High School Boys Basketball

CIAC Class M boys basketball final:
Weaver 73, Notre Dame-Fairfield 59

Andre Lyons had 23 points and 11 rebounds as Weaver-Hartford defeated Notre Dame-Fairfield 73-59 in the CIAC Class M boys basketball final played March 21 at Mohegan Sun Arena. CPTV Sports showed the game LIVE (replay dates below).

The Beavers (27-2) dominated the backboards as they erased a six-point third-quarter deficit. Weaver outrebounded ND-Fairfield 43-30 (17-6 on offense) and had 25 second-chance points to the Lancers’ six.

Chaylyn Martin added 11 points and 14 rebounds for Weaver, which won its eighth state title and first since 2007 after losing in the finals the previous two years.

Jordan Pettway had 17 points and Jake Heaton 15 for ND-Fairfield, which finished 21-7.

Replays: Wed. March 25, 7:30 pm; Fri. March 27 midnight; Tue. March 31 9:00pm.

CCC Boys Basketball Final:
Weaver 83, Windsor 66

KeAndre Fair scored 28 points, including six three-pointers, as Weaver High rolled past Windsor 83-66 in the CCC boys basketball tournament final March 5 at Bulkeley High in Harford. CPTV Sports will show the broadcast premiere Saturday March 7 at 9:30pm.

Weaver (22-2), the top seed in the upcoming CIAC Class M state tournament, won the event for the second year in a row. The Beavers led 26-10 after the first quarter and 56-30 at halftime on the strength of 18-for-23 shooting.

Windsor (13-11), which was seeded 14th in the CCC tourney, got a team-high 18 points from Tyler Coyle. Read the game story from The Hartford Courant’s Tom Yantz here.

CPTV Sports will be covering all eight boys and girls state basketball finals from Mohegan Sun Arena March 21 and 22. Check back at cptvsports.org for games and tipoff times.

HS Boys Basketball: Avon 50, East Windsor 39

Nate Laszewski scored 14 of his 23 points in the second half as Avon pulled away for a 50-39 NCCC boys basketball victory at East Windsor Feb. 17. CPTV Sports was there and will show the broadcast premiere Saturday Feb. 21 at 9:00pm.

Avon (14-4) trailed 21-18 at halftime before rallying in the second half. Alex Zacchio added 16 points for the Falcons, including eight in the fourth quarter. Johan Gil-Guerrero led East Windsor (6-13) with 15 points.

HS Boys Basketball: Hillhouse 76, Guilford 46

Isaiah Lewis scored 14 points, including four three-pointers, as visiting Hillhouse-New Haven routed Guilford 76-46 in an SCC boys basketball game Feb. 12. CPTV Sports was there and will show the broadcast premiere Monday Feb. 16 at 9:00pm.

Hillhouse (14-2), ranked fifth in the GameTimeCT state media/coaches poll, led 22-8 after the first quarter. Joey Kasperzyk and Aaron White each scored 10 for the Academics.

HS Boys Basketball: Cromwell 38, Valley Regional 36

Cromwell recovered from a 10-point first-half deficit to defeat Valley Regional-Deep River 38-36 in a Shoreline Conference boys basketball game Feb. 10. CPTV Sports was there and will show the broadcast premiere Thursday Feb. 12 at 9:30pm.

Bryson Howard had 12 points from Cromwell (11-6), which held Valley Regional (13-4) to 19 points in the final three quarters after Valley took a 17-7 lead into the second quarter. Cromwell trailed 25-17 at halftime and 28-27 going into the fourth quarter.

David Bradbury had 18 points for Valley.

HS Boys Basketball: Simsbury 49, New Britain 42

Simsbury High junior guard Rayon Christie scored 39 points — all but 10 of his team’s points — to lead the Trojans to a 49-42 CCC West boys basketball win over New Britain Feb. 5. CPTV Sports was there and will show the broadcast premiere Tuesday Feb. 10 at 9:30pm.

Christie, who set a career-high, was 6-for-10 on three-pointers for Simsbury (11-4, 7-3 CCC West). New Britain is 7-7, 7-3.

HS Boys Basketball: Crosby 85, Kennedy 70

Zarvon Love had 24 points and 14 rebounds to lead host Crosby High to an 85-70 victory over Waterbury rival Kennedy in an NVL boys basketball game Jan. 28. CPTV Sports was there and will show the broadcast premiere Saturday Jan. 31 at 7:00pm.

Sophomore Ty Sands had 16 points, Jordan Booker 15 and reserves Clevon Bristol and Jeremiah Kendall 14 apiece for Crosby (9-2). Kendall had seven rebounds, Bristol six.

Kennedy (8-4) was led by Darryl Flowers’ 23 point and 17 rebounds. Don Jarrett had 22 points and six rebounds for the Eagles.

Read the game story from the Waterbury Republican-American’s Joe Palladino here.

HS Boys Basketball: Masuk 79, Weston 60

Bryan Acevedo scored 32 points to lead Masuk-Monroe to a 79-60 SWC boys basketball victory at Weston Jan. 22. CPTV Sports was there and will show the broadcast premiere Tuesday Jan. 27 at 9:30pm.

Masuk (7-4, 2-2 SWC) led 36-22 at halftime. Matt Hornak had 14 points and Jay Buehman 11 for the Panthers, who went on a 14-0 run in the second quarter to take a 36-22 halftime lead.

Matt Folger led Weston (8-3, 3-1) with 21 points and 12 rebounds. Nik Parker had 19 points and Zach Clevenger 18 for the Trojans Read the game story from The Weston Forum’s Rocco Valluzzo here.

HS Boys Basketball: Sacred Heart 64, Christ the King (N.Y.) 51

Mustapha Heron scored 18 points and Malik Petteway and Tyrn Flowers added 15 as Connecticut No. 1 Sacred Heart-Waterbury defeated New York City power Christ the King 64-51 Jan. 17 in the Hoop Hall Classic at Sprinfield College.

Petteway also had 14 rebounds; Heron, who is headed to the University of Pittsburgh, had six rebounds and five assists. Sacred Heart (8-0) took a 16-8 lead after the first quarter and never trailed the rest of the way. Christ the King is 10-3.

Read the game story by the Waterbury Republican-American’s Joe Palladino here.

HS Boys Basketball: Hillhouse 68, Bridgeport Central 51

John Lewis had 17 points and Hillhouse-New Haven pulled away in the second half for a 68-51 boys basketball win over Bridgeport Central in the final game of the first Martin Luther King Classic at Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport Jan. 19. CPTV Sports was there and will show the broadcast premiere Wednesday Jan. 21 at 7:00pm.

Hillhouse (7-1), ranked ninth in the latest GameTimeCT.com state media/coaches poll, used seven offensive rebounds in the third quarter to take a 57-40 lead into the fourth. Joey Kasperzyk added 16 for the Academics, including two impressive dunks. It was the second game of the season for Lewis.

Bridgeport Central, the defending CIAC Class LL champions, lost its third in a row to drop to 5-3. Marcus Blackwell led Central with 25 points.

Read the game story by GameTimeCT.com’s Joe Morelli here.