Senior guard Shadae Bushay lit up the box score with a triple-double Tuesday night to lead the Middletown girls basketball team to its eighth straight win, 61-49 over Sheehan at LaBella-Sullivan Gymnasium.

Bushay’s feat was a career first as she posted 27 points, 11 rebounds and 10 steals for the 10th-ranked Blue Dragons (15-2), who won for the second time in as many nights.

Middletown’s leading scorer Tyah Pettaway finished with 20 points. The Dragons have three regular-season games to go — two more at home this week — ahead of the CCC tournament, which starts next week.

SHEEHAN (11-8)
Molly Smolenski 2 1 7, Ella Dorsey 3 0 7, Reilly Hunter 1 0 2, Madison DiPasquale 4 0 9, Darla Jagrosse 5 2 12, Liv Cassesse 5 0 12. Totals: 20 3 49.

MIDDLETOWN (15-2)
Shalyn Smith 1 3 5, Jada Bryant 2 2 6, Alexa DeSena 1 0 2, Tyah Pettaway 9 1 20, Tajahnae Brock 0 0 0, Shadae Bushay 12 2 27, Kaila Torres 0 1 1, Bryonna Bell 0 0 0. Totals: 25 9 61.

3-pointers: Sheehan–Cassesse 2, Smolenski 2, Dorsey 1, DiPasquale 1; Middletown–Bushay 1, Pettaway 1.
Up next: Middletown vs. Amistad, Wednesday, 5:30.

In other girls basketball games Tuesday:

Old Lyme 40, Westbrook 27

Senior Jami Sacco scored 14 points, including the 1,000th of her four-year varsity career, for the Knights. She also contributed 11 rebounds, 5 blocks, 2 assists and 2 steals.

OLD LYME (9-7)
Ava Roth 2 0 4, Kate Walsh 1 1 3, Ali Kyle 2 3 8, Alexis Fenton 6 0 14, Megan Loflin 3 5 11. Totals: 14 9 40

WESTBROOK (7-9)
Jami Sacco 5 1 15, Adrianna Stranieri 2 1 6, Leticia Pires 0 1 1, Gianni Salisbury 2 1 5. Totals: 9 4 27.

Score By Quarters
Old Lyme……8  8 13 11–40
Westbrook…14 5   6   2–27

3-pointers: Old Lyme–Fenton 2, Kyle 1; Westbrook–Sacco 4, Stranieri 1.
Up next: Old Lyme at Hale-Ray, Wednesday, 7; Westbrook at Hale-Ray, Thursday, 6.

Valley Regional 55, Haddam-Killingworth 28

H-K (4-12)
Cheyenne Latouche 0 0 0, Ella Commerford 0 0 0, Julia Favalora 5 3 13, Kaleigh Bodak 5 1 11, Ana Garcia 1 0 2, Audra Yazmer 0 0 0, Ella Geissler 0 0 0, Ava Ramino 1 0 2, Breanna Lonergan 0 0 0, Margaret Robinson  0 0 0, Kaleigh Nelligan 0 0 0, Caley Napoletano 0 0 0, Seanna Rumemar 0 0 0, Kaley Arbone 0 0 0, Annabella Zajac 0 0 0. Totals: 12 4 28.

VALLEY REGIONAL (14-2)
Ava Cunningham 1 1 3, Abby Bradbury 8 2 21, Bitzy Klomp 1 0 2, Liz Allen 1 1 3, Olivia Cunningham 2 0 4, Siena Schaller 2 0 4, Lily Grow 5 1 11, Regan Grow 3 1 7, Rubee Cecchini 0 0 0. Totals: 23 6 55.

Score By Quarters
H-K…….8  4  8  8–28
Valley..12 12 20 11–55

3-pointers: Valley–Bradbury 3.
Up next: H-K at Immaculate, Wednesday, 6:30; Valley vs. Cromwell, Thursday, 6.

Portland 52, Old Saybrook 31

PORTLAND (4-10)
Tara Fitzgibbons 1 0 2, Izzy McClelland 1 0 2, Hannah Brunk 6 3 15, Allison Scott 0 0 0, Kendra Schoeps 4 0 8, Morganne Pineda 4 2 10, Sam Lasky 7 1 15. Totals: 23 6 52.

OLD SAYBROOK (3-12)
Breleigh Cooke 1 1 3, Alex Ling 0 0 0, Nora Kulmann 2 0 6, Beldina Feratovic 3 1 7, Sophia Barker 0 0 0, MacKenna Cooke 1 0 2, Kylie Lake 2 4 8, Cassie Johnson 0 1 1, Ella Hagelston 1 1 4. Totals 10 8 31.

Score By Quarters
Portland………15 11 12 14–52
Old Saybrook..6   9 13   3–31

3-pointers: Old Saybrook–Kulmann 2, Hagelston 1.
Up next: Old Saybrook vs. Ledyard, Wednesday, 5; Portland vs. Coginchaug, Friday, 7.

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