Connecticut High School Basketball - Windsor thwarted by BloomfieldDecember 16, 2009: Windsor, CT 06095
The Windsor Warriors basketball team (Windsor, CT), was toppled 87-75 in Wednesday's non-league battle with the visiting Bloomfield Warhawks (Bloomfield, CT)
The Warhawks now possess a 1-0 record. They play next when they travel to Bulkeley for a non-league battle on Saturday, December 19. Bloomfield will battle a Bulldogs team coming off a 54-53 non-league loss to New Britain (New Britain, CT). The Bulldogs record now stands at 0-1.
The Warriors (0-1) will now prepare for their battle against Glastonbury (Glastonbury, CT). The Tomahawks come into the Central Connecticut - North battle with a 1-0 record. In their last battle, Glastonbury prevailed over Rockville (Vernon, CT), 74-51, in a non-league battle.
Windsor came out of the gate with confidence and surged to a commanding 15 - 6 lead at the end of the first quarter. Bloomfield looked rattled and frazzled and had troubling handling Windsor's vaunted full court pressure.
Windsor scored the first six points of the 2nd quarter to stretch its lead to 21 - 6 and it looked like the rout was on. But the Warhawks started to get to the foul line and outscored Windsor 23 - 15 the rest of the 2nd quarter. A jump shot at the buzzer by sophomore Ryan Sutherland trimed the lead to 7 points and gave the Warhawks a huge boost going into the break.
Bloomfield started to assert its own defensive pressure in the 3rd quarter and the Warriors began to look a little rattled themselves. The Warhawks used to th defense to create turnovers and score some trasition baskets. Tey outscored the Warriors 25 - 19.
Bloomfield put the pedal to the metal in the fourth and final frame outscoring Windsor 33 - 19 to win going away, 87 - 75. A 12 - 0 run midway through the period sealed the deal.
Bloomfield used a balanced attack to dispense the Warriors. Senior point guard Shomar-i Cowan and senior guard Ashar Whittingam led the Warhawks attack with 17 points each. 6'6" senior forward Denzell Jones added 14 points and 12 rebounds. Senior forward Philkwan Tate had nine while Senior forward jalen Hill and Sophomore guard Ryan Sutherland each had eight. Senior guard Tyrus Weaver led Windsor with 21 points.