Newington boys basketball bounced from state tournament after close loss to Amity

Published on Wednesday, 6 March 2019 21:42


WOODBRIDGE - The Newington boys basketball team’s season came to an end in heartbreaking fashion during the second round of the Division II state tournament on Wednesday night.

The 12th-seeded Indians, battling for an upset against No. 5 Amity, lost 56-54 on the road in a tight finish, as the Spartans advance to take on fourth-seeded Manchester Friday night.

Newington finishes the season with a record of 17-5, coming one basket short of forcing overtime and potentially advancing to the tournament quarterfinals.

Posted in Newington Town Crier, Newington on Wednesday, 6 March 2019 21:42. Updated: Wednesday, 6 March 2019 21:44.