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Congratulations to Kimi Sayson on winning our Week 5 Girls Game Ball for Central Jersey. Watch our ceremony now! Thanks to everyone who voted for Long Branch freshman Kimi Sayson who scored 15 points in a Green Wave win over Barnegat to earn the Central Jersey Girls Game Ball for Week 5. Click below to watch Kimi’s ceremony at Long Branch practice: Coming up this Sunday, we’ll have our final winter Game Ball voting for the year!
Watch Tuesday 2.8 JSZ Basketball Highlights
We’ve got hoops coverage from North, Central and South Jersey on the docket tonight. The Patrick School scores an out-of-conference win, two South Jersey powers continue their dominance and Marlboro picks up a historic division win. Stay tuned as all the action rolls in! Paul VI 64 Mainland 39 | Girls | OceanFirst Bank Game of the Week The Eagles left no doubt in this battle for South Jersey supremacy, emphatically snapping the Mustangs’ ten-game winning streak. Hannah Hidalgo turned in another stellar performance, finishing with a game-high 26 points in the win. Army-commit Sara McShea chipped in with eleven points for Paul VI (16-3). Kasey Bretones and Ava Mazur each had a team-high ten points in the loss for Mainland (17-2). JSZ’s James Mooney has the highlights from Linwood: The girls basketball Game of the Week is made possible by OceanFirst Bank! Camden 68 Holy Spirit 51 | Boys The High was without DJ Wagner and Aaron Bradshaw, but Camden still cruised to its 10th consecutive win. Cian Medley scored a game-high 17 points for the Panthers (16-2). Ky Gilliam scored a team-high 15 points for Spirit (11-6) in the loss. JSZ’s Mike Frankel has the highlights: Coverage of Camden is made possible by Cooper University Health Care. The Patrick School 64 Hun 48 | Boys Isaiah Griffin led a well balanced Celtics attack on Tuesday afternoon with a game-high 19 points as The Patrick School (15-5) gets back into the win column. Nasir Navaro wasn’t far behind with 17 points, while Dionte Johnson contributed nine additional points. Hun (11-8) had trouble generating offense in the first half and trailed by 20 points at the break. Princeton commit Jack Scott was the Raiders’ top scorer with 14 points. JSZ’s Jay Cook has the highlights from Elizabeth: Jersey Sports Zone’s coverage of The Hun School is brought to you by Princeton Orthopaedic Associates! Marlboro 86 Long Branch 42 | Boys Jack Seidler had 19 points in the first quarter on the way to a 24 point effort before shutting down midway through the second quarter as the Mustangs win its first Shore Conference divisional title since 1971. JSZ’s Rich Chrampanis has the highlights from Marlboro:
Vote Now for JSZ Week 5 Game Balls!
The high school hoops season continues with tremendous performances all around the Garden State. Our JSZ team has received a number of nominations and has combed the box scores to find the best individual efforts in North, Central and South Jersey for the week of Jan. 31 through Feb. 5! 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) IMPORTANT- PLEASE NOTE: BECAUSE OF YOUR BROWSER AND/OR ROUTER CACHING, YOU MAY VOTE MULTIPLE TIMES AND THEN NOT SEE THE TOTAL VOTES CHANGE FOR THE PERSON YOU ARE VOTING FOR. THIS IS A CACHING ISSUE WITH YOUR BROWSER AND/OR ROUTER. IT IS NOT BECAUSE OF ANYTHING UNDERHANDED. BE ASSURED THAT YOUR VOTES ARE BEING TABULATED BY OUR POLLING PLATFORM, AND WILL SHOW IN THE FINAL TOTALS. OUR VOTING/POLLING PLATFORM RECOGNIZES BOTS , AND WILL AUTOMATICALLY SHUT OUT ANY IP ADDRESS WHERE A BOT IS DISCOVERED, SO NO ONE CAN ‘GAME THE SYSTEM’. WE STRIVE TO ENSURE THAT THE RESULTS ARE FAIR. THANK YOU FOR YOUR UNDERSTANDING. North Jersey Central Jersey South Jersey
Vote on JSZ Football Plays of the Year!
