Trumbull boys basketball closes strong to defeat Darien

Trumbull came back from an early deficit to defeat Darien 43-41 in boys’ basketball on Friday.

Down by 10 after one quarter the Eagles outscored their hosts by 10 in the final period, and Connor Johnston and Johnny McCain made free throws to maintain the two-point advantage.

Jake Gruttadauria scored nine points for coach Buddy Bray and the 4-9 Eagles.

Mileeq Green scored eight, Lance Walsh seven and Johnston six.

Miles Drake made three 3-pointers and finished with 18 points for Darien (6-7).

Trumbull

Mileeq Green 2 4-4 8

Lance Walsh 3 0-0 7

Connor Johnston 1 4-6 6

Sage Gatling 0 0-2 0

Isaac Berkowitz 2 0-0 4

Johnny McCain 0 2-2 2

Luca Antonio 2 0-0 5

Sean Racette 1 0-0 2

Jake Gruttadauria 3 2-2 9

Totals 14 12-16 43

3 Pointers: Walsh 1, Antonio 1, Gruttadauria 1

Fouled Out: None

Darien

M. Burke 0 0-0 0

Murray 2 0-0 4

M. Drake 6 2-2 17

Doll 1 0-0 2

Bloomer 0 0-2 0

K. Drake 6 0-0 12

Fiorita 1 2-3 4

Kisken 1 0-0 2

Totals 17 4-7 41

3 Pointers: M. Drake 3

Fouled Out None

Trumbull 5 10 11 17 43

Darien 15 6 13 7 41