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WHRHS Boys Basketball: Pilsbury Breaks Record, Watchung Hills Tops West Morris-Mendham, 64-53

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WHRHS Boys Basketball: Pilsbury Breaks Record, Watchung Hills Tops West Morris-Mendham, 64-53 Credits: J. Nemcek
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WARREN, NJ - History was made again on Saturday at Watchung Hills. Dan Pilsbury became the Watchung Hills boys basketball all time leading scorer in the Warriors’ victory over West Morris-Mendham, 64-53.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pilsbury scored 25 points to total 1,157 career points, and counting, surpassing Steven Weidlich who has 1,138 career points.

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Other top boys scorers are:

3. M. Giannini 1,096

4. Steve Chwatek 1,078

5. Glen Gray 1,030

6. Jeff Roberto 1,008

7. Justin Salton 901

Tied at 12 after the first quarter, Watchung Hills took control in the second and never trailed. Gavin DeFuria hit for 24 points for Watchung Hills, including three three-pointers. Connor Murphy led West Morris-Mendham with 20 points.

“Record breaking day with Dan becoming the all-time leading scorer and our team getting our 17th win of the year, which is the fourth best win total in school history,” said WHRHS head coach and No. 7 all-time scorer, Justin Salton.  “As we have said before, it is a special group of young men. We do not want the season to ever end because of how great these boys are. Now we enter tournament time which is survive and advance, no do overs, so it is crucial we perform. Home Tuesday night against a great Bridgewater team in the county quarterfinals will be our first tourney test. Hopefully we can avenge an earlier season loss to them.”

Watchung Hills will next play at home on Tuesday against Bridgewater  in the COUNTY QUARTERFINALS at 7 p.m.

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