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(8) Somerville 9 (12) Hopewell Valley 8 – South Jersey Group 2 Semifinals – Boys TJ Sanchez scored two of his three goals in the fourth quarter, including the game-winner with 1:13 left in the game as the Pioneers outscored Hopewell Valley 3-0 in the 4th quarter to get to the South Jersey Group 2 Finals. Nolan Crognale had a stellar six-goal effort for the Bulldogs and his sixth tally gave Hopewell Valley an 8-6 lead after three quarters. But Somerville’s defense did not yield any goals in the fourth and the Pioneers will face the winner of Rumson-Fair Haven and Wall for the South Jersey Group 2 championship. Watch the highlights of an outstanding game from Tuesday night: Jersey Sports Zone’s coverage of Hopewell Valley is made possible by Princeton Orthopaedic Associates (2) Notre Dame 12 (3) Colts Neck 5 – Central Group 3 Semifinals – Girls On the brink of returning to the Central Group 3 Title Game defending sectional champs Notre Dame did not disappoint. The second seed Irish took on third seed Colts Neck in a battle that got going from the opening face off. The Cougars would strike first to begin the game, but ND hit their stride thanks to Maddie Rizzuto who had a hat trick at the end of the first half to give the Irish a 7-2 lead at the break. Soon after more Notre Dame scorers joined in as Nikki Phillips, Ava Scudillo and Gabbie Skowrosnki all picked up a pair of goals to lead their team back to the Central Group 3 Championship. Watch the highlights now: Sponsors! Thank you to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring our Notre Dame coverage year- round on JSZ! Thanks to HIT Training for all of our Colts Neck coverage!
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It’s time to honor outstanding performances from the diamond. Thanks to our friends at Monmouth Building Center, we’ll have 10 top nominees every week from Shore Conference baseball and softball. Cast your votes NOW through Tuesday at 3:00 pm. We’ll pay a visit to a mid-week game or practice and make a Monmouth Building Center Game Ball presentation. Coaches can always nominate a player – just email rich@jerseysportszone before Saturday night: Take Our Poll Take Our Poll Monmouth Building Center in Shrewsbury has been honoring Shore Conference athletes for the past four years. Thanks to the team at Monmouth Building Center for giving us the chance to honor great Shore kids in football, basketball, baseball and softball.
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Raritan 8 Colts Neck 4 – Monmouth County Tournament Zack Johnston delivered a two-run single to cap off a four-run third inning and pitched a complete game striking out four to give the #9 seed an 8-4 win over #16 seed Colts Neck and a spot in the Monmouth County Tournament semifinals. Jake Tennant had two hits and three RBI’s as the Rockets scored their 10th win of the season. Raritan will face the winner of Saint Rose and Monmouth Regional on Saturday (St. Rose and Monmouth will play Monday). JSZ has Sunday baseball highlights from Hazlet: Jersey Sports Zone’s coverage of Raritan is made possible by BCB-Bayshore, Your Community Bank. Thanks to Hit Training for allowing us to capture great moments from the Colts Neck Cougars all year long Red Bank Catholic 16 Long Branch 0 – Monmouth County Tournament The Caseys erupted for 11 runs in the fourth inning and Austin Nappi pitched five shutout innings allowing just one hit to advance to the MCT semifinals and a Saturday showdown with #2 CBA. Watch the highlights from Sunday night baseball in Red Bank: Jersey Sports Zone brings you great highlights every day thanks to our sponsors. Playa Bowls in Red Bank is the reason we bring you great RBC Caseys coverage all year long and a special thanks to Rosario Realty for supporting our Long Branch Green Wave highlights and features
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Colts Neck 11 Wall 8 – Monmouth County Tournament The #16 seed pulls off a stunner thanks to a four-run seventh inning. Colts Neck plated six runs in the top of the third to take a 7-1 lead. Wall answered with a seven-run 5th to go out in front 8-7. Colts Neck was able to get a bases-loaded walk, an RBI groundout and a big two-run single by Adrian Jimenez to hand the Crimson Knights just their second loss of the season. Colts Neck faces Raritan in the quarterfinals of the Monmouth County Tournament on Sunday. JSZ has the highlights of a huge win for the Cougars: Jersey Sports Zone was able to bring you a big moment for the Colts Neck baseball team thanks to the support of Hit Training! Middletown South 12 Howell 5 Trevor Brey had two hits and 3 RBI’s and Joe Sprake struck out eight in four plus innings on the hill to get the Eagles into the MCT quarterfinals and a Sunday showdown with #2 seed CBA. JSZ has the highlights of the Eagles eighth win of the season: A special thanks to Prown’s Windows & Doors for allowing us to provide great coverage of Middletown South sports all year long Trenton Catholic Academy 6 Hudson Catholic 1 With the baseball season coming to a close shortly, the home stretch will be crucial as the Garden State prepares for tournament time. 11-3 Trenton Catholic Academy came into Saturday’s match up with 10-2 Hudson Catholic with more on the line than North vs. South bragging rights. It was the Iron Mike’s fifteenth game so that meant the cut off for power points towards their state tournament seeding. TCA got on the board first with a fielder’s choice in the first to go up 1-0. In the the third the Iron Mike’s opened up with a 2 RBI blast from Andy Jacquez to eventually take a six-run lead. They were headlined by ace pitcher Latrell Reid who allowed nine hits and just one earned run to take down Hudson Catholic 6-1. When Hudson plays their fifteenth game Trenton Catholic could be looking at up to 40 power points from the game. With the Mercer County Tournament starting next week this extra boost of momentum could be what TCA needs. Watch the highlights below: Sponsor! Thank you to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring Trenton Catholic coverage on JSZ!
