Litchfield edges Lewis Mills for first win
Matt McCarthy scored 15 points and Steven Rinquist hit a jumper with two minutes to play that turned out to be the game-winner as Litchfield knocked off Lewis Mills, 33-31, in a Berkshire League matchup on Tuesday night.
It was the first win of the season for Litchfield (1-7) and it ended a two-game win streak for Lewis Mills (3-4).
McCarthy scored 11 of his points in the first half as the Cowboys opened up a 23-14 lead.
The Spartans had trouble with the Cowboys' man-to-man defense most of the night and led just once all game. Travis Martin scored on a putback with 5:10 left in the fourth to give Mills a 30-29 lead but the Spartans managed just one point the rest of the way.
Litchfield 33, Lewis Mills 31
Lewis Mills 5-9-10-7 - 31
Litchfield 16-7-4-6 - 33
Litchfield (33) - Darrin Newbury 2-2-6; Steven Ringuist 2-0-5; Matthew McCarthy 6-2-15; Tyler Mowry 2-0-4; Spencer Persechino 0-1-1; Christian Wiles-Lafayette 1-0-2. Totals: 13-5-33
3-pointers: Ringuist, McCarthy
Lewis Mills (31) - Spencer Maloney 1-2-4; Dan Kryzanski 3-2-10; Travis Martin 1-4-6; Alexander Daigle 3-3-9; Cole Farrey 1-0-2; Kevin Sullivan 0-0-0; Nate Cook 0-0-0. Totals: 9-11-31.
3-pointers: Kryzanski (2)