JSZ Game Balls are Back!
The first week of high school basketball has great performances to start the 2021 season. Vote now for JSZ Boys and Girls Game Balls all across the state! Jersey Sports Zone’s Game Balls return for the 2021 basketball season. We’ve got great performances from all around the state. Our polls are open now through Tuesday at 3:00 p.m. The winner of each poll will receive a JSZ Game Ball during the season. To nominate a player for a Game Ball please email the JSZ team before Saturday at 8:00 p.m. Mike Frankel: firstname.lastname@example.org (South nominations) Jay Cook: email@example.com (North nominations) Rich Chrampanis: firstname.lastname@example.org (Central nominations) South Jersey Game Ball Nominees Take Our Poll Take Our Poll Jersey Sports Zone’s South Jersey Game Balls are brought to you by NJM Insurance Central Jersey Game Ball Nominations Take Our Poll Take Our Poll North Jersey Game Ball Nominations Take Our Poll Take Our Poll
It’s Selection Saturday! Watch JSZ’s Last Dance Baseball Tournament Selection Show
Jersey Sports Zone reveals the brackets for the Last Dance Baseball Tournament. We’ve got all the matchups as 222 teams try to be the last team standing in Trenton on July 30. In case you missed our live show, check out all the brackets plus interviews with players and coaches around the state. The spring sports season was taken away from New Jersey high school athletes but thanks to an extraordinary effort by the New Jersey high school baseball community, sports is coming back and Garden State diamond squads get an incredible summer tournament for One Last Dance. JSZ presents the Last Dance Baseball Tournament Selection Show. Just like the NCAA Baseball Tournament, we have all the brackets, matchups and interviews with coaches and players from around the state. Click on the video below to watch the reveal of the 222 teams that will play in 32 different regions. Jersey Sports Zone’s coverage of the Last Dance Baseball Tournament is made possible by Sterling National Bank. We will have coverage of all nine days of the Tournament starting on July 14 with pool play around the state About the Last Dance Tournament 222 teams, 32 regions. Every team is guaranteed three games in modified pool play. Regions with four teams will play round robin with the best record advancing to the 32-team single elimination tournament that begins in week two. Eight team regions will have modified pool play in the first two days. Teams with 2-0 records will meet up on the final day to determine the region winner. While all the teams are varsity baseball players, the tournament is not associated with the NJSIAA and school uniforms will not be worn. A lot of teams were not allowed to use their school name or nickname which is why you’ll see a lot of different names in the brackets. Last Dance Tournament NORTH BRACKETS SOUTH BRACKETS
Vote Now for NJM Insurance JSZ South Jersey Week 5 Game Balls
We finished January with a bang thanks to some outstanding games from stars all around South Jersey! Our polls are now OPEN, so get those votes in for your favorite player. The polls close at 3:00 pm on Tuesday. JSZ will award Game Balls to winners at a midweek practice or game. Take Our Poll Take Our Poll South Jersey Game Balls are made possible by NJM Insurance. Please submit nominations to MikeFrankel@jerseysportszone.com by Saturday evening.
Watch Friday 1.24 JSZ Basketball Highlights
Jersey Sports Zone once again spans the state to bring you three great games from the Friday night hardwood. Check out highlights of wins for Princeton, ACIT and Rumson-Fair Haven! Princeton 46 Nottingham 42 After dropping its last two games, Princeton (5-8) defeated Nottingham (10-5) 46-42. The Tigers were locked into a tight back-and-forth battle from the opening tip that eventually bled into the fourth quarter. Nottingham erased a 10-point deficit in the final minute, but Princeton hung on for the victory. Gefer Bar-Cohen and Tim Evidente both finished with 13 points on the night. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez has the highlights: Thank you to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring both our Princeton and Nottingham coverage. ACIT 57 Cedar Creek 37 The Atlantic County Institute of Technology is putting together the best season in the short history of the school. The Red Hawks handled the Pirates in front of a big crowd in Mays Landing. Nurridin Abdul-Rahmann scored a game-high 18 points in the victory. Ja’Maine Davenport added 14 points, as ACIT improved to (8-5) overall. JSZ’s Mike Frankel has the highlights from this Cape-Atlantic League clash: Rumson-Fair Haven 86 Monmouth Regional 70 Jack Carroll led four Bulldogs in double figures with 24 points and 11 rebounds as RFH makes it four straight wins to reach 9-3 on the season. Six different Rumson players made three-pointers in a 30 point first quarter. Hunter Reid had 20 and Geoff Schroeder added 17 in the victory. JSZ’s Rich Chrampanis has the Shore Conference action from Tinton Falls: Jersey Sports Zone is excited to have ACI Medical & Dental School join our team and present our Central Jersey Game Balls all year long in addition to allowing us to bring great highlights and features to Rumson-Fair Haven and Middletown North. One of the top technical schools in NJ, Advantage Career Institute Medical & Dental School in Central New Jersey offers a variety of programs in the in-demand medical and dental industries. Visit ACI.org to learn more!
Cea’anai Jackson of ACIT Wins South Jersey Game Ball
Cea’anai Jackson is a force in the middle for the Atlantic County Institute of Technology. Jackson put up a double-double for the Red Hawks against Millville, as she went for 23 points and 14 rebounds to lead ACIT to victory. Jackson earned nearly 54% of the vote to win the NJM Insurance South Jersey Game Ball this week. Check out Cea’anai’s Game Ball presentation here: Take Our Poll South Jersey Game Balls are made possible by NJM Insurance. Please submit nominations to MikeFrankel@jerseysportszone.com by Saturday evening.
Vote now for JSZ’s second round of Game Balls
Every Sunday during the basketball season, JSZ combs through the boxscores and comes up with 60 nominees for boys and girls basketball around the state who are up for six JSZ Game Balls. The polls are open NOW through Tuesday at 3:00 pm. JSZ will pay a visit to a mid-week practice or game and present Game Balls to the winners of our polls. Thanks to coaches who have sent us nominations for their players. A reminder that you can email email@example.com by Saturday night for any players who you think is worthy of a Game Ball nomination. Thanks to NJM Insurance for sponsoring JSZ’s South Jersey Game Balls all year long! NJM Insurance South Jersey Game Ball Nominees Take Our Poll Take Our Poll JSZ North Jersey Game Ball Nominees Take Our Poll Take Our Poll JSZ Central Jersey Game Ball Nominees Take Our Poll Take Our Poll
Vote for First JSZ Game Balls of 2020!
Jersey Sports Zone Game Balls are back! We’ve got 60 outstanding nominees from boys and girls high school basketball in three sections of the state. The polls are open NOW through Tuesday at 3:00 pm. We’ll present JSZ Game Balls to the winners at a mid-week practice or during a game as our camera crews bring you high school basketball action throughout the week. If anyone has a Game Ball nominee, you can email firstname.lastname@example.org before Saturday night. NJM Insurance South Jersey Game Ball Nominees Take Our Poll Take Our Poll JSZ Central Jersey Game Ball Nominees Take Our Poll Take Our Poll JSZ North Jersey Game Ball Nominees Take Our Poll Take Our Poll
Jersey Sports Zone’s All-Zone Team & Game Ball Winners Shine in 2018 Phil Simms All-Star Game
Jersey Sports Zone took a big part in the 2018 Phil Simms North-South All-Star Game. Not only did our multimedia journalists bring you great highlights, but our 2017 All-Zone Football Team and JSZ Game Ball winners were key playermakers in this year’s North v South battle. A Closer Look at JSZ’s All-Zone Players & Game Ball Winners in the 2018 Phil Simms Game: Highlights of 2018 Phil Simms North-South All-Star Game: