EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The East Brunswick girls basketball team closed with a rush to rally for a 43-36 victory over Monroe Tuesday night.

Nicole Johnson scored 13 points for East Brunswick (11-8), which finished the game on a 17-6 run to erase a four-point deficit.

Brianna Sliwinski scored eight points for the Bears, who trailed, 24-19, at halftime. East Brunswick avenged a 54-43 loss to Monroe in January.