WOOD-RIDGE, NJ -It was a strong start for new head basketball coach Lou Wejnert, as the Wood-Ridge girls crushed Paterson Charter, 49-3 in the girls basketball season opener for the Lady Blue Devils.

Wood-Ridge lead by scores of 20-0 at the end of the first quarter, 36-0 at the half, and 47-1 at the end of three quarters.  

Samantha Eckert led the Lady Blue Devils with 15 points, while Amanda Dimase had seven. Eckert also led with 10 rebounds, while Skylar Basich had seven boards in the win.

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Natalie Cala, Jenna Castellano and Basich each chipped in six for the Blue Devils in the route. 

PATERSON, NJ -  Paterson Charter broke open a close game with a dominant second quarter, as Paterson Charter cruised to an 87-43 win over Wood-Ridge in their NJIC Meadowlands season opener.  

Up 12-8 through one quarter, Paterson Charter outscored Wood-Ridge 37-11 to take a commanding 49-19 lead into the locker room at the half.  

Sadiki Miller and Jamar Belfield each 18 points to lead the Lions.  Miller had three three-pointers, while Belfield sank five to lead the Paterson Charter attack.

Paterson Charter’s defense also kept Wood-Ridge in check, holding Ryan Sarver to eight points and Liam Winslow to four.  Matt Dellapena led Wood-Ridge with 13 points. 

 

Wood-Ridge 8 11 8 16 43
Paterson Charter 12 37 22 16 87
           
Wood-Ridge FG 3pt FT Total  
L. Winslow 2 0 0 4  
R. Sarver 1 2 0 8  
M. Dellapena 2 2 0 13  
S. Crandall 0 1 4 7  
J. Kurz 2 0 0 4  
T. Raymond 0 0 0 0  
N. Rizos 1 1 0 5  
M. Benavides 0 0 0 0  
T. Packen 1 0 0 2  
M. Sarlo 0 0 0 0  
Totals 9 6 4 43  
           
           
Paterson Charter FG 3pt FT Total  
M. Harmi 2 1 0 8  
s. Miller 3 3 2 18  
J. Pierce 1 3 0 9  
Z. Robinson 0 2 0 4  
M. Harns 0 0 2 2  
M. Ferguson 0 1 3 5  
K. Degroat 0 1 0 3  
T. Bellfield 1 5 1 18  
S. Nuggett 0 0 0 0  
C. Ruffin 0 4 4 12  
T. Medlock 0 2 4 8  
A. Rosano 0 0 0 0  
T. Hussey 0 0 0 0  
Total 7 22 16 87  

 

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