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Girls Basketball Week 3: Games to watch, fine performances

December 22, 2018

GAMES TO SEE

Thursday

Northwest Catholic at Bacon Academy 7 p.m.: Let the holiday crossover games commence with these two out of the CCC and ECC.

Staples at Warde 2 p.m.: Two FCIAC foes with hopes of the postseason dancing in their heads.

Immaculate at Ellington 4 p.m.: Good test for Ellington out of the NCCC as it entertains Immaculate from the SWC.

Friday

Pomperaug vs Ridgefield (at Newtown) 11 a.m.: The Newtown Three’s for Charity Tournament is loaded with good teams, kicking things off with these two

Norwalk at Cromwell (at Newtown) 1 p.m.: The festivities in Newton continue with a FCIAC-Shoreline showdown.

Branford vs Law (at Foran) 12 p.m.: Day two of this holiday tournament gives us two early-season unbeatens in the SCC.

Sacred Heart at Foran 2 p.m.: Game two brings Sacred Heart from the NVL into SCC territory.

TOP PERFORMERS

Taniyah Thompson, Hamden: Thompson scored 36 points in the No. 5 Dragons 63-41 win over No. 7 Hall.

Sara Wohlgemuth, Hand: Wohlgemuth poured in a career-high 30 points for No. 6 Hand in a 58-49 victory over ECC opponent NFA.

Joniyah Bland-Fitzpatrick, New London: The freshman scored 29 points as No. 3 New London defeated No. 2 East Haven 66-63.

Sophia Araneo, Branford: Araneo put in a game-high 18 points as Branford beat Sacred Heart 47-32.

Yamani McCollough, Notre Dame Fairfield: McCullough scored 25 points as NDF handed No. 1 Mercy its second loss of the season 61-55.

Jess Kilburn, North Branford: Kilburn led the way with 17 points as North Branford beat No. 10 Coginchaug 52-46.

Alexah Potter, Cheney Tech: Potter had a double-double with 20 points and 11 rebounds as Cheney beat Innovation 43-21.

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