The Trumbull High boys basketball team took an early lead, but Staples of Westport raced away with a 61-41 FCIAC win in the second half on Thursday.

John Watts scored 11 points for the Eagles (2-16, 1-15 FCIAC) versus the Wreckers (11-7, 10-6 FCIAC).

Luke Waldek and Matt Turner scored seven points each for Trumbull, which led 17-12 after one period and 27-25 at the half.