Middletown 64, Berlin 39 >> The Blue Dragons jumped out to a 36-19 halftime advantage and never looked back in a CCC South contest Monday afternoon at Berlin. Middletown qualified for the Class L State tournament with the win, its sixth consecutive appearance in the state playoffs. Rajeen Mayo scored 17 points, Tamyia King had 15 points, freshman Brielle Wilborn added 11 points and freshman Jenny Barbour chipped in eight points for the Blue Dragons (8-4, 7-0 CCC South). Alicia Maule had a game-high 18 points for the Redcoats (2-8, 2-4 CCC South).
Haddam-Killingworth 56, North Branford 43 >> The Cougars improved to 9-3 with a victory Monday afternoon at Higganum. Senior guard Maya Savino led the way with 17 points and three assists, while senior forward Lauren McCann collected eight points, seven rebounds and three steals. Also for H-K, Halie Serbent had 10 points and nine rebounds, Caroline Fortuna had nine points, and freshman Brinley Anderson added eight points. Sophomore guard Sabrina LeMere had a game-high 22 points for the T-birds (4-7).
Westbrook 45, Valley Regional 42 (OT) >> The Knights (3-8) edged the visiting Warriors behind 15 points from senior McKenna Atkinson. Valley rallied from a five-point deficit to tie it at 37 at the end of regulation. Kelly Duggan and Kiernan Decker each had 11 points for the Warriors (2-8).
Haddam-Killingworth 64, North Branford 43 >> The Cougars got off to a fast start and upended the T-birds Monday afternoon at Higganum. Luke Ford posted a double-double with 23 points and 11 rebounds, while Torrin Callender added 13 points for H-K (4-5), which led 23-10 after one quarter. Austin DeFrancesco had 17 points and Mike DiLauro had 10 points for North Branford (2-7).
Baruch 78, Wesleyan 64 >> Junior Granville Gittens poured in a season-high 35 points and also grabbed 10 rebounds to lead host Baruch College Sunday night. Baruch (9-8) went on an 11-2 run to pull ahead, 51-37, with 9:02 left and never let Wesleyan get closer than 12 down the stretch. Sophomore Rashid Epps had a double-double with 13 points and 15 rebounds for the Cardinals (6-10).