NORTH CALDWELL, NJ - The West Essex boys basketball team outscored Irvington by 14 points in the second quarter en route to a 68-48 victory Tuesday night.

Brett Reo scored 24 points for West Essex, which outscored the Blue Knights, 23-9, in the second quarter to take a 41-17 halftime lead.

The Knights got 14 points from Oliver Ortman and 11 points from Brian Contaldi. The victory evened West Essex' record at 7-7.