Drew Nye scored 20 points Monday night and Morgan drained 11 shots from 3-point territory to defeat Old Saybrook 76-57 in a Shoreline Conference boys basketball game in Clinton.

Nye had five buckets from long distance and Cooper Galdenzi, who finished with 19 points, hit three as the Huskies raced to a 42-17 lead at halftime.

Morgan got to the .500 mark with its second straight win. Connor Duffy also was in double figures with 12 points.

Old Saybrook, playing just its third game of the season, was led by Riley Lawson’s game-high 21 points.

Junior point guard Ryan Stratton finished with 19 points in his first game since the Rams’ Dec. 16 season opener. Old Saybrook was missing two starters from the lineup.

“I was proud of the way we played,” coach Chris Perras said. “We competed hard, and as many adjustments that we made, Morgan had an answer for it. They just hit 3 after 3 and ultimately we couldn’t catch up.”

OLD SAYBROOK (2-1)
Ajdin Cecunjanin 2 0-0 5, Josh Lech 1 0-0 3, Riley Lawson 8 4-7 21, Ryan Stratton 7 2-4 19, Aaron Tolve 3 3-5 9. Totals: 21 9-16 57.

MORGAN (3-3)
Drew Nye 7 1-2 20, Cooper Galdenzi 8 0-1 19, Tim McComiskey 2 0-0 6, Alex Fratamico 4 0-4 9, Connor Duffy 4 4-5 12, Cam Johnson 0 1-2 1, Eddie Dwake 2 0-0 4, Ben McDonnell 2 1-2 5. Totals: 29 7-16 76.

Score By Quarters
Old Saybrook….11 16 17 13–57
Morgan…………..22 20 20 14–76

3-pointers: Old Saybrook–Stratton 3, Cecunjanin 1, Lawson 1, Lech 1; Morgan–Nye 5, Galdenzi 3, McComiskey 2, Fratamico 1.
Up next: Old Saybrook vs. Portland, Wednesday, 7; Morgan vs. Old Lyme, Friday, 7.

In other boys basketball games Monday:

East Hartford 66, Middletown 61

EAST HARTFORD (3-4)
Favour Okeke 5 1-1 14, Elijah Serrano 0 0-1 0, Zander Robinson 3 5-6 11, Chris Lomax 0 5-6 5, Dom Laduca 6 3-3 20, Jaze James 3 1-2 8, Justin Victorin 0 1-2 1, Josh Ikechukwu 2 0-0 4, Chris Brown 0 3-3 3. Totals: 19 19-29 66.

MIDDLETOWN (2-2)
Chace Petgrave 4 0-0 9, Matt Steuerwald 3 0-0 8, Tim Vaughters 0 1-3 1, Elijah Wilborn 11 6-11 28, Marshall Butler 3 0-0 9, Caiden Byrd 2 0-0 5, Dariyon Drake 0 1-2 1, Omar Gutierrez 0 0-0 0, Quadir Murphy 0 0-0 0. Totals: 23 8-16 61.

Score By Quarters
East Hartford….6  20 22 18–66
Middletown……13 12 15 21–61

3-pointers: East Hartford–Laduca 5, Okeke 3, James 1; Middletown–Butler 3, Steuerwald 2, Petgrave 1, Byrd 1.
Up next: Middletown at Berlin, Thursday, 6:45.

Amity 54, Xavier 51

AMITY (5-0)
Micah Morgan 7 3-6 22, Nate Simon 4 0-0 9, Jack Pretlove 0 5-7 5, Colby O’Connor 3 0-0 8, Martin Zhang 2 1-2 6, Scott Lowder 1 0-0 2, Chance Starrett 1 0-0 2. Totals: 18 9-15 54.

XAVIER (3-4)
John Carrozzella 1 0-0 2, Ethan Bessoni 1 0-0 2, Colby Ciampi 3 0-0 6, Vik Vakati 1 0-0 3, Anthony Parker 5 8-8 21, Richie Rivers 3 6-6 12, Aidan Driscoll 2 1-2 5. Totals: 16 15-16 51.

Score By Quarters
Amity…..15 10 15 14–54
Xavier….12 13  9 17–51

3-pointers: Amity–Morgan 5, O’Connor 2, Simon 1, Zhang 1; Xavier–Parker 3, Vakati 1.
Up next: Xavier at Cheshire, Friday, 7pm.

Old Lyme 66, Haddam-Killingworth 48

Jacob Ritchie scored 20 points, and John Almy and Caden Monte had 19 points and 6 rebounds apiece to power Old Lyme in the Shoreline Conference game. Ritchie had a game-high 7 steals for Old Lyme.