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Piscataway – 5 Sayreville – 4 A balanced effort by Piscataway High School leads to a 5-4 win over Sayreville and improves the Chiefs’ record to 7-3 on the season. Matt Peterson, Parris Washington, and James Ingram all contributed RBI’s for the Chiefs, while Jordin Martell pitched 6 innings, struck out 4, and got the win on the mound. Watch highlights of Piscatway and Sayreville in GMC action on Jersey Sports Zone. Immaculata 9 Montgomery 4 An in-conference game between the Spartans and the Cougars was an offensive battle. Immaculate trailed early, but thanks to outstanding performances from Felix Diaz, Nolan Leger, and Peter Gallo at the plate, the Spartans topped Montgomery. Check out highlights of this game now: Sponsor Alert! Coverage of Montgomery is brought to you by Princeton Ortho. Thanks to this generous sponsor JSZ will have the best Cougar highlights for you all season long! No. 13 Nottingham 3 Allentown 0 It was the match up the Colonial Valley Conference has been waiting for since last May. When No. 13 in the NJ Top 20 faced off with 6-1 Allentown fans knew they’d be in for a close game. The North Stars got ahead early off a controversial bunt call that helped them go ahead 1-0 over Allentown. Then David Scott would help Nottingham go ahead 3-0 thanks to an RBI double and a score at the plate off a wild pitch. The headline of the day was pitcher Nick Houghton who collected 12 strike outs and allowed just one hit in the shut out victory. After this one these two will have some extra heat for their rematch on 4/20. Watch the highlights and Houghton’s post game interview now: Sponsor! Thank you to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring both our Allentown and Nottingham coverage on JSZ. Because of Princeton Orthopaedic Associates we will be able to bring you North Stars and Red Birds athletics all year round! Colts Neck 10 Marlboro 0 (6 Innings) Anthony Sasso tossed six shutout innings scattering four hits and striking out nine and the Cougars scored three runs in the 5th and four more in the 6th to get the win over their Shore Conference “A” North rival. JSZ has the highlights including a wild putout on a double steal! Jersey Sports Zone’s coverage of Marlboro and Colts Neck is made possible by Hit Training
Eye Popping Performances highlight JSZ Shore Game Ball nominees
It’s time to honor outstanding performances from the Diamond. Thanks to our friends at Monmouth Building Center, we’ll have 10 top nominees every week from Shore Conference baseball and softball. Cast your votes NOW through Tuesday at 3:00 pm. We’ll pay a visit to a mid-week game or practice and make a Monmouth Building Center Game Ball presentation. Coaches can always nominate a player – just email rich@jerseysportszone before Saturday night: Take Our Poll Take Our Poll Monmouth Building Center in Shrewsbury has been honoring Shore Conference athletes for the past four years. Thanks to the team at Monmouth Building Center for giving us the chance to honor great Shore kids in football, basketball, baseball and softball.
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Toms River South – 6 Brick Twp – 5 Legendary Coach Ken Frank and The Toms River South Inidians found themselves in a rare position on Monday afternoon, winless through the first 3 games of 2018. Tied at 5 with Brick Township in the bottom of the 7th, South got a clutch double down the line in left by Jordan Erbe, followed up by an infield single off the bat of Shane Gibson to give the Indians a 6-5 walkoff win. Monmouth University commit TJ Scuderi continued his hot streak at the plate, going 2 for 3 in the win, while John Coppola hit a double & a triple in the loss for the Dragons. Watch the Highlights from Toms River on JSZ! Middletown South 6 Colts Neck 3 The Eagles scored three runs in the 4th inning highlighted by a Robby Zega RBI double and Danny Minze pitched five strong innings allowing just one run to lead the Eagles to their second win of the season. JSZ has the highlights from Monday Shore Conference Baseball: Jersey Sports Zone can’t bring you great highlights and features without the support of our partners. Thanks to Hit Training for supporting our Colts Neck coverage and Prown’s Windows & Doors is the reason we can bring you great action from Middletown South all year long Gloucester Catholic 16 Delsea 1 Gloucester Catholic blasted three homers and Jason Bobiak drove in four runs in a convincing road win. SNJ Today’s Mike Frankel has the highlights from South Jersey:
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Jersey Sports Zone brings you the best plays captured by our cameras during the 2017-18 high school basketball season. We need your votes for Dunk of the Year, Clutch Play of the Year and our Sweet Play of the Year. We’ll keep the polls open through Friday at 8:00 pm. The winners will be presented JSZ Game Balls during our basketball banquet on March 22nd. Thanks to the athletes for all the awesome highlights and thanks for watching our videos all year long! Take Our Poll Take Our Poll Take Our Poll
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Trenton 42 Colts Neck 41 – Boys Central Group 4 Final Many did not see Trenton making it passed the second round of the playoffs let alone the Championship for the Central Group 4 title. They were down 17 points in the fourth to second seed Hunderton Central in the Quarterfinals and rallied back to win in overtime, then in their next game took down third seed Hightown 70 -56. Coming into Monday’s battle with top seed Colts Neck would be no easy task but the Tornadoes managed to hang around in the first half to grab a 26-25 lead at the end of two. In the closing seconds of the fourth Colts Neck would come within one and held for the last shot, but the Trenton defense would hold on to capture their first sectional title since 2014. An amazing run by the Tornadoes capped off in thrilling fashion. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez was there for the action! Sponsors! Thank you to Hit Training for sponsoring our Colts Neck coverage! Special thanks to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring our coverage of Trenton! Rumson Fair-Haven – 57 Carteret – 52 | Central Jersey Group-2 Final Rumson Fair-Haven captured it’s second consecutive Central Jersey Group-2 Title on Monday night with an all around team effort leading to a 57-52 win over Carteret. Devin Cooper scored all 11 of his points in the 2nd half, including 4 free throws in the final 20 seconds of regulation, and Elijah McAllister continued his impressive play down low with 13 rebounds and 7 blocks. The Bulldogs now advance to the Group-2 Semi Final game vs Haddonfield at Perth Amboy High School on Wednesday. Carteret was led by Isaiah Daniels-Porter who scored a game high 24 points in the loss. Jersey Sports Zone gets all the great moments from RFH sports thanks to the support of ServPro of Eatontown/Long Branch St. Rose 47 St. John Vianney 43 – Girls Non-Public A South Semifinals It was the rematch Shore Conference fans were aching to see once the stage was set. The Non-Public A South matchup between top seed/ number 2 in the NJ Top 20 St. John Vianney and fifth seed/ number 3 in the NJ Top 20 St. Rose was a close battle from start to finish. SJV took an early lead at the end of the first, but thanks to the heroics of Lucy Thomas who racked up 17 points and 9 rebounds the Purple Roses took a commanding 41-34 lead at the end of the third. St. John Vianney would counter in the fourth to come as close as 2, but St. Rose would hold on to win 47-43 in the remaining seconds. St. Rose will face third seed Red Bank Catholic on 3/7. Watch the highlights now: Sponsors! Thank you to Paver Restoration and BCB Bayshore for their sponsorship of our St. John Vianney coverage!
