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Tyler Bourne (G) – Notre Dame-Fairfield Boys Basketball
The junior guard was named the 2017 SWC Boys Basketball Tournament MVP following his 21-point, 8-assist performance as the Lancers destroyed rival Bunnell-Stratford to win the conference title, 88-62 Wednesday. Bourne had 28 points against Immaculate-Danbury in the semifinal, including two clutch free throws in the final seconds to win the game, Monday.
Janette Wadolowski (G) – Southington Girls Basketball
Janette Wadolowski and the Blue Knights roared back from a 16-point halftime defict against Hall-West Hartford, Friday. The junior guard’s 23 points were ultra-important in a 63-60 win. She had 32 points for No. 23 Southington as the Blue Knights upset No. 10 Ridgefield 70-60, Tuesday in a CIAC First Round matchup. 15 of those points were scored in the fourth quarter and helped SHS pull away.
Pashan Walker (F) – Weaver-Hartford Girls Basketball
The 12-10 No. 26 seed Beavers will meet the No. 2 Housatonic Mountaineers, Tuesday in the CIAC Class S Quarters and Walker has been a deciding factor in this Weaver run. She’s had two double-doubles thus far in the tournament: 24 points and 13 rebounds in the second round, a 66-58 victory over Westbrook, while putting up 17 points and 14 rebounds, Monday as Weaver slammed Lyman Memorial, 72-36.
Timothy Arena (G) – Farmington Valley Boys Ice Hockey
The junior scored three goals Saturday to lead the Farmington Valley Generals to a second straight CCC South Tournament championship. As Matt Conyers of the Courant noted earlier this week, Arena has over 100 points in just two seasons for FVG. He scored nine goals altogether in three games this week. Arena had 43 goals last year and already has 47 this year.
John DeLucia (F) – Guilford Boys Ice Hockey
The sophomore forward’s overtime goal clinched an SCC Division II championship title for the Indians. They topped East Haven 3-2 on DeLucia’s second goal of the night, Saturday title.
Cassidy Schiff (F) – Darien Girls Ice Hockey
Congratulations to the Darien Girls Ice Hockey team—state champions after a 4-3 overtime win vs. Hamden, Saturday. Cassidy Schiff scored the game-winning goal. The Blue Wave also won the title last year.
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