WINSTED >> Northwestern’s girls basketball team came through in overtime for a 57-51 win over Thomaston at Northwestern High School Friday evening.
Handing the defending Berkshire League champions their first league loss in a Golden Bear string of 38 league wins, the Highlanders (7-5) worked back to a tie from a three-point first-quarter deficit, then outscored the Bears 12-6 in overtime.
Four Highlanders scored in double figures: Addie Hester, 16 points along with 7 rebounds and 5 steals; Gina Weingart, 15 points, 8 rebounds; Morgan Daley, 12 points, 13 rebounds; and Emma Propfe, 11 points.
Casey Carangelo had 27 points, 7 rebounds for the Bears. Julia Quinn had 14 points and 8 steals.
Thomaston goes to 9-3, with two non-league losses.
Lewis Mills 54, Shepaug 21 >> Corrine Morow and Gabby Bagdonis led the Spartans’ romp at Shepaug with 11 points apiece.
Gilbert 50, Litchfield 38 >> Liz Wexler (16 points) and Ali Brochu (13) led the Yellowjackets (9-4) at home.
Sam Foley had 23 points for the Cowgirls (3-10).
Housatonic 59, Terryville 39 >> Amanda Jacquier (18 points); Chloe Dakers (14 points); and Emily Geyselaers (12 points) led the Mountaineers (12-1) at Terryville High School.
McKenzie Huria had 13 points for the Kangaroos (3-9).
Gilbert 40, Litchfield 37 >> The Yellowjackets (1-9) broke through at Litchfield High School for their first win of the season behind 13 points from Jacob Royer.
Jared Guillmart had 11 for the Cowboys (2-8).
Northwestern 62, Thomaston 54 >> Ben North (17 points); Jayson Reola (15); and Zack Plitt (10) took their game to Thomaston for the Highlander win.
Noah Daigle had 20 for the Golden Bears, who won the first and last quarters, but lost big in between.
The Highlanders are 7-2; Thomaston is 5-5.
Wamogo 53, Nonnewaug 51 >> The Warriors and Chiefs alternated winning quarters at Wamogo High School in a see-saw nailbiter.
Garrett Sattazahn and Max Loomis had 17 points apiece for Wamogo (10-1). Eric Zappone added 10.
Jacob Motta (15 points) and Ryan Cleary (14) led the scoring for Nonnewaug (5-5).
Lewis Mills 85, Shepaug 42 >> The Spartans (10-1) pounded Shepaug (4-7) in Burlington behind Josh Schibi (20 points); Trevor Baker (15 points, 10 rebounds); Joe Neary (14 points); and Jackson Lord (10).
Neary started the route with three treys in the first quarter.
Eamon Crossley led Shepaug with 16 points.