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Montclair Immaculate – 60 Hudson Catholic – 49 | NJSIAA Non-Public B North Only in the world of Non-Public B North could a team with multiple division-1 prospects be considered an underdog story, but thats exactly what Montclair Immaculate has become. After defeated the defending TOC Champions Patrick School in the opening round, The Lions then traveled to Jersey City and took down the star studded lineup of Hudson Catholic. Syracuse bound Jalen Carey scored 13 of his 18 points in the 2nd Half, and Zion Bethea added a game high 21, as Montclair Immaculate shocked the state with a 60-49 win. Up next for the Lions will be a matchup with New Jersey’s No. 1 ranked team Roselle Catholic, on Saturday. Ranney 101 Rutgers Prep 90 – Non-Public “B” South Quarterfinals Scottie Lewis and Ahmadu Sarnor both scored career highs in a shootout against the Argonauts. Lewis had 35 points and Sarnor delivered 31. Lewis did most of his damage in the first half, while Sarnor was the catalyst in the second half. Ranney gets a fourth matchup with Mater Dei Prep in the Non-Public “B” South semifinals. Watch another exciting batch of highlights from Tinton Falls: Colts Neck 57 Middletown South 48 – Boys Central Jersey Group 4 Quarterfinals The quarterfinal round of the Central Group 4 State Tournament saw number one seed Colts Neck hosting the nine seed Middletown South. Colts Neck took an early 12-8 lead over South at the end of the first quarter, but in the second it was the Eagles who flipped the script to go into halftime leading 21-19. The Cougars got help from Ben Bosland who was the team’s spark plug in the third quarter to help them regain the lead at 37-29 going into the fourth. In the final quarter, Colts Neck would not let up offensively to eventually walk away with a 57-48 victory. Ben Bosland had 16 points and 8 rebounds to help send the Cougars to the Central Group 4 Semifinals to face fifth seed Montgomery on 3/3. Watch the highlights now: Colts Neck 49 Middletown South 44 – Girls Central Group 4 Quarterfinals What started out as a close back and forth battle between third seed Colts Neck and sixth seed Middletown South did not let up until the final buzzer. South took the first quarter leading 14-11. However, Colts Neck would find their footing thanks to Cara Volpe who scored 22 points for the Cougars Thursday night. In the second half Colts Neck would lead 32-25 at the end of third quarter. In the fourth, Midd South would make a late push to tie the game up with 40 seconds to go. But the Eagles offense was unable to produce points following that run and eventually, Colts Neck would pull away with the victory. The Cougars will take on fifth seed Montgomery on 3/3 in Central Group 4 Semifinals. Watch the highlights now: Sponsors!!! Thank you to Hit Training for sponsoring our Colts Neck coverage on JSZ! Special thanks to Prown’s Windows & Doors for our Middletown South coverage. We look forward to bringing you more Eagles athletics all year round! Rumson-Fair Haven 71 Spotswood 63 – Central Jersey 2 Boys Quarterfinals Ian O’Connor led a balanced scoring attack with 18 points as RFH held off a hot shooting second half from the Chargers to advance to the Central Jersey Group 3 semifinals and a home game against Lincoln. JSZ has the highlights from Rumson: Patrick School 68 Trinity Hall 61 (OT) – Non-Public “B” South Girls Quarterfinals Freshman Lashae Dwyer had 25 points, 8 rebounds, 4 assists and 5 steals to lead the Celtics to a gritty overtime win on the road. Dwyer scored 9 points in the extra period and hauled in a rebound off a missed free throw and delivered a layup in the paint to tie the game at 57 in regulation. Trinity Hall was led by Bridget Andree’s 22 point, 15 rebound performance highlighted by 14 free throws. Andree fouled out in the final 10 seconds putting an end to her fantastic high school career. The Patrick School will face Rutgers Prep in the semifinals. Watch the highlights of a game filled with twists and turns: Jersey Sports Zone is excited to have Trinity Hall join our team as one of our sponsors. JSZ will have highlights and features of the Monarchs sports programs all year long. Visit trinityhallnj.org to learn more about Monmouth County’s independent college preparatory high school in the Catholic tradition
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The opening round of the state playoffs continues and JSZ has highlights from around the state: Montclair Immaculate – 65 Patrick School – 63 | Non-Public B North First Round Syracuse bound Jalen Carey scored 15 points and hit 2 free throws with 0.8 left in regulation, as Montclair Immaculate took down the defending TOC Champion Celtics of The Patrick School 65-63 in one of the biggest wins in program history. The Lions will now advance to to the Qtr-Finals of the Non-Public B-North Bracket where they will take on Hudson Catholic on Thursday Night. Justin Winston added 23 points for Immaculate and Valdir Manuel poured in 27 for the Celtics in the loss. (1) Colts Neck 74 (16) Monroe 66 (OT) – Central Jersey Group 4 Boys First Round Rob Hill scored five of his 17 points in overtime as the Cougars survived a scare from the #16 seed. Monroe’s Luke Patel tracked down a rebound and drained a buzzer-beating three-pointer to force overtime, but the Cougars would take over in the extra four minutes. Ben Bosland led Colts Neck with 21 points and helped bring the Cougars back from a five-point halftime deficit. Colts Neck will face #9 seed Middletown South in the quarterfinals. Watch the highlights of an exciting game in the opening round: A special thanks to Princeton Orthopaedic for making our Monroe Falcons coverage possible. Hit Training sponsors Jersey Sports Zone’s coverage of Colts Neck High. (2) Ranney 84 (15) Wardlaw-Hartridge 31 – Non-Public “B South Boys First Round The Panthers raced out to a 19-0 lead to start the game on the way to an easy win to start the state playoffs. Bryan Antoine led the way with 18 and Chris Autino added 16. Watch the highlights from Tinton Falls: (11) Ridge 74 (6) North Hunterdon 63 – North 2 Group 4 Boys First Round Upset alert! The Ridge Red Devils take down the 6th seed tonight in the North 2 Group 4 Tournament. The Red Devils took the lead in the first quarter and held on till the end. Jeremy McCavera has himself a day for the Red Devils scoring 29 points. Check