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Litchfield boys sent to tourney consolation game
Litchfield.bz (12-28-17)


Litchfield's Matt Schweter eyes the basket during a 61-51 loss to HMTCA in the Cowboy Classic Tournament on Wednesday. John McKenna photos

Litchfield finds itself back in the consolation game of its own tournament following a loss on Wednesday.

The Cowboys fell behind in the second quarter and could never get out of the hole in a 61-51 loss to HMTCA in the opening game of the Cowboy Classic. HMTCA is a magnet school from Hartford.

Litchfield will face the loser of the nightcap between Woodstock Academy and E.O. Smith. The Cowboys led HMTCA 10-8 after one quarter but trailed 30-18 at halftime and 48-35 after three quarters. Tripp Melk had 14 points, Matt Schweter 13 and Evan Fischtall 10 to lead the Cowboys.

Tom Brady (3) and Austin Marino defend HMTCA's Aaron Johnson.

Glenn Doyle is stripped of the ball heading to the basket.

Tom Brady looks to pass out of the corner.

Matt Schweter applies tight defense on Efe Sozer.

 

Jared Guilmart follows through on a shot.

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