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Six games of Conference Tournament action from around New Jersey! Enjoy some great high school basketball action Shore Conference Tournament Semi-Finals Ranney School – 69 Christian Brothers -53 The Ranney Panthers dunked their way to the school’s first ever Shore Conference Final appearance in history. The top seed rocked the rim an astonishing 12 times in the semi-final matchup with CBA, resulting in a dominant 69-53 win over the 16-time SCT Champion Colts. Scottie Lewis led the dunk party with 7 slams of his own and scored 24 points. While Bryan Antoine and Alex Klatsky each added 12. Ranney now advances to Saturday Night’s Championship game at Monmouth University, and third meeting with rival Mater Dei Prep. Watch highlights of Ranney vs CBA below! Mater Dei Prep 70 Rumson-Fair Haven 53 The two time defending champions have