The Ridgers defeated People’s Prep before losing to Bloomfield for its first loss of the season in the annual GRHS Holiday Tournament.
Junior Liam Gunnarsson had 24 points; senior Avery Hackett had 14 points; and junior Kevin Mathew had 10 in the 68-23 win over People’s Prep in the opening round on Dec. 27 Junior Simon Low had eight points and senior Christian Samuels had six points.
The Ridgers fell to Bloomfield, 64-47, in the final on Dec. 28 to move to a 5-1 record. Gunnarsson had 13 points with four 3-pointers and three assists; senior co-captain Tyler Liddy had 11 points with two 3-pointers and three assists; senior co-captain George Kinzler recorded eight points; Hackett registered seven points and senior co-captain David Weissberger posted six points. Bloomfield improved to 5-1.
In previous action, Gunnarsson scored 17 points and Hackett netted 11 to lead the Ridgers to a 49-34 win over Livingston on Dec. 19. Kinzler had eight points; Low scored five; senior co-captain Tyler Liddy collected four points, five rebounds and four assists; and Mathew and Weissenberger each had two points.
Hackett scored 20 points and Samuels had 12 points in the 60-40 home win over Newark Arts on Dec. 21. Weissenberger scored 11 points; Liam Gunnarsson had 10 points; Kinzler had four points; Matthew added two points and Low had one point.