Roundup: Goodwin Tech boys, girls basketball fall in Tuesday contests

Published on Wednesday, 5 January 2022 16:56
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NEW BRITAIN ­­­- Goodwin Tech boys basketball lost to Windham Tech, losing 84-38 Tuesday night.

Windham was led in scoring by Jozy Johnson’s 29 points while Goodwin was led by 11 points from Jesay Marcano. Nazir Russell was the only other Goodwin player in double-digits for scoring with 10.

Girls basketball

Windham Tech 36, Godwin Tech 25: Goodwin Tech girls basketball lost Tuesday night, falling 36-35 to Windham Tech.

Goodwin was blanked in the first quarter, trailing 14-0 through the first eight minutes before cutting down Windham’s lead to 11 entering halftime.

Windham held Goodwin back enough to keep them from gaining any more significant ground in the final 16 minutes of play.

Leading in scoring for Goodwin was Mariela Cartegena’s 11 points, nine of which came off 3-point field goals. Avalise Hernandez and Tomoya Bennett both had five points.

Claudia Kovia had the high in points for Windham with 11 points.

Northwestern 56, Terryville 23: Terryville girls basketball was unable to pull out its first win of the season Tuesday night, falling to Northwestern 56-23.

Leading in scoring for Terryville was Zoe Zappone with 11 points. Allison Drake scored eight points.

Madelyn Topa led in scoring for the game, scoring 22 points for Northwestern.

Bristol Eastern 43, Berlin 42: Playing their first game since Dec. 17, the Lancers earned their first win of the season Tuesday night by sneaking past the Redcoats with a one-point win.

Eastern led 43-40 with 13 seconds remaining after Emily Piendak knocked down a free throw and Maddy Sadowski added two points for Berlin on a layup in the final seconds. Senior Ciara Collins led all scorers with 21 points for the Lancers and was backed up by Taigan Parent and Janessa Gonzalez who each scored eight.

Kailee DeMaio led the Redcoats offensively with 10 points as they had all their points come from five players who all scored at least seven points.

The win puts Eastern at 1-2 while Berlin falls to 2-3.

BOYS SWIMMING

Bristol 94, Hall 86: The Bristol boys swimming and diving co-op started its season with a team win and seven first-place finishes against Hall.

Davis Kroll, Nathan Stellmach, Mikel Palaj and Aidan Collins started off with wins in the 200 medley relay and 400 freestyle relay before Stellmach, Palaj and Collins went to pick up individual wins as well.

Stellmach touched the wall first in the 50 and 100 freestyle races while Palaj took first in the 100 butterfly and Collins won the 100 breaststroke. Noah Taylor added a win for Bristol in the 200 freestyle.

In total, the team posted 23 individual best times and Kroll, Stellmach and Palaj all qualified for the Class L state meet in two events.



Posted in The Bristol Press, Terryville, Bristol Central, Bristol Eastern, St. Paul on Wednesday, 5 January 2022 16:56. Updated: Wednesday, 5 January 2022 16:59.