GLEN RIDGE, NJ - No. 24 Cedar Grove lost to No. 21 Glen Ridge 55-44 in the preliminary round of the Essex County Tournament on Saturday in Glen Ridge.
The Ridgers took control early, outscoring the Panthers 27-12 in the first half. Cedar Grove outscored Glen Ridge 15-11 in the third quarter, but could not overcome the Ridgers in the fourth.
Mike Pronesti had 11 points and Chris Wynne had 10 points for the Panthers.
Cedar Grove will travel to Golda Och on Tuesday at 4:30 p.m.
All photos by Joe Amati.