Jersey Sports Zone shot hundreds of hours of football this year, and our cameras captured dozens of tremendous plays. Now we want you to vote on the best plays of the year! The Categories: TD Run of the Year | TD Pass of the Year | Defensive TD of the Year | Special Teams TD of the Year | Sack of the Year | Clutch Play of the Year Watch each of the highlight reels below, and then vote on your favorites as much as you’d like. Our polls close on Friday at noon. After that, we’ll put the winners of each of our six polls in one final poll to determine the overall play of the year! TD Run of the Year TD Pass of the Year Defensive TD of the Year Special Teams TD of the Year Sack of the Year Clutch Play of the Year
Watch Thursday 11.25 JSZ Thanksgiving Football Highlights
We’ve got three games for the entire JSZ audience thanks to the support of our great sponsors. Happy Thanksgiving from everyone at Jersey Sports Zone! Easton (PA) 7 Phillipsburg 3 One of the longest played games in the entire United States, the Stateliners and Red Rovers went head to head for the 114th matchup. A scoreless first half saw three interceptions and a blocked field goal. Matt D’onofrio drilled a field goal to get the first points on the board and Philipsburg the lead but a forced fumble was recovered by Easton late in the fourth quarter. This setup the lone touchdown of the game, a pass from Cole Transue to Marcus Williams which won the Red Rovers the game. JSZ’s Kenneth Bradley has the highlights from Lafayette College: Jersey Sports Zone’s coverage of Phillipsburg is brought to you by the Garnet Booster Club Woodrow Wilson 28 Camden 12 The Tigers beat the crosstown rival Panthers to keep the Whip Wilson Turkey Bowl trophy on the east side of Camden. The Wilson defense finished with five interceptions, including two from Julius Dominguez and two from Paul Medley. Devin Kargman threw a pair of touchdown passes in the win, while Naz’sir Oglesby rushed for two TDs for the Tigers (9-2). Luis Ward threw a pair of TD passes for Camden (5-5) in the loss. JSZ’s Mike Frankel has the highlights from Farnham Park: Coverage of Camden is made possible by Cooper University Health Care. Long Branch 29 Red Bank Regional 14 Christian Rodriguez connected with Sekou Kamau on a 25-yard TD pass in the 4th quarter to break a 14-14 tie and Shamar Williams clinched the win with a pick-six in the final game of Dan George’s coaching career. George wraps up a 23-year career leading the Green Wave to three sectional titles and a regional championship. JSZ’s Rich Chrampanis has the 98th Thanksgiving showdown between Long Branch and RBR: Jersey Sports Zone’s coverage of Long Branch is brought to you by OceanFirst Bank.
Watch Friday 11.12 JSZ Playoff Football Highlights
Jersey Sports Zone has four big state playoff matchups for our entire audience thanks to the support of our great sponsors! Watch Seton Hall Prep/St. Peter’s, Ocean City/Long Branch, Williamstown/Hillsborough and New Providence/Point Pleasant Boro NOW! St. Peter’s Prep 21 Seton Hall Prep 20 | Non-Public A Quarterfinal The Marauders and Pirates again delivered a classic game in their relatively newly-charged rivalry. Sam Slade rushed for 203 yards and a touchdown to pace St. Peter’s Prep (8-3) to a win over Seton Hall Prep (7-4). Maryland commit Champ Long contributed a rushing touchdown and a passing touchdown, which went for 67 yards to Pitt commit Zion Fowler. This is now the third straight game between these two programs that’s been decided by a single point. St. Peter’s Prep advances to face the winner of Saturday’s game between Bergen Catholic and Donovan Catholic in the Non-Public A semifinals next weekend: JSZ’s Jay Cook has the highlights and reaction from Caven Point in Jersey City: Jersey Sports Zone’s coverage of all Seton Hall Prep athletics is brought to you by “One on One with Steve Adubato.” Ocean City 45 Long Branch 