Tag Archives: Boys Basketball

Canton comeback falls short against Classical in NCCC semifinal loss

CANTON, Feb. 28 – They were down by 10 points with 6:40 left in the game and trailed by 11 with 2:43 remaining. The Canton High boys basketball team never stopped fighting in Tuesday night’s NCCC Tournament semifinal against Hartford Classical. The Warriors cut the lead to three points with 51 seconds remaining when RyanContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Last-second shot lifts Farmington past Avon, keeps Falcons out of tournament

AVON, February 21 – It doesn’t take too much to amp up the emotion when Farmington and Avon meet on the basketball court. Many of the players know each other. They’ve played together and against each other throughout the year. Some were posing for photos together after the game. The two teams have struggled toContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Canton beats East Granby to claim first league championship in 35 years

EAST GRANBY, Feb. 16 – The celebration may have been small on the court but you couldn’t hide the smiles from the faces of the players on the Canton High boys basketball team Thursday night after they clinched their first league championship banner since 1982 with a 55-33 win over East Granby. The Warriors celebratedContinue ReadingContinue Reading

With tough second half defense, Canton rallies to beat Hartford Classical

CANTON, Feb. 8 – Ethan Burke had a game-high 21 points while Tim Keating had 12 points as the Canton High boys basketball team continued their quest for their first league championship since 1982 with a thrilling 52-39 win over Hartford Classical on Wednesday night. The Warriors gave up 16 points in the first quarterContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Defense helps Canton boys top Windsor Locks for fourth straight win

CANTON, Feb. 3 – A little over a week ago, the Canton High boys basketball team lost their first North Central Connecticut Conference game of the season to Windsor Locks, scoring a season-low 38 points. The Warriors have played well since. Canton won their fourth straight game on Friday night with a 53-35 decision overContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Canton scores 86 points and beats Gilbert for 11th win of the season

WINSTED, January 30 – Freshman Jack Rose had a career-high 16 points and sank four three-point goals as the Canton High boys basketball team rolled to an easy 86-29 non-league victory over The Gilbert School on Monday night. Freshman teammate Chris Tenczar had a career-high 10 points for the Warriors, now 11-2, who raced outContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Defense helps Canton get past Suffield and maintain first place lead in NCCC

SUFFIELD, January 27 – The Canton High boys basketball allowed just two field goals in the final nine minutes of the game to beat Suffield, 56-38 on Friday night and remain in first place in the North Central Connecticut Conference. The Warriors (10-2, 9-1 NCCC) drained eight three-point goals and had a balanced attack. LukeContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Windsor Locks hands Canton boys (9-2) first loss of the year in NCCC

WINDSOR LOCKS, Jan. 25 – Chavon George scored eight of his game-high 15 points as the Windsor Locks boys basketball team handed Canton their first league loss of the season Wednesday night with a 47-38 victory in North Central Connecticut Conference play. The Warriors (9-2, 8-1 NCCC) scored a season-low 38 points and just sevenContinue ReadingContinue Reading

In Avon, students and athletes celebrate the joy of playing basketball

AVON, Jan. 21 – It’s becoming quite a tradition at Avon High and it’s getting a bit bigger each year. The fourth annual For the Love of the Game contest was held Saturday afternoon with members of the Avon High boys basketball team and the Avon High girls basketball team playing a contest with fellowContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Canton shuts down Granby in fourth quarter to remain in first place in NCCC

GRANBY, January 18 – The Canton High boys basketball team allowed just two field goals in the final 13 minutes of the game to remain in first place in the North Central Connecticut Conference with a 48-37 win over Granby on Wednesday night. Ethan Burke scored a team-high 13 points while Tim Keating and JackContinue ReadingContinue Reading