These are the results for Southington High School’s varsity contests for Monday, Dec. 18. For more in-depth coverage, read next week’s Southington Observer.
Boys Basketball—The Blue Knights fell by a pair of points in overtime to initiate their season with a 59-57 loss at Glastonbury (1-0). The Tomahawks led by eight at halftime, but the Knights rallied back to knot the score by the end of regulation with the help of 16 points in the fourth quarter. However, four free throws and a two-pointer pushed the Tomahawks past the Knights, as a pair of baskets from Colin Burdette and Jeremy Mercier weren’t enough. Burdette and Andrew Lohneiss paced the offense with 16 points each. Tim O’Shea contributed with 11 points. The Knights will wrap up the week when they host Farmington (2-0) on Thursday. Game time is 6:45 p.m.
Girls Basketball—The Lady Knights suffered their second loss of the season after falling, 39-29, to Glastonbury (2-2) at home. The Tomahawks led by two at halftime, but put the Knights away with the help of 22 points in the second half of a low-scoring contest, going 7-for-10 from the free throw line (9-for-12 in game) with a triad of three-pointers. The Knights went 3-for-8 from the charity stripe in the game. Janette Wadolowski (3 steals) paced the offense with 21 points as only one of three Knights to score and grabbed a team high of 10 rebounds, making all of the team’s three-pointers with four. Allison Carr contributed with six points, six rebounds, and a block. The Knights will wrap up the week when they travel to Farmington (4-0) on Thursday. The Indians are currently tied for first in Class L. Game time is 6:45 p.m.
For more in-depth coverage, see our weekly print edition. To contact sports writer Brian Jennings, email him at BJennings@SouthingtonObserver.com.