CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Elyse Fearon scored 13 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead No. 2 seeded Cedar Grove to a 46-38 victory over 10th-seeded North Warren in the quarterfinal round of the North 1 Group 1 girls basketball state tournament on Thursday.
North Warren outscored Cedar Grove by two in the first quarter, but the Panthers took the lead in the second quarter ending the half at 23-22. Cedar Grove came out strong in the third and outscored North Warren, 13-8, to take a 36-30 lead into the fourth.
Alyssa Lever netted eight points, while Ava Fernandez added seven points. Kelly Vuz led for North Warren with 12 points.
Cedar Grove will host No. 6 Saddle Brook on Saturday at 2 p.m. in the semifinal round.