SOMERSET, NJ -- The Ridge boys basketball team scored 35 points in the second half to pull away for a 52-38 victory over Franklin Tuesday night.

Sophomore center Jayden Hylton scored 16 points and grabbed 17 rebounds, and senior guard Nate Herrera also scored 16 points for Ridge (12-7), which won its fifth consecutive game.

Gavin Kreitz finished with nine points for the Red Devils, who are 9-2 in their last 11 games. Ridge is allowing 46.5 points per game over that stretch, including less than 40 points allowed in three of its last four games.