Boys Basketball

With Assist From Contavio, Walsh Likely To Return For 39th Season At Trinity Catholic

Dutriel Contavio had the biggest basket in Trinity Catholic’s Class S championship win over Westbrook Saturday afternoon.

A little later, away from the public eye, Contavio also had the most important assist for the team’s future. In a sense it was the start of the title defense, while the celebration was still on the upswing. It is the story of 10 minutes that pushed the needle for Mike Walsh, the Crusaders’ coach, as he went from admitted uncertainty whether to retire to nearly an all-out declaration that he will be back next December for his 39th season.

Commentary: Maturity Down The Stretch Carries Trinity Catholic To Class S Title

UNCASVILLE — As a 49-39 lead at the start of the fourth quarter dwindled down to a precious point with 2:24 remaining in today’s Class S Championship at Mohegan Sun Arena, the members of the Trinity Catholic boys basketball team, like those who have followed them in the postseason, were temporarily transformed to three weeks ago.

Wilton’s Depth Again An Asset In Second-Round Win Over Newington

WILTON — Depth was supposed to be one of the Wilton boys basketball team’s biggest assets this season, but that seemed like a lost commodity when midseason injuries to the Warriors’ two best players, Jack Williams and Matt Kronenberg, sapped them of an important advantage.

Trumbull’s Comeback Bids Fall Short In Second-Round Loss To Fairfield Prep

TRUMBULL — It had been 34 years since the Trumbull boys basketball team last had a 20-win season. Harold Jensen, part of the Villanova team that defeated Georgetown in perhaps the biggest upset in an NCAA Tournament final, was the Eagles’ star and they defeated New Canaan for the FCIAC title before one of the largest crowds in league history.