BASKING RIDGE, NJ -- Senior guard Sophie Beneventine scored 24 points, including the 1,000th of her career, for the Ridge High School girls basketball team Thursday night.
Beneventine, who will play at Division 1 Boston University next year, needed 13 points to reach her milestone. Ridge lost to Morris Catholic, 52-49, in a game that was close throughout.
Senior guard Taylor Smith finished with 13 points for the Red Devils (17-6). Smith also has more than 1,000 career points, playing two seasons at Kinnelon High School and two at Ridge.
The 24 points were a season high for Beneventine, who has been a starter for the Ridge varsity since the first game of her freshman season.