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HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP Brunswick basketball falls to St. Luke’s

January 12, 2019

In an FAA basketball matchup featuring rival squads, Brunswick School dropped a 64-52 decision to FAA foe St. Luke’s on Friday night in Dann Gymnasium

The Bruins’ record stands at 2-9 overall and 1-6 in league play, following the loss. St. Luke’s, meanwhile, raised its record to 5-0 in FAA play and 7-5 overall.

In the first half, there were six lead changes before St. Luke’s took the lead for good at 14-12 with 8:25 remaining on a goaltending call by the Bruins. Leading 27-25 at the 1:53 mark, the Storm closed out the opening half with an 8-1 run, to seize 35-26 advantage.

The second half saw St. Luke’s extend its lead to 39-26 with a pair early baskets. The Storm held a 45-32 lead with 12:24 remaining, before the Bruins countered with a 9-4 run over the next 2:49 of action. A Khari Wilson jumper capped the run, as Brunswick trailed 47-41 with 9:35 left.

Forward Chisom Okpara led the Bruins with 17 points, while Wilson finished with 15 points. Ryan Mulshine chipped in eight points, including two three-pointers for Brunswick.

Brunswick returns to action in a non-league game at Storm King on Friday.

GREENWICH ACADEMY HOCKEY

After being defeated by Greenwich Academy in the first meeting between the team teams, Canterbury School evened the score on Friday.

Jessica Ware, a Greenwich resident, made 19 saves for Canterbury in its 4-1 win over Greenwich Academy at Chelsea Piers in Stamford.

Greenwich Academy’s record is 5-5-1 on the season. Eliza Bowman scored the game’s first goal for the Gators at the 3:01 mark of the opening period.

Grace Schulze assisted on Bowman’s tally. Katherine Hesslink tallied the equalizer at the 12:21 mark of the second period, while teammate Maddy Hackett made it 2-1 with 10:40 remaining in the second period.

Sophia Ferguson and Hackett added third-period goals in the third period for the victors. For Greenwich Academy, Schulze, Bobbi Roca and Ava Butz paced the play.

“We battled the whole way against a good Canterbury team,” GA coach Erin Brawley said. “Jess Ware, their goalie was the star of the game. She made a lot of great saves.”

dfierro@greenwichtime.com

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