The boys basketball team traveled to Clinton to take on North Hunterdon Thursday night. The Lions tried roaring back in fourth quarter, only to be turned away as the Ridge team held onto its lead.1st 2nd 3rd 4th FINAL Ridge (6-2) 12 16 9 16 53 North Hunterdon (2-5) 13 4 3 21 41
The Devils came out a little sluggish and let North Hunterdon control the first quarter. But Ridge used its strength, defense, and held the Lions to 7 total points in the middle half. North Hunterdon went on a run in the final frame putting up five 3 pointers and taking the ball inside, drawing a couple of costly fouls.
Ridge held on going 6-for-6 from the free throw line and getting two 3 pointers of their own from Kevin Doolan.
THEY SAID IT
"A win is a win. They better be ready to work their butts off in practice tomorrow. Case closed." — Ridge head coach Brian Feath
UP NEXT — Ridge will take on the other Red Devils team in the conference, Hunterdon Central, in Flemington at 7 p.m. on Tuesday.