LINDEN, NJ — A team effort by Plainfield scoring was not enough to overcome Linden, who beat the Cardinals 55-40.

Trevor Gittens and Tahmir Ellis scored 7 points each for the Cardinals, with Daron Montgomery and Tyejuan Taylor adding 6 points each. 

Ellis also had 14 rebounds.

Linden's Nas Robinson scored a game high 19 points, and Nigel Merville scored 13 points, with 3 rebounds and 3 assists.