Tyah Pettaway led all scorers with 26 points and Middletown blitzed Bristol Eastern in the third quarter to come away with a 66-48 CCC girls basketball victory Tuesday night at LaBella-Sullivan Gymnasium.

Shalyn Smith contributed 14 points in her return to the Middletown lineup and Shadae Bushay added 12 as the Blue Dragons got back on a winning track following last week’s home loss to Berlin.

All-State performer Ciara Collins led the Lancers (3-4) with 23 points and Vanessa Drury chipped in with 12.

BRISTOL EASTERN (3-4)
Taigan Parent 3 0 8, Vanessa Drury 5 1 11, Ciara Collins 10 3 23, Leah Roy 0 0 0, Janessa Gonzalez 0 4 4. Totals: 18 8 48.

MIDDLETOWN (8-2)
Shalyn Smith 6 1 14, Jada Bryant 1 1 3, Alexa DeSena 3 0 7, Tyah Pettaway 11 2 26, Tajahnae Brock 1 0 2, Shadae Bushay 4 4 12, Kaila Torres 1 0 2, Bryonna Bell 0 0 0. Totals: 27 8 66.

Score By Quarters
Bristol Eastern…..10 18 9 11–48
Middletown……….22 16 24 4–66

3-Pointers: Bristol Eastern–Parent 2, Collins 2; Middletown–Pettaway 2, DeSena 1, Smith 1.
Up next: Middletown vs. Amistad, Thursday, 5:30pm.

In other girls basketball games Tuesday:

Haddam-Killingworth 51, Coginchaug 46 (OT)

COGINCHAUG (5-3)
Sophie Farr 1 0-0 3, Serena Fournier 2 2-8 6, Katie Farr 5 1-4 11, Mia Poturnicki 3 1-2 7, Allison Strang 2 0-0 4, Chloe Shafir 5 4-7 15. Totals 18 8-21 46.

H-K (2-7)
Cheyenne LaTouche 5 1-4 11, Ella Commerford 1 0-0 3, Julia Favalora 6 4-6 18, Kaleigh Bodak 2 3-7 7, Audra Yazmer 0 3-4 3, Ana Garcia 2 0-0 4, Ava Ramino 2 1-2 5. Totals: 18 12-24 51.

Score By Quarters
Coginchaug….11 9 10 12 4–46
Haddam-Kill….10 9 11 15 9–51

3-pointers: Coginchaug–S. Farr 1, Shafir 1; H-K–Favalora 3, Commerford 1.
Of note: LaTouche had the first double-double of her career with 11 points and 21 rebounds. As a team, H-K had 11 steals and 9 assists.
Up next: Coginchaug at Morgan, Friday, 7; H-K vs. Westbrook, Friday, 7.

Valley Regional 59, Old Saybrook 25

OLD SAYBROOK (2-6)
Ayla D’Anna 0 0 0, Ellie Pennington 0 0 0, Cassie Johnson 0 0 0, Belinda Feratovic 0 1 1, Breleigh Cooke 4 2 11, Ella Hagelston 2 0 5, Alexandra Ling 0 0 0, Sinai Baker 0 0 0, Nora Kulmann 0 0 0, Sophia Barker 1 1 3, McKenna Cooke 0 0 0, Meghan Wilcox 0 0 0, Kylie Lake 2 1 5. Totals: 9 5 25.

VALLEY REGIONAL (8-0)
Ava Cunningham 0 0 0, Abby Bradbury 9 2 25, Bitzy Klomp 2 0 4, Liz Allen 2 0 4, Olivia Cunningham 7 2 16, Sharmel Rivera 0 0 0, Siena Schaller 2 1 5, Regan Grow 2 1 5, Rubee Cecchini 0 0 0, Emma Gibson 0 0 0. Totals 24 6 59.

Score By Quarters
Old Saybrook……3 7 7 8–25
Valley Regional..12 21 5 21–59

3-pointers: Old Saybrook–Cooke 1, Hagelston 1; Valley–Bradbury 5.
Up next: Valley Regional vs. Old Lyme, Thursday, 4; Old Saybrook vs. Cromwell, Friday, 7.

Cromwell 57, Portland 19

CROMWELL (5-1)
Kayla Nappi 0 1-2 1, Grace Mikan 3 0-0 8, Cameryn Hickey 2 0-0 4, Jessica Grodzicki 9 0-0 20, Brynn Kovacs 0 0-0 0, Nevaeh Clark 2 1-1 5, Adela Cecunjanin 9 0-0 19, Annika Peters 0 0-0 0. Totals: 25 2-3 57.

PORTLAND (1-7)
Mckayla Wilk 1 0-0 3, Tara Fitzgibbons 1 0-0 2, Isabelle McClelland 1 0-0 2, Hannah Brunk 1 2-2 4, Allison Scott 0 0-0 0, Kendra Schoeps 2 2-2 6, Sam Lasky 1 0-0 2, Rowan Bell 0 0-0 0, Mia Lipinski 0 0-0 0, Jamie Lasky 0 0-0 0, Leah May 0 0-0 0. Totals: 7 4-8 19.

