Girls Basketball Blog: 1/20

At 11-0, the South Windsor Bobcats are the only team in our coverage area that remains unbeaten.  South Windsor, who travels to Windsor tomorrow night, knocked off East Catholic, Tolland, and Glastonbury all at home.


Three area teams qualified for the state tournament last week as well.


Avon has won seven straight and are in at 9-2 after defeating Stafford and Canton last week.  The Falcons go to SMSA Tuesday.


The Farmington Indians have won 10 straight and are 10-1 after three straight road victories over Conard, Newington (in OT), and New Britain.  Farmington hosts Hall tomorrow.  The defending Class-L champs now have a spot reserved in the tournament this year.


East Windsor is our third area team to make the state tournament this past week, joining Simsbury, Windsor Locks, and South Windsor, who qualified the week prior.  The Panthers beat Canton 48-43 and Enfield 47-38 to improve to 8-3.  East Windsor hosts Granby Tuesday night.


Speaking of our teams that had already won eight games . . .



The Trojans are now 9-2 after losing to Northwest Catholic 69-56 at home and beating Southington 50-36 at home.  Simsbury visits Conard tomorrow.


Windsor Locks

Two road losses last week to Suffield and Amherst Regional (MA) and a home 42-15 win over Stafford moved the Raiders record to 9-3.  Locks hosts the Bolton Bulldogs tomorrow night.


And as for our teams still fighting to get into the tournament . . .



The Wildcats started 2013-2014 slow, but won three games last week to improve to 7-4.  Suffield, who beat Windsor Locks, East Granby, and Somers, could qualify tomorrow night when they take on Coventry on the road.



The Raiders had a tough week and lost to Granby 37-25 and East Windsor 47-38.  Enfield is still very much alive at 6-5 and will travel to East Granby Wednesday.



Struggles continued last week for the 2-9 Falcons.  Fermi lost by large margins to E.O. Smith and RHAM, and will play at Tolland Wednesday.




The Spartans lost to Suffield 51-23 in their only game last week to fall to 0-9.  The Spartans will look to get their first win Tuesday when they visit rival Stafford.



Canton went from 5-2 to 5-4 last week by losing to East Windsor 48-43 and Avon 55-38.  The Warriors are on the road once again Tuesday night when they travel to Ellington.



Halfway through the 2013-2014 season, the Tomahawks are 3-7.  Glastonbury needs to go .500 in their final ten games to qualify for the state tournament.  Glastonbury lost to Weaver and South Windsor at home last week, and will invite Manchester tomorrow night.



The Eagles host 2-9 Fermi Wednesday night with a chance to qualify for the state tournament.  Tolland played three road games last week, defeating Rocky Hill 46-25, losing to South Windsor 62-36, and beating Hartford Public 57-19.  The Eagles are currently 7-4.



The Knights have bounced back from a disappointing start to win four straight games.  At 5-4, Ellington has a winning record for the first time this season.  The Knights won all three of their games on the road last week, defeating SMSA, Bolton, and Coventry.  Ellington will play Canton at home tomorrow night.



The Rams won their second game of the year by defeating Hartford Public 57-37, but then lost to Rocky Hill 54-24 to go to 2-9.  Rockville goes to E.O. Smith Wednesday.



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