Boys Basketball Blog: 1/21

Three area Boys teams qualified for the state tournament last week, Simsbury, East Windsor, and Windsor Locks.  Many teams are on the verge of getting their eighth win this week (weather permitting).  Here is how things stand as of January 21.



The Trojans are now 9-0 and have reserved their spot in the state tournament after two road wins over Southington 70-47 and Granby 67-46.  Simsbury looks to stay perfect Wednesday night when Conard comes to play.


East Windsor

Our other unbeaten, East Windsor, beat Canton on the road 49-40 and Enfield at home 52-24 to improve to 8-0 and qualify for the state tournament.  The Panthers visit Bullard Havens Tech Thursday.


Windsor Locks

The Raiders are the third team to reach states this past week.  Windsor Locks has won seven straight after beating Suffield and Stafford on the road.  8-1 Locks travels to Bolton Thursday.



The Spartans won two out of three games on the road last week to improve to 5-4.  Somers beat East Granby and Portland and lost to Suffield.  Tomorrow night is a big rivalry game for Somers as rival Stafford comes to town.



Suffield started last week by losing their fifth straight game.  Following the 49-42 home loss to Locks, Suffield won two straight at home, knocking off East Granby and Somers to improve to 3-5.  The Wildcats go to Coventry tomorrow.



The Raiders lost to Granby 71-44 and East Windsor 54-52 last week.  1-8 Enfield hosts East Granby tomorrow night.



The Falcons are still looking for their first win of the season.  Fermi lost to RHAM on the road last week to fall to 0-8.  Thursday night the Falcons play host to the Tolland Eagles.



The Tomahawks could qualify for the state tournament Saturday when they visit Wethersfield.  Glastonbury is currently 7-3 after a 68-45 loss at Weaver and a 65-49 home victory over South Windsor.



The Knights held off Coventry at home last week by a score of 66-56 to go to 6-2 on the year.  Ellington travels to Canton tomorrow night.


An 89-58 road loss to Hartford Public and a 68-65 road loss to Rocky Hill dropped the Rams to 5-3.  Rockville plays winless Fermi on the road Friday.


South Windsor

The Bobcats lost their only game last week on the road in Glastonbury.  2-7 South Windsor goes to East Hartford Thursday.



The Eagles picked up their first win of the year by beating Rocky Hill 57-54 at home last week.  Tolland is now 1-6 on the year following a home loss to Public.  Fermi comes to town Thursday night for the Eagles.



The Indians were undefeated at 6-0 heading into last week, but lost their first two games of the year to move their record to 6-2.  Farmington lost both games at home, first to New Britain 66-58, and then by one point to Bristol Central 57-56.  The Indians will look to bounce back tomorrow night at Hall.



Avon won two more games last week to improve to 6-4.  The Falcons beat Stafford at home and Canton on the road.  Avon will visit Bolton Friday night.



The Warriors are 3-4 after two home losses last week to East Windsor and Avon.  Tomorrow night Canton will take on Ellington at home.

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