WESTPORT — Seton Catholic broke open a close game with a 14-3 run in the fourth quarter Wednesday night on the way to a 54-38 victory over Westport in Northern Basketball League boys’ play.
The Knights used a 15-7 burst in the second quarter to take a 28-20 halftime advantage. But the Eagles cut into the deficit some and trailed, 40-35, after three.
Adam Tedford led Seton Catholic offensively with 16 points, while Chris Kustos added 14 and Nic Favreau, 10. Briggs and Favreau each added 12 rebounds, with eight of Favreau’s coming on the offensive end. Kaden Baugh dished out five assists.
Ryan Davis and Anderson Gay paced Westport with 11 and 10 points, respectively.
“Davis played real well for them,” Seton Catholic coach Larry Converse said.
“We just got after it more in the fourth quarter and picked up the intensity. We also did a very good job passing the ball against their zone and getting good looks.”
Seton Catholic 54, Westport 38
Seton Catholic (54)
Quantock 0-0-0, Tedford 7-1-16, Baugh 2-3-8, Briggs 3-0-6, Lafountain 0-0-0, Favreau 4-2-10, Kustos 6-2-14. Totals: 22-8-54.
Gay 5-0-10, Limlaw 0-0-0, Tryon 0-0-0, Moricette 0-0-0, Doyle 3-0-6, Davis 4-3-11, Mero 2-1-5, King 1-0-2, Napper 2-0-4. Totals: 17-4-38.
Seton Catholic 13 15 12 14 — 54
Westport 13 7 15 3 — 38
3-point goals: Seton Catholic (2): Tedford, Baugh.
MORIAH 65, CHAZY 40
CHAZY — The Vikings erupted for 24 points in the third quarter to pull away from the Eagles for the victory.
Moriah held a 27-22 lead at the half, but outscored Chazy 24-6 in the third to break away.
Adam Jaquish led the way for the Vikings with 18 points, while Tyler Pratt chipped in with 11. Noah Gilbo finished with eight points.
“The game was close at halftime,” Eagles coach Cory Thompson said. “Moriah executed their pressure defense very well in the third quarter and were able to extend their lead.
“Adam Jaquish played a great game for Moriah. We will look to build on this early-season loss.”
Hayden Guay tallied 16 points to lead Chazy. Alec Lapierre finished with nine points.