WARREN, NJ - Watchung Hills boys and girls basketball teams now have winning records with victories on Friday night.
Dan Pilsbury scored 18 points and five rebounds to lead Watchung Hills over Warren Hills in the last home game of the year Friday night, 53-47.
And on the other side of the school, Julia Cunningham led all scorers with 25 points and had seven rebounds as the Lady Warriors defeated Warren Hills, 68-27.
The boys trailed 26-19, at halftime but came back to outscore Warren Hills, 34-21, in the second half.
Lucas Hackett added 15 points and five rebounds for Watchung Hills and Adam Goldstein and Andrew Steinhardt chipped in eight points each.
About the last home game Coach Salton said'lGame kind of unfolded like yesterday's game. The boys played a great game together for each other to get a quality win over 17-5 Warren Hills. We were able to hit some clutch shots and make some big plays to help seal the win where earlier in the year we were falling a little short in these close games. We lost 7 games in essentially one possession games. We are proud of our warrior family and happy we were able to to come out on top for our seniors last career home game."
Johnny Bamford led Warren Hills with 14 points.
The Warriors improve to 11-10 with the victory.
The girls never trailed and outscored Warren Hills, 24-7, in the first quarter.
Maddy Kirchofer contributed 12 points, 10 rebounds, five assists and three blocks, Rachel Hertzberg had seven points and 11 rebounds. Juliana Lupo netted eight points and Erica Abitante added six points, seven assists and two steals for the Lady Warriors.
Devyn Gara netted 12 points for Warren Hills.
The Lady Warriors improve to 12-11 and will face West Morris Mendham at 1 p.m. Saturday in gym 7/8.