NORTH CALDWELL, NJ -- West Essex grabbed a 10-point lead in the first quarter and went on to a 59-46 girls basketball victory over Glen Ridge on Thursday.

Halle Aschenbach scored 16 points and dished out six assists for West Essex (7-2), which led, 16-6, at the end of the first quarter. After three quarters, the lead was 51-28.

Katelyn Doud finished with 15 points and five rebounds, Olivia Weiss scored 13 points and Dana Stelter collected nine points and six rebounds in the victory.