MONTGOMERY, NJ -- The Hunterdon Central boys basketball team built a 14-point lead after a quarter and went on to a 44-33 victory over Montgomery Thursday night.

Matt Ciszkowski scored 11 points for the Red Devils (10-8), who opened a 17-3 lead after one quarter and led, 24-15, at halftime.

Brian Johansson finished with 10 points and Charles Gillikin scored nine for Hunterdon Central. The Red Devils will host Vernon in the first round of the Hunterdon-Sussex-Warren Tournament on Saturday.