shoreline final between Cromwell and […]

Middletown roundup: No. 8 Blue Dragons advance to CCC quarterfinals

Boys Basketball Middletown 66, New Britain 59 >> Middletown outscored the Golden Hurricanes, 24-13, in the fourth quarter and advanced to the Central Connecticut Conference quarterfinals on Thursday night at LaBella-Sullivan Gymnasium. The second-seeded Blue Dragons (19-2) will meet No. 7 Bloomfield (17-4) on Saturday at 1 p.m. at Bulkeley High School. Bloomfield defeated No. […]

2015 Shoreline Conference Boys Basketball Tournament schedule, bracket

The Shoreline Conference Boys Basketball Tournament begins with quarterfinals Saturday, Feb. 28 at higher seeds and concludes Friday, March 6 at Wilbur Cross High School. Valley Regional is the No. 1 seed. Defending champion Cromwell is the No. 7 seed. Saturday’s quarterfinal between No. 5 Portland and No. 4 Hyde is at the Fair Haven School. Live […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Tuesday’s NH County boys basketball roundup: Fairfield Prep edges Cheshire

Patrick Harding scored 22 points for the host Fairfield Prep boys basketball team in an 82-79 Southern Connecticut Conference interdivision win over Cheshire Tuesday in Fairfield. Rick Kelly added 18 points, while Thomas Nolan and Ryan Foley each chipped in with 14 points for the Jesuits. Andrew Yamin scored a game-high 26 points and Dyan […]

Shoreline Girls Basketball Tournament: Cromwell, Morgan get a second SLC title rematch

DURHAM >> It’s going to be Cromwell versus Morgan again for the Shoreline Conference girls basketball championship. Fasten your seat belts. The Panthers and Huskies advanced to the tournament finals for the third straight year following semifinal wins Tuesday night at Coginchuag Regional High School in Durham. The No. 2 Panthers cruised past No. 3 […]

Boys basketball: SCC, Shoreline Conference tournament updates

The top five seeds are set for the SCC tournament beginning Thursday. Fairfield Prep and Hillhouse are the top two seeds, respectively, and receive byes into Saturday’s quarterfinals. Hillhouse is the  No. 2 seed regardless of how it makes out Tuesday night against Career, which will be the No. 3 seed. Hamden and Xavier are […]

Middletown boys basketball roundup: No. 8 Blue Dragons edge Bulkeley in OT

Middletown 57, Bulkeley 56 (OT) >> At Hartford, Savon Williams scored 16 points as the No. 8 Blue Dragons edged the Panthers to clinch the Central Connecticut Conference South Division title on Monday. Tyshaun James added 13 points and Caylen Williams had 11 points for Middletown (18-2). Javon Alston had a game-high 20 points, while […]

Monday’s NH County Boys Basketball Roundup: Sheehan topples Hamden

Brad Landry scored 29 points for visiting Sheehan in a 78-59 Southern Connecticut Conference interdivision victory over host Hamden. Turner French scored 13 points, while Chris Gerzabek and Brandon Rentas each added 11 points, for the Titans. C.J. Seaforth scored 17 points for the Green Dragons (15-5). HAND 72, WILBUR CROSS 51 >> Jack Driscoll […]

Jimmy Zanor: Sometimes second isn’t so bad

Photo by Catherine Avalone - New Haven Register
After a runner-up finish in Saturday's State Open, Coginchaug junior Jessica Drop, pictured, and her 4x800 teammates Allie Alsup, Bailey Thayer and Samantha Drop will compete in the New England Championships in Boston on Friday.

One of my favorite Peanut comic strips shows a despondent Charlie Brown on the pitcher’s mound after another defeat.  “We’ll never be winners,” he laments to his catcher, Lucy. “We’ll never be memorable. Nobody ever remembers who comes in second.” Then Linus walks by and starts reciting the names of all the World Series runner-ups. […]

GameTimeCT / Register boys basketball top 10 poll: Weaver, Middletown move up

Hillhouse's Donell Allick cuts between two Fairfield Prep defenders during an earlier game at Alumni Hall (Photo Catherine Avalone)

Not much activity this week as all 10 teams remain the same, just some position changes. The league tournaments begin on Thursday as the stretch run really begins. Team Record 1st Place Points Last Class 1. SACRED HEART 19-0 18 540 1 S Last week: Def. Holy Cross 19-0. Bottom line: Only St. Paul Tuesday […]

Boys basketball: New Haven County league tournament outlook

(Photographs by Catherine Avalone - New Haven Register)
Rich Kelly, with the ball, and the Fairfield Prep boys basketball team is the top seed in the SCC tournament beginning Thursday.

Fairfield Prep has already clinched the top seed and a first-round bye in defense of its Southern Connecticut Conference tournament title. Tuesday’s Hillhouse-Career game will determine the No. 2 seed and the other bye. Hillhouse gets it with a win. If Career wins, a tiebreaker format will be used to determine the No. 2 and […]

Boys basketball: Top state performances last week, some games to go watch this week

(Catherine Avalone/New Haven Register)
Whitney tech's Pha'Rod Goodjohn, right, scored 41 points in one game and surpassed 1,000 career points in another last week.

FINE PERFORMANCES • Pha’Rod Goodjohn, Whitney Tech: Senior guard surpassed the 1,000-point barrier for his career (in less than three seasons) in a 65-55 loss to Platt Tech. Goodjohn finished the game with 22 points. He then had 41 points and 15 rebounds in a 86-74 in over O’Brien Tech and another 21 points as […]