NORTH CALDWELL, NJ - The West Essex girls basketball team scored 22 points in the first quarter and built an 18-point lead by halftime en route to a 47-25 victory over Glen Ridge on Thursday.

Lilly James scored 15 points to lead West Essex, which led, 22-13, after one quarter.

Danica DeFrank finished with 14 points and Brielle Krause grabbed 12 rebounds for West Essex, which also limited Glen Ridge to two points in the final quarter.