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Were 253 points in Wood-Ridge win over Lodi a Bergen record?

Photo Credit: MSGVARSITY.COM

They’re still thumbing through the record books to determine whether the 253 points scored in 40 minutes of boys high school basketball between Wood-Ridge and Lodi is a Bergen County record.

Inset: Angel Colon (PHOTOS courtesy MSGVARSITY.COM )

Wood-Ridge basketball coach Ed “Rock” Rienzo was cautiously optimistic about his young team headed into the season.

But sharp-shooting junior Angel Colon virtually carried the Blue Devils on his back Wednesday night, scoring 22 of his 45 points over two overtimes to help topple Lodi, 130-123, in the final of the Herb Cohen Holiday Tournament.

It’s already the second time in the young season that Wood-Ridge’s young legs have put the team over the century mark (They beat the Wallington High School Panthers, 102-95, on Dec. 21). And they did it while getting outscored from outside the arc: Wood-Ridge has 13 three-pointers, Lodi had 18.

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