October 1, 2022

Old Lyme Girls’ Basketball: Two Losses for the Wildcats, But they “Never Quit” (Coach Bugbee)

Ali Kyle takes a shot during the Wildcats game against North Branford.

OLD LYME — Last Friday, Jan. 14, the Old Lyme girls suffered a heartbreaking 36-35 loss to Morgan. Junior Alexis Fenton scored three three-pointers in her 13 points and senior Megan Loflin added 12 points and 14 rebounds.

Coach Don Bugbee said, “The girls played their hearts out during this game, and we came up just a bit short. Without a doubt, the last five seconds of the game were ‘one for the ages.’”

Alexis Fenton (#23) falls to the ground on an opposition player during the Wildcats’ hard-fought game against North Branford.

On Tuesday, Jan. 18, Old Lyme was soundly defeated 52-34 at home by North Branford. Old Lyme freshman Kate Walsh put up 13 points while senior Megan Loflin notched six points and 10 rebounds.

Bugbee commented, “The girls played hard and never quit, but were overmatched on this night by a bigger, aggressive North Branford team.”

Old Lyme’s season record now stands at 4-4.