Cromwell 39, Coginchaug 24 >> Senior forward Janelle Harrison had 16 points and six rebounds as the Panthers captured their seventh straight victory Friday night at Durham.
“It was a defensive effort,” said Cromwell coach Kelly Maher. “I don’t think it was pretty on offense for either side. The kids played hard. Any time you come here and beat Coginchuag it’s saying something.”
The Panthers fell behind 9-0 but quickly regrouped and led 16-13 at halftime. The game was tied at 22 midway through the third quarter before Cromwell closed with a 17-2 run.
“Once we settled down and started moving the ball on offense, I thought we got the looks we wanted tonight,” Maher said.
Sophomore forward Mya Villard had 11 points, nine rebounds and two blocks, while sophomore guard Emma Belcourt added five points and two steals for Crowmell (8-1).
Blue Devils senior forward Morgan Kuehnle had nine points, 10 rebounds and two steals, and junior guard Naomi Rinaldo chipped in four points, two rebounds and an assist.
“When they went to that 3-2 zone we failed to respond,” said Coginchaug coach Nick Economopoulos. “I was just looking for somebody that could do something for us, hit a shot, make a drive, make a free throw. We can’t beat anybody scoring only 24 points.”
Coginchaug fell to 6-2.
East Hampton 40, Westbrook 29 >> The Bellringers outscored the Knights 24-12 in the first half en route to their SLC home win Friday night. Meghan Orbann paced East Hampton’s balanced scoring attack with nine points. Orbann also had 13 rebounds.
Sarah Massie had eight points and freshman Gyanna Russell added seven points for the Bellringers (8-1). Robin Schreck had eight points, and Angalina Raffone and Jordan Shamus each had seven points for Westbrook (3-4).
Haddam-Killingworth 42, Valley Regional 32 >> Senior forward Lauren McCann had 14 points and seven steals to lift the Cougars Friday night at the H-K Fieldhouse.
Caroline Fortuna had nine points for H-K (7-2). Mary Gardner had 12 points and Kiernan Decker had seven points and 14 rebounds for the Warriors (1-6).
Mercy 52, Sacred Heart Academy 19 >> Maura Fitzpatrick had 17 points and Kendra Landy had eight points to leads the Tigers (9-0) at Middletown. The Pacers fell to 2-6.
Haddam-Killingworth 75, Vinal Tech 38 >> The Cougars jumped out to a 36-12 halftime advantage and cruised to a non-league win Saturday afternoon at Middletown.
Luke Ford poured in a game-high 32 points and grabbed 15 rebounds, and Hunter Czaja added 16 points for H-K (3-3). Deon Albrincoles had 12 points, while Frank Bonamico had nine points for the Hawks (2-5).