Local teams win at Nutmeg Holiday Basketball Tournament

Published on Friday, 31 December 2021 19:43
Written by TYLER HETU


The 2021 Nutmeg Holiday Basketball Festival has wrapped up, naming its winners across multiple age groups for the 2021 year. The competitive three-day tournament ran from Dec. 27 to Dec. 29 and named nine winners from the tournament.

Berlin Travel (4th boys group), Wethersfield Eagles (5th boys), West Hartford Magic (5th girls), Tantasqua Travel (6th boys), New Britain PAL (6th girls), Newington Travel (7th boys), Windham Travel (7th girls), Hamden Rebels (8th boys) and HK Travel (8th girls) were all named winners of their respective brackets this week.

Local group New Britain PAL ran through their bracket, clinching a first-round playoff win as the first seed before finding its way into the bracket final against Southington Travel. New Britain went on to win by a score of 32-20 and had the highest point differential all tournament at +40.

Newington Travel, another area team, won its bracket by claiming the No. 1 seed and by holding the highest point differential. Newington went 3-0 before bracket play and had more points for than points against by 45.

Newington Travel beat Berlin Travel 53-23 in the opening round before moving on to face Coventry Travel, which Newington rolled past in a 44-28 score.

For more on the tournament, results and who played, visit https://nutmegstategames.org/team-sports/holiday-basketball-tournament/

Posted in The Bristol Press, General Sports on Friday, 31 December 2021 19:43. Updated: Friday, 31 December 2021 19:46.