Crushing first-round win for girls in state tourney

FALLS VILLAGE — The Housatonic Valley Regional High School (HVRHS) Mountaineers  girls basketball team cruised past Ellis Tech in the first round of the Class S state girls basketball tournament Monday night, Feb. 25, with a lopsided 43-15 win at HVRHS.

From the outset it was apparent that Ellis Tech, the 31st seed in the 32-team tournament, was in trouble.

The Mountaineers got their offense going with two quick passes from guard Christina Winburn to forward Caroline Hurlburt under the basket for the first two baskets of the game.

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