LIVINGSTON, NJ -- Livingston broke open a close game in the third quarter and went on to post a 48-37 girls basketball victory over Verona on Tuesday.

Ava Intile collected 17 points and seven rebounds for Livingston (17-5), which outscored Verona, 17-9, in the third quarter to open a 40-26 lead.

Lauren Belcuore led the Lancers with eight rebounds, four assists and four steals. Aliza Gelman finished with seven points, seven rebounds and four assists. Sarah Cullen also netted seven points and handed out three assists to go with three steals.