Pictured: Caeley Ayer, shown in action last season, is averaging 15.8 points in Morgan’s first four games.

The Morgan girls basketball team broke into the win column Wednesday night to end a three-game losing streak, beating Granby 42-41 behind junior guard Caeley Ayer’s 18-point performance.

Sophomore Victoria O’Neill added 13 points for the young Huskies and Ava Johnson, also a sophomore, chipped in 7.

Morgan returns to the court Tuesday for a home game against Shoreline Conference opponent Valley Regional (6pm).

MORGAN (1-3)
Maeve Madura 0 4-5 4, Caeley Ayer 6 5-10 18, Ava Johnson 2 1-3 7, Sofie Passante 0 0-0 0, Victoria O’Neill 6 1-3 13. Totals: 14 11-21 42.

GRANBY (2-2)
Fem Jansen 1 2-2 5, Savannah Rijhe 5 5-10 15, Katie Murach 2 0-0 4, Layla Bolduc 2 0-0 4, Liz Squier 2 1-1 5, Kayla Davis 1 1-2 3, Alyssa Bordonoro 1 3-4 5. Totals: 14 12-19 41.

Score By Quarters
Morgan……10 13 8 11–42
Granby…….15 8  8 10–41

3-pointers: Morgan–Johnson 2, Ayer 1; Granby–Jansen 1.

In other girls basketball games Wednesday:

Pomperaug 53, Coginchaug 42

The Panthers led by 11 at halftime and maintained their lead to beat the Blue Devils in the Fred Kelly Tournament in North Haven. Megan Reilly had 16 points, 10 rebounds and 7 steals for the Panthers.

POMPERAUG (3-2)
Emma Pfeifer 1 0-0 2, Sophia Zahran 1 0-0 2, Taylor Brennan 3 0-0 6, Claudia Schneider 6 3-4 16, Alexis Mackenzie 3 2-2 8, Megan Reilly 6 3-5 16, Juliette Rafferty 1 0-0 3. Totals: 21 8-11 53.

COGINCHAUG (2-1)
Allison Sambor 0 0-0 0, Sophie Farr 3 0-0 6, Katie Farr 6 3-4 17, Alyssa Woodward 2 0-0 4, Allison Strang 2 0-0 4, Chloe Shafir 4 2-7 11. Totals: 17 5-11 42.

Score By Quarters
Pomperaug…..13 11 16 13–53
Coginchaug…..10  5 13 14–42

3-pointers: Pomperaug–Reilly 1, Rafferty 1, Schneider 1; Coginchaug–Katie Farr 2, Shafir 1.
Up next: Coginchaug hosts Portland, Tuesday, 7pm.

Montville 43, Old Saybrook 29

MONTVILLE (3-3)
Jada Cheung 9 0 22, Maya Hillman 3 3 9, Emily Treat 2 0 4, Grace Sanford 2 2 8, Geneieve Johnston 0 0 0, Kayleigh Browne 0 0 0. Totals 16 5 43.

OLD SAYBROOK (2-2)
Breleigh Cooke 5 0 10, Beldina Feratovic 0 0 0, Sophia Barker 5 1 11, MacKenna Cooke 3 0 6, Ellie Pennington 0 0 0, Sam Hanover 1 0 2, Caroline Ancona 0 0 0. Totals 14 1 29.

Score By Quarters
Montville……….24 11 6 2–43
Old Saybrook….4 11 6  8–29

3-pointers: Montville–Cheung 4, Sanford 2.
Up next: Old Saybrook hosts Westbrook, Tuesday, 7pm.

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