Eagles lose to fifth-ranked Hilltoppers

Coach Buddy Bray’s Trumbull High boys basketball team has hopes of qualifying for the state tournament and got a taste of what the postseason will be like when the Eagles took on Bridgeport Central on Feb. 7.

Ranked fifth in the state, the Hilltoppers scored an 83-65 victory in Bridgeport to improve to 13-1.

Trumbull (6-8) received 18 points from Eddie McElroy, 15 from Sam Turner and 14 from Rashard Rodriguez.