BASKING RIDGE, NJ - Defense carried the Ridge girls basketball team to a 34-20 victory over Immaculata Tuesday night.

Ridge (1-1) shut Immaculata out during a 6-0 first quarter and held the Spartans to just three buckets in the first three quarters, after which the Red Devils led, 17-7.

Sam Weyrauch and Ava Haiback each scored nine points and Kristin Miscia scored eight for Ridge.