Hatters Basketball Win Tip-Off Classic


The Hatters varsity team and the cheerleaders after the buzzer in the Tip-Off Classic. //creds: instagram: cashwalken

Charlie Solimine, Staff Writer

The Danbury Hatters defended their crown at the Tip-Off Classic this past weekend (12/15 & 16) at the Danbury War Memorial


The Danbury Hatters opened their season with a bang, defeating the Abbott Tech Wolverines on Thursday 75-41 in the first round of the tournament. 


The Hatters then entered the championship game that Friday and beat the notorious rivals, the Ridgefield Tigers 67-65 in a double-overtime thriller. This victory meant the Hatters won back-to-back Tip-Off Classic titles. Cushi Perkins, the team’s point guard was named tournament MVP.


The Hatters will face Middletown on January 3rd at home, with tip-off scheduled for 7 pm sharp.


Come out and support the Hatters, as they have high expectations for this winter.