VERONA, NJ - The Verona Hillbillies girls basketball team topped Glen Ridge, 37-32, at home on Tuesday. 

Verona held a 3-point lead after the first quarter and ended the half with an 18-16 advantage.  Glen Ridge took the lead in the third quarter, but the Hillbillies battled back in the fourth to clinch the win.

Maddie Gallagher tallied nine points and 15 rebounds in the win, while Melanie Naeris added 11 points and three rebounds.  Lauren Kobernick added six points and seven rebounds for Verona and Nia Chesney totaled five points and one rebound.  

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Verona improves to 3-6 for the season.  They travel to Caldwell on Saturday at 1 p.m. 

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