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    Boys' Basketball Roundup From January 28 Action

    Weston, Immaculate, Newtown, Pomperaug, Stratford, Joel Barlow, and Kolbe Cathedral all won on January 28. Here is a recap of SWC boys' basketball action from information provided by coaches and via Twitter accounts:


    Read about Barlow's history-making state playoff clincher here


    Weston Tops New Fairfield 58-51

    The Trojans moved to 7-5 overall and  5-0 in league play Tuesday night defeating New Fairfield 58-51. A balanced attack led by scorers Josh Handel (13), Alex Olsen (13) and Jake Jones (9) overcame a strong first half by the Rebels. Tied entering the fourth quarter, Weston went on a 9-0 run and never relinquished the lead. The Trojans free throw shooting proved to be crucial as they shot 15-of-18 in the fourth quarter to ice the win. Weston boys square off against the Bunnell Bulldogs Friday at Weston — tip at 7 pm. Stats: Jake Jones 11 rebounds, 2 steals, 5 assists; Evan Levine 6 rebounds; Josh Handel 4 steals; Mickey Stack 6 assists.


    Immaculate defeats ND 75-59

    The Mustangs won their 11th straight and improved to 11-1 overall. Sean Guiry had 18 points and 13 rebounds and Joey Rios also recorded a double-double, compiling 11 points and 10 rebounds. Sebastian Parenti poured in 21 points and came away with 3 steals. Diego Echavarria had 13 points, 6 assists and 3 steals, and Mike Ianetta logged 7 points and 5 rebounds. The Mustangs visit Joel Barlow Saturday at 3 pm.


    Newtown defeated Brookfield 61-56

    Jack Petersen led Newtown with 22 points as the Nighthawks won their sixth straight. Tyson Mobley had 11 points. Riley Ward scored 9 and Jack Mulligan and Isaiah Williams both had 6.  Brookfield got 14 from Harry Albanese, 12 from Brian Rawlings, and 10 from Steve Cioffi.


    Pomperaug defeats Bunnell 72-60

    The Panthers won their fourth straight game as Dion Zhuta compiled 34 points.


    Bunnell (4 - 8) (2 - 3) Kapita Kalemba 0 0-0 0 Tyler Staggs-Burgess 4 0-1 8 Jaden McDowell 4 1-2 9 Derrik Gyimah 4 0-0 9 Ceezar Samson 0 0-1 0 Kevin Lanham 7 3-3 19 Nick Rodrigues 0 0-0 0 Henry Dorvil 0 0-0 0 Tiyorne Coleman 5 4-7 15 Totals:  24 8-14 60

    Pomperaug (7-5, 4-1) Max Fradkin 2 1-2 5 Dean Koulouris 0 0-0 0 Adam Opalka 4 5-6 13 Cam Collette 1 0-0 2 Andrew Doan 5 1-1 11 Dion Zhuta 12 8-9 34 Spencer Dragone 3 1-3 7 Totals:  27 16-21 72

    3-pointers:  B- Lanham 2, Gyimah, Coleman;  P- Zhuta 2

    Highlights:  P- Opalka 12 rebounds and 5 assists, Zhuta 11 rebounds and 4 steals, Dragone 10 rebounds.


    Score by quarter

    Bunnell      9 12 21 18 - 60

    Pomperaug  19 16 21 16 - 72


    Stratford defeats Bethel 57-49

    The Red Devils improved to 6-5 overall and 3-2 in conference play.

    Mike DAloia 0 0-3 0 Jayquan Kirkland 6 5-7 17 Brady Knorr 1 2-2 4 Joe August 6 5-9 18 Scott Knorr 2 0-0 5 Tyler Cicia 1 1-1 3 Jaden Perez 3 0-0 8

    Totals: 19 13-22 57

    3s - Perez 2, August 1, S. Knorr 1


    Bethel (48) 4-8 overall 2-3 SWC

    Luke Lacey 1 2-2 4 Dylan Breeland 11 2-2 24 Kevin Legnard 1 0-2 2 Nate Correard 1 0-0 3 Mikey Schimdt 6 0-0 15

    Totals: 20 4-6 48

    3s - schimdt 3, Correard 1


    Score by quarter

    Stratford: 15 15 11 16

    Bethel: 13 12 9 14


    In other action, Joel Barlow defeated Masuk 56-38; and Kolbe Cathedral defeated New Milford 64-41.


    Coaches and other team representatives may send results to swcsportszone@gmail.com.

    Weston's Mickey Stack defends during a recent game.