Mercy won for the seventh time in eight games Wednesday night as Sophie Hedge scored a game-high 17 points in a 52-24 Southern Connecticut Conference win over host Cheshire.

MERCY (14-4)
Avery Kohs 0 0-0 0, Sophie Hedge 7 0-0 17, Kate Donlan 2 0-0 5, Ava Giansiracusa 3 4-5 11, Melina Ford 3 0-0 6, Winnie Ciccarello 2 0-0 4, Lily Schoonmaker 1 0-0 2, Caelyn McMahon-Egan 1 0-0 3, Mercedes Artaiz 1 0-0 2, Jasmine Mendez 1 0-0 2. Totals: 21 4-5 52.

CHESHIRE (8-9)
Grace Lurz 3 1-1 8, Jenna Stickney 0 3-4 3, Taylor Fitzgerald 2 0-0 4, Ella Kulas 0 1-2 1, Eva Catalanotto 1 1-2 3, Anna Hurlburt 1 0-0 2. Totals: 8 6-9 24.

Score By Quarters
Mercy…….17 9 20 6–52
Cheshire….4 6  8  6–24

3-pointers: Mercy–Hedge 3, Donlan 1, Giansiracusa 1, McMahon-Egan 1; Cheshire–Lurz 1.
Up next: Mercy vs. Hillhouse at Xavier, Friday, 5:30.

In other girls basketball games Wednesday:

Middletown 59, Amistad 49

AMISTAD (3-10)
Tatiana Schuler 1 0 3, Destiny Bennett 4 1 9, Neveah Lowery 3 2 9, Typresse Kelly 1 0 2, Analysse King 1 0 3, Lashaya Patterson 4 2 10, Fatema Thomas 1 0 2, Lanian Brock 5 1 11. Totals: 20 6 49.

MIDDLETOWN (16-2)
Jada Bryant 1 0 2, Alexa DeSena 0 0 0, Tyah Pettaway 6 0 13, Jahne Carrenard 0 0 0, Tajahnae Brock 1 3 5, Shadae Bushay 9 1 20, Kaila Torres 4 0 8, Bryonna Bell 0 2 2, Ava Studinski 3 0 9, Cadence Manning 0 0 0. Totals: 24 6 59.

Score By Quarters
Amistad………4 9 14 22–49
Middletown..21 21 12 5–59

3-pointers: Amistad–Schuler 1, Lowery 1, King 1; Middletown–Studinski 3, Pettaway 1, Bushay 1.
Of note: Middletown has a 9-game winning streak.
Up next: Middletown vs. Maloney, Thursday, 6:45.

Coginchaug 47, Suffield 34

COGINCHAUG (8-8)
Hannah Nielsen 0 2-2 2, Serena Fournier 1 0-0 2, Katie Farr 2 3-4 8, Alyssa Woodward 1 0-0 2, Mia Poturnicki 1 1-5 3, Allison Strang 3 2-2 8, Chloe Shafir 8 3-5 22. Totals: 16 11-18 47.

SUFFIELD (9-8)
Jordan Dion 3 2-4 10, Lexi Mailloux 1 0-0 2, Cami Bosco 1 1-2 3, Ava Toomey 1 0-0 2, Georgia Qua 3 0-0 6, Olivia Matthews 3 1-2 7, Lily Johnson 1 2-2 4. Totals: 13 6-10 34.

Score By Quarters
Coginchaug….16 13 8 10–47
Suffield………….9 11  9   5–34

3-pointers: Coginchaug–Shafir 3, Farr 1; Suffield–Dion 2.
Of note: The Blue Devils have won 3 straight to reach .500 after losing 7 straight.
Up next: Coginchaug at Portland, Friday, 7.

Ledyard 45, Old Saybrook 23

LEDYARD (11-6)
Monet Augmon 3 0 6, Aliyah Dautzier 0 0 0, Tallie Williams 3 1 7, Kieara Kirvan 10 1 22, Claire Inyang, Nicole wallter1 0 2, Cierra Bravar 0 1 1. Totals 20 4 45.

OLD SAYBROOK (3-13)
Breleigh Cooke 1 0 3, Alex Ling 3 0 6, Nora Kulmann 0 1 1, Beldina Feratovic 1 0 2, Sophia Barker 1 0 2, MacKenna Cooke 0 0 0, Sanai Baker 0 1 1, Kylie Lake 1 0 2, Cassie Johnson 1 0 2, Meghan Wilcox 0 0 0, Ayla D’Anna 0 0 0, Ella Hagelston1 2 4. Totals 9 4 23.

