Westport 6th grade PAL wins basketball title
Published 12:05 am, Tuesday, March 15, 2011
The Westport PAL sixth grade boys basketball team rallied behind its strong defense and hot shooting in the second half to beat New Canaan Black 52-40 in the 2011 Fairfield County Basketball A League championship game at Darien High School Saturday.
New Canaan jumped out to an early lead and led the entire first half, going to the locker room with a 20-17 advantage. Black's largest lead was eight points before Westport rallied in the final minutes to make it a three-point game.
Westport carried its momentum into the second half and had a strong third quarter in which it outscored New Canaan, 20-9, and never looked back after that.
Tyler Sweeney played well for New Canaan and led it with 16 points.
Westport finished their championship season with a record of 19-4.