James St. Pierre, Ridgefield: Scored 42 points in the Tigers’ 77-52 win over Westhill. Also scored his 1,000th career point in a 60-53 loss to Fairfield Warde.
Brian Berritto, Shelton: Scored 30 points in the Gaels’ 76-70 loss to Berlin.
John Lukau, Naugatuck: Scored 35 points, including six 3-pointers, in the Greyhounds’ 75-66 win over Crosby.
Kerwin Prince, Crosby: Scored 35 points in a 75-66 loss to Naugatuck.
Akili Evans, Holy Cross: Layup off the inbounds pass from mid-court beats the buzzer and Ansonia 54-52.
Aidan Godfrey, Cheshire: Tied his career-high with 31 points, and added 13 rebounds and seven blocks. in the Rams’ 68-53 win over Shelton.
Timmond Williams, Trumbull: Scored 40 points in the Eagles’ 87-72 win over St. Joseph.
“For me it was bittersweet. The bitter side was I had to play a loved one. The sweet side was at the end of the day, everyone is trying to get to Saturday. Ty (Sullivan) understands that, I understand that.”
— Hillhouse coach Renard Sutton after the Academics beat West Haven 65-58 in the SCC tournament opening round. Sullivan coached under Sutton at his alma mater before taking the job at West Haven last summer.
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FCIAC tournament semifinals at Wilton, Tuesday, 5 p.m.: Trumbull vs. Ridgefield was just a one-point game, during the regular season, won by Trumbull at the buzzer. Danbury beat Wilton during the regular season.
CCC tournament semifinals at Bulkeley, Tuesday, 5 p.m.: Can Farmington hang with East Catholic? Glastonbury looking to go toe-to-toe with Windsor in the nightcap.
ECC tournament Division I and II finals, at Mohegan Sun Arena, Tuesday, 6 p.m.: St. Bernard will try to defend its Division II title against Stonington while Waterford tries to do the same in Division I against Norwich Free Academy.
Shoreline tournament semifinals, at site of higher seed, Tuesday, 5 p.m.: Top seed Cromwell hosts No. 5 Morgan at 5, and No. 2 Old Lyme hosts No. 3 Valley Regional at 6.
Maximus Edwards became Bunnell’s all-time leading scorer, surpassing Issac Vann’s 1,468 points, in just his junior season during the Bulldogs’ 65-52 win over Newtown in the SWC tournament quarterfinals.
— Joe Morelli