NEWTON, NJ—The Newton High School boys basketball team lost 56-23 against Phillipsburg, when they played them away on Wednesday, January 16.

Alex Stone led the Braves in scoring against the Stateliners' tough defense with seven points.

Kevin Ayoso, Donovan Thomas, and Elijah Lee each contributed four points apiece. Darby Knox had two points, and Jimmy McKeown and Justin Mayhood each had one.

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The Braves made a total of nine 2-pointers and five foul shots throughout the game against Phillipsburg.

The Newton High School boys basketball team is 3-9 overall this season and currently sits in fifth place in the division standings with a record of 1-3.

Newton will host Eagle Academy in a night game on Friday, January 18 at Newton High School gym beginning at 7 p.m.

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