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Season high 29 points for Benedetti in win over Lyman

CANTON, March 4 – No. 9 Canton (16-5) won its Class S tournament opener with a 55-35 win over Lyman Memorial-Lebanon (8-13) in girls basketball.

The Warriors hit the road for their second round game and will face No. 8 Kaynor Tech-Waterbury on Friday night at 7 p.m. 

Canton led by nine after one quarter and used a 15-5 surge in the third quarter to take command of the contest. Sarah Benedetti had a season-high 29 points, including four 3-point goals to lead Canton. Megan Roux added 10 for the Warriors.

Gerry deSimas, Jr., is the editor and founder of The Collinsville Press. He is an award-winning writer and has been covering sports in Connecticut and New England for more than 30 years. He was inducted into the New England High School Wrestling Hall of Fame in 2018.

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