Gaelettes win in overtime, make states

The Shelton High girls basketball team qualified for both the SCC playoffs and the state tournament with a 59-48 overtime victory over visiting Sheehan of Wallingford on Tuesday.

Alyssa Eannotti scored 21 points and grabbed 16 rebounds to pace the Gaelettes (8-10).

Megan Burke had 16 points, Jessica Wilm seven and Nicole Beard.

Shelton made 17-of-23 free throws.

The Gaelettes led 25-21 at the half before the Titans tied things at 40 heading into the final period.

Shelton took the extra session, 13-2.