Girls basketball: Trumbull Eagles lose to Mercy in semis

Mercy High of Middletown used an outstanding job shooting the basketball to defeat Trumbull High, 62-46, in the CIAC Class LL girls basketball semifinals in Branford on Friday night. Coach Tim Koh’s second-seeded Tigers (26-1) will play No. 5 Hall High (21-3) from West Hartford for the title next weekend at the Mohegan Sun Arena. Hall topped eighth-seeded Enfield High, … read more

Girls basketball: Trumbull advances to state quarterfinals

Trumbull High’s Krystina Schueler led four players in double figures with 20 points when the Eagles defeated Middletown High, 66-46, in the second round of the Class LL Tournament on Thursday. Coach Steve Tobitsch’s 24-1 team, the third seed, will host No. 6 seed Newtown High (19-3) in Monday’s quarterfinal. The Nighthawks defeated No. 11 Hamden, 56-39, in their second … read more

Girls basketball: Trumbull defeats Shelton in state opener

The Trumbull High girls basketball team opened the Class LL state tournament on Monday with a 44-20 victory over visiting Shelton High. Julie Keckler scored 12 points and Aisling Maguire nine. Kayla Resto had seven points for 30th-seeded Shelton (8-13) Coach Steve Tobitsch’s Eagles (23-1) honored their five seniors — Jessica Lipinski, Brady Lynch, Maguire, Keckler and team manager Allie … read more

Girls basketball: Trumbull Eagles repeat as FCIAC champions

The top-seeded Trumbull High girls basketball team jumped out to a sizeable lead and withstood a late surge by No. 2 Wilton to win the FCIAC tournament championship game, 60-49, at a packed and noisy Fairfield Ludlowe gymnasium on Thursday night. Sparked by game MVP Julie Keckler’s solid all-around play — 14 points, six assists, five rebounds and two steals … read more