WATERBURY’S WEEKLY ROUNDUP #9: WCA boys finish regular season at .500

Four Waterbury boys basketball teams — Sacred Heart, Holy Cross, Kennedy and Crosby — will take part in the NVL Tournament starting Saturday. Here’s how the rest of the Brass City teams finished the regular season.
Waterbury Career Academy: After losing 85-66 at home to Kennedy on Monday, the Spartans closed the season with a 81-47 road win over Derby on Wednesday.
WCA finished the regular season with a 10-10 record. The Spartans are sitting at No. 23 in the Class S state tournament standings, which would put them in a road game against No. 10 Windsor Locks in the first round. The official seeds will be announced this coming Wednesday.
Wilby: The Wildcats lost a tough road game to Seymour on Wednesday, then dropped a makeup game at home against Hartford Public on Friday.
Wilby went down 70-65 at Seymour. The Wildcats played their final home game Friday against Hartford Public and lost 75-61 in overtime.
Wilby finished the regular seaosn with a record of 8-12. The Wildcats are No. 32 in Class LL, which puts them against top-seeded Notre Dame-West Haven for now. Again, official seeds come out this Wednesday.
Kaynor Tech: The Panthers concluded their season with a 68-54 home loss against Woodland on Wednesday.
Kaynor Tech finished with a record of 6-14.
Chase Collegiate: The Highlanders won their HVAL quarterfinal game in a 84-33 pounding of the Wooster School on Tuesday.

State tournament seeds were announced Wednesday, and six area girls teams made the grade.
Holy Cross hosts Crosby next Monday in a matchup of the No. 1 and No. 32 seeds in the Class L bracket. Kennedy is No. 6 in Class L and will host No. 27 Nonnewaug.
No. 32 WCA draws top-seeded Suffield in Class M next Tuesday after winning its first postseason game in a romp over No. 33 Goodwin Tech. Kaynor Tech earned the No. 15 seed in Class M and will host No. 18 Rocky Hill.
In Class S, Sacred Heart is the No. 16 seed and will host No. 17 Putnam next Monday.
Chase Collegiate: The Highlanders earned a first round bye in the HVAL, but lost their semifinal game 35-30 to the Forman School on Thursday.

The NVL championship meets are coming up. The diving championship is this Wednesday, followed by swimming on Friday. The diving meet is at Woodland while swimming will be held at Kennedy.