EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -- The East Brunswick girls basketball team advanced in the preliminary round of the Greater Middlesex Conference Tournament with a 59-20 victory over Piscatawway Tech on Monday.

Brianna Sliwinski scored 15 points for East Brunswick (10-12), which shut out Piscataway Tech in establishing an 18-0 lead after one quarter.

Tamea El added 10 points and Erin Cosio scored eight for the Bears, who built their lead up to 34 points by halftime. East Brunswick will play at Calvary Christian in Old Bridge in the round-of-16 on Wednesday.