Last week, Amity won two games — marking a 12 game winning streak — Abbott Tech, 51-40 on Monday, Feb. 1, and Shelton, 81-75, on Tuesday, Feb. 2.
Then on Saturday, Feb. 6, the boys were on the road at Notre Dame West Haven, where they suffered their second season loss, 54-46.
The boys’ only two losses were “away” games, first to Fairfield Prep on Dec. 23, and most recently to Notre Dame West Haven on Feb. 6.
One of Amity’s star players, Chris Winkel is out indefinitely with a hand injury.
With four more scheduled games remaining, Amity’s record is 14-2 for the season.
Here are the summaries for last week’s games:
AMITY 51, ABBOTT TECH 40
In the first quarter, Abbott Tech led 7-4. Amity picked up the pace in the second quarter with 14 points to Abbott’s 11 – Second quarter score was tied 18-18.
In the third quarter Amity pulled ahead with 17 points to Abbott’s 11 – third quarter score 35-29 Amity.
Amity topped Abbott Tech 16-11 in the fourth quarter, securing a 51-40 victory.
Amity’s Top Scorers:
Tyler Thomas 15 (includes two 3-point goals), Truman Etkin 9 (from three 3-point goals), Brian Ronai 8, Teddy Weber 8, Jack Nolan 2, Eli Oliphant 7 (with one 3-pointer), Mike Stewart 2, .
Abbott Tech’s Top Scoring players:
Nick Placella 15 (includes three 3-point goals), Yermy Zapata 14, Omari Johnson 7 (includes one 3-pointer), Dom Rojers 4.
AMITY 81, SHELTON 75
On Tuesday, Amity hosted Shelton in Woodbridge and enjoyed another victory.
Amity took off in the first quarter and never looked back leading Shelton 21-14.
The Spartans made another 21 points in the second quarter to the Gaels’ 15 — 42-29 Amity.
Shelton picked up the pace in the third quarter topping Amity in points 19-16 — 58-48 Amity.
The Gaels kept up the momentum, topping the Spartans 27-23, but it was Amity’s game in the end with a 81-75 victory.
Amity’s top players:
Brian Ronai was Amity’s top scoring player with 20 points (which included one 3-point goal) he also had 12 rebounds, Teddy Weber 15 and he had 8 rebounds,Tyler Thomas 11 (includes two 3-point goals), Truman Etkin 11 (including three 3-pointers), Eli Oliphant 8, Jack Nolan 6, Mike Stewart 6, Devin Smith 4.
Shelton’s top players:
Jeff Stockmal was the game’s high-scoring player with 25 points (includes two 3-point goals),Casey Belade 15, Jack Gleason 10, Kevin Robinson 5, Matt Terrasi 18, Jake Maier 2.
NOTRE DAME-WH 54, AMITY 46
On Saturday, Feb. 6, Notre Dame-West Haven hosted Amity and broke the Spartan’s 12-game winning streak.
Notre Dame took a quick lead with 13 points to Amity’s 6 in the first quarter.
Amity kicked it up by outscoring Notre Dame in the second quarter closing the deficit to 23-22 ND
Notre Dame showed its dominance in the third quarter, besting Amity 17-13 — 40-35 ND
The Green Knights secured the win topping the Spartans in the final quarter 14-11 — Final Score 54-46.
Amity’s Top Players:
Tyler Thomas was the game’s top scorer with 22 points (including two 3-point goals), Teddy Weber 6, Devin Smith 4, Brian Ronai 4, Jack Nolan 4, Truman Etkin and Mike Stewart each had one 3-point goal.
Notre Dame’s Top Players:
Ben Bagnoli 19 (includes one 3-point goal), Jalanni White 13 points (includes one 3-point goal) and 12 rebounds, Mike Brooks 8, Connor Raines 6 (includes one 3-point goal, Tim Dawson 6, Chukwudi Dikko 2.
Records: Amity 14-2; Notre Dame-West Haven 12-3