The New Canaan sixth grade boys Red basketball team played an exciting game against Trumbull Saturday afternoon, a 37-31 loss. Great outside shooting from Jack Nowell and power post play from Nick Potter kept the score close for the game's entirety.

After trailing by 12 points at halftime, New Canaan ratcheted up its defensive pressure to change the momentum of the game. Matt Knight, Quinn Murphy and Zach Miller were able to convert on several Trumbull turnovers to narrow the lead to only two points by the end of the third quarter.

Both teams traded baskets early in the fourth. Julian Mastroianni, Charlie Hane and Diego Ospina played tough defense and had key rebounds to keep New Canaan within striking distance. Ultimately, New Canaan was unable to take the lead away from Trumbull in the six-point loss.

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