NORTH CALDWELL, NJ -- West Essex overcame a two-point deficit with a big fourth quarter to finish out a 58-50 girls basketball victory over Payne Tech on Saturday.

Halle Aschenbach scored 14 points and handed out four assists for West Essex (2-0), which closed out the contest on an 18-8 run. Gianna Puorro and Jessica Coia each scored 12 points in the victory, and Coia corraled six rebounds, as well.

Olivia Weiss totaled 10 points, seven rebounds and three steals for West Essex.