HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - After a slow start, the Ridge girls basketball team keeps edging closer to the .500 mark.

The Red Devils defeated Hillsborough, 32-28, Thursday night to improve their record to 7-9 this season. Junior guard Sammy Weyrauch scored a season-high 15 points to lead Ridge.

Ridge has won four of its last five games, and in each of those victories, the Red Devils won by six points or fewer. Ridge also defeated Hillsborough in a close game, 38-36, earlier this month.