Somerville: Watchung Hills Tops Immaculata, 48-44 Despite 17 Points by Honis

WHRHS Boys Basketball: Watchung Hills Sinks Immaculata, 48-44 (Chad Martini) Credits: B. Nemcek
WHRHS Boys Basketball: Watchung Hills Sinks Immaculata, 48-44 Credits: B. Nemcek
WHRHS Boys Basketball: Watchung Hills Sinks Immaculata, 48-44 Credits: B. Nemcek

WARREN, NJ - Dan Pilsbury scored 13 points to lead Watchung Hills over Immaculata on Tuesday, 48-44.

Gavin DeFuria added 12 points for Watchung Hills, and acrobatics from Chad Martini and Dan Pilsbury, and a foul shot from Michael Bressler sealed the game with seconds left.

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“We can’t say it enough of how proud we are of the team,” said WHRHS head coach Justin Salton. “We were short handed and battling illnesses and injuries and our boys just battled their hearts out and earned a hard fought win. We have had three heartbreaking losses and it was nice to win one of those closely contested type of battles tonight. Quick turnaround as we play defending conference and state champs, Hunterdon Central on Thursday. Great effort and energy from our entire team, parents and student section.”

BJ Honis had 17 points for Immaculata.

The Warriors improve to 5-3 and next face division leader, and defending conference and state champs,  Hunterdon Central on Thursday.

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