Defense big key for Coginchaug in 58-31 victory … Bushay scores 20 in Middletown win … East Hampton piles up 101 in rout of Hale-Ray.
East Hampton rallies in fourth quarter to beat Cromwell; Middletown and Xavier post 8th wins to secure postseason berths in Division II.
Erik Becker was 18-12 in three seasons with co-op football program, providing stability following heavy turnover at the top.
Pope (32 points, 11 rebounds), Nkonoki (20 and 7) power Blue Dragons to 77-63 win on MLK Day … Bassick comes to MHS on Wednesday.
Stolstajner (game-high 23 points) backed by Cecunjanin (13), Skene (12) and Budzik (10) as Panthers rout North Branford 77-48.
Warriors extend winning streak to six games; Kohs scores 34 in Xavier’s 2OT thriller; Pope posts double-double as Middletown rolls.
The Blue Dragons have high expectations and the pieces for a state championship run. Plus, more from the local scene and other thoughts.