LIVINGSTON, NJ -- The Livingston boys basketball team took a nine-point lead in the first quarter and went on to a 62-48 boys basketball victory over Clifton in the first round of the Whitey Dukiet Tournament on Friday.

Abe Rimatzki pumped in 25 points for the Lancers (2-1), who shot out to a 22-13 advantage after one quarter.

Evan Goldenstein dropped in 15 points for the Lancers, who broke the game open with an 18-9 showing in the third quarter to open a 54-34 lead. Livingston will play Memorial of West New York in the final Saturday afternoon.