MADISON, NJ - In a game that remained close throughout, the Madison varsity boys basketball team fell, 46-42, on opening night Friday in Madison.

The Dodgers trailed, 21-15, at halftime, but chipped away and stayed within striking distance in the second half. Gavin Wallace led the Dodgers with 12 points and Darnell St. Germain connected for 10 points in the loss. Kevin Armsotrong finished with seven points.

Madison's next game is at home Monday at 1 p.m. against Morris Hills.