East Hartford 68, Middletown 51 >> Rodley Adjei had a game-high 21 points and Kahari Beaufort added 19 points as East Hartford, ranked No. 4 in the Register’s preseason Top 10 poll, spoiled the Blue Dragons home opener Wednesday night. Devin Marsh had 11 points for the Hornets (1-0). Brandon Simmons had 20 points and Antonio White had 13 points for Middletown (0-1).
Cromwell 55, Haddam-Killingworth 38 >> Jake Regula had 16 points and Mike McNally had 13 points to lead the Panthers in their home opener.
Wolcott Tech 53, Vinal Tech 48 >> Luke Pergola poured in a game-high 28 points and Jake Munson had 10 points to lead the Wildcats at Torrington. Quinn Mitchell had 21 points and Curtis Anderson added 10 points for Vinal Tech (0-1).
Hyde 46, Coginchaug 44 >> Ricky Steele’s buzzer-beating layup lifted the Howling Wolves Wednesday night at Durham. Cam Sells had 15 points, while Chris Maddox had 11 points for Hyde (1-0). Devin Rodrigue had 13 points and Cam Powers had 10 points for the Blue Devils (0-1).
Mercy 60, Branford 30 >> The Tigers, ranked No. 2 in the Register’s preseason Top 10 poll, improved to 3-0 Wednesday night at Branford. Mercy led 31-16 at halftime. Maura Fitzpatrick had a game-high 19 points and Sarah Gallo added 16 points for the Tigers. Hannah Zampano had 10 points for the Hornets (1-2).
Platt Tech 42, Vinal Tech 27 >> Railey Barret (145), Stephano Linares (152, forfeit), Louis DeJesus (182), Collin Flannery (195, pin), Ryan Wenz (220) and Charlie Rourke (285, forfeit) earned wins in the Hawks season opener at Milford.