WALLINGTON, NJ – Wallington’s Zaheer Mitchell scored his 1,000th point of his high school career, but it was no where near enough as Wood-Ridge drilled Wallington, 67-39, in a NJIC Meadowlands boys basketball game on Thursday evening in Wallington. Mitchell ended the game with 23 points.
Wood-Ridge used a 20-5 second quarter to open a 33-15 at the half and cruise to victory. Ryan Sarver had 17 points to lead Wood-Ridge, while Stephen Crandall had 15 and Trey Packen had 12.
The win avenges a 55-50 loss to Wallington by the Blue Devils in their Christmas tournament.
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