The Shelton High boys basketball team dropped an 80-70 decision to Bunnell of Stratford in the first round of the Masuk Holiday Tournament in Monroe on Thursday.

It was the fourth straight game that the Bulldogs (4-0) reached the 80-point mark.

Ben Malay scored 19 points for the Gaels (3-2), who will play host Masuk High (0-3) in the consolation game today at 5:15.

Christian Federici scored 15 points, Casey Belade had 14, Chris Pawlowski nine and Craig Packnick eight.

Maasuk lost 83-53 to Norwalk (4-1) in the first round.