Foran High lost to Branford High, 42-40, on Wednesday night.

The Hornets used a 10-4 advantage in the third quarter to take a 29-27 lead into the final period.

Michael Simonelli scored 14 points and Jason Giambra 12 for coach Ian Fitzpatrick’s Lions.

Kevin Baxter had 17 points for the Titans.

Branford

Justin Elpi 4 0-1 8  Kevin Baxter 8 0-3 17  Kamryn Holmes 3 3-6 9 Aidan Jacobson 2 0-0 4  Jackson Van Gelder 0 1-0 1 Tucker Jacobson 1 0-0 3

Totals: 18 3-12 42

Foran

John Shannon 4 0-0 8  Jason Giambra 6 0-0 12 Michael Simonelli 6 0-0 14 Anthony Davis 2 1-2 6

Totals 15 1-2 40

Branford 9 10 10 13—42

Foran     9 14 4 13—40

3-pointers:  B - Baxter 1, T. Jacobson 1;  F - Simonelli 2, Anthony Davis 1