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Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Sheehan edges Branford in boys' hoops

John Papale scored six of his 21 points in overtime as Sheehan defeated Branford 78-74 in two overtimes Tuesday in a Southern Connecticut Conference interdivision boys’ basketball game at Branford.

Sheehan’s Phil Gaetano forced the second overtime by making a 3-pointer with 4.5 seconds left. Casey Dadio (18 points) forced overtime for Branford (2-8) by making two free throws with 16 seconds left in regulation.

James Goglia had a career-high 37 points, 10 rebounds, three assists and five blocks for Branford. Brett Biestek had 19 points for the Titans (7-2).

Check out Wednesday's Register for the complete high school roundup.

Also, look for our weekly hockey package, including the latest Register Top 10 Poll, as well as coverage of Lauralton Hall vs. New Milford girls' basketball.


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