LIVINGSTON, NJ -- Livingston survived a late rally by Verona to hang on for a 53-49 boys basketball victory Thursday night.

Evan Goldenstein scored 18 points for the Lancers (8-4), who led, 44-32, after three quarters before Verona charged back to pull within four.

Jack Ernst finished with nine points and Abe Rimatzki had seven points for Livingston, which led, 30-21, at halftime.