Score By Quarters
Cromwell….14 16 12 15–57
Portland…….5   4   5   5–19

3-pointers: Portland–Wilk 1; Cromwell–Mikan 2, Grodzicki 2, Cecunjanin 1.
Of note: Grodzicki had 7 rebounds and 7 assists to go with her game-high 20 points. Sam Lasky had 10 boards for the Highlanders.
Up next: Cromwell vs. Newington, Thursday, 7; Portland at East Hampton, Friday, 7.

Mercy 54, Hillhouse 46

MERCY (7-2)
Avery Kohs 3 1-2 8, Sophie Hedge 6 2-4 16, Kate Donlan 1 0-0 3, Ava Giansiracusa 5 2-2 15, Melina Ford 3 1-2 7, Caelyn McMahon-Egan 1 0-0 3, Mercedes Artaiz 1 0-2 2. Totals: 20 6-12 54.

HILLHOUSE (5-5)
Ryan Young 2 0-0 4, Dillyn Boyd 3 2-2 10, Nielle Reaves 6 2-2 15, T’aija Lloyd 1 2-4 4, Trinity Moody 5 2-5 12, A’Lice Bradley 0 1-2 1. Totals: 17 9-15 46.

Score By Quarters
Mercy……..14 6 17 17–54
Hillhouse..12 11 6 17–46

3-pointers: Mercy–Giansiracusa 3, Hedge 2, Donlan 1, Kohs 1, McMahon-Egan 1; Hillhouse–Boyd 2, Reaves 1.
Up next: Mercy at Bishop Guertin (New Hampshire), Saturday, 3.

East Hampton 50, Westbrook 20

EAST HAMPTON (9-1)
Amber Murphy 2 0 4, Olivia DeMartino 4 0 11, Katherine Searles 0 0 0, Liana Salamone 7 4 19, Delaney Russell 0 0 0, Jackie Russell 3 3 11, Gabby Wiesner 0 0 0, Jordan Murphy 1 0 2, Katie Ireland 1 0 3, Madison Yorker 0 0 0, Liz MacDonald 0 0 0. Totals: 18 7 50.

WESTBROOK (5-4)
Jami Sacco 4 1 11, Gianni Salisbury 0 0 0, Leticia Pires 3 0 7, Adrianna Stranieri 0 0 0, Alex Zanzalari 0 0 0, Allison Braieczski 1 0 2, Olivia Palumbo 0 0 0. Totals: 8 1 20.

Score By Quarters
East Hampton….12 10 18 10
Westbrook…………6 2 5 7–20

3-pointers: East Hampton–DeMartino 3, J. Russell 2, Salamone 1, Ireland 1; Westbrook–Sacco 2, Pires 1.
Up next: East Hampton vs. Portland, Friday, 7; Westbrook vs. Norwich Tech, Wednesday, 7.

Morgan 50, Hale-Ray 27

HALE-RAY (0-6)
Brooke Praskievicz 4 6-8 17 Kayla Bartolotta 0 0-0 0 Nicole Sikorski 0 0-0 0, Gabby Aguilera 3 0-0 6, Jenna Faye Haentjens 2 0-0 4. Totals: 9 6-8 27.

MORGAN (5-4)
Caeley Ayer 5 2-2 13, Eva O’Sullivan 2 0-0 6, Ava Johnson 5 4-4 16, Katie Martin 2 1-2 5, Sofie Passante 4 0-0 10. Totals: 18 7-8 50.

Score By Quarters
Hale-Ray…..5 9 9 4–27
Morgan….16 9 16 9–50

3-pointers: Hale-Ray–Praskievicz 3; Morgan–Johnson 2, Passante 2, O’Sullivan 2, Ayer.
Up next: Morgan vs. Coginchaug, Friday, 7; Hale-Ray vs. North Branford, Friday, 7.

North Branford 52, Old Lyme 34

NORTH BRANFORD (7-4)
Hanna Senerchia 2 0 4, Elena Pearson 1 0 2, Braeden LeBeau 11 0 22, Keana Criscuolo 7 3 19, Delaney Norman 2 0 5. Totals: 23 3 52.

OLD LYME (4-4)
Ava Roth 2 0 4, Kate Walsh 4 5 13, Melanie Warren 1 0 2, Ali Kyle 0 2 2, Alexis Fenton 2 0 5, Kelly Sheehan 1 0 2, Megan Loflin 3 0 6. Totals: 13 7 34.

Score By Quarters
North Branford…..13 11 17 11–52
Old Lyme……………8   8   6 12–34

3-pointers: North Branford–Criscuolo 2, Norman 1; Old Lyme–Fenton 1.
Up next: North Branford at Hale-Ray, Friday, 7; Old Lyme at Valley Regional, Thursday, 4.

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