THOMPSON — One game after losing to one ECC-Small contender, St. Bernard, the Stonington High girls’ basketball team took care of another ECC-Small challenger, Tourtellotte, to post a 60-41 out-of-division victory Thursday.
Junior center Margot Calmar led the Bears (8-3) with 28 points and 14 rebounds, tying her career high in points that she previously posted twice this season in wins over Lyman Memorial and Westerly.
Tatyana LaFrance Boyce was the other Bear in double figures with 18 points and the sophomore added seven rebounds and six steals. Stonington held a 33-13 edge in rebounding.
Tia LaFrance Boyce and Megan Sartor led Stonington in assists with five apiece.
Stonington led throughout, taking a 18-8 edge after one quarter and a 31-21 lead at halftime. The Bears blew the game open, outscoring the Tigers 17-8 in the third quarter.
Allie Ablondi led Tourtellotte (8-2) with 15 points.
Stonington plays host to Griswold tonight at 7.
GRISWOLD — The Stonington fell to 1-9 to complete the first half of its season after losing to Griswold in an ECC out-of-division game Thursday.
Griswold, of the ECC Small, improved to 5-4. Details of the game were not reported.
The Bears return to action 7 p.m. Tuesday at New London.