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Tuesday Night Recap.....

POSTED December 19, 2012
BY Timothy W. Gaffney
Twitter: @TimothyGaffney


Drew Gagne and the Thomaston Bears basketball team rolled to a 73-31 win over visiting Litchfield on Tuesday night on their home court.

Tuesday Night Action
TORRINGTON: A player for the Crosby Bulldogs collapsed late in the first quarter and had to be taken to Charlotte Hungerford Hospital Tuesday night.
She was awake when taken from the court but was taken to the hospital as a precaution.
The game was called off and will be replayed at a later date, according to Raiders head coach Mike Fritch.
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THOMASTON: The Golden Bears raced out to a 36-8 halftime lead on their way to an easy 73-31 win over the Litchfield Cowboys.
An 18-4 opening quarter sparked by senior Drew Gagne paced the home team early with nine first quarter points to go along with five steals.
Gagne ended the night with 15 points, as did teammate Jack Kelley.
Kyle Giusto led all scorers with 16 points for Thomaston.  
Thomaston evens their season record at 1-1 with the victory while the Cowboys fall to 0-2.
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WATERBURY: The Kennedy Eagles remain the team to beat (or are they?) in the Naugatuck Valley League girls division.
Kennedy knocked off struggling Holy Cross by a 60-55 score in a game marred by turnovers.
Kennedy is now 4-1 while the Crusaders fall to 3-2.
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WOODBURY: The Terryville Kangaroos took care of business on the road Tuesday night with a convincing 60-40 win over Nonnewaug.
Tyler Trillo and Jacob Johnson paced the ‘Roos with 21 points apiece.
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BURLINGTON: Lewis Mills 45, Shepaug 34 
Lewis Mills cranked up the defense in the second half, limiting Shepaug to just 15 points over the final two quarters to post its first win of the season in Burlington. 
Dan Kryzanski hit three 3-pointers in the third quarter to help Mills turn a 19-13 halftime deficit to a 28-26 lead entering the fourth quarter. 
Kryzanski finished with 20 points and Spencer Maloney added 15 for Lewis Mills (1-1) which put the game away by scoring the first 10 points of the fourth quarter.
Shepaug was plagued by turnovers in the second half as Lewis Mills went to a full-court press. It worked as Lewis Mills outscored Shepaug, 32-15, in the second half after scoring only 13 points in the first two quarters. 
Dylan McAward scored 12 points and Mike Anson added nine for Shepaug (1-1). 

Tuesday Night Action

TORRINGTON: Freshman Deborah Vaichus of the Crosby Bulldogs collapsed late in the first quarter and had to be taken to Charlotte Hungerford Hospital Tuesday night.

Vaichus was awake when taken from the court but was taken to the hospital as a precaution.

The ninth grader had just connected on a three point shot when she turned on fell to the floor.

The game was called off and will be replayed at a later date, according to Raiders head coach Mike Fritch.

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THOMASTON: The Golden Bears raced out to a 36-8 halftime lead on their way to an easy 73-31 win over the Litchfield Cowboys.

An 18-4 opening quarter sparked by senior Drew Gagne paced the home team early with nine first quarter points to go along with five steals.

Gagne ended the night with 15 points, as did teammate Jack Kelley.

Kyle Giusto led all scorers with 16 points for Thomaston.

Thomaston evens their season record at 1-1 with the victory while the Cowboys fall to 0-2.

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WATERBURY: The Kennedy Eagles remain the team to beat (or are they?) in the Naugatuck Valley League girls division.

Kennedy knocked off struggling Holy Cross by a 60-55 score in a game marred by turnovers.

Kennedy is now 4-1 while the Crusaders fall to 3-2.

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WOODBURY: The Terryville Kangaroos took care of business on the road Tuesday night with a convincing 60-40 win over Nonnewaug.

Tyler Trillo and Jacob Johnson paced the ‘Roos with 21 points apiece.

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BURLINGTON: Lewis Mills 45, Shepaug 34 

Lewis Mills cranked up the defense in the second half, limiting Shepaug to just 15 points over the final two quarters to post its first win of the season in Burlington. 

Dan Kryzanski hit three 3-pointers in the third quarter to help Mills turn a 19-13 halftime deficit to a 28-26 lead entering the fourth quarter. 

Kryzanski finished with 20 points and Spencer Maloney added 15 for Lewis Mills (1-1) which put the game away by scoring the first 10 points of the fourth quarter.

Shepaug was plagued by turnovers in the second half as Lewis Mills went to a full-court press.

It worked as Lewis Mills outscored Shepaug, 32-15, in the second half after scoring only 13 points in the first two quarters. 

Dylan McAward scored 12 points and Mike Anson added nine for Shepaug (1-1)

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TORRINGTON: The Wolcott Tech Wildcats posted their first win of 2012 with a 50-25 win over Ellis Tech.

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