The following games were recently played by Wilton Basketball Association teams.
Girls 8th grade
Wilton split a pair of games over the weekend, beating Monroe, 31-23, on Saturday before falling to St. Theresa’s of Trumbull, 50-23, on Sunday.
Saturday's game was a defensive battle in which Wilton was able to use its athleticism to pull out the victory. Wilton's scoring was led by Kelly Holmgren (14 points, nine rebounds) and Ava Fasano (six points, six rebounds), while Kendall Scholz (two points, seven rebounds) and Mary Scally (two points, seven rebounds, seven steals) helped lead the team defensively. Anna Joy chipped in with two points and six rebounds, and Heather Plowright added two points, three rebounds and three steals. Lucy Corry rounded out the scoring with three points, two assists and two steals.
On Sunday, Wilton faced a sound and sharp-shooting St. Theresa’s team that knocked down eight three-pointers and shot over 50% from the field. Wilton struggled offensively with low-percentage shots and a lot of turnovers. Holmgren led Wilton with 10 points and six rebounds, while Scholz finished with six points and six rebounds. Maddie Ratcliffe (two points), Charlotte Casaraghi (two rebounds, two steals) and Molly McLaughlin (one point, two assists, three rebounds) added a lot of hustle on defense.
Girls 7th/8th grade
Wilton 40, New Milford 24
Wilton got off to a strong start in its win over New Milford last Saturday. Sawyer Pendergast had a breakout game for Wilton with 16 points. Aly Rappaport and Georgia Russnok each added six points, while Shayla Kapoor and Avery Shestag contributed four points apiece, and Marin Burke and Erin Getty each had two points. Mary Kate Doyle moved the ball quickly for Wilton, and Caroline Luce showed great tenacity on defense.