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Canton shuts down Enfield to snap two-game losing streak

CANTON, Jan. 19, 2009 — The Canton High girls basketball team (8-2, 3-2 NCCC) reached the halfway point of the regular season with a 61-26 victory over Enfield, which snapped a two-game losing streak. Sarah Benedetti had 19 points and 13 rebounds to lead Canton while Megan Roux added 12 points. Danielle Coutu scored a season-high 16 points.

The Warriors outscored Enfield, 29-10 in the first half.

Against Ellington, the Warriors had trouble with the Knights’ defensive pressure in a 51-44 defeat. Emily Savino had 13 points and eight rebounds to lead Ellington (6-2, 2-2 NCCC). Canton scored just five points in the first quarter and seven in the third period.


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 40 years. He was inducted into the New England High School Wrestling Hall of Fame in 2018.

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