NEW LONDON -- After splitting their first games, the New London Whalers hosted defending Division III champion Waterford Friday night.
It was the Lancers who took a nine-point lead heading into the half, following a triple by Lian Spellman.
In the second half, the Lancers continued to dominate.
It was Waterford's transition game that was the difference. A slam dunk by Payton Sutman was an example, as the Lancers went on to win 70-51 and their third straight game to remain unbeaten on the year.
As for the Whalers, they fall to 1-2 on the year.
The Lancers will hit the road again to take on Glastonbury (3-0) Thursday evening. As for the Whalers, they'll look to rach .500 as they take on Hope (RI) Saturday Dec. 29.