out his outstanding effort and more from this exciting game now: (7) Phillipsburg 74 (10) Dickinson 66 – North 2 Group 4 Boys First Round At halftime, Phillipsburg lead the Rams 27-17, but in the second half, Dickinson came back swinging. but the Stateliners got 28 points down low from Chris Mann and Richie Managault dropped six three-pointers. Check out full highlights now: Sponsor Alert!! JSZ’s coverage of Phillipsburg is brought to you by the Garnet Booster Club. Thanks to the Garnet Booster Club, you will see the best of P-Burg athletics right here on jerseysportszone.com all season long! (9) Barnegat (8) Middle Township 45 – South Jersey Group 2 Boys First Round The Bengals rallied from 6 points down at the end of three quarters to advance in the South Jersey Group 2 bracket where top seed Cinnaminson awaits. Mike Revello had 18 to lead the Barnegat with fellow seniors Carson Francisco scoring 15 and Alex Grogan adding 13. SNJ Today’s Mike Frankel has the highlights from Cape May: Jersey Sports Zone’s coverage of Barnegat basketball is made possible by BSR Physical Therapy (6) Middletown South 58 (11) Edison 46 – Central Jersey Group 4 Girls First Round The Eagles overcame a 29-22 halftime deficit with a huge second half to advance in Central Jersey Group 4. Isla Brennan led Middletown South with 19 points and will face Colts Neck in the quarterfinals. Watch the highlights from Middletown South’s 12th win of the year: Jersey Sports Zone’s coverage of Middletown South is made possible by Prown’s Windows & Doors. Immediate Care Medical Walk-In of Edison is the reason we can bring you great coverage of Edison High all year long
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We have reached the final round of voting for basketball and Monmouth Building Center Game Balls. Cast your vote now through Tuesday at 3:00 pm. We will pay a visit to mid-week practice and honor this week’s winners! Thanks to all the great fans of the Shore Conference for voting each and every week! Take Our Poll Take Our Poll Monmouth Building Center in Shrewsbury has been honoring Shore Conference athletes for the past four years. Thanks to the team at Monmouth Building Center for giving us the chance to honor great Shore kids in football, basketball, baseball and softball.
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Hudson Catholic – 95 Marist – 43 Hudson County Tournament Quarterfinals Luther Muhammad poured in a season high 32 points while grabbing 8 boards, and Villanova bound point guard Jahvon Quinerly dished out 11 assists to go along with 15 points as Hudson Catholic came away with a 95-43 win over Marist in the Hudson County Tournament QuarterFinals. The No. 1 seeded Hawks advance to play Lincoln in the Semi-Finals on Tuesday Night. Watch Highlights of Hudson Catholic vs Marist below! Notre Dame 91 Steinert 70 – Mercer County Tournament Quarterfinals Saturday’s game between fourth seed Notre Dame and fifth seed Steinert was the match up most knew was inedible at some point in the Mercer County Tournament. These two were some of the Colonial Valley Conference’s best in the 2017-2018 season. The Fighting Irish took a 22-16 lead at the end of the first then Notre Dame began piling on the points from beyond the arc thanks to Kayla Burnett who had 17 to take a 48-33 lead at half time. ND would continue it’s stunning performance in the second half to eventually walk away with a 91-70 win to send them to the Semifinal round to face number one seed Trenton Catholic on 2/20. Watch the highlights now: Sponsor! Thanks to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring our Steinert and Notre Dame coverage on JSZ! Trenton 66 Hopewell Valley 40 – Mercer County Tournament Quarterfinals It was the second meeting for third seed Trenton and sixth seed Hopewell Valley in a little over a week and the Tornadoes were able to put on another spectacular performance against HVC, this time in the Mercer County Tournament quarterfinals. Trenton got ahead early to go into halftime leading 33-12. In the second half Reggie James would take over to rack up 12 points, six rebounds and five assists in the 66-40 win against the Bulldogs. The next task for the Tornadoes will be taking on the number one seed Trenton Catholic in the MCT semifinals on 2/20 at the Cure Auto Insurance Arena. Watch the highlights: Sponsor! Thanks to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring our Hopewell Valley and Trenton coverage on JSZ! North Hunterdon 79 Voorhees 65 – Hunterdon/Warren/Sussex Boys Semifinals North Hunterdon trailed their district rivals, the Voorhees Vikings, early in this game; however, that seems to be a trend with these Lions. They made a comeback last week against the Vikings and did it once again during the HWS Semis. Paul Woolhouse came up big for the Lions with 22 points and a complete domination under the basket. Check out full highlights now: Pope John 58 Central 53 – Hunterdon/Warren/Sussex Boys Semifinals Pope John previously knocked out the No. 1 seed of the HWS tournament, Phillipsburg, and was faced with another challenge during the semifinals when they met the Hunterdon Central Red Devils. However, Aaron Clark for the Lions shined, scoring 29 points, while Eddie Davis contributed 22. The two guards provided enough momentum to pull off the upset late in the fourth quarter. Full highlights now available: High Point 40 Sparta 35 – Hunterdon/Warren/Sussex Girls Semifinals No. 1 seed, High Point, gets a scare in the second quarter of this one thanks to an offensive push by Sparta’s Erin Walsh. However, the Spartans could not hold on to that short-lived lead and the No. 1 seed would remain onto with a 40-35 victory over Sparta. Trisha Peterson contributed 14 for the Wildcats. Check out her highlights and more now: Delaware Valley 28 Warren Hills 27 – Hunterdon/Warren/Sussex Girls Semifinals In an unbelievable turn of events, the Del Val Lady Terriers find a way to shock the Warren Hills Blue Streaks in the final 11 seconds of this HWS semifinal game. Amanda Kix not only led the team in scoring, but she made the last second shot that sealed the deal for the Terriers. Check out those highlights now: Red Bank Catholic 68 Colts Neck 33 – Shore Conference Tournament Girls Quarterfinals Amanda Hart had a career-high 20 points to lead four Caseys in double digits as the #3 seed was dominant against the #11 seed. Hart had four three-pointers as the Caseys had a total of 10 triples. Rose Caverly scored 13, Katie Rice added 11 and Hayley Moore scored 10 as the Caseys improve to 20-4 and secured a spot in the SCT semifinals. Watch the highlights here: Jersey Sports Zone’s coverage of Red Bank Catholic is made possible by Playa Bowls of Red Bank. Thanks to Hit Training for supporting our Colts Neck coverage all year long Manasquan 66 Toms River North 38 – SCT Girls Quarterfinals Dara Mabrey had 21 points, 9 assists and 5 rebounds as the Warriors were able to blow open an 8 point halftime lead to a comfortable win. Faith Masonius and Lola Mullaney had 14 points each for Manasquan who will face #3 RBC in the Shore Conference Semifinals. Watch the highlights of Manasquan’s 22nd win of the season: Jersey Sports Zone’s coverage of Toms River North is made possible by Peak Coaching for Success
