SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Union Catholic jumped to a 17-8 in the first quarter and never looked back as the host team defeated Scotch Plains-Fanwood 72-40.

The Vikings led 33-18 at halftime and then pulled away by outscoring the Raiders 23-3 in the third quarter. 

George Papas led Union Catholic with 21 points. Jordan Pierce had 10 points and 10 rebounds. Mikey Watkins added 11 points. Peter Warren led Scotch Plains-Fanwood with 9 points.