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Ludlowe Basketball: Ludlowe Comes From Behind To Defeat Wilton

Ludlowe edged Wilton 52-50 on Tuesday night.

Ludlowe was down early but responded well.

With 2 minutes left in the first quarter, Wilton led 15-4 thanks to a 10-0 run. Wilton led 19-10 after one.

After being down 13 points in the first half, Ludlowe was able to pull even at 28 with Wilton at halftime.

After three, Ludlowe trailed 38-36.

With Ludlowe up 2 with 2:47 left, Patrick Gutierrez hit a clutch three to put Ludlowe up 45-40.

Wilton did not give up. With 9.8 second, Ludlowe led only by 3, 50-47

Ludlowe was able to hang on and win 52-50 thanks to clutch free throw shooting.

Connor Peterson had 21 points and 13 rebounds, while Gutierrez put in 17 points of his own.

Ludlowe (2-1) will play next on Friday at Greenwich.

In sub-varsity action, Ludlowe’s freshman and junior varsity beat Wilton to give Ludlowe a sweep for the day.

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Shawn Sailer