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Class S tournament berth at stake for Wamogo girls
Litchfield.bz (02-15-17)


Wamogo's Emily Kupcho tries to drive through the Thomaston defense during a 71-34 loss on Tuesday. John McKenna photos

It has come down to the final game of the regular season for Wamogo's girls basketball team as it attempts to qualify for the Class S tournament.

Standing in the way of a tournament berth for the Warriors is an improving Litchfield team playing only for pride. The rivals square off Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. at Wamogo. Coach Kevin Crowley's Warriors are 7-12 and need to beat the Cowgirls to return to the tournament. Litchfield is 6-13 and is riding a two-game winning streak as it hopes to avenge a close loss to Wamogo in January.

Wamogo is coming off a 71-34 los to Thomaston on Tuesday. The Warriors kept it close into the second quarter before Thomaston went on a run to take a 39-18 lead at halftime. Rose Kelly's 11 points paced Wamogo.

Litchfield is coming off wins over Terryville and non-league opponent Academy of the Holy Family. Sam Foley had 14 points, Mary Spierto 12 and Amber Marino 10 in the win over Terryville. Jaclyn Wheeler scored 15 points and Spierto and Melissa Brodeur each had eight points in the win over Holy Family.

Sam Sylvester drives to the hoop for the Warriors.

Morgan Betti rises for a layup.

Cassidy Wilson gets a shot off in the lane.

Rose Kelly makes a move to the basket.

 

Emily Kupcho attempts a two-pointer.

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