The second-seeded Lauralton Hall basketball team defeated visiting Danbury High, 59-53, in the Class LL state quarterfinals on Thursday night in Milford.

Olivia Levey led the Crusaders (23-1) with 18 points, while Emma McCarthy added 16. Maggie Salandra scored nine points off the bench for Lauralton Hall, with will face No. 3 seed Trumbull High (22-3) on March 11 in the semifinals at a site to be determined.

Rebecca Gartner led the seventh-seeded Hatters with 16 points, while twin sister Rachel had 12. Senior guard Uniqua Tucker scored 11 points for Danbury, which wrapped up its season at 22-4.

For the full game story, check out next week's Mirror.