Cromwell opened its season with a resounding 69-19 win over Rocky Hill on Saturday, with Gianluca Albert’s 15-point performance leading the way for the Panthers at Jake Salafia Gymnasium.

JJ Feehan scored 12 points for Cromwell and Tyler Daniele added 9.

The Panthers go out of conference again when they face Canton at home on Monday. Their first Shoreline game is Dec. 28 against East Hampton, also at home.

ROCKY HILL (0-2)
Jayden Osei-Tutu 0 2 2. Casey Robinson 0 3 3, Danny Lin 0 3 3, Tyler Carlstrom 1 0 3, Jake Polites 1 0 3, Luke Castancho 1 0 3, Evan Sikorski 1 0 2. Totals: 4 8 19.

CROMWELL (1-0)
Gianluca Albert 5 1 15, Louis Friend 3 0 6, Victor Payne 2 2 7, JJ Feehan 5 2 12, Logan Mure 2 0 6, Jake Salafia 2 0 5, Jack Corona 1 0 2, Tyler Daniele 4 1 9, Jovan Marrero 1 1 3, Sam Stergos 2 2 6. Totals: 19 8 69.

Elsewhere around the area Saturday:

Valley Regional 63, Haddam-Killingworth 33

VALLEY REGIONAL (2-0)
Zach Kirla 1 0 2, Di’Angelo Jean-Pierre 4 0 9, Simon Partyka 4 0 10, Andrew Yermenson 2 0 5, Owen Kelly 2 2 6, Jack Driscoll 1 0 2, Sam Hutchinson 2 2 6, James Marsden 7 2 17, Brayden Shea 2 0 4, Max Nickel 1 0 2. Totals 26 5 63.

HADDAM-KILLINGWORTH (0-1)
Joe Giaconne 1 0 2, DeClan Christopher 0 1 1, Adam Alonzo 2 0 5, Ryan Erskine 1 0 3, Lucas Kamoen 3 0 6, Andrew Crayton 1 3 6, Collen Powers 3 4 10. Totals 11 8 33.

Score By Quarters
Valley…..22 15 11 23–63
H-K………2 10  8  13–33

3-pointers: Valley: Partyka 2, Jean-Pierre 1, Marsden 1, Yermenson 1; H-K: Crayton 1, Erskine 1, Alonzo 1.
Of note: For the Warriors, Partyka had 6 assists, 5 steals and 3 rebounds; Marsden totaled 5 boards, 3 blocks and 2 steals, and Hutchinson led the team with 11 rebounds.

East Catholic 70, Middletown 32

MIDDLETOWN (1-1)
Chace Petgrave 2 4-8 8, Matt Steuerwald 1 4-6 6, Tim Vaughters 0 4-5 4, Elijah Wilborn 0 0-8 0, Quadir Murphy 0 1-2 1, Marshall Butler 4 1-1 10, Justice Freeman 0 1-2 1, Dariyon Drake 1 0-0 2. Totals: 8 15-32 32.

EAST CATHOLIC (2-0)
Preston Fowler 1 2-2 4, Luke Reilly 6 3-3 17, Allyn Wright 4 1-1 10, Matt Morgan 2 1-1 5, Rob Elliott 6 0-1 12, Samson Reilly 2 2-2 6, James Jones 3 0-0 6, Josh Harris 1 0-0 2, JJ Hay 2 0-0 4, Leondre Sanchez 2 0-0 4. Totals: 29 9-10 70.

Score By Quarters
Middletown……..4  11  7 10–32
East Catholic….18 20 24 8–70

3-pointers: Middletown: Butler 1; East Catholic: Luke Reilly 2, Wright 1.

Coginchaug’s game at Classical Magnet postponed

The Blue Devils also will not play Monday’s game against host Old Saybrook, which has been rescheduled for Dec. 30 at 2:30pm. Coginchaug is scheduled to host Somers on Wednesday.

GIRLS BASKETBALL

North Branford 56, Morgan 52 (OT)

MORGAN (0-2)
Maeve Madura 2 2-5 6 Caeley Ayer 8 3-3 22 Ava Johnson 4 2-2 13 Katie Martin 3 0-0 7 Sofie Passante 1 0-0 2 Victoria O’Neill 1 0-0 2. Totals: 19 7-10 52.

NORTH BRANFORD (1-2)
Hanna Senerchia 1 0-0 3, Elena Pearson 1 0-0 0, Braeden LeBeau 14 1-6 29, Keana Criscuolo 4 3-5 11, Delaney Norman 1 0-0 2, Natalia Lucibello 1 0-0 2, Marissa Ricardo 3 0-0 7. Totals: 25 4-11 56.

Score By Quarters
Morgan………..11 13  7 16 5–52
No. Branford..12 10 15 10 9–56

3-pointers: Morgan: Ayer 3, Johnson 3, Martin 1; North Branford: Senerchia 1, Ricardo 1.
Of note: Ayer had 5 assists and 8 steals for the Huskies and O’Neill blocked 9 shots.

East Hampton 62, Lyman Memorial 13

LYMAN MEMORIAL (0-2)
Kasey Cook 0 1 1, Kelsey Dunnock 0 1 1, Kassidy LaTour 3 0 7, Jenny Lopez 0 2 2, Phoebe Carpenter 0 0 0, Taylor Pankowski 1 0 2, Julianna Haynes 0 0 0, Kayla Holt 0 0 0. Totals: 4 4 13.

EAST HAMPTON (3-0)
Amber Murphy 2 0 4, Olivia DeMartino 5 0 11, Liana Salamone 2 7 11, Delaney Russell 2 1 6, Jackie Russell 7 1 20, Marissa Martin 0 0 0, Jordan Murphy 3 0 6, Katie Ireland 1 0 2, Allie Jacobsen 0 0 0, Liz MacDonald 1 0 2. Totals: 23 9 62.

Score By Quarters
Lyman Memorial..1  4   5   3–13
East Hampton….20 14 11 17–62

3-pointers: Lyman: LaTour 1; East Hampton: Jackie Russell 5, Delaney Russell 1, DeMartino 1.

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