Bristol Eastern girls basketball wins opening game in Danbury holiday tournament

Published on Tuesday, 26 December 2017 22:34


DANBURY - The Bristol Eastern girls basketball team won its opening game in the Greater Danbury Girls Holiday Festival at the Danbury War Memorial on Tuesday evening, beating a tough New Milford team 58-51.

The Lancers trailed 22-19 at halftime after scoring just six points in the opening quarter, but found their offense in the second half, taking a one-point lead into the final quarter before holding off the Greenwave.

For Bristol Eastern (2-2), Jordan Ouellette had 19 points and 12 rebounds, Hannah Maghini had 16 points, Miranda Janick added 11 points and Paige McLaughlin netted four.

New Milford (2-1) was led by Gillian Boss (20 points) and Aunalise Anderson (14).

Bristol Eastern will face either Danbury or New Fairfield in Thursday night’s championship game.

Posted in The Bristol Press, Bristol Eastern on Tuesday, 26 December 2017 22:34. Updated: Tuesday, 26 December 2017 22:37.