Boys hoop: Warde tops Wilton in OT
The Wilton High boys basketball team saw its six-game winning streak end with an 84-78 overtime loss to Fairfield Warde on Tuesday night in Fairfield.
Wilton was ahead, 37-31, at halftime, but the Mustangs used a productive third quarter to take a 51-50 lead into the final eight minutes of regulation. The scored was knotted at 67-67 at the end of the fourth quarter, sending the contest to overtime.
The Warriors entered the extra session without James Maloney and Drew Connolly, who had both fouled out with four minutes remaining in the fourth quarter. Wilton’s captain and leading scorer, Jack Williams, then fouled out in the overtime period.
Matt Kronenberg led the Warriors with 21 points and five assists. Williams finished with 14 points and six rebounds, while Sean Breslin added 12 points, going four-of-six from three-point land.
Connolly had eight points, and Maloney contributed eight points and nine rebounds.
Notes: The Warriors are now 6-2 overall this season.
Marcel Parsons led Warde (6-3) with 22 points, followed by Chris Smaldone and JJ Conway with 18 points each.