SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Bernards girls basketball team advanced to the quarterfinal round of the Somerset County Tournament with a 65-52 victory over Immaculata Tuesday night.

Ninth-seeded Bernards (12-8) took control with a 17-9 showing in the second quarter that gave the Mountaineers a 27-23 lead at halftime. Bernards closed out the game by pulling away with a 22-15 edge in the fourth quarter.

Carolina Baratta poured in 25 points to lead Bernards. Jenna Whalen finished with 17 points in the victory. Jenna McHale totaled 10 points for the Mountaineers.

Bernards will challenge top-seeded Rutgers Prep in the county quarterfinals Thursday night in Somerset.