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Final1/3/09

The West Orange Mountaineers basketball team lost Saturday's home conference game against West Milford by a score of 47-46.

Q1Q2Q3Q4Final
West Milford14981647
West Orange713131346
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Game Stats

West Milford

Scoring

#Athlete NamePtsFGFGAFG%
Team Totals47184441
1Mac Morando (Sr)31333
4Chad Houser (Sr)103838
5Ryan Reynics (Sr)0010
11Tom Bailey (Jr)0010
15Nick Solicito (Sr)1661155
20Anthony Segro (Sr)0010
33Rob Nylund (Sr)0040
34Warren Stafford (Sr)0010
42Jason Sofman (Sr)1881267
44C. Thompson (Jr)0020
West Milford

Three-Pointers

#Athlete Name3FG3FGA3FG%
Team Totals61932
1Mac Morando (Sr)1250
11Tom Bailey (Jr)010
15Nick Solicito (Sr)4944
33Rob Nylund (Sr)030
34Warren Stafford (Sr)010
42Jason Sofman (Sr)1333
West Milford

Two-Pointers

#Athlete Name2FG2FGA2FG%
Team Totals122548
1Mac Morando (Sr)010
4Chad Houser (Sr)3838
5Ryan Reynics (Sr)010
15Nick Solicito (Sr)22100
20Anthony Segro (Sr)010
33Rob Nylund (Sr)010
42Jason Sofman (Sr)7978
44C. Thompson (Jr)020
West Milford

Free Throws

#Athlete NameFTFTAFT%
Team Totals51631
1Mac Morando (Sr)010
4Chad Houser (Sr)41233
42Jason Sofman (Sr)1333
West Milford

Rebs, Asst, Steals and TOs

#Athlete NameOffDefTot RebAstStlsTO
Team Totals13203314622
1Mac Morando (Sr)112516
4Chad Houser (Sr)055123
5Ryan Reynics (Sr)415313
15Nick Solicito (Sr)022111
20Anthony Segro (Sr)000001
33Rob Nylund (Sr)055103
34Warren Stafford (Sr)011001
42Jason Sofman (Sr)639214
44C. Thompson (Jr)224100
West Milford

Blocks, Charges and Fouls

#Athlete NameBlkDeflChrgPFTF
Team Totals10160
1Mac Morando (Sr)0020
4Chad Houser (Sr)0040
5Ryan Reynics (Sr)1020
15Nick Solicito (Sr)0040
20Anthony Segro (Sr)0010
42Jason Sofman (Sr)0020
44C. Thompson (Jr)0010
West Orange has not entered stats for this game.

Game Story

New Jersey High School Basketball - West Milford edges West Orange

January 3, 2009: West Orange, NJ 07052

The West Milford Highlanders (West Milford, NJ) basketball nipped the host West Orange Mountaineers (West Orange, NJ), 47-46 in Saturday's league test.

The Highlanders (4-0) will now prepare for their test against Passaic Valley (Little Falls, NJ). The Hornets go into the Northern Hills - Skyline test with a 4-0 record. In their last test, Passaic Valley got by West Side (Newark, NJ), 51-43, in a league test.

The Mountaineers now own a 3-1 record. They take the field next when they travel to Montville for a Northern Hills - Skyline test on Tuesday, January 6. West Orange will clash with a Mustangs squad coming off a 51-39 league loss to Millburn (Millburn, NJ). The Mustangs record now stands at 3-3.

Coaches Summary

First Quarter

West Milford mounted a 14-2 lead with roughly 3 minutes remaining.

Second Quarter

The resilient Mountaineers climbed back into the game by closing out the half on an 18-9 run, pulling down 13 offensive rebounds in the half.

Third Quarter

West Orange took a slight lead in the tight game, led by the torrid shooting of senior G Russ Thompson.

Fourth Quarter

After both teams matched each other shot-for-shot for over 7 minutes, West Milford senior G Nick Solicito drained a clutch 3-point shot with 3.6 seconds left to win the game for the Highlanders.

Rankings & Records

West Milford (08-09)

NationalNJDiv.
2,050482
OverallLeagueHomeAwayNeutralWin %League %PFPA
20-712-29-09-42-3.741.8571,8231,615

West Orange (08-09)

NationalNJDiv.
3,295784
OverallLeagueHomeAwayNeutralWin %League %PFPA
18-88-68-36-34-2.692.5711,4481,238

Team Scoring Averages

Season AveragesQ1Q2Q3Q4OT1Final
West Milford17.114.417.418.010.067.5
West Orange11.111.812.614.3-55.7

Head-to-Head

  • West Milford won on 1/3/2009
    1/3 @ 1pQ1Q2Q3Q4Final
    West Milford14981647
    West Orange713131346

    The West Milford Highlanders basketball team won Saturday's away conference game against West Orange by a score of 47-46.

  • West Milford won on 2/27/2009
    2/27 @ 7pQ1Q2Q3Q4Final
    West Orange----45
    West Milford----53

    The West Orange Mountaineers basketball team lost Friday's away conference game against West Milford by a score of 53-45.

Team Stat Comparison

West MilfordWest Orange
67.5Points Per Game-
34.6Rebounds Per Game-
20.4Assists Per Game-
10.3Steals Per Game-
2.7Blocks Per Game-

Team Leaders

West MilfordWest OrangeNational Avg.
#42 Jason Sofman15.6Points Per Game
-
5.2
#42 Jason Sofman7.3Rebounds Per Game
-
2.7
#1 Mac Morando7.2Assists Per Game
-
1.1
#1 Mac Morando2.7Steals Per Game
-
.9
#42 Jason Sofman1.3Blocks Per Game
-
.3

Record Breakdown

West Milford (08-09)

West Orange (08-09)

20-7
Overall
18-8
12-2
League
8-6
3-2
Non-League
8-1
2-0
Head to Head
0-2
10-4
Common Opponent
8-5
9-0
Home
8-3
9-4
Away
6-3
2-3
Neutral
4-2
2-1
Playoff
1-1
20-7
In-State
18-8
0-0
Out-of-State
0-0