STONINGTON — Stonington High is the No. 2 seed in the ECC Division I girls basketball tournament that starts Thursday.

Stonington will host No. 7 Waterford at 6 p.m.

Stonington had an overall record of 16-4 and shared the ECC Division II title with Bacon Academy (16-4). Both teams were 7-1 in the league and split their two games during the regular season.

Records for ECC-generated games are used to determine seedings. Stonington was 12-3 in those games, while Bacon was 11-4.

New London is the top seed and will host either No. 8 Ledyard or No. 9 Fitch on Thursday at 7 p.m.

No. 4 NFA will host East Lyme and No. Bacon Academy hosts No. 6 Woodstock Academy on Thursday.

If Stonington wins it would face Bacon or Woodstock in the semifinals on Saturday at 3:30 p.m. at Plainfield. The other semifinal follows at 5:30 p.m.

The title game is scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 20 at NFA at 7:30 p.m.

Wheeler faces St. Bernard

NORTH STONINGTON — Wheeler High travels to St. Bernard in a Division II ECC play-in tournament game on Wednesday at 6 p.m.

Wheeler is the No. 10 seed and St. Bernard is No. 7. The winner travels to No. 2 Plainfield on Thursday at 6:30 p.m. Putnam is the No. 1 seed in the D-II tournament. The Clippers will host No. 8 Tourtellotte or No. 9 Lyman on Thursday.

The other quarterfinal matchups on Thursday are No. 5 Windham at Griswold and No. 6 Killingly at Montville.

The D-II semifinals are at Plainfield on Saturday at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. The finals are Wednesday, Feb. 20 at NFA at 5:30 p.m.

— Keith Kimberlin

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