Connecticut High School Basketball - Suffield Academy nips Deerfield Academy
(February 15, 2012: Suffield, CT 06078) Fans at Wednesday's non-league challenge between the Suffield Academy Tigers (Suffield, CT) and the visiting Deerfield Academy Big Green (Deerfield, MA), saw Suffield Academy's basketball squad hold off Deerfield Academy by a score of 64-59.
With the victory, Suffield Academy improves its record to 10-6 on the campaign. The Tigers host Williston Northampton (Easthampton, MA) to battle the Wildcats in a Colonial challenge on Saturday, February 18. The Wildcats come into the challenge with a record of 3-16. Williston Northampton lost 74-63 in their recent non-league challenge against Loomis Chaffee (Windsor, CT)
Next up, the Big Green battle the Tabor Academy Seawolves (Marion, MA) in a NEPSAC Freelance challenge, on Saturday, February 18. Deerfield Academy will attempt to improve on its 9-8 season record. The Seawolves come into the challenge with a 11-10 record after their 79-76 league loss to Worcester Academy (Worcester, MA).