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Linden – 70 Patrick School – 57 The Tigers have found their stride.. Linden successfully defended their home court Monday night with a 70-57 win over a red hot Patrick School team that just defeated USA No. 9 St. Benedict’s Prep on Saturday. Linden Point Guard Tavon Jones scored 35 points and grabbed 14 rebounds in a remarkable performance by the senior. For Jones, it was his 7th time this season going over the 30 point mark. Watch Highlights of the Tigers and Celtics below! Camden 66 Eastern 60 – Boys The Panthers rally from a 4th quarter deficit with a 12-2 run to score a big road win at Eastern. Ethan Tarte tied the game with a three-pointer and Nasir Hinson made a steal and layup to give The High a 62-60 lead. Corey Greer led the Panthers with 19 points. Matt Cotton had 17 for Eastern. Watch the highlights from an exciting fourth quarter: Barnegat 57 Middletown South 47 – Shore Conference Boys Tournament first round Carson Francisco scored 16 of his 22 points in the second half as the Bengals get their first ever win in the Shore Conference Tournament by beating the Eagles for the second time this season. Barnegat went 14 of 18 from the free throw line which proved to be the difference. The #16 seed will now travel to top seed Ranney this Thursday. Watch the highlights of the Bengals historic win: JSZ”s coverage of Barnegat Basketball is made possible by BSR Physical Therapy. Thanks to Prown’s Windows & Doors in Middletown for making it possible to bring you Middletown South highlights all year long. Colts Neck 66 Southern Regional 47 – Shore Conference Boys 1st Round Danny Gaines had 23 points as the Cougars built an early lead and cruised to a convincing first round win at home over the Rams. The 6th seeded Cougars advance and will host #11 Point Pleasant Beach in round two. JSZ has highlights from the Cougars Den: Jersey Sports Zone’s coverage of Colts Neck is made possible by Hit Training Toms River East 37 Trinity Hall 34 – Shore Conference Girls Tournament 1st Round Kamryn Lister scored 13 as Toms River East overcame a 9-2 first quarter deficit to pull out a home win . The #16 seed will face top seed Saint John Vianney in Round Two of the SCT. JSZ has the highlights from Toms River: Jersey Sports Zone is excited to have Trinity Hall join our team as one of our sponsors. JSZ will have highlights and features of the Monarchs sports programs all year long. Visit trinityhallnj.org to learn more about Monmouth County’s independent college preparatory high school in the Catholic tradition
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Long Branch 48 Colts Neck 17 The Green Wave fell behind 4-0 early before building a big lead thanks to four pinfalls to advance to the Central Jersey Group 4 Finals. Long Branch advances to the Central Jersey Group 4 Finals where they will host Brick Memorial on Friday night. JSZ has highlights of wins for Ryan Carey, Isaac Shohet, La’Qym Morris and Kevin Cerruti for the Green Wave. Colts Neck’s Joey King picked up a win in the final match of the night. Jersey Sports Zone’s coverage of Long Branch is made possible by Rosario Realty. Thanks to Hit Training for supporting our coverage of the Colts Neck Cougars
Memorable performances up for this week Shore Game Balls
Vote for Monmouth Building Center Game Balls! Each week during basketball season, we’ll have 10 nominees for boys and girls basketball top performers from around the Shore Conference. Cast your votes through Tuesday at 3:00 pm. The winners will get a visit from JSZ cameras with a Game Ball presentation. Coaches and fans if you have a Game Ball nominee, just email email@example.com Take Our Poll Take Our Poll Last Week’s Monmouth Building Center Game Ball Winners Congratulations to Colts Neck’s Camryn Foltz and Barnegat’s Carson Francisco. Thanks to everyone who voted! Monmouth Building Center in Shrewsbury has been honoring Shore Conference athletes for the past four years. Thanks to the team at Monmouth Building Center for giving us the chance to honor great Shore kids in football, basketball, baseball and softball.
JSZ Game Ball Tour visits Colts Neck and Barnegat
Thanks to all the great fans of the Shore Conference for voting on Monmouth Building Center Game Balls each week. This week’s winners are from Colts Neck and Barnegat. We had two great presentations – check them out! Take Our Poll Take Our Poll Monmouth Building Center in Shrewsbury has been honoring Shore Conference athletes for the past four years. Thanks to the team at Monmouth Building Center for giving us the chance to honor great Shore kids in football, basketball, baseball and softball.
20 more great nominees up for Shore Game Balls
Vote for Monmouth Building Center Game Balls! Each week during basketball season, we’ll have 10 nominees for boys and girls basketball top performers from around the Shore Conference. Cast your votes through Tuesday at 3:00 pm. The winners will get a visit from JSZ cameras with a Game Ball presentation. Coaches and fans if you have a Game Ball nominee, just email firstname.lastname@example.org Take Our Poll Take Our Poll Last week’s Monmouth Building Center Game Ball Winners Sajada Bonner, Saint John Vianney and Alex Ratner, Marlboro – thanks to everyone who voted! Monmouth Building Center in Shrewsbury has been honoring Shore Conference athletes for the past four years. . Thanks to the team at Monmouth Building Center for giving us the chance to honor great Shore kids in football, basketball, baseball and softball.
