MOUNT OLIVE, NJ - The Verona Hillbillies girls basketball team lost to Mount Olive, 46-35, in Mount Olive on Saturday.

Mount Olive dominated the first quarter outscoring Verona 9-0.  The Hillbillies battled back and tried to close the gap, but Mount Olive's initial lead proved tough to overcome.

Nia Chesney led for Verona with 10 points, while Melanie Naeris tallied seven and Emily Baumgard added five.

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Verona falls to 2-6 for the season.  They host Glen Ridge on Tuesday at 4 p.m.

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