December 19, 2014
DECEMBER 19, 2014 on the CPTV Sports Wire: The Cheshire boys visit Xavier-Middletown tonight at 7 to begin our LIVE winter sports schedule. We’ll reveal the winner of our UChoose Play of the 2014 CIAC football Championships at the half. There’s more to hear about, including some players you’ve got to see on the girls side before the season ends.
The Wire, CPTV Sports’ radio initiative featuring reports by Francesco Graziano Jr. can be heard on our exclusive radio partners, sports stations ESPN 97.9 FM and Fox Sports Radio 1410 in Hartford.
December 18, 2014
John Lambert scored 24 points and Mark Carbone had 19 to lead East Catholic High to a 75-48 win over Bristol Central in the season opening boys basketball game for both teams Dec. 17 in Manchester. CPTV Sports was there and will show the broadcast premiere Sunday Dec. 21 at 7:00pm.
DaRon Hughey added 12 points and Mookie Lester 11 for the defending Class M state champion Eagles, who led 43-18 at halftime.
December 17, 2014
Amy McConnell scored 21 points and Alex Gosslin had 18 as South Windsor High defeated Bristol Eastern 58-51 Dec. 16 in girls basketball in Bristol. CPTV Sports was there and will show the broadcast premiere of our first girls basketball game of the 2014-15 season Saturday Dec. 20 at 7:00pm.
South Windsor (3-0) forced nine Bristol Eastern turnovers, many leading to scores. Eastern trailed 51-37 in the fourth quarter before rallying to cut it to 55-51. But the Bobcats were able to close out the win at the free-throw line. Senior Khadaijia Brooks led Eastern (2-1) with 18 points and 11 rebounds; her sister Kianna, a sophomore, had 13 points.
Read the game story by the Bristol Press’ Kevin Roberts here.