WARREN, NJ - Warriors boys basketball beat Hillsborough 76-42, raising their record to 18-1, and the girls rolled over the Raiders 62-30,raising their record to 15-1, on Tuesday.
Michael Bressler led Watchung Hills at home with 32 points. Brian Hopwood and Patrick Stefurak added 13 and 12 points respectively.
“Happy to get a win, but we need to start playing better with more of a sense of urgency,” said WHRHS head boys coach Justin Salton.
Senior Alexa Santo paced the Warriors with 21 points and 6 rebounds and Jayden Baltuch added 8 points, 4 assists and 4 steals as the Watchung Hills Lady Warriors cruised in Hillsborough, 62-30. Mahogany Jenkins tallied 7 points and 8 rebounds and Elspeth Allen pitched in 6 points and 10 rebounds to help Watchung Hills boost their record to 15-1 on the season. Allison Watson led the scoring for the Raiders (9-5) with 8 points.
“A great performance against one of the tougher conference opponents. Hillsborough has been much improved this year but the girls were up to the challenge,” said WHRHS girls head coach Reece Kirchofer. “10 straight wins and securing at minimum a share of the conference title is a very special feeling. These girls played a beautiful game on both sides of the ball tonight. We will get a light workout in tomorrow and prepare to face our toughest opponent Franklin on Thursday. The approach this team has taken this season has been remarkable.”
Watchung Hills next plays Franklin on Thursday.