BERNARDSVILLE, NJ - Eddie Gambelli scored a season-high 16 points to lead Bernards to a 58-56 boys basketball victory over Plainfield Thursday night.

Owen Loughlin and Alex Kotwick each scored 10 points for the Mountaineers (17-5), who built s 30-23 lead by halftime.

Kyle Levine and Ryan Tantleff each finished with eight points for Bernards, which was playing its lastb regular season game prior to the start of the state tournament. Bernards will open at home against Verona Tuesday night in the first round of the Section 2, Group 2 tournament.