WOOD-RIDGE, NJ - Senior Natalie Cala’s three pointer with 6:51 remaining gave Wood-Ridge the lead which they never relinquished, as Wood-Ridge edged Glen Rock, 31-26 in girls basketball action on Saturday.  The Lady Blue Devils finished the season 14-1 with the win. Glen Rock falls to 7-4 with the loss.

Trailing 21-20 at the end of three quarters, Cala’s three pointer and a basket from Amanda DiMase gave Wood-RIdge a four point lead with five minutes remaining in the game.  Glen Rock’s Aly Novick hit a three-pointer to bring the Panthers within one, 25-24, with 4::30 remaining in the game.

Samantha Eckert stretched the lead back to five with a basket with 3:05 remaining in the game. Glen Rock responded, scoring 20 seconds later on a basket from Katie Weber, to make the score 27-26. 

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But Wood-Ridge would not surrender another point on defense the rest of the way.  

DiMase stretched the lead, hitting both ends of a one-and-one to make the lead 29-27, with 41.6 remaining.  Eckert, after missing the front end of a one-and-one with 29.1 remaining, iced the game with two foul shots with 19.1 remaining. 

Eckert led Wood-Ridge with 10 points, while DiMase finished with nine and Cala made two three-pointers for six points.   

Weber and Novick had 10 each for Glen Rock.

Glen Rock (7-4) 13 4 4 5 26
Wood-Ridge (14-1) 5 10 5 11 31
           
Glen Rock
2PT 3PT FT PTS  
Emma Mittelman 0 0 0 0  
Harper Goshin 0 0 0 0  
Aly Novick 1 2 2 10  
Emma Ohnegian 0 0 0 0  
Lauren Patasnik 1 0 0 2  
Katie Weber 6 0 4 10  
Isabella Mittelman 2 0 0 4  
Lark Murphy 0 0 0 0  
           
Wood-Ridge
2PT 3PT FT PTS  
Ava Rizos 0 0 0 0  
Amanda DiMase 3 0 3 9  
Emily Gardella 1 0 1 3  
Victoria Drotos 0 1 0 3  
Natalie Cala 0 2 0 6  
Ava Picheo 0 0 0 0  
Samantha Eckert 2 0 6 10  

 

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