West Haven Beats Hamden in 1st Round of the SCC Boys BB Tournament

Thursday's Broadcast - Boys Basketball - SCC Tournament 1st Round - #12 Hamden at #5

West Haven

The Green Dragons got off to a good start, leading the Blue Devils 14-7 after 1 quarter. Hamden got in some foul trouble and had some turnovers, but still led 34-29 at Halftime.

As I have said so many times, the 3rd quarter can be the deciding quarter and West Haven had a tremendous 8 minutes, outscoring Hamden 19-10 to take a 48-44 lead after 3.

The 4th quarter became a foul shooting contest, especially for West Haven, as they took 20 foul shots, and won going away 73-60.

For the game, there were 59 foul shots taken, 41 by West Haven and 18 by Hamden. West Haven was 24 for 41 and Hamden was 11-18.

For West Haven, Tavares Tuck had 23 points(12 from the foul line), Randy Alston Brown had 20 points off the bench, and Manny Belcher had 14 points.

For Hamden, Elijah Holder had 16 points and Caleb Harris had 10 points

Other 1st Round Scores:

#3 Hand 65 #14 Sheehan 43; #6 Amity 64 #11 East Haven 45; #7 Wilbur Cross 68 #10 Guilford 64

#9 Hillhouse 48 # 8 Xavier 42; #4 Branford 50 #13 Jonathan Law 45;

The Quarterfinals are Saturday

Hillhouse at ND(WH); Wilbur Cross at Fairfield Prep; West Haven at Branford; Amity at Hand

I will pick up the Tournament with the Semifinals on Monday.

Next Broadcast - SATURDAY - Hockey Cheshire at Guilford 3:25pm on 960AM, 96.9FM WELI & iheartradio; you can watch the game on the 960WELI.com Website

Rams - Grizzlies join me 3:25pm

Sounds like another dandy at the Bennett Rink


Photo taken by Brian Goralnik

West Haven Basketball Player - Randy Alston Brown

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