Pictured: Abby Bradbury, shown in a game earlier this season, led the Warriors’ scoring efforts Saturday.

Each time the Valley Regional girls basketball team has ventured outside Shoreline Conference play, coach Jaimie Bickelhaupt’s Warriors have been successful.

And Saturday was no exception.

The undefeated Warriors beat another opponent on the road, Somers, 41-37 in a close game throughout. Junior guard Abby Bradbury scored 19 points, junior forward Olivia Cunningham had 10 and Liz Allen added 8 in Valley’s ninth win of the season.

Despite the loss, Somers still owns the best record in the NCCC at 7-2. Sydney Cassidy led the Spartans with 19 points.

Valley beat a now six-win Granby team, also a member of the NCCC, in late December. And last weekend, the Warriors defeated CCC member Northwest Catholic by five in West Hartford.

“That was a great picked-up game for us,” said Bickelhaupt. Northwest’s coach, Alison Connors, and Bickelhaupt were one-time teammates at Springfield College. Connors initiated the conversation about a crossover game, which only helps Valley with its preparations for a postseason run.

The Warriors have a final out-of-conference remaining on Jan. 29 against Fitch of Groton. The ECC’s Falcons are 9-3 overall.

VALLEY REGIONAL (9-0)
Ava Cunningham 0 0 0, Abby Bradbury 6 3 19, Bitzy Klomp 1 0 2, Liz Allen 2 4 8, Olivia Cunningham 5 0 10, Sharmel Rivera 0 0 0, Siena Schaller 1 0 2, Regan Grow 0 0 0, Rubee Cecchini 0 0 0, Emma Gibson 0 0 0. Totals 15 7 41.

SOMERS (7-2)
Sydney Cassidy 7 3 19, Deidre Dalessio 1 2 4, Devon Dalessio 0 0 0, Shea Cassidy 0 0 0, Eliana Wood 3 3 10, Taylor Illuzzi 0 0 0, Grace Majowicz 2 0 4, Erin Donohue 0 0 0. Totals: 13 8 37.

Score By Quarters
Valley……9 13 9 10–41
Somers..12  6 10 9–37

3-pointers: Valley–Bradbury 4; Somers–Cassidy 2, Wood 1.
Up next: Valley vs. Hale-Ray, Tuesday, 6pm.

Old Lyme 36, Old Saybrook 18

OLD LYME (5-4)
Ava Roth 2 0 4, Kate Walsh 4 5 13, Melanie Warren 3 1 7, Ali Kyle 2 4 8, Kelly Sheehan 0 1 1, Megan Loflin 1 1 3. Totals: 12 12 36.

OLD SAYBROOK (2-8)
Breleigh Cooke 4 3 11, Alex Ling 1 0 2, Nora Kulmann 0 0 0, Beldina Feratovic 1 0 2, Sophia Barker 0 0 0, Cassie Johnson 1 1 3, MacKenna Cooke 0 0 0, Ayla D’Anna 0 0 0, Sanai Baker 0 0 0, Ella Hagelston 0 0 0, Kylie Lake 0 0 0. Totals: 7 4 18.

Score By Quarters
Old Lyme……14 11 4 7–36
Old Saybrook..4 5 2 7–18

3-pointers: None.
Of note: Roth had 7 rebounds for the Wildcats, while Loflin had 4 steals and 4 blocks.
Up next: Old Lyme at Cromwell, Tuesday, 7; Old Saybrook at East Hampton, Tuesday, 7.

Bishop Guertin (N.H.) 53, Mercy 31

MERCY (7-3)
Avery Kohs 0 0-0 0, Sophie Hedge 4 3-4 11, Kate Donlan 1 0-2 2, Ava Giansiracusa 1 5-8 7, Melina Ford 3 0-0 6,
Winnie Ciccarello 1 0-0 3, Mercedes Artaiz 0 2-5 2. Totals: 10 10-19 31.

