NORTH CALDWELL, NJ - The West Essex boys basketball team took on an opponent from Hunterdon County Tuesday night and came away with a victory.

Oliver Ortman scored 22 points to fuel West Essex' 60-52 victory over Voorhees High School. The Knights opened an 18-point halftime lead and then held off a second-half rally.

Brett Reo finished with 12 points for West Essex (8-8) and Zac Balz netted 11 points in the victory.