WOOD-RIDGE, NJ -- It was the final regular season home game for the six seniors on the Wood-Ridge High School boys basketball team, who were honored at a pre-game ceremony before the game against Secaucus High School.
Amir Lopez, Steve Bergantinos, Zack Callazo, Anthony D'Amico, Lirak Hasangjekaj, and Ryan Connelly, and their families, were recogized before the game.
The game itself was close early on, and the Blue Devils led 8-7 at the 4:40 mark in the first quarter. But Secaucus tied the game on the first of two free throws, and scored the next 14 points in the quarter to lead 22-8 at the end of the first.
Wood-Ridge outscored Secaucus 12-11 in the second quarter. But the second half was all Secaucus, outscoring the Blue Devils 33-19. Ryan Connelly led the Blue Devils in scoring with 12 points on the night, followed by Moshe Wilson with 8, and Steve Bergantinos and Liam Winslow each with six.
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