10 | Group 4 South Semifinal The Raiders rolled past the Green Wave and into a sectional title game. Sean Mazzitelli and Jacob Wilson combined for over 160 yards rushing and three touchdowns. Riley Gunnels rushed for a pair of TDs and threw for a score for OC (11-0). On defense, Mazzitelli had an interception, while Zach Holt had a pair of sacks. Christian Rodriguez rushed for a touchdown for Long Branch (7-2) in the loss. Ocean City advances to face Millville in the final next week. JSZ’s Mike Frankel has the highlights and reaction: Coverage of Long Branch is made possible by OceanFirst Bank. Hillsborough 49 Williamstown 14 | Group 5 Central Semifinal (1) Hillsborough (11-0) defeated (5) Williamstown (5-6) 49-14 to advance to the Central Jersey, Group 5 Championship. From the opening drive, Hillsborough asserted their dominance as the Raiders led 21-0 after the first quarter and eventually 42-14 at halftime. All of Hillsborough’s points came from running back Tyler Michinard as the senior ended the evening with seven touchdowns. The Raiders will host (3) North Brunswick (8-3) whom they beat 41-0 earlier in the season, for the Central Jersey, Group 5 Title. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez has the highlights: Thank you to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring our Hillsborough coverage. Point Pleasant Boro 28 New Providence 7 | Group 2 South Semifinal Point Boro (1) hosted New Providence (5) in a battle of two strong rushing attacks. Both teams scored on their first possession as Charlie Vitale was the first to find the end zone. He was soon matched by Charlie Barth of new Providence to tie it at 7-7, but it was the Panthers the rest of the way. Vitale would finish with 82 yards on 12 carries with two touchdowns. Matt Oliphant and Jake Croce both scored once for Point Boro, who is set to take on Willingboro next weekend in the South Jersey Group 2 sectional title game. JSZ’s Ken Bradley has the highlights: Coverage of Point Pleasant Boro is made possible by Ocean First Bank!
Watch Monday 11.8 JSZ Soccer Highlights
JSZ brings you two state soccer playoff games for our entire audience thanks to the support of our great sponsors. Check out Long Branch’s win over Ocean plus Hopewell Valley earning a spot in the Central Jersey Group 3 final! Long Branch 3 Ocean Township 1 | Central Jersey Group 3 Semifinal Eduardo Ribeiro had two goals including the game-winner and Chris Lopez had a goal and an assist to give Long Branch a spot in the CJ Group 3 championship against top seed Hopewell Valley. Ocean scored in the 4th minute on a goal by Eugene Archeley before Long Branch responded two minutes later with a Lopez tally. Ribeiro scored in the 45th minute and 12 minutes later sealed the deal on a penalty kick. JSZ’s Rich Chrampanis has the highlights from Spartan Stadium in Ocean: Thanks to OceanFirst Bank for sponsoring JSZ’s coverage of Long Branch Hopewell Valley 2 Steinert 1 | Central Jersey Group 3 Semifinal (1) Hopewell Valley (18-4) defeated fellow Colonial Valley Conference foe (4) Steinert (11-6-2) 2-1 to advance to the Central Jersey, Group 3 Final. After a scoreless first half, the second got started with a goal from Sal Famularo to put Steinert ahead two minutes into play. However, it would be short lived as Alex Luedecke would tie the game less than a minute later. With leading scorer Nick Tagliareni out with an injury, brother Alex scored with just under 20 minutes to play for the eventual game deciding goal. Hopewell in search of the first sectional title since 2016 will host (3) Long Branch (13-6-2) in the Championship. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez has the highlights: Thank you to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring both our Steinert and Hopewell Valley coverage.
The playoffs bring out the best from NJ football – vote now for JSZ’s Week 10 Top Play!