Four 1000 point scorers from Shore headline Game Ball nominees
The Shore Conference saw four new members of the 1000 point club, two on the boys side and two outstanding girls. They are among the names up for this week’s Monmouth Building Center Game Ball. Each week during basketball season, we’ll have 10 nominees for boys and girls basketball top performers from around the Shore Conference. Cast your votes through Tuesday at 3:00 pm. The winners will get a visit from JSZ cameras with a Game Ball presentation. Coaches and fans if you have a Game Ball nominee, just email email@example.com Take Our Poll Take Our Poll Monmouth Building Center in Shrewsbury has been honoring Shore Conference athletes for the past four years. . Thanks to the team at Monmouth Building Center for giving us the chance to honor great Shore kids in football, basketball, baseball and softball.
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Christian Brothers – 72 Colts Neck – 69 in 2OT The CBA Colts traveled to Colts Neck High School and handed the cougars their first loss of the season with a thrilling 72-69 win in double overtime. Stephen Braunstein led CBA with 19 points, including the go ahead bucket in double OT. Robby Hill scored 19, and Danny Gaines added 16 for Colts Neck in the loss. Watch full highlights and post game from the CBA-Colts Neck thriller below! Sponsor Shout Out! Jersey Sports Zone’s coverage of Colts Neck is being brought to you by Hit Training. They’re the reason we were there for the Cougars Basketball Highlights! Middletown South – 60 Middletown North – 50 The Eagles of Middletown South came away with a 60-50 win over their arch rival Lions of Middletown North. Ryan Purcell and Dave Gervase each scored 18 points for South in the win. Dave Campbell added 20 points for Middletown North in the loss. The win helped Middletown South improve to 5-4 on the season. Watch highlights of the Middletown rivalry game below! Sponsor Shout Out Jersey Sports Zone brings you great Middletown South highlights and features all year long thanks to Prown’s Windows and Doors Bridgewater-Raritan 51 Gill St. Bernards 35 Two top girls basketball teams in the Skyland Conference, Bridgewater-Raritan (4) and Gill St. Bernards (5), faced off tonight. It was an even match through the first quarter, but in the second the Panthers pulled away thanks to a great performance by Teresa Wolak again who has 13 points, 9 rebounds an 3 steal and Meghan Ball who was the leading scorer with 16 points. Bridgewater is now 6-1 overall and remains undefeated in the Delaware Division. Check out full highlights now: Bridgewater Record: 5-1 Gill St. Bernards Record: 3-2 Sponsor Alert!! Coverage of Bridgewater-Raritan is brought to you by Princeton Orthopaedic Associates and Urgent Injury Care. Thanks to these two sponsors, JSZ will bringing you the best Panthers highlights all season long! Warren Hills 63 Somerville 61 Two more top teams duked it out today in the Skyland conference, Warren Hills (7) and Somerville (9). Both teams got themselves into foul trouble late in the game, but it was Somerville who could not recover. In the 4th quarter, the Streaks were 11/14 from the foul line and in the entire game Devyn Gara made 11 of 15 from the line. Gara also tacked on four rebounds and sevens steals for Warren Hills as they defeated Somerville 63-61. Check out full highlights now: Somerville Record: 6-2 Warren Hills Record: 6-1 Princeton -38 Robbinsville 25 Robbinsville came into Tuesdays game sitting fourth in the Colonial Valley Conference rankings. However, it was Princeton who would take control of the game thanks to their defense and the shooting of Catherine Dyevich. They were able to hold Robbinsville to a season low 25 points. JSZ’s Nery Rodirugez was there for all the action! Ewing -68 West Windsor- Plainsboro North 45 5-1 West Windsor- Plainsboro North has been impressive so far this season taking down Trenton in dominating fashion just a couple games ago. Ewing who just lost to Trenton was able to bounce back with a victory 68-45 victory thanks to Shemar Robinson who had 22 points in the match up. Watch now: Sponsor! Thank you to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring our Ewing, Princeton and West Windsor- Plainsboro North coverage on JSZ!
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Jersey Sports Zone has highlights of Championship Saturday from the Holiday Hoops Tournaments from around the state: Neptune Holiday Jubilee – Championship Seton Hall Prep – 64 Neptune – 52 Junior Guard Ashton Miller poured in a game high 28 points and took home MVP honors, as Seton Hall Prep held off an incredible comeback by Neptune High School to capture the 2017 Holiday Jubilee Title. Sophomore Jabri Abdur-Rahim also added 16 for the Pirates in the win, while Dwaine Jones led Neptune with 15 points in the loss. Watch Full Highlighs and post game reaction from Seton Hall Prep vs Neptune below! Albert E. Martin Buc Classic (Red Bank Regional) Colts Neck 80 Sayreville 53 No. 3 seed Colts Neck came out of the 35th annual Albert E. Martin Buc Classic as champions for the first time. The Cougars were paced by senior guard Danny Gaines who led the way with a game-high 29 points in an 80-53 win. Gaines also walked out with the tournament’s MVP trophy. Colts Neck defeated Shore Regional 79-29 in the opening round on Dec. 27 and then followed it up with a 57-35 win over Lakewood in the semifinals on Dec. 28. The Cougars are still undefeated going into 2018. JSZ’s Jay Cook has a full recap of the title game in Little Silver: Jersey Sports Zone’s coverage of Colts Neck is being brought to you by Hit Training. They’re the reason we were there for the Cougars championship! WOBM Christmas Classic Boys Championship Manasquan 71 Toms River North 64 Brad McCabe had 27 points and 9 boards to take home tournament MVP honors and Ryan Flanagan was two boards shy of a triple double with 21 points, 10 assists and 8 rebounds as the Warriors improve to 7-0. Watch highlights of Manasquan’s championship from Toms River on Saturday night: Girls Championship Manchester Township 61 Toms River North 48 In front of a capacity crowd in Toms River, freshman Destiny Adams was hardly nervous with a sensational 28 point, 13 rebound performance to earn tournament MVP honors. Kemari Reynolds had 10 points and was named to the All-Tournament first team. JSZ has highlights and post-game reaction from a future star on the New Jersey high school basketball scene: Thanks to Peak Coaching for Success for bringing us coverage of Toms River North sports all year long. Welcome to Jersey Sports Zone! After three years on the Jersey Shore, we’ve expanded our coverage to every part of the Garden State. We are excited to bring you high definition highlights and features of high school sports all year long.
