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Monday, March 15, 2010

Hillhouse moves on

A pair of quick spurts and one last run helped Hillhouse knock out Windsor, the defending Class LL champion, 80-61 Monday night at Southington High School in the quarterfinals.
Hillhouse scored the first seven points of the first quarter and never trailed. The Academics, who hit nine 3-pointers, also scored the first eight of the third quarter. Then when Windsor closed to within five (62-57) early in the fourth quarter, Hillhouse closed out the game in a 18-4 run.
Freddie Wilson had 27 points and Tavon Allen had 22 for the Academics, who will face St. Joseph in the semifinals Wednesday night at the New Haven Athletic Center. St. Joes eliminated East Hartford.
In the other half of the LL bracket, Bridgeport Central and Sacred Heart advanced to the semis against New Britain and Harding, respectively. That game will be played at the New Haven Athletic Center Wedmesday. Both games are 7 p.m.
In Class M, Sheehan knocked Nonnewaug from the ranks of the unbeatens with a 66-49 win at Kennedy High. The Titans will face Cromwell, a double-overtime winner over Enfield, at New Britain High Wednesday.
Bloomfield smoked Law 95-66 and will face Abbott Tech in the semis at Kennedy.


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