Boys basketball: Trumbull wins season opener, 51-39

The Trumbull High boys basketball team opened its season with a 51-39 victory over New Canaan on Tuesday.

Coach Buddy Bray’s Eagles took a 14-5 lead at the start and extended the advantage to 27-16 at the half and 38-23 after three quarters.

Jack Moore scored 17 points, including three baskets from long range. He added five assists.

Ben McCullough had 10 points, J.J. Pfohl seven points, and Chris Lyons eight rebounds to go with a pair of buckets. Alex Recker scored six points and Joe Nemcheck had five.

New Canaan was led by Tyler Sweeney with 12 points and James Crovatio with nine.