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Our Thursday holiday hoops menu includes the finale of St. John Vianney’s Winter Showcase featuring four of NJ’s top girls programs as well as the semifinals of the WOBM Christmas Classic on the boys side and the Albert E. Martin Buc Classic semifinal between Colts Neck and Lakewood. We’ll keep posting highlights throughout the evening Lady Lancers Winter Showcase Rumson-Fair Haven 60 Franklin 57 Tori Hyduke had 28 points including a run of five straight points in the 4th quarter to break a 47-47 tie in the final three minutes giving RFH a signature win against the defending T of C champs. Diamond Miller scored 23 for the Warriors and reached the 1000 point plateau in the first quarter. Rumson also got 13 points from freshman Grace Munt. The Bulldogs bounce back from a loss to Rutgers Prep one day earlier to score a signature win. JSZ has full highlights and post-game reaction from an outstanding game played by both teams: ServPro of Eatontown/Long Branch is the reason we can bring you great moments from Rumson-Fair Haven sports like the girls basketball win against Franklin. Saint John Vianney 52 Rutgers Prep 49 Sarah Karpell had 13 points, including a key three-pointer that gave SJV a four-point lead late in the game as the Lancers have a stellar two days at their first ever winter showcase. After knocking off T of C champ Franklin on Wednesday afternoon, the Lancers got a second straight win against a state power in less than 24 hours. Leilani Correa led all scorers with 20 points for the Argonauts, who drop their first game of the season while SJV improves to 6-0. JSZ has the highlights of an outstanding game in Holmdel: Jersey Sports Zone’s coverage of Saint John Vianney is made possible by BCB-Bayshore and Paver Restoration WOBM Christmas Classic at Pine Belt Arena Toms River North – 69 Marlboro – 63 in Double OT Toms River North trailed 53-44 with just over a minute to play in regulation before rallying for an improbable 69-63 comeback win over Marlboro in Double OT. The Mariners advance to their 4th straight WOBM Championship Game, where they will face Manasquan on saturday night. Mark Mogarte led TRN with 18 points, and Holden Petrick added 16. Watch highlights and post game reaction of TRN vs Marlboro below! JSZ’s Toms River North coverage is being brought to you by Peak Coaching for Success. Thanks to Peak for letting us showcase great TRN action all year long! Manasquan – 46 Red Bank Catholic – 29 Brad McCabe poured in 24 points as The Manasquan Warriors improved to a perfect 6-0 on the season with a 46-29 win over RBC. Manasquan now advances to play Toms River North in the Championship Game of the 2017 WOBM Christmas Classic. Watch Highlights of Manasquan vs Red Bank Catholic below! Playa Bowls in Red Bank is the reason we bring you comprehensive coverage of the RBC Caseys all year long. Albert E. Martin Buc Classic at Red Bank Regional Colts Neck 57 Lakewood 35 Dan Gaines had 18 points and Ben Bosland added 15 as the Cougars built an 11 point halftime lead and cruised in the second half to reach the championship game at the Albert E. Martin Buc Classic. The Cougars will face off against Sayreville in the title game on Saturday in Little Silver. Once again, Colts Neck provides some fun highlights on JSZ: Colts Neck coverage on JSZ is being brought to you by Hit Training. Lakewood highlights and features are made possible by Michael Inzelbuch Law. Husky Holiday Classic Matawan -57 Ocean Township 56 The semifinal game between Ocean and Matawan took nearly every second to complete. After a dominating first half performance from Matawan, Ocean then rallied in the third to go into the fourth quarter leading 50-42. The Huskies then put the ball in the hands of their best scorer Reggie Tawaih and he didn’t disappoint as he scored the go ahead point late in the fourth to advance Matawan to the Tournament Final against Union Saturday evening. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez was there for all the action: Roselle Park 74 Keyport 46 Sponsor Shout out! Thank you to BCB Bayshore for sponsoring our Keyport coverage! Len Sepanak Memorial Tournament at Ridge Morristown 61 Westfield 51 It’s day two of the Len Sepanak Memorial Tournament at Ridge High School. The first game featured the Westfield Blue Devils and the Morristown Colonials. Early in the game, the Blue Devils were leading Morristown, but in the second half the Colonials took over. In the end, the Morristown Colonials pulled out the 61-51 win over Westfield, improving them to 1-1 in the tournament. Check out full highlights featuring leading scorers Steve Bergeman and Timmy Ganning as they lead the Colonials to victory: Ridge 76 Elizabeth 45 The Ridge Red Devils hosted their annual Len Sepanak Memorial Tournament this week, and took on the Elizabeth Minutemen. Elizabeth had not lost a game yet this season coming into the tournament, while the Red Devils came into tonight 2-2. However, it was Ridge’s Chris Feringa who dominated the court, scoring 19 total points. Check out Feringa as he leads Ridge to their third victory of the season, 76-45, over Elizabeth:
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JSZ has a large menu for our Wednesday holiday hoops coverage. We will post game highlights throughout the day Rumson-Fair Haven Bulldawg Classic Rumson-Fair Haven 66 Fort Hamilton (NY) 45 Jack Solano had 24 points including a stretch of four straight three-pointers to lead RFH to a 21 point win over Fort Hamilton out of Brooklyn on a night when the Bulldogs unveiled their 2017 Central Jersey Group 2 state championship banner. Elijah McAllister had 4 points and 8 blocked shots for RFH who are now 3-0 on the season. Watch the highlights from Thursday night in Rumson: Saint Peter’s Prep 44 Barnegat 30 Shayne Simon is known as one of the nation’s best football players. The future Notre Dame linebacker showed his skills on the basketball court as he sparked a Marauders comeback with key offensive rebounds and baskets in the third quarter. Barnegat had a 13-12 halftime lead before Simon scored five straight