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H.S. basketball roundup: Waterford boys qualify for state tournament

Published January 23. 2013 4:00AM
Dana Jensen/The Day
Waterford's David Willox, right, tears a rebound away from East Lyme's Dean Beebe during Tuesday afternoon's game at Waterford. The Lancers qualified for the state tournament with a 64-57 win over the Vikings.

Waterford - Donny Craig scored a game-high 21 points as Waterford High School defeated rival East Lyme, 64-57, and qualified for the state tournament Tuesday afternoon.

Jordan Hamler added 16 points for the Lancers (8-4), who won the CIAC Class M title last season - the first in program history - but has been bumped up to Class L this season.

Wade McNamara had 18 points for the Vikings (3-9) and Dean Beebe added 15 points.

In other games:

• Will Thompson scored 11 of his 25 points in the fourth quarter to lift Morgan to a 60-52 win over Old Lyme in the Shoreline Conference. Tyler Anglin had 12 points for Morgan. George Logan had 24 points for the Wildcats (8-3) and Dan Chapman scored 12.

• Devin Willard had 27 points, including five 3-pointers, as Killingly beat St. Bernard, 62-57. Brian Harper had 17 points for the Saints (8-5) and Anthony Malchiodi added 10 points.

• Steve Greenslade had 10 points in St. Thomas More's 55-26 loss to Providence Country Day. Iriquoi Reels added five points and six rebounds for the Chancellors.

• J'Quan Moore had 17 points in Grasso Tech's 54-53 loss to Windham Tech. Rob Feliciano had 12 points and 11 rebounds for the Eagles (4-7).


• Jamie Hill scored a game-high 15 points and Meghan Autencio added 13 points and seven assists in Montville's 42-31 win over New London.

The Indians are 13-2 overall. Lexus Childs-Harris led New London (8-6) with 10 points and Cherie Osborne had eight points.

• Allison Stoddard scored 17 points and Jenna Schumacher added 14, leading East Lyme past Waterford, 57-41. Colleen Durkheim added nine points for the Vikings (12-2) while Sara Pacheco had 12 points and 16 rebounds while Vanessa Kobyluck added 10 points for the Lancers (2-12).

• Lexis Foster scored 17 points to lead Fitch to a 40-15 win over Killingly. Mackenzie Aldridge added 11 points for the Falcons (4-11).

• Tyra Wolchesky scored 11 points and Kianna Dailey added eight rebounds in Norwich Tech's 36-22 loss to Classical Magnet in the Constitution State Conference. The Warriors fell to 2-12, 1-9.

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