The first round of the playoffs saw some incredible highlights around the state. Check out the best plays captured by JSZ cameras and cast your vote now! The Jersey Sports Zone team went through all of our clips and has 11 great nominees for our Week 10 Top Plays. The polls are open now through Tuesday at 3pm. The winner of our poll will be presented with the JSZ Top Play Belt at a midweek practice. Watch all of our top plays below and cast your vote! Congratulations to Rutherford’s Doug Russell for winning the JSZ Week 9 Top Play Belt. Thanks to everyone who voted!
Watch Saturday 11.6 JSZ Playoff Football Highlights
JSZ brings you three games for the entire JSZ audience thanks to our great sponsors. Check out playoff wins for Colts Neck, Long Branch and Nottingham! Colts Neck 17 Timber Creek 14 | Central Group 4 (4) Colts Neck (6-3) defeated (5) Timber Creek (3-7) 17-14 to advance to the Central Jersey, Group 4 Semifinals. Colts Neck would take a 14-0 lead at halftime on touchdowns from Chris Scully and Eric Louriero. Timber Creek answered with a score in the third and a late 24 yard touchdown in the fourth quarter from Jonathan Harris to tie the game at 14. Following an interception, Christian Monteforte kicked a 25 yard game-winning field goal as time expired for an emotional victory. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez has the highlights and postgame reaction from Colts Neck: Thank you to Cooper Medical for sponsoring our Timber Creek coverage Long Branch 50 Freehold Boro 12 | South Group 4 Christian Rodriguez threw for 225 yards and three touchdowns to lead the Green Wave into the South Group 4 sectional semifinals and a date with Ocean City. Rodriguez threw a 60 yard bomb to Mikey Hall and a 47 yard missile to Ka’Jion Thorne. The Green Wave also had 7 sacks and a blocked punt for a touchdown. JSZ’s Rich Chrampanis has the highlights of the All-Shore playoff showdown: Jersey Sports Zone’s coverage of Long Branch is brought to you by OceanFirst Bank Nottingham 28 Haddon Heights 14 | South Group 2 Quarterfinal The Northstars’ magical season continues another week. Nottingham (9-0) won its first playoff games in eight seasons on Saturday thanks to a 230-yard rushing performance in a win over Haddon Heights (5-4). Isaiah Barnes led the way with 95 yards on 17 carries and two athletic touchdowns – both of which came in the first quarter. The win sets Nottingham up with a big test against second-seeded Willingboro next week. JSZ’s Darron Wallace has the highlights from Hamilton Township: Jersey Sports Zone’s coverage of Nottingham is brought to you by Princeton Orthopaedic Associates.
Who’s got the Top Play in Week 5? Cast your votes NOW!
Another great weekend of high school football has come to a close. We wrap up another great week of New Jersey high school football with our Top Plays. Watch all the great highlights and cast your vote! The Jersey Sports Zone team went through all of our clips and has 10 great nominees for our Week 5 Top Plays. The polls are open now through Tuesday at 3pm. The winner of our poll will be presented with the JSZ Top Play Belt at a midweek practice. Watch all of our top plays below and cast your vote! Congratulations to Bergen Catholic’s Chris Mimmo, the JSZ Top Play Belt winner from Week Four!
Watch Saturday 10.2 JSZ Football Highlights
Jersey Sports Zone brings you two games of Saturday football action thanks to our great partners. Check out highlights of Toms River East against Long Branch along with Hun taking on Blair Academy in a Saturday night showdown! Hun 40 Blair 7 Hun (3-0) defeated MAPL rival Blair (2-1) 40-7 to pick up its third straight win of the 2021 season. The Raiders dominated from start to finish behind a standout performance from quarterback Marco Lainez. Lainez finished with 245 rushing yards and four touchdowns (three passing, rushing). JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez has the highlights: Thank you to Princeton Orthopaeidc Associates for sponsoring our Hun coverage. Long Branch 53 Toms River East 7 Christian Rodriguez threw a 46 yard TD pass in the final minute of the first half to give Long Branch a 21-7 lead and the Green Wave went on to bujst the game open in the second half to improve to 4-0. Rodriguez had a TD run and TD pass, Sekou Kamau had two touchdown runs and Michael Hall had a TD catch and punt return for a score. JSZ’s Rich Chrampanis has the highlights from Long Branch High: Jersey Sports Zone’s coverage of Long Branch is being brought to you by OceanFirst Bank
Elite 11: Great Plays from Week 3 Vie for JSZ Top Play Belt
Another great week of high school football in New Jersey has 11 nominees captured by JSZ cameras for this week’s Top Play Belt. Check out the top plays and cast your vote! The Jersey Sports Zone team went through all of our clips and have 11 great nominees for our Week 3 Top Plays. The polls are open now through Tuesday at 3pm. The winner of our poll will be presented with the JSZ Top Play Belt at a midweek practice. Watch all of our top plays below and cast your vote! Congratulations to our Week 1 and Week 2 Top Play Belt Winners – Jared Tynes of North Brunswick and Tommy Amanwkaa of Hillsborough! Congratulations to our Week 1 and Week 2 Top Play Wi
Week Three JSZ Game Ball Polls are Live!
