St. Paul girls basketball wins third straight game, clinches state tournament berth

Published on Tuesday, 8 January 2019 21:30
Written by PAUL ANGILLY

@CTsportsDeputy

BRISTOL - The St. Paul girls basketball team won its third straight game on Tuesday night, clinching a state tournament berth in the process, with a 53-36 victory over visiting Naugatuck.

The Falcons (8-2) were led by Jade Udoh (22 points, 6 rebounds), Janessa Gonzalez (14 points), Olivia Heslin (5 points) and Catherine Ciampi (4 points, 7 rebounds, 4 assists, 4 steals).

Naugatuck (6-3) was led by Sara Macary (17 points) and Sarah Wisnewski (10 points).

BOYS BASKETBALL

Northwestern 51, Terryville 43: Levi Delaney scored 23 points to help Northwestern hold off host Terryville. Zack Rinkavage led the Kangaroos with 14 points. Northwestern led by 14 early in the fourth before Terryville rallied and cut the deficit to four with under a minute to play, but couldn't get any closer. Delaney went 4-for-4 from the free throw line down the stretch in the fourth quarter to help put the game away. The Highlanders move to 5-3 on the season with the win and the Kangaroos fall to 1-5.

GIRLS BASKETBALL

St. Paul 53, Naugatuck 36

At St. Paul, Bristol

Naugatuck 8 5 16 7 - 36

St. Paul 13 6 22 12 - 53

NAUGATUCK: Sarah Wisnewski 4-2-10, Hailey Russell 0-0-0, Shannon Burns 1-1-3, Mia Rotatori 0-0-0, Kayle Jackson 1-0-2, Alissa McNeil 0-0-0, Sara Macary 7-3-17, Hailey Deitlebaum 1-0-2, Alyssa Roberts 1-0-2. Totals: 15-6-36.

ST. PAUL: Maddie Farrell 0-0-0, Kailyn Bielecki 1-0-3, Olivia Heslin 2-1-5, Emma Cretella 1-0-2, Janessa Gonzalez 5-4-14, Olivia Stump 1-0-2, Catherine Ciampi 2-0-4, Morgan Kolb 0-1-1, Ashley Suzio 0-0-0, Jade Udoh 9-2-22, Sophia Gerst 0-0-0. Totals: 21-8-53.

Three-point goals: Udoh (SP) 2, Bielecki (SP).

Records: St. Paul 8-2, Naugatuck 6-3.

BOYS BASKETBALL

Northwestern 51, Terryville 43

At Terryville

Northwestern 14 7 11 19 - 51

Terryville 7 6 7 23 - 43

NORTHWESTERN: Delaney 7-8-23, Heuschkel 2-0-6, Mulligan 1-0-3, Valliere 2-2-7, North 1-3-5, Ogonoski 2-3-7. Totals: 15-16-51.

TERRYVILLE: Albert Molina 3-0-7, Zack Rinkavage 4-4-14, Devonne Dao 3-0-6, Colin Bamrick 4-4-12, Kyle Miranda 2-0-4, Dominic Dao 0-0-0, Sean O'Donnell 0-0-0, Jacob Zappone 0-0-0. Totals: 16-8-43.

Three-point goals: Heuschkel (N) 2, Delaney (N), Mulligan (N), Valliere (N), Rinkavage (T) 2, Molina (T).

Records: Terryville 1-5, Northwestern 5-3.



Posted in The Bristol Press, St. Paul on Tuesday, 8 January 2019 21:30. Updated: Tuesday, 8 January 2019 21:33.