Wethersfield improved to 12-1 with an impressive 56-40 victory over Newington at WHS last Friday night.
Nicole Gwynn scored a game-high 29 points and Alice Kelly hauled down 13 rebounds as the Eagles won their 11th straight game.
Newington jumped out to an early lead before the home team seized the momentum, outscoring the Indians 22-7 in the second quarter. After 32 minutes of action, the Eagles had limited the visitors to 27% shooting from the field and grabbed a dozen more rebounds.
Ashanti Frazier had 18 points and eight rebounds for the Indians, who fell to 10-2 and suffered their first loss in seven games.
The neighboring and conference rivals will play again to close out the regular season on Tue, Feb 18 at NHS, 6:45 p.m. That game could determine seeding in the highly competitive Class L tournament, which tips March 3rd.
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