VERONA, NJ – No. 4 Verona topped No. 13 Saddle Brook 60-41 in the first round of the NJSIAA North Jersey, Section 1, Group 1 tournament in Verona on Monday.

The Hillbillies outscored Saddle Brook in every quarter and played solid defense to clinch the win.  Travis Jocelyn led Verona with 21 points and nine rebounds.  Zack Zaccone tacked on 11 points and eight rebounds in the win.

Noel Rosa led for Saddle Brook with 12 points.

Verona takes on No. 5 Palisades Park at home on Wednesday at 4 p.m.