Linden girls ground Lady Eagles

LINDEN — The Lady Patriots never surrendered more than seven points in any quarter Tuesday on the way to a 55-18 dispatching of area foe A.L. Johnson.

Linden hung 19 points on the board in the first quarter, 17 in the second, 15 in the third and 14 in the fourth during the rout.

Cierra Jones led the way for Linden with 19 points while Briana Delaine added 10.

Linden is scheduled to play again Friday night when they hit the road to face area rival John Essex.