WEST ORANGE, NJ - Neck and neck throughout the entire game against West Orange, the Westfield High School boys varsity basketball team came out on top, 53-51, on Sunday, Jan. 3, when senior Nick Mele connected on a layup in the final minute.

Owen Murray led the Blue Devils with 15 points, while Mountaineer Jeremiah Moore earned his team 25. In addition, Patrick Jamison had 15 for West Orange, and Doug Moore had 9.

West Orange (4-1) next plays an away game at Barringer on Sat., Jan. 9 at 1 p.m.