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H.S. boys' basketball: New London clinches at least share of ECC Medium title

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Published February 08. 2014 4:00AM   Updated February 08. 2014 5:27AM
Can wrap up Medium crown with a victory at Stonington Tuesday

New London — The New London High School boys' basketball team earned at least a share of the Eastern Connecticut Conference Medium Division title, beating Montville 97-59 on Friday night for its 12th straight victory.

Josh Maynard had 26 points and Collin Sawyer scored 22 for the Whalers (14-1, 8-0), who can wrap up the title with a win at Stonington on Tuesday night. Landon Peabody had 10 assists and five steals, Nick Barner scored 12 and Seth Lake had 10 points for New London.

Buddy Dewaine had 21 points and Chance Collier scored 20 for Montville (3-13, 2-6).

In other games:

• Windham kept St. Bernard's celebration on hold by rallying from a 22-6 first-quarter deficit to defeat the Saints, 66-58, in the ECC Small Division. The Saints (10-5, 7-1), who could have clinched title outright win a win, still maintain a one-game lead over the Whippets (8-6, 6-2) with two division games remaining. Remy Bonser scored 23 points and Anthony Malchiodi 12 for St. Bernard.

• Brendan Violette had 11 points and 10 rebounds as Bacon Academy defeated Norwich Free Academy, 48-41, in the ECC Large Division. Marcus Outlow scored 13 points for NFA (10-5, 4-3) and Desmond D'Elia-Miller added 12.

• Adam Converse scored 27 points as Woodstock Academy defeated Fitch, 78-55, in the ECC Large Division. Marc Evans scored 22 points, including six 3-pointers, for the Falcons (5-11, 1-7) and Mario Graham added 16.

• Donny Craig had 19 points and 10 rebounds to lead Waterford past Killingly, 59-45, in the ECC Medium Division. The Lancers are 11-5, 6-2.

• J'Quan Monroe had 25 points and 12 rebounds to lead Grasso Tech past Putnam, 71-43, in the Constitution State Conference. Kevin Philibert added 12 points and 11 rebounds for the Eagles (5-7).

• Norwich Tech outscored Windham Tech 31-14 in the fourth quarter to rally past the Mighty Tigers, 71-57, in the CSC. Mack Osias scored 21 points to lead the Warriors (6-8) while Jared Neal added 15, Justin Brown 13 and Tyriece Burke 10.

• Williams School snapped a six-game losing streak with a 44-31 win over Falmouth Academy. Rudy Harvey had 11 points and Jack Hisle scored nine for the Blues (2-12), who also beat Falmouth 52-37 on Jan. 11.

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