Sports briefs


City Hill completes successful season

The City Hill Middle Schools girls basketball team finished the season 18-2 overall. Pictured, front row from left, coach Jeanne Scheithe, Lilly Lyons, Kaylee Jackson, Cayla Howard, Julia Kropo, Felicia Salvati, coach Fred Scheithe; second row, Tessa Davis, Brianna DeSousa, Juliana Sarbieski, Elana Flynn, Riley Best; third row, Amanda Jiminez, Lauryn Ramalho, Lauren Smith, Allie Smith, Julianna Magalhaes; fourth row, Skyla Starziski,Nadia Cestari, Allie Murphy, Saige Winslow and Kendall Allen. -CONTRIBUTED

NAUGATUCK — The City Hill Middle School girls basketball team finished the season 18-2 overall and runner-up in the Jr. Naugatuck Valley League girls basketball tournament.

City Hill finished tied for first in the Jr. NVL with Seymour Middle School at 11-1 in the league. City Hill was the No. 2 seed in the tournament due to a tiebreaker with Seymour. The Cyclones defeated Swift Middle School in the semifinals, 57-42, to set up the rematch with Seymour for the title.

Seymour beat City Hill, 62-55, in the title game.

After an early-season loss, the Cyclones won 16 straight games, including the championship of the Great Oak Invitational Tournament in Oxford. The Cyclones defeated Great Oak, Bethel and Rochambeau in the tournament, outscoring their opponents 150-73.

City Hill finished with its best record since 2010, and the Cyclones became the first girls team from Naugatuck to win the Great Oak Invitational Tournament and make it to the Jr. NVL tournament title game.

YMCA announces registration for spring basketball league

NAUGATUCK — Registration is open for the Naugatuck YMCA’s spring co-ed 4-on-4 basketball league.

The competitive league is open to boys and girls ages 11 to 13. Registration ends on March 24. Registration can be done online at or at the YMCA, 284 Church St.

Tryouts are scheduled for March 26 and March 29. Games are played on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday nights at the YMCA.  For more information, call the YMCA at 203-729-9622.