Wilton girls hoop team slams Stamford

Tuesday night's girls basketball match-up in Stamford pitted two of the top teams in the FCIAC this season. The host Black Knights entered with a 10-1 record, while Wilton came in at 9-1.

But the much anticipated contest turned out to be no contest.

Wilton got an outstanding performance from its defense to hold Stamford to its lowest point total this season en route to a 52-35 victory over the Black Knights.

It was the 10th consecutive win for Wilton, which raised its overall record to 10-1.

The Warriors broke open a close game at the half by outscoring Stamford, 25-14, in the final two quarters.

Erin Cunningham and Erica Meyer led the way for the Warriors, with both players posting double-doubles. Cunningham finished with a game-high 20 points and 11 rebounds, while Meyer had 10 points and 11 rebounds.

Haley English had a solid all-around game with 14 points, seven assists, and five steals. Makenna Pearsall led the Warriors with 13 rebounds.

English and Pearsall were also keys to a defensive effort that limited Stamford guard Tiana England to just 10 points overall and two points in the second half. England, Stamford’s leading scorer, was coming off a 25-point performance in a victory over Ridgefield.