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New London vs Ledyard St.Thomas More Prep Extended Highlights



1.In this Extended Highlights, host Ledyard had senior night so the five seniors get the start.2.Unfortunatley they faced #1 ranked Whalers of New London.3.New London's full court pressure caused problems from the start. Malcolm Simmons with the steal finds Torin Childs-Harris. He gets the easy dunk and it won't be the last.4.Ledyard's Mike Brannan took it upon himself to break the press most of the night. Here the nice bounce pass to Ken Weise. The pull up jumper and Ledyard trails 12-7.5.Then New London got down to business. Off the miss shot, Whalers start the break. Doug Henton needs just two dribbles to find Kris Dunn out front for the two hand thrown down. He would end the game with 20 points.6. Then its Dunn on the drive. He gets blocked by Ledyards Jordan Grant. But New Londons Keith Porter is johny on the spot for the easy two. 7.Its not all dunks for the Whalers. Dunn shows that New London can shot from long range. As they build a 30 point lead midway through the second quarter.8.The end to end defense was stifling though. The poke steal starts another break. And guess who, and guess what? Dunn another dunk as New London would lead at the half 58-17.9.In the second half more of the same. Malcolm Simmons grabs one of his 11 boards and gets the easy put back for two of his 12 points on his way to a double double.10.Colonels fought the good fight though. Nick Distefano nails the three in the loosing battle.11.Heres the play of the night. Whalers Simmons gets the big block to start the break. Dunn works the give and go alley-oop to Childs-Harris for the emphatic slam for two of his 22. As New London leaves no doubt why they are ranked #1. They win easily 97-38.12.In the second half of this extended we travel St. Thomas More Prep to see top prospect Andre Drummond lead his Chancellors against Rise Acedemy.13.Off the St. Thomas More miss. Drummond shows his length. Gathers the rebounds and knows where the bucket is. The reverse lay in for two.14.Still in the first St. Thomas with the pressure and the steal. Indiana faithful out of Castlecrag Australia gathers the loose ball and takes off. the nice scoop at the other end as St. Thomas would lead by 10 at the half.14.Now in the second half. The pride of Manchester William Cardarelli hits the long three as St. Thomas starts to take control.15.Then Drummond shows what all the hype is about. Off the miss, the one hand follow throw down. He's got alot of UCONN fans dreaming what could be. As St. Thomas wins 79-60. Till next time I'm Bob Rumbold.Copyright © 2018, CT Now
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