WEST ORANGE, NJ - Spencer Brown had a hat trick to lead Millburn's ice hockey team to a 5-1 victory over Central Regional in the first round of the Public B state tournament on Monday.

Millburn scored four goals in the first period, two by Brown and one each by Matt Cohen and Charles Palmer. Cohen, Alec Stupp and Palmer each had two assists.

Gabe Nadell made 27 saves for Millburn (17-6-3), which outshot Central, 58-29.