BISHOP GUERTIN (11-2)
Brooke Paquette 3 8-9 16, Dara Ochieng 0 2-2 2, Molly Smith 1 0-1 2, Adriana dela Vega 0 2-2 2, Olivia Murray 6 3-4 17, Kate Daley 1 0-0 2, Catelynn Wheeler 2 2-3 6, Brooke Muller 1 1-2 3, Maddy Bowen 1 1-2 3. Totals: 15 19-25 53.

Score By Quarters
Mercy………………..4   6 10  11–31
Bishop Guertin….13 13 12 15 –53

3-pointers: Mercy-Ciccarello 1; Bishop Guertin–Paquette 2, Murray 2.
Up next: Mercy vs. Cheshire, Tuesday, 7.

BOYS BASKETBALL

Cromwell 43, Valley Regional 31

VALLEY REGIONAL (5-6)
Di’Angelo Jean-Pierre 3 1 7, Andrew Yermenson 2 0 6, Sam Hutchinson 0 0 0, James Marsden 2 1 6, Saagar Patel 2 5 10, Brayden Shea 1 0 2. Totals: 10 7 31.

CROMWELL (8-0)
Gianluca Albert 8 2 20, Louis Friend 1 0 2, Victor Payne 3 0 9, JJ Feehan 2 6 10, Jake Salafia 2 0 4, Logan Mure 0 0 0. Totals: 16 8 43.

Score By Quarters
Valley………9 10 7  5–31
Cromwell.11 11 9 12–43

3-pointers: Valley–Yermenson 2, Marsden 1, Patel 1; Cromwell–Payne 3, Albert 2.
Of note: Jean-Pierre had 7 assists for the Warriors.
Up next: Valley at Hale-Ray, Tuesday, 7; Cromwell at Old Lyme, Tuesday, 7.

Stonington 80, Old Saybrook 63

Senior forward Aaron Tolve scored a season-high 30 points for the Rams in their out-of-Shoreline game against the host Bears.

OLD SAYBROOK (5-3)
Wes Nobile 2 0-0 4, Jake Butler 1 0-0 2, Riley Lawson 1 0-0 2, Ryan Stratton 6 1-2 14, Auggie Albert 4 3-4 11, Aaron Tolve 11 5-6 30. Totals: 25 9-12 63.

STONINGTON (6-3)
Dorian White 7 3-4 18, Drew Johnson 2 0-0 4, Cam Hinchey 7 0-0 18, Wynn Hammond 2 0-0 6, Luke Lowry 3 2-2 9, Cole Devoe 2 0-0 4, Nate Cyr 7 2-2 17, Jackson Bernard 1 0-0 2, Aaron Lopresto 1 0-0 2. Totals: 32 7-8 80.

Score By Quarters
Old Saybrook….16 13 21 13–63
Stonington………32 18 16 14–80

3-pointers: Old Saybrook–Tolve 3, Stratton 1; Stonington–Hinchey 4, Lowry 2, Cyr 1, Hammond 1, White 1.
Up next: Old Saybrook vs. East Hampton, Tuesday, 7.

Morgan 60, North Branford 20

NORTH BRANFORD (2-7)
Drew Girardi 1 0 2, Jack Meehan 1 0 2, John Onofrio 1 2 5, Jake Saldutti 1 2 4, Ben Stegina 1 2 4, Jordan DeJesus 0 1 1, CJ Cameron 1 0 2. Totals: 6 7-8 20.

MORGAN (6-4)
Drew Nye 4 0 9, Cooper Galdenzi 3 0 7, Tim McComiskey 1 0 3, Alex Fratamico 5 0 10, Connor Duffy 4 0 8, Cam Johnson 1 0 3, Eddie Dwake 1 2 4, Ben McDonnell 1 0 2, Michael Fragola 2 0 4, Matt Reed 1 0 2, Robby Estabrook 2 0 6, Ryan Donadio 1 0 2. Totals: 26 2-5 60.

Score By Quarters
North Branford……2  7   5   6–20
Morgan……………16 14 18 12–60

3-pointers: North Branford-Onofrio 1; Morgan–Estabrook 2, Nye 1, Galdenzi 1, McComiskey 1, Johnson 1.
Up next: Morgan vs. Westbrook, Tuesday, 7; North Branford vs. Coginchaug, Tuesday, 7.

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