Girls Basketball Blog: 2/17

The Rockville Rams may not be playing in the postseason this year, but last week’s big story was the 40-point performance by Rockville’s Taylor Krajewski.  After losing three straight games in which the Rams as a team failed to score 40 points, Krajewski went off for a school record 40 points in Rockville’s 67-33 win at Hartford Public.  Rockville, 5-13, visits Fermi tonight and Rocky Hill Wednesday to close out their season.

 

After starting the season 16-0, the South Windsor Bobcats suffered their first two losses of the season.  South Windsor lost to East Catholic 55-50 on the road and Weaver 63-51 at home.  In their previous matchups, the Bobcats defeated East Catholic 57-50 and Weaver 56-55.  16-2 South Windsor is on the road to finish the regular season against East Hartford tonight and Glastonbury Thursday.

 

Possibly the hottest area team heading into the postseason is Avon.  The Falcons have won 15 straight games, their last loss coming against Glastonbury on December 28th.  17-2 Avon finishes the regular season tonight in Granby.

 

Just sneaking into the state tournament are the Enfield Raiders.  Enfield snapped a four game losing streak with wins over Somers and SMSA to improve to 9-9.  The Raiders set a goal of finishing .500 this season, and have games on the road against Bloomfield and Windsor Locks Tuesday and Wednesday to reach this goal or overachieve.

 

With three games remaining on their schedule, the Glastonbury Tomahawks are still in contention for the state tournament.  At 7-10, Glastonbury needs to win at least one of their final three games to qualify for the tournament.  The Tomahawks visit Wethersfield tomorrow and host Manchester Wednesday and South Windsor Thursday.

 

The only area team who has finished their season is Somers.  The Spartans started the season 0-9 and were 1-13 with six games left on their schedule.  Somers rallied in their final six games going 4-2 to finish 5-15 on the year.  Somers defeated SMSA and Goodwin Tech on the road and East Granby and Coventry at home to finish the season on a high note.

 

Ellington

The Knights are 13-5 with games at Holoyoke and vs. Suffield remaining on their schedule.  Ellington had won 11 straight games before losing to Avon 71-48.  The Knights have struggled with the Falcons this season, losing their first matchup 75-39.

 

Tolland

The Eagles are on a five game win streak with wins over Bloomfield, Rockville, Rocky Hill, and RHAM.  Tonight, 13-5 Tolland hosts rival E.O. Smith, and invites Hartford Public on Thursday in their final regular season game.

 

Farmington

With seven straight wins, the Indians are now 17-2.  Farmington hosts Simsbury tonight in their final regular season game.  The Indians are hot at the right time of year, and hope this momentum will lead them to a second straight state title.

 

Simsbury

The Trojans are 13-5 with two games left n the regular season.  Tonight, Simsbury visits Farmington, and tomorrow the Trojans are on the road again against Southington.

 

Canton

Eight straight victories have improved the Warriors to 13-5.  Canton’s remaining games are both on the road, at SMSA Tuesday and Granby Thursday.

 

Windsor Locks

The Raiders started the season 8-0, but went 1-8 in their next 9 games.  Locks seems to be back on track after wins over SMSA and Coventry snapped a six game losing streak and improved the Raiders’ record to 11-8.  Locks finishes their regular season at home versus Enfield Wednesday.

 

East Windsor

The Panthers have won three straight to improve to 14-4.  East Windsor hosts Bolton tonight and Granby Wednesday to finish the regular season.

 

Suffield

The 12-6 Wildcats have two games left in the regular season.  Suffield hosts struggling Coventry Wednesday and visits a tough Ellington team Thursday.

 

Fermi

The last time the falcons won a game was in late December.  Fermi has lost twelve straight to fall to 2-16, but have a chance at a couple more wins starting tonight when they host Rockville and continuing Wednesday when the Falcons visit RHAM in their final game of the season.

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