July 16, 2019

After Victory Over Portland, Wildcat Boys Now Face Critical Challenge Against Cromwell Tonight

Coach Kirk Kaczor, second from right, leads the traditional boy’s basketball team huddle at the start of quarter.

UPDATE: 2/18 at 7:31PM: Old Lyme down 7-13 to Cromwell at end of first quarter.

7:33PM: Old Lyme down 19-22 to Cromwell at half.

8:13PM: Old Lyme down 40-29 at end of third quarter.

On Friday night, Old Lyme chalked up yet another victory with a 54-39 win over Portland at the latter’s home gym.

Wildcat junior Aedan Using led all scorers with 17 points.  Quinn Romeo contributed 11 while Ray Doll scored eight                                                                points and 10 rebounds.

The Wildcats remain unbeaten in the Shoreline Conference and advance to 16-2 in the season.

Tonight the ‘Cats face their biggest challenge of the year to date in the Shoreline Conference when they face Cromwell away. The unbeaten Panthers are not only shooting for their first 20-0 regular season in coach John Pinone’s long career but are also playing for the top seed in the CIAC Division IV tournaments.

The winner of tonight’s game, scheduled to tip-off at 7 p.m. at the Jake Salafia Gymnasium at Cromwell High School, will claim the top seed in the Shoreline Conference. Old Lyme is currently ranked second in the CIAC Division V.

The Wildcats face Morgan on Wednesday in the final game of the regular season, which will be played in the Lyme-Old Lyme HS gym.

Go Wildcats!

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