LIVINGSTON, NJ - NIcholas Gonzalez notched 30 points to lead the Verona Hillbillies boys basketball team to a 73-41 win over Newark Academy in Livingston on Saturday.

The Hillbillies took charge from the start taking a 20-4 lead after just one quarter.  The dominance continued and Newark Academy could not slow the Hillbillies.

Andrew Emanuilidis tallied 14 points in the win, while Derek Jocelyn added 11 points for Verona.  

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The win improves Verona to 6-5 for the season.  They host Newark Star Academy on Tuesday at 4 p.m.

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