Clarke buzzer beater gives Colts Neck a title

Colts Neck’s Brendan Clarke delivers the buzzer beater to give the Cougars a 45-44 win over Freehold Township and the Central Jersey Group 4 championship.  SSZ has all the highlights from the Colts Neck thriller plus a dominating performance by Saint Augustine to end CBA’s season.

Colts Neck 45 Freehold Township 44

Brendan Clarke’s 10-foot jumper beat the buzzer and gave Colts Neck its first ever sectional title.  Lloyd Daniels scored 16 of his 18 points in the first half, while Nick Facendo led the Patriots with 17.  An outstanding game played by both teams as the Cougars are the lone Shore Conference boys basketball team still alive for a state championship.  SSZ has all the highlights and post-game reaction:

Saint Augustine 85 CBA 52

Justyn Mutts had 24 points and 11 rebounds as the Hermits avenged last year’s loss to the Colts in the state playoffs with a convincing win in Lincroft.  The high school career of Pat Andree comes to a close as he finishes as the Colts all-time leading scorer:


Central Jersey Group 4 Finals

(2) Colts Neck 45  (4) Freehold Township 44

  • Colts Neck plays Atlantic City in the Group 4 State Semifinals on Wednesday at Egg Harbor Township High School

Central Jersey Group 2 Finals

(1) Bordentown 59  (2) Manasquan 54

Non-Public South “A” Semifinals

(3) St. Augustine 85  (2) CBA 52