Football is well underway in New Jersey and Jersey Sports Zone’s statewide Game Ball polls are back! Our team of MMJ’s are highlighting batches of stellar performances with game ball voting where players in every corner of the state are honored. The polls stay open through Tuesday at 3:00 p.m. Thanks to everyone for voting! NJM Insurance South Jersey Poll Future nominations can be submitted to Mike Frankel: MikeFrankel@jerseysportszone.com Jersey Sports Zone’s South Jersey game ball polls are sponsored by NJM Insurance! North Jersey Future nominations can be submitted to Jay Cook: Jay@jerseysportszone.com Central Jersey Future nominations can be submitted to Nery Rodriguez: Nery@jerseysportszone.com
Watch Saturday 9.18 JSZ Football Highlights
Week 3 wraps up with plenty of great games all over the state! Enjoy the highlights! A great week of high school football closes out with five more games on the JSZ Week 3 Saturday menu. Head over to our homepage to watch our OceanFirst Bank Game of the Week, a double-overtime thriller between St. […] To access this post, you must purchase an All Access Pass. You can log in here or purchase an All Access Pass here. Become an All Access Pass Holder. You will be redirected to login or purchase page.
Watch Tuesday 9.7 Opening Day JSZ Soccer Highlights
The 2021 soccer season kicks off with terrific action all over the Garden State. Enjoy the highlights! CBA 3 Long Branch 1 Dylan Cupo took a feed from Will Thygeson to break a 1-1 tie in the 62nd minute and give the Colts and opening day victory in the Shore Conference. Jake Homowitz and Dylan […] To access this post, you must purchase an All Access Pass. You can log in here or purchase an All Access Pass here. Become an All Access Pass Holder. You will be redirected to login or purchase page.
Mater Dei Softball Coach Gets 500th Career Win
Jeanne Dickinson wins her 500th career win in Mater Dei Prep’s win at Long Branch. Watch the highlights and post-game interview with the coaching legend with your JSZ All-Access Pass Mater Dei Prep 16 Long Branch 5 Isabelle Hoadley was 3-4 with an inside the park homer and 3 RBI’s to help Mater Dei Prep […] To access this post, you must purchase an All Access Pass. You can log in here or purchase an All Access Pass here. Become an All Access Pass Holder. You will be redirected to login or purchase page.
Watch Thursday 2.25 JSZ Basketball Highlights
With just a over a week left in the season, our crew has highlights from top games all over the state. West Morris 83 Randolph 56 | Boys West Morris (11-0) remains undefeated following a dominating 83-56 win over Randolph (2-2). The Wolfpack led 38-15 at halftime thanks to a big first half from Ethan […] To access this post, you must purchase an All Access Pass. You can log in here or purchase an All Access Pass here. Become an All Access Pass Holder. You will be redirected to login or purchase page.
