BASKING RIDGE, NJ - The Ridge girls basketball team handed East Brunswick just its second loss of the season, 47-39, Thursday afternoon.

Sophie Beneventine scored 13 points for Ridge (13-8), which pulled away from a 24-21 halftime lead. Maddy West scored 12 points for the Red Devils, who won their third straight decision.

Brianna Sliwinski and Alyssa Bondi each scored 10 points for East Brunswick (17-2), which played its second game in a row without leading scorer Nicole Johnson. Both of East Brunswick's losses have come against Somerset County opponents. The Bears lost to Bridgewater-Raritan in January.