NORTH CALDWELL, NJ - West Essex needed overtime before defeating Newark Collegiate, 69-68.in boys basketball on Thursday.

Scott Barlow scored 22 points for West Essex, which came back after trailing by five points after one quarter. Ian McLaughlin scored 16 points for the Knights, who outscored Collegiate, 10-9, in overtime.

Pat Sansone connected for 13 points and David Germain scored nine for West Essex.