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No. 8 Naugatuck eliminates Avon from state tournament

Avon’s Kaitlyn Hards (13), shown earlier this year, had a team-high eight points in Monday night’s loss to Naugatuck in the Class L tournament.

NAUGATUCK, February 25 – Sarah Wisniewski scored a game-high 14 points and Kaylee Jackson added 10 points to lead the No. 8 Naugatuck High girls basketball team to a 39-27 win over Avon in the first round of the CIAC Class L tournament on Monday night.

Kaitlyn Hards had eight points for the Falcons (8-13), who qualified for the state tournament for the second straight year. Emma McKearney scored seven points for Avon while Abby St. Onge added six points.

Naugatuck 39, Avon 27
At Naugatuck
Avon (27): Brynley Allen 0-0-0, Kendra Hards 0-0-0, Kaitlyn Hards 3-0-8, Caroline Luby 0-0-0, Sophia Aguilar 1-0-2, Emma McKearney 3-1-7, Tori Doukas 0-0-0, Erica Fester 0-0-0, Abby St. Onge 2-2-6, Jacqueline Pengel 0-0-0 Harlee Wright 0-0-0, Ellie Powers 0-1-1, Yasmeen Eldah 1-1-3. Totals: 10 5 27.
Naugatuck (39): Hailey Deitelbaum 1-0-2, Shannon Burns 1-0-3, Brielle Behuniak 0-2-2, Sarah Wisniewski 3-7-14, Sara Macary 1-3-5, Kaylee Jackson 2-5-10, Hailey Russell 1-1-3, Alyssa Roberts 0-0-0, Julia Kropo 0-0-0, Kendall Allen 0-0-0, Alissa McNeil 0-0-0. Totals: 9 18 39.
Three-point goals: Kaitlyn Hards (A) 2, Burns (N), Wisnewski (N), Jackson (N);
Records: Avon 8-13, Naugatuck 17-6

Avon High head coach Jamaal Lee, center, finished his third year on the bench with the Falcons.

CCC West
Regular season standings only

Patriot Division
Team Division Overall
x-Glastonbury 9-1 15-5
Simsbury 8-2 14-6
Farmington 6-4 10-10
Avon 2-8 8-12
Colonial Division
Team Division Overall
x-Hall 7-3 12-8
Conard 4-6 11-9
N.W. Catholic 3-7 8-12
Southington 1-9 5-15
x-won division title

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