Barlow Beats Pomperaug In First-Round Preview

Joel Barlow's defense led the way as the Falcons defeated Pomperaug 46-31 in a boys' basketball clash on February 25. By the end of the night, the way the standings shook out this game turned out to be a preview of a first-round SWC playoff matchup. Barlow earned the third seed and Pomperaug took the sixth spot; the teams will meet in Redding on Friday, February 28 at 7 pm.


Thomas Richetelli scored 17 and Carter Janki had 12 in the win. Pomperaug's Dion Zhuta scored 17.

JOEL BARLOW (15 - 5) (10 - 3) Clark Gilmore 0 2-3 2 Arnold Wright 2 1-2 6 Brett Hugo 0 0-0 0 Sebby Hurlbut 1 0-0 3 Carter Janki 4 4-5 12 Austin DeLuca 3 0-0 6 Thomas Richetelli 7 3-4 17 Totals:  17 10-14 46 POMPERAUG (11 - 9) (8 - 5) Ethan Gomulinski 0 0-2 0 Max Fradkin 0 0-0 0 Dean Koulouris 0 0-0 0 Adam Opalka 2 0-0 6 Andrew Doan 3 0-0 6 Dion Zhuta 8 0-1 17 Spencer Dragone 1 0-0 2 Totals:  14 0-3 31 JOEL BARLOW     10 8 15 13 - 46

POMPERAUG    10 5 2 14 - 31


3-pointers:  JB- Wright, Hurlbut;  P- Opalka 2, Zhuta

Highlights:  P- Dragone and Doan both had 8 rebounds


Thomas Richetelli and the Falcons will host Pomperaug in the conference tourney opener.

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