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Southington's Kyle Borawski takes it to the hoop during a recent matchup. At press time, the Blue Knights owned a record of 1-7. (Photo by Matt Leidemer)

Girls hoop wins sixth; Gymnasts shine

Girls basketball

Southington 49, Hall 44: The Blue Knights snapped a three-game slide with the CCC West victory in Southington.

The Knights led wire to wire to improve to 6-4 overall and 3-2 in the division. Hall slid to 4-6 and 2-4.

Southington’s Maggie Meehan and Hall’s Allyson Swaby shared scoring honors with 19 points apiece. Meehan connected for a trio of 3-pointers.

The Blue Knights also got 11 points from Sarah Mongillo and eight apiece from Natalie Wadolowski and Nicole Fischer.

Boys basketball

Hall 50, Southington 41: The Blue Knights fell to 1-7 overall and 0-4 in the CCC West with the divisional defeat in West Hartford.

The Warriors established a 17-7 lead after one quarter and got team-wide scoring in improving to 2-5 and 1-3. Lamont Freeman, Lmain Sillah and Gabi Lichtenstein netted nine points apiece to lead the way.

Pat Freer scored a game-high 14 points to pace Southington. Mike Pagano added 10.

Bulkeley 55, Southington 45: Jashar Haslam racked up 22 points to lead the Bulldogs to the CCC interdivisional win in Southington .

Mason Miles added 11 points as Bulkeley built an 18-13 after one quarter and made it stand up the rest of the way. The Bulldogs are now 3-4 overall.

Southington got 10 points apiece from Pat Freer and Mike Pagano. Kyle Borawski collected eight points coming off the bench.

The Blue Knights, suffering their second loss in as many nights, are 1-6 overall.

Gymnastics

Southington/Platt: Kamrin Dawkins of Platt, competing with the Southington team, finished first in the all-around with 37.2 and the Blue Knights won at Newtown with 138.95 points.

Southington placed Lexi Rothstein second in the all-around with 35.7 and Vicky Castillo was third at 34.35.

Indoor track

McReavey Invitational:

Two Southington boys relay teams placed. The 4x200 squad of Peter Majchrcak, Noah Violette, Kyle DeFrancesco, Dan Williams and Liam Scafariello was fourth at 1:41.75. The 4x400 unit of Colin Murphy, Damiaen Florian, Dan Parzych and Sean Conway was third with a 3:51.03.

Wrestling

Southington’s 106-pounder Zach Murillo battled his way through a 32-man bracket to finish sixth at the two-day Eastern States Classic in Loch Sheldrake, N.Y.

The tournament featured 132 teams from six states.

Boys swimming

Manchester 94, Southington 91: The Blue Knights fell to 1-1 with the CCC interdivisional defeat in Manchester.

Southington’s medley relay team of Zack Blake, Matt Duszak, Charlie Morelli and Joe Taglia finished first in 1:51.02.



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