Score By Quarters
Ledyard……….11 11 5 18–45
Old Saybrook…4 12 4  3–23

3-pointers: Ledyard–Kirvan 1; Old Saybrook–B. Cooke 1.
Up next: Old Saybrook vs. Fitch, Thursday, 7.

Old Lyme 53, Hale-Ray 32

OLD LYME (10-7)
Ava Roth 2 1 7, Kate Walsh 2 0 4, Kanon Oharu 2 0 4, Ali Kyle 2 1 5, Grace Ferman 1 0 2, Alexis Fenton 3 3 11, Kelly Sheehan 3 0 6, Megan Loflin 8 0 16. Totals: 23 5 53.

HALE-RAY (0-15)
Brooke Praskievicz 4 0 11, Makenzie Purdell 4 2 10, Kayla Bartolotta 2 0 4, Julie Anderson 1 0 2, Gabby Aguilera 0 0 0, Jennafaye Haentjens 0 0 0. Totals: 11 4 32.

Score By Quarters
Old Lyme…..23 12 4 14–53
Hale-Ray…….7   9   9  7–32

3-pointers: Old Lyme–Roth 2, Fenton 2; Hale-Ray–Praskievicz 3.
Up next: Old Lyme vs. Hale-Ray, Friday, 6:30; Hale-Ray vs. Westbrook, Thursday, 7.

BOYS BASKETBALL

Joel Barlow 57, Morgan 50

MORGAN (10-5)
Drew Nye 5 1-2 12, Cooper Galdenzi 1 2-2 4, Tim McComiskey 1 0-0 3, Alex Fratamico 7 4-4 19, Connor Duffy 3 2-3 8, Eddie Dwake 2 0-0 4. Totals: 19 9-11 50.

JOEL BARLOW (8-7)
Grayson Vanderburg 3 4-5 10, Sebastian Hurlbut 4 3-4 11, Alex Lach 1 0-0 2, Carter Janki 7 4-6 18, C. Casey 4 4-4 16. Totals: 19 15-19 57.

Score By Quarters
Morgan…..13 11 16 10–50
Barlow……..9 19 11 18–57

3-pointers: Morgan–Nye 1, McComiskey 1, Fratamico 1; Barlow–Casey 4.
Up next: Morgan vs. Valley Regional, Friday, 7.

Ledyard 76, Old Saybrook 37

LEDYARD (8-7)
Albert Franck 1 0 2, Caden Whipple 5 0 11, Peyton Luther 2 0 5, Grant Kennedy 2 0 4, Liam Stahlbush 4 1 13, Ethan Petrowski 1 0 2, Jonah Eddy 2 0 5, Ryan Outlaw 3 4 10, Chris Clauston 2 0 4, Connor Keefe 1 2 4, Dorell Cagle 6 0 14. Totals: 30 7-11 76.

OLD SAYBROOK (9-5)
Riley Lawson 0 1 1, Ryan Stratton 2 0 4, Wes Nobile 0 0 0, Aaron Tolve 8 1 22, Auggie Albert 3 1 7, Noah Grace 1 0 3, Josh Lech 0 0 0, Bradley Kulmann 0 0 0. Totals: 14 3-6 37.

Score By Quarters
Ledyard……….20 23 21 10–76
Old Saybrook…6 14 13   4–37

3-pointers: Ledyard–Stahlbush 4, Cagle 2, Eddy 1, Whipple 1, Luther 1; Old Saybrook–Tolve 5, Grace 1.
Up next: Old Saybrook vs. Westbrook, Friday, 7.

Old Lyme 83, Westbrook 56

The Wildcats’ seniors rose to the occasion on Senior Night, with Jacob Ritchie (23 points, 10 rebounds, 5 assists) leading the way to their win at home over Westbrook. Maverick Swaney (14 points, 4 rebounds), Frank Sablone (11 points, 4 rebounds, 2 steals) and John Almy (10 points, 4 rebounds, 3 assists) also turned in good games, while Sam Mulaney contributed 2 points and 4 assists. Joey Caslin scored 22 points, Bran Naccarato 11 and Sammy Freeman 10 for Westbrook (5-9).

Up next: Old Lyme at Hale-Ray, Friday, 7; Westbrook at Old Saybrook, Friday, 7.

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