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Youth basketball: Thunder net fifth win

The Coginchaug Thunder 6th grade boys travel basketball team had another one win, one loss weekend at home at Strong School.

The boys came up short against a big and tough Branford team, 45-33.

After falling behind by as many as 24 points in the first half, the Thunder continued to play hard and hustle, making a game of it.

Chris Onofrio led the Thunder with eight points, Justin Penney netted seven, and Derek Grant and Max Temple added six points apiece.

From there, Coginchaug faced East Haven and prevailed 50-38.

Penney led the way with nine points, Blake Courchesne and Devin Geoghegan had six apiece, and Adam Copeland, Grant, Hugh Barrett, Onofrio, and Del Cade each contributed four points apiece for the victors.

The Thunder improved to 5-7 with the win.

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