By Press Staff
No. 2 Cromwell 62, No. 31 Enfield 29 >> The Panthers began defense of their Class M crown with a big victory Monday night at the Salafia Gymnasium.
Senior forward Janelle Harrison led all scorers with 18 points. Emma Belcourt, Araya Lessard and Alyssa Wright had eight points apiece, while Nikki Bitinaitis added seven points for Cromwell.
Regina LeBlanc had 15 points for Enfield (9-12).
The Panthers (23-1) will host No. 18 Stonington (14-7) on Thursday night in the second round.
No. 12 Coginchaug 63, No. 21 Plainfield 45 >> The Blue Devils jumped out to a 26-8 lead in the first quarter en route to a Class M first round victory at Durham.
Audrey Arcari paced the Coginchaug offense with 14 points. Kim Romanoff had 13 points, Naomi Rinaldo added 12 points and Morgan Kuehnle grabbed 12 rebounds for the Blue Devils (16-7).
Adrienne Lorange had 15 points for Plainfield (12-9).
Coginchaug will play at No. 5 New London (18-3) in the second round on Thursday.
No. 23 Old Saybrook 52, No. 10 Haddam-Killingworth 49 >> Senior forward Mia Neas poured in a game-high 32 points to lead the Rams (13-9) at Higganum.
Lauren McCann had 17 points and Halie Serbent added 15 points for the Cougars (15-8).
Old Saybrook will play at No. 7 Lewis Mills (17-4) in the Class M second round on Thursday.