Wolfpack pg 9 2-8-18

By Shawn Bates
Putnam Middle
Boys and Girls
The Wolfpack spilt last week with a loss Jan. 29 45-47 to Eastford and a win against Canterbury Feb. 1 to end the regular season with a record of 7-3. The winning record gives Putnam a number 3 seeding in the QVJC tournament which started Feb. 5 at Putnam Middle School .
This will be the first time in eight years Putnam will host the two- day affair which will feature the boys and girls.
The ladies go into the tournament the first seed with an 8-1 record posted. The ladies   were perfect at home this season with one road loss against Ashford early in the season.
The QVJC tournament schedule for the Putnam boys is:
Feb. 8 at 5:30 the consolation game and the conference championship at 7.
The QVJC tournament schedule for the Putnam girls was on Feb. 6.
Putnam High
A winning drought has fallen down on Clipper Nation with six games left to play in the season and with 2 wins left to gain for post season play the Clippers need to buckle down for the short schedule. Jan. 29 the Clippers hosted Cheney Tech for a 61-53 loss to the Techsters.
Jan. 31, in a packed gym in Putnam, the Clippers fell to Lyman 50-48 almost pulling it off  with 1.6 on the clock Anthony Navado threw up a prayer at mid court to deflect of the backboard and out of the rim. Lyman’s David Lopez would stop the clock after halftime as he hit the 1000-point milestone and finished with 12 points. Colby Livingston would lead the Clippers with 14 points, Sebastian Ramos netted 13 and Tyion Harris followed with 12.
And on Feb. 2 the Clippers traveled to Parish Hill were they would lose on the road to their old CSC foe with a score of 45-74 in the Pirates favor.
Putnam schedule for the upcoming week will be a short one with only one game on the radar they will face a tough ECC Griswold team at home at 7 p.m. Feb. 8.
The ladies had a short week with one game facing an old rival in Parish Hill a game that both teams look forward to when they see it listed on the schedule. The last meeting Putnam game out on top with a home win over the Pirates 54-43. But Feb. 1 the Pirates looked for a little payback and they got what they wanted with a 71-46 win against the 11-4 Clippers.
The Pirates (14-2) had only three players score in the contest and what they scored was big numbers Maria Tomas led all with 34 points followed by Hannah Vieria 21 points and Kaysie Dupuis with 16 points. For Putnam Ashley Burke netted 14.
The Ladies play Griswold at 7 p.m. Feb. 8.

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