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Gov. Livingston Girls Basketball Ignites With Victory Over Pt. Pleasant Boro, 48-45

Head Coach Ritter leads team to win at the Metro Classic Tournament  Credits: Tom Soranno
Courney Osieja draws the foul with her strong drive to the hoop. Credits: Tom Soranno
Lauren Soranno drives for a layup as GL Head Coach Ritter and fans watch. Credits: Tom Soranno
Katie Reilly takes a good look for an open teammate. Credits: Tom Soranno
Hayley Berliner finds an open lane. Credits: Tom Soranno
GL High Scorer, Courntey Osieja battles for two points. Credits: Tom Soranno
Jenny Pires sets up a play. Credits: Tom Soranno
Sara Dilly gets some air to take the jump to start the games' overtime. Credits: Tom Soranno
At the end of overtime GL Girls win 48-45.  While Courney Osieja was high scorer for GL.  Scoring was balanced among the GL players. Credits: Tom Soranno

UNION, NJ - Coach Rob Ritter earns his first win as Gov. Livingston's interim girls basketball coach on Saturday as the Lady Highlanders (9-13) held off Pt. Pleasant  Boro (12-9) in overtime, 48-45 at the Varsity Classic at Kean University.

Gov. Livingston junior Courtney Osieja had a tremendous game leading the Lady Highlanders with a team high 13 points in the victory. Sara Dilly, Jenny Pires and Lauren Soranno each contributed 9 points a piece with Hayley Berliner scoring 8 points.

The Lady Highlanders will attempt to continue their winning spark in the first round of the UCIAC Tournament at Jonathan Dayton on Tuesday, Feb. 18 at 7 p.m.

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