points to give Saint Peter’s Prep the lead for good. Simon and Dmitri Plexidas had 11 to lead the way for Saint Peter’s who is now 3-1 on the season. Mike Revello had 13 for Barnegat and is now seven points away from 1000 for his career. Watch highlights of a great battle at Rumson-Fair Haven High School: Rotary Roundball Classic in Charleston, South Carolina Linden 79 Northwood Academy 30 Tavon Jones had 19 points and 11 rebounds to set the tone for a dominating effort for the Tigers at the Rotary Roundball Classic at North Charleston High School in South Carolina. Linden advances to the semifinals of their bracket in the event which also features Don Bosco Prep playing in a separate bracket. Don Bosco won its opening round game as well in Charleston. A special thanks to Scott Eisberg of WCIV-TV for giving Jersey fans some southern holiday hoops! Hillsborough Holiday Tournament Hillsborough 59 Hightstown 54 The host team of the 2017 Hillsborough Holiday Tournament, the Raiders, came into today winless. Fortunately, today’s leading scorer Justin Brown and his 20 point contribution changed that. The Raiders got their first win over the Hightstown Rams 59-54 and will play Hunterdon Central in the Tournament final tomorrow evening at 7PM. Check out highlights now: Hunterdon Central 80 West Orange 67 The first matchup in today’s Mid-State Holiday Tournament featured Hunterdon Central and West Orange. Central came in 3-1, while West Orange remained undefeated. However, it was Central’s big day as they handed the Mountaineers their first loss of the season. The star of the game was shooting guard, Sean Oberman, who scored 27 total points, three of which were three pointers. Check out full highlights now, brought to you by JSZ’s Courtney DuPont: Lady Lancer’s 1st Annual Winter Showcase St. John Vianney – 63 Franklin High School – 55 Junior Point Guard Sarah Karpell led the Lancers with 16 points and some great defensive play, as St. John Vianney took down the defending TOC Champions of Franklin at the Lady Lancer’s Winter Showcase. Vianney will now play another challenging game against Rutgers Prep on Thursday. Franklin’s Diamond Miller scored 24 in the loss. Watch Full Highlights and post game reaction from SJV vs Franklin below! Rutgers Prep – 70 Rumson Fair-Haven 47 Rutgers Prep is currently the No. 2 ranked team in New Jersey, and the Argonauts proved worthy of that ranking on Wednesday. Leilani Correa led the way with 28 points and 10 rebounds in a dominant 23 point win over RFH. George Washington Bound point guard Tori Hyduke scored a game high 36 for Rumson in the loss. Rutgers Prep will now face St. John Vianney on Thursday in the Lady Lancer’s Winter Showcase. Watch Highlights of Rutgers Prep vs RFH below! Albert E. Martin Buc Classic (Red Bank Regional), Little Silver Colts Neck 79 Shore Regional 29 Danny Gaines had 23 points in just three quarters of work as the Cougars rolled out to a 25-2 first quarter lead and never looked back in the opening round of the Albert E. Martin Buc Classic. Gaines also had some sensational passes as part of his outstanding effort. JSZ captures the Gaines magic in Little Silver: JSZ’s coverage of Colts Neck is brought to you by Hit Training and ServPro of Eatontown/Long Branch supports our Shore Regional highlights and features Lakewood 51 Red Bank Regional 39 Drayton Bonapart and Ryan Savoy had 13 to lead a balanced Piners scoring attack as the #2 seed advances to the semifinals of the Albert E. Martin Buc Classic. Lakewood will face #3 Colts Neck in the semifinals on Thursday. Watch the highlights of the Piners win on Wednesday afternoon: JSZ’s coverage of Red Bank Regional is brought to you by Ryser’s Landscape Supply and Lakewood Piners coverage on JSZ is brought to you by Michael Inzelbuch Steinert 35 Raritan 34 The first round of the New Egypt High School Holiday Basketball Tournament kicked off with a bang as Raritan and Steinert made for an intense matchup. The Rockets took an early lead but Steinert quickly took over, leading for most of the game. Raritan would rally back in the fourth thanks to Zach Mojica. In the closing seconds, they’d come up short as Steinert walks away with their first win o the year in dramatic fashion. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez was there for the action: Sponsor shout out! Thank you to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring our Steinert coverage. Thanks to BCB Bayshore for sponsoring our Raritan coverage! Nottingham- 90 King’s Christian 56 It was another impressive performance from Cliff Joseph and Nottingham in the opening round of the ESCIT Tournament from Trenton Catholic Academy. The Northstars were able to take down King’s Christian 90-56 after struggling in the first quarter. Joseph dominated on all aspects of the game as he gave his team a huge momentum boost in this victory. Watch the highlights now: Sponsor shout out! Thank you to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring our Nottingham coverage!
Colts Neck has fun with JSZ Game Ball winner Joey Mauriello
The Colts Neck Cougars won its second straight game with a 42-28 win over Neptune. Joey Mauriello had 18 carries for 175 yards and 3 TD’s in the victory. The senior is set to play his final high school game on Thursday when the Cougars face North Burlington in a regional crossover game. Mauriello is 104 yards away from reaching the 1000 yard mark. Former Tampa Bay Buc and Super Bowl champ Darian Barnes presented Joey with his Monmouth Building Center Game Ball and kept his ongoing tradition of photobombing JSZ interviews! Take Our Poll Thanks to everyone who voted in this week’s poll. Monmouth Building Center in Shrewsbury has helped us celebrate great athletic performances in the Shore Conference over the past four years. Thanks to the team at Monmouth Building Center for giving us the chance to honor great Shore kids in football, basketball, baseball and softball. Coming up on Sunday, we’ll have another 10 nominees from the Shore Conference up for a Monmouth Building Center Game Ball. The polls open at 9:00 am and closes on Tuesday at 3:00 pm