WEST CALDWELL, NJ -- The Caldwell boys basketball team opened its season with a 57-44 victory over Belleville Friday night that was not as close as the score would indicate.

Hank Morgan collected 23 points and 14 rebounds for the Chiefs, who outscored Belleville, 17-8, in the first quarter en route to a 22-point lead after three quarters.

Brendan O'Donnell scored 11 points and Michael Gianetta finished with 10 points for Caldwell, which had a 28-14 halftime lead.