BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The East Brunswick girls volleyball team's highly successful 2016 season came to an end on Monday.

Top-seeded Bridgewater-Raritan defeated eighth-seeded East Brunswick, 25-13, 25-13, in the Group 4 quarterfinals of the state tournament. Samantha Balsamo finished with six assists and four digs for the Bears, who concluded their campaign at 26-3.

Kayla Benesz totaled two kills and three assists, Emilie Chinchar had a pair of blocks, and Celina Zhou came through with four kills and three digs for East Brunswick.