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New single game scoring record for Benedetti

CANTON, March 1, 2010 — Canton’s junior All-State guard Sarah Benedetti set a new single-game scoring record by scoring 44 points in a 68-27 victory over overmatched Platt Tech-Milford in the first round of the Class S tournament.

Benedetti broke the old mark set by Alena Jasinski in 2006 when she scored 40 points against East Granby. Benedetti also set a new single-game record with 15 field goals. Jasinski had 14 field goals in the game against East Granby. Against Platt Tech, Benedetti scored on 15 field goals, including four 3-point shots, and 10 foul shots.

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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