Masuk 's boys' basketball team defeated Bunnell 70-66 in the Bassick Hardwood Classic in Bridgeport on December 27. With the win, the Panthers advance to Saturday's championship game, versus Bassick, beginning at 6 pm. The Bunnell Bulldogs will take on Ridgefield in the 4 pm consolation contest.
Jake Rosati scored 19, Aren Cummings scored 18 points, Carson Swift dropped in 13, Mateo Esmeraldo had 10, and Jacob Leisawitz added seven for Masuk which improved to 3-0.
Kevin Lanham led the Bulldogs with 21 points, Jaden McDowell had 14, Tiyrone Coleman scored 11. Derrick Gyimah scored seven, Kapita Kalemba had five, and Ceezar Samson added four.