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  • NHS Not ‘Dunn’ Yet — Hawks Upset Crosby In First Round Of States

    WATERBURY — Newtown High School’s boys’ basketball team overcame a six-point fourth-quarter deficit to shock the fourth-seeded Crosby High Bulldogs, 61-58 in the opening round of the Class LL state tournament on March 4.

    No. 29 Newtown, a heavy underdog, advanced to visit No. 13 Westhill of Stamford in the second round, at 7 pm on March 6.

  • Nighthawk Cagers Battle Bunnell To The Finish Before Falling

    MONROE — In a battle between the underdogs and the undefeated Bulldogs, the upstart Newtown High School boys’ basketball team nearly pulled off an upset of Bunnell of Stratford in their South-West Conference Tournament quarterfinal round battle at Masuk High on February 23.

    The tournament’s top-seeded Bulldogs (18-2 overall, and 14-0 in conference play), after trailing for much of the tightly contested game, overcame the Nighthawks (8-12 overall, 7-7), with a 54-47 win to move on in the tourney.