BERNARDSVILLE, NJ - The Bernards boys basketball team advanced in the opening round of the Somerset County Tournament with a 59-53 victory over Manville on Saturday.

Owen Loughlin scored 17 points to lead 10th-seeded Bernards (16-3), which outscored the 15th-seeded Mustangs, 16-9, in the second quarter to take s 31-22 lead.

Kyle Levine finished with 14 points for the Mountaineers, who will travel to play seventh-seeded Montgomery in the second round of the SCT on Tuesday night.