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Montville prevails in overtime

Montville, buoyed by Kelly O'Reilly's 16 points and Amanda Gorski's double double, gained a 42-40 overtime victory over Pope John on Tuesday, Feb. 9.

O'Reilly, a senior guard, also took down six rebounds for the Mustangs, now 13-7. Gorski, a sophomore forward, had 12 points, 10 rebounds and blocked five shots.

Kiersten Librizzi scored 12 points for Pope John, which dropped to 16-3.

West Morris 44, Roxbury 31

The Wolfpack rode Ilissa Webb's 18 points to a win over the Gaels on Tuesday, Feb. 9.

Maddie Selvaggi added 12 points, eight rebounds and five assists for West Morris, which recorded its 17th victory. Bene Emiliano was a force inside with 11 rebounds and five blocks

For Roxbury, Stephanie Bogdan had nine points.

Morris Knolls 52, Mount Olive 44

Vanessa Elliott scored 11 of her 15 points in the first half when the Golden Eagles (8-10) opened a 30-19 lead.

Christi Conway also had a big first half in this game on Tuesday, Feb. 9, scoring eight of her career-high 14 points.

Mount Olive's Sarah McEvoy had a career-high 18 points. The Marauders are 6-12.

Hanover Park 36, Mountain Lakes 32

Ava Gammo's basket snapped a 32-32 tie before she netted a pair of free throws with three seconds left to seal the victory for Hanover Park on Tuesday, Feb. 9.

Gammo ended with 15 points to help the Hornets gain the come-from-behind win. Hanover Park (17-5) trailed by 11 points after three quarters. Alexa Petrozzino chipped in with 10 points, including three 3-pointers.

Jane Brennan and Krysta Rigby topped the Lakers (9-7) with eight points each.

Pequannock 48, Butler 45

The Golden Panthers slipped past Butler on Tuesday, Feb. 9 as Emily Klepacki wound up with a double double.

Klepacki scored 10 points and took down 10 rebounds. Jen McGrogan ruled near the basket, getting 18 rebounds. Carly Klimek was the second Pequannock player in double figures with 13 points.

Taylor Russnak turned in a double double for Butler (11 points, 12 rebounds). Russnak also blocked six shots.

Morris Catholic 61, Boonton 31

Stella Johnson and Emma Duerr had 13 and 10 points, respectively, to power the Crusaders on Tuesday, Feb. 9.

Kristen Coleman added nine points for Morris Catholic (17-2). The Crusaders forged a 24-8 lead in the first period.

Boonton's Rhiannon Groll had 13 points.

Morristown-Beard 41, Madison 36

Morristown-Beard received 18 points from Bridget Monaghan on Tuesday, Feb. 9.

The Crimson, who evened their record at 10-10, received nine-point efforts from Nicole Borowiec and Katie Mackin.

Catherine Crowley's 16 points and 10 rebounds topped Madison (5-12).

Chatham 49, Morris Hills 29

The Cougars, led by Chloe Blanc's 12 points, defeated Morris Hills on Tuesday, Feb. 9.

Blanc and Cassie Falone (11 points) had six points apiece in the third quarter when Chatham assumed a 41-22 lead.

Casarah Morales and Madison Perna had nine points apiece for the Scarlet Knights (7-10).

Villa Walsh 42, Parsippany 25

Morgan Powlen's 12 points and six rebounds helped boost the Vikings over the Red Hawks on Tuesday, Feb. 9.

Erin Fischer added nine points to Villa Walsh's attack.

The Vikings (10-8) raced out to a 15-2 lead over the initial eight minutes.

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