LIVINGSTON, NJ -- Livingston built a 16-point halftime lead and went on to a 43-25 girls basketball victory over Shabazz Monday in the preliminary round of the Essex County Tournament.

Ava Intile scored 11 points for Livingston (12-4), which had a 30-14 halftime lead after putting together a 15-6 second quarter.

Hailey Reuter finished with 10 points and Aliza Gelman scored eight points for the Lancers, who led by 21 points after three quarters.