Watch Wednesday 10.21 JSZ Soccer Highlights
Jersey Sports Zone brings you another great evening of boys and girls soccer coverage as our cameras continue to capture the best highlights from the Garden State. Notre Dame 2 Hopewell Valley 1 OT | Boys In one of the craziest endings our cameras have captured, Notre Dame defeated Hopewell Valley 2-1 to remain undefeated […] To access this post, you must purchase an All Access Pass. You can log in here or purchase an All Access Pass here. Become an All Access Pass Holder. You will be redirected to login or purchase page.
Watch Friday 10.16 JSZ Football Highlights
Wet weather threw a few wrinkles into the Week 3 schedule, but Friday night still brought us tons of highlights from all around the state. Check back throughout the night to watch all of the exciting action! Delbarton 27 Don Bosco 21 Delbarton made history Friday night. The Green Wave scored only their second win […] To access this post, you must purchase an All Access Pass. You can log in here or purchase an All Access Pass here. Become an All Access Pass Holder. You will be redirected to login or purchase page.
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
Long Branch 4,000-yard rusher makes college choice
Jermaine Corbett was one of the most electrifying running backs in New Jersey over the past three years. Watch JSZ’s highlight reel and see where he’s heading to play college football Jermaine Corbett has given a verbal commitment to play Division II football at Stonehill College. Corbett racked up 4,367 yards and scored 60 times in his three-year varsity career with the Green Wave. Despite playing most of his senior year injured, Corbett was still able to rack up over 900 yards on the ground and was a game-changer on defense and special teams. Corbett’s senior year highlight reel includes Jermaine’s thanks to everyone who helped him make the decision: 110% COMMITTED💜 pic.twitter.com/vUG4WhywAY— Jermaine Corbett (@Jermaine_2x) April 25, 2020
Meet the 2020 JSZ All-Zone Girls Basketball Team
Jersey Sports Zone has highlights of the top girls basketball players in New Jersey as we present our 2020 JSZ All-Zone girls basketball team While the coronavirus has stopped us from our annual banquet honoring the top boys and girls basketball players in the state, that doesn’t stop us from celebrating the accomplishments of New Jersey’s top players. Thursday and Friday we will share our highlight videos from the 2020 JSZ All-Zone girls basketball teams and coming up on Monday we will have highlight reels of our 2020 JSZ Miss Hoop Zone Finalists and announce our player of the year. NameSchoolName SchoolNameSchool Lauren AchterRamapoRachel KuhlOld Bridge Makayla AndrewsSaint RoseAlly LandauGolda Och A'Nyah BarkerIHAOlivia MilesBlair Academy Emma BosletSt. Thomas AquinasAnna MorrisIHA Macy BrackettNeptunePaige MortonOak Knoll Zoe Brooks Trenton CatholicOlivia MullinsRutgers Prep Saniyah CaldwellSaddle River DayMariana PapazoglouWildwood Catholic Nyasia ClarkWoodburyJustine PissottRed Bank Catholic Taylor CrystianRed Bank RegionalErika PorterNotre Dame Maniya CustisTrenton CatholicKelsey RansomSt. Thomas Aquinas Christina DalceRutgers PrepKemari ReynoldsManchester Twp. Dominique DariusBlair AcademyKayla RichardsonMiddletown South Abbey FentonOcean CityBella RunyanMoorestown Friends Makoye DiawaraBayonneSophia SabinoRed Bank Catholic Anyssa FieldsLong BranchKeona SchenckFranklin Camryn FoltzColts NeckMadison SchillerRamapo Abigeal GaborePaul VIKira SidesMiddle Township Katie HerilhyMiddle TownshipPaige SlavenRumson-Fair Haven Katie HillSaint John VianneyBella SteidleClearview Brooke HollawellManasquanAlexa TherienCherokee Ciani Redd-HowardAtlantic CityChloe TeterRed Bank Regional Jordan JanowskiSaddle River DayCaileigh WalshGill St. Bernard's Emily JohnsWashington TownshipEmma WaxMontville Zanai JonesHudson CatholicKennedy WilburnCherokee Kristina DonzaJackson Memorial 2020 JSZ Miss Hoop Zone Finalists JSZ will post highlight videos of our five finalists on Monday as well as a feature story and acceptance speech from the winner.
