The Shelton High boys basketball team defeated Ansonia High, 68-64, in the first round of the Shelton Holiday Tournament on Saturday.

The Gaels will play Derby High in tonight’s final at 7 p.m. The Chargers will play Jonathan Law from Milford in the consolation game at 5.

Casey Belade scored 22 points for Shelton, which took a 36-30 at the half.

Matt Terrasi scored 14 points, Justin Lynch 10 and Jeff Stockmal 10.

Tajik Bagley scored 24 points, Ke’Juan Gordon 16 and Angel Falero 15 for Ansonia.