Wilton girls hoop team has no trouble with New Canaan
After opening the season with three road victories, the Wilton High girls basketball team finally hit its home court Friday night and had little trouble in a dominating performance against New Canaan, beating the Rams, 49-32.
Wilton (4-0) got out to a 14-3 lead at the end of one quarter and took a commanding 28-9 advantage into the half. The Warriors held the Rams without a basket from the field for the first six minutes of the game. New Canaan's only baskets in the second quarter came off two three-pointers.
Wilton closed the third quarter with its biggest lead of the night at 43-21. Sophomore Christina Holmgren scored eight of her game-high 12 points in the third quarter for the Warriors. Holmgren added three blocks to her stat sheet, along with several offensive and defensive rebounds.
The Warriors got balanced scoring as all seven players scored. Erin Cunningham and Sara Dickinson had eight points each and Haley English, Makenna Pearsall and Cory Cannavino added six points apiece.
New Canaan made only 11 shots from the field, although nine of them were three-pointers.
Wilton is back on its home court Monday night at home against Masuk. Tip-off time is 7 p.m.