Boys Basketball Blog: 1/28

The Lead


The East Windsor Panthers are our only remaining undefeated team.  The Panthers are now 10-0 after road wins last week over Bullard Havens (42-37) and Windsor Locks (55-34).  East Windsor hosts SMSA tonight.


Simsbury also started the season 10-0 with a 75-61 home win over Conard, but dropped their first game of the year to Farmington on the road by a score of 62-49.  The 10-1 Trojans travel to Bristol Eastern tonight.


Speaking of Farmington, the Indians are now 8-3 and have reserved their spot in the state tournament.  Farmington started last week by losing to Hall in West Hartford by a score of 66-57.  The Indians broke their three game slide with a 62-49 win over Simsbury and a 70-51 win against Newington.  Farmington plays Bulkeley tonight in Hartford.


Also in the CCC, Glastonbury qualified for the state tourney by knocking off Wethersfield 62-43 on the road.  The Tomahawks picked up their ninth win last night at home against RHAM and will travel to CCC rival Windsor Thursday.


The Ellington Purple Knights won two games on the road last week to win their fourth straight, improve to 8-2, and qualify for the state tournament.  The Knights defeated Canton 67-45 and Somers 73-55 and will host Stafford tonight.


And the others . . .



The Falcons play Windsor Locks at home tonight with a chance to qualify for the state tournament.  Avon defeated Bolton on the road last week 63-44 to win their fourth straight and improve to 7-4.



The Warriors started last week by losing 67-45 to the Ellington Knights at home, but have snapped their four game losing streak with back to back wins over Stafford (54-38) and Somers (67-52).  Canton takes on Enfield this evening.


Windsor Locks

The Raiders defeated Bolton 59-36 in Bolton last week to win their eighth straight game, but ended their streak with a 55-34 home loss to East Windsor.  9-2 Locks travels to Avon tonight.



After a 82-68 home win over rival Stafford at home, the Spartans have lost two straight to level out at 6-6.  Somers lost to Ellington at home and Canton on the road, and will travel to Granby tonight to take on the defending Class S state champs.





After five straight losses, the Wildcats have rebounded to win four straight and even their record at 5-5.  Suffield defeated Coventry and Enfield both on the road last week and will host Bolton tonight.



Enfield picked up their second win of the season last week by beating East Granby 57-50 at home.  The Raiders then lost a close one at home to a hot Suffield team by a score of 43-41.  Tonight, Enfield will take the trip to Canton.



The Falcons are now 0-11 after three losses in the last week to Tolland and Rockville at home, and Wethersfield on the road.  Fermi looks for their first win Thursday night when they host Public.



Rockville went 2 for 2 in road games in the last week defeating Fermi 81-51 and South Windsor 60-55.  At 7-3, the Rams will have a challenge in store for them tomorrow night when they visit 8-2 Ellington.


South Windsor

The Bobcats have lost six straight following a loss in East Hartford and a loss to Rockville at home.  2-9 South Windsor will face CCC powerhouse Windsor tomorrow night at home.



The Eagles picked up their second win of the year last week by beating Fermi 56-35 on the road, but then lost to E.O Smith 37-24 at home and Manchester 59-40 on the road to fall to 2-9.  Tolland visits RHAM Thursday.

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