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Drew Pittman fired in 33 points to led Springfield to its 10th boys basketball win in a 60-48 victory Monday at Toisnot.
After building a lead as big as 20 points in the first, the Wildcats (10-1) watched the Hawks mount a furious comeback in the second half. Toisnot cut the lead to six points with less than two minutes to play but turnovers halted any further progress.
Daidien Sutton added 14 points for Springfield, which clinched the Tricounties Athletic Conference South Division title with the win.
The Hawks, tied with Speight for second place, were led by Nik Edwards with 27 points.
The Wildcats will host Forest Hills in Thursday’s regular-season finale while Toisnot will visit Elm City.
Elm City keeps pace in TAC South girls race
Elm City rolled to a 40-18 win Monday at Darden, keeping the Lady Vikings in a tie with Forest Hills for first place in the Tricounties Athletic Conference South Division, both at 10-1.
Jewel Brewington and Connie Pleasants each scored 14 points to lead Elm City.
The Lady Trojans (2-9) were paced by nine points from N. Blanchard.
Lady Bucks rip Speight for 10th win
Forest Hills picked up its 10th girls basketball win of the season with a 33-16 defeat of Speight on Monday.
Jamaria Freeman led the Lady Bucks with 14 points while TiAsia Taylor put in 11 points.
Kamya Hill netted 14 points to pace the Lady Cougars.
Forest Hills finishes the regular season Thursday at Springfield.
Lady Hawks drop nail-biter
The Toisnot girls basketball team lost 20-19 on Wednesday to visiting Springfield.
The Lady Hawks led into the fourth quarter, when a barrage of five 3-pointers from Springfield that quarter took over the lead.
Toisnot was led by Ainsley Cato with nine points, while Jalia Daniels added eight.
No individual stats were available for Springfield.
Trojans blast Vikings 42-23
Host Darden whipped Elm City 42-23 in boys basketball action Monday.
Andrew Lucas had 13 points and Jhion Ashby scored 10 for the Trojans (5-6) while Hank Berry’s 14 points led the Vikings (1-10).