“A strong second quarter gave us the energy we needed,” Wildcats coach Ken Beeman said, “and the boys carried the momentum throughout the rest of the game.”

H-K (0-6)
Joe Giaccone 1 0-0 3, Ryan Erskine 2 0-0 6, Lucas Kamoen 1 0-0 2, Blake Kamoen 6 0-0 12, Andrew Crayton 4 0-0 10, Callen Powers 6 0-0 15. Totals: 20 0-0 48.

OLD LYME (3-3)
John Almy 8 0-0 19, Jacob Ritchie 8 2-3 20, Caden Monte 8 3-3 19, Calvin Monte 3 0-0 6, Reese Maguire 0 0-0 0. Totals: 27 5-6 66.

Score By Quarters
H-K……….16 12 10 10–48
Old Lyme.18 19 16 13–66

3-pointers: HK–Powers 3, Crayton 2, Erskine 2, Giaccone 1; Old Lyme–Almy 3, Ritchie 2.
Up next: H-K at Wheeler, Thursday; 7:30; Old Lyme at Norwich Tech, Wednesday, 6:30.

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Mercy 47, Amity 33

AMITY (3-4)
Mere Laskowski 1 0-0 2, Jayne Whitman 5 0-0 13, Jill Barnes 2 0-0 5, Sarah Granados 1 4-4 6, Lucci Dottori 1 2-3 4, Mackenize Martin 0 0-1 0, Virian Cain 1 1-3 3. Totals: 11 7-11 33.

MERCY (3-2)
Avery Kohs 1 0-0 3, Sophie Hedge 4 3-4 13, Ava Giansiracusa 6 1-2 15, Melina Ford 2 0-2 4, Winnie Ciccarello 2 1-2 5, Lily Schoonmaker 1 0-0 2, Mercedes Artatz 2 0-0 5. Totals: 18 5-10 47.

Score By Quarters
Amity….3   7  8 15–33
Mercy..15 15 6 11–47

3-pointers: Amity: Whitman 3, Barnes 1; Mercy–Hedge 2, Giansiracusa 2, Kohs 1, Artatz 1.
Up next: Mercy at Sheehan, Wednesday, 6pm.

Morgan 52, Old Saybrook 31

MORGAN (2-4)
Maeve Madura 3 0-0 7, Caeley Ayer 4 2-2 12, Ava Johnson 4 1-4 11, Sofie Passante 3 0-0 6 Victoria O’Neill 1 0-0 3, Katie Martin 4 0-0 8, AJ Luke 1 0-0 3, Ava Zirlis 1 0-0 2. Totals: 21 3-6 52.

OLD SAYBROOK (2-4)
Breleigh Cooke 2 0-0 4, Alex Ling 2 0-0 4, Sophia Barker 3 0-2 6, Mackenna Cooke 0 3-4 3, Cassie Johnson 3 0-0 6, Beldina Feratovic 2 1-4 6, Sanai Baker 0 0-0 0, Meghan Wilcox 1 0-0 2. Totals: 13 4-10 31.

Score By Quarters
Morgan……….18 10 11 14–52
Old Saybrook..6  8  7  10–31

3-pointers: Morgan– Ayer 2, Johnson 2, Madura 1, O’Neill 1, Luke 1; Old Saybrook–Feratovic 1.
Of note: O’Neill had 6 rebounds and 5 blocks for the Huskies, and Ayer had 5 assists.
Up next: Morgan vs. Amistad, Wednesday, 7; Old Saybrook at North Branford, Friday, 7.

Old Lyme 36, Haddam-Killingworth 20

OLD LYME (3-2)
Ava Roth 2 0-0 5, Kate Walsh 3 0-0 6, Ali Kyle 7 0-0 15, Alexis Fenton 2 0-0 4, Grace Zembruski 1 0-1 2, Megan Loflin 1 0-0 2. Totals: 16 0-1 36.

H-K (0-5)
Kaleigh Bodak 3 0-1 6, Cheyenne LaTouche 4 0-0 8, Audra Yazmer 2 0-0 4, Keira Czarkowski 0 0-0 0, Ava Ramino 1 0-0 2, Ana Garcia 0 0-0 0. Totals: 10 0-0 20.

Score By Quarters
Old Lyme….2 10 14 10–36
H-K………….6 10   4  0–20

3-pointers: Old Lyme–Roth 1, Kyle 1.
Of note: LaTouche grabbed 10 rebounds and had 2 steals for the Cougars.
Up next: Old Lyme vs. Lyman Memorial, Wednesday, 7pm; H-K at Hale-Ray, Friday, 6.

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