Before the 2021 season began, Danny Melzer talked about the resilience of the New Canaan boys basketball team – how even if things didn’t go their way, the Rams would somehow respond and find their way.
And as they have all season long, the Rams made their coach look like a prophet Monday night at Norwalk High School. New Canaan overcame some offensive struggles and the absence of injured senior co-captain and leading scorer Leo Magnus with a stellar defensive performance, holding the Bears to just nine first half points en route to a 40-28 win. “We made plays when we needed to and made stops when we needed to,” Melzer told NewCanaanite.com. “When you do that on the road, sometimes you have to survive and advance and that’s what we did. I was proud of that.