Watch Thursday 3.5 JSZ Playoff Basketball Highlights
The state playoffs continue on the hardwood, with sectional quarterfinal action. Check back throughout the night to watch all of the highlights! Wildwood Catholic 83 Holy Spirit 58 | Boys | Non-Public B South The Crusaders are on a mission to capture their first sectional title since 2007. They’re now two wins away after cruising to victory against the Spartans. Jacob Hopping led the charge for Catholic with a game-high 22 points. Temple commit Jahlil White added 16 points in the victory. Next up, the Crusaders get set to host Mater Dei in the Non-Public B South semifinals on Saturday night. JSZ’s Mike Frankel has the highlights from North Wildwood: Egg Harbor Twp. 49 Williamstown 40 | Boys | S.J. Group 4 The Cinderella run continues for 16-seed EHT as they knock off ninth-seed Williamstown to reach the S.J. Group 4 semifinals. Freshman DJ Germann seized one of the biggest moments of his young career, scoring a game-high 21 points to guide the Eagles to another upset victory. The Eagles will face Cherry Hill East in the semifinals on Saturday. JSZ’s James Mooney has the highlights and reaction from Williamstown: Montgomery 59 Long Branch 40 | Girls | C.J. Group 4 The Cougars weathered the early storm from Long Branch and battled back after being down by 10 in the first quarter. Montgomery took the lead on their first possession of the second half and never looked back as they outscored the Green Wave 36-16 in the second half to advance to the semifinals of the state playoffs. Carolyn Prevost lead the attack for the Cougars with 17 points and Kristina Lucht poured in 15. Montgomery will travel to Marlboro for the semis on Saturday. JSZ’s Kenneth Bradley has the highlights from Montgomery: Thanks to our sponsors, Rosario Realty (Long Branch) and Princeton Orthopaedic (Montgomery) for making coverage of tonights playoff game possible!
Watch Monday 2.10 JSZ Playoff Wrestling Highlights
The state team wrestling playoffs begin with sectional quarterfinal action! Be sure to check back throughout the night for plenty of pins! Delsea 43 Gateway 19 | South Jersey Group 3 The Crusaders are chasing their 10th consecutive South Jersey title, and they rolled past the Gators to open the playoffs. Travis Griffith, Tim Spatola, Asa Walton and Justin Dougherty all secured pins for Delsea in the victory. Chris Howarth and Tom Goetz both won by fall for Gateway in the loss. JSZ’s Mike Frankel has the highlights from Franklinville: Coverage of Delsea is brought to you by NJM Insurance. Long Branch 39 Hightstown 18 | Central Jersey Group 4 Long Branch last won a sectional title in 2018 and looked to rekindle that spark Monday as the Green Wave won nine of 14 bouts to advance in the Central Jersey Group 4 tournament. Upperweight studs Pat O’Dwyer and Tracey Taylor scored decision wins while Dylan Kelleher, Ryan Zimmerman and Ryan Carey each notched pins in the win. JSZ’s Jay Cook has the highlights from Long Branch: Sponsor Shoutout! Jersey Sports Zone’s coverage of Long Branch (Rosario Realty) and Hightstown (Princeton Orthopaedic Associates) was brought to you by a pair of loyal JSZ sponsors. Without them, we wouldn’t have been at this match! Jackson Memorial 41 Freehold Boro 18 | Central Jersey Group 4 The returning Central Jersey Group 4 champions got off to a strong start in the sectional quarterfinals with a big win over the Colonials. Jackson won nine of 14 bouts, six of which were bonus point victories with four pins. Brad Galassi, Mike Rauch, Hunter Smith and Kyle Epperly all won by fall for the Jags. Shore Conference champion Nico Messina won by pin for Freehold Boro. JSZ’s Kenneth Bradley has the highlights from Jackson: Our coverage of Freehold Boro (Playa Bowls of Freehold Raceway Mall) and Jackson Memorial (Louro Chiropractic Center) was brought to you by two great sponsors!