WEST ORANGE, NJ -- The West Orange girls basketball team advanced with a 70-35 victory over Irvington in the first round of the Essex County Tournament on Saturday.
Senior guard/forward Mya Bembry turned in a stellar all-around effort for the third-seeded Mountaineers (15-3) with 30 points, 12 rebounds, six assists, six steals and five blocked shots.
Freshman guard Kiley Capstraw finished with 21 points, 10 rebounds and four assists in the victory. Mackenzie Dover had 12 points, five rebounds, five assists and three steals for West Orange. Biance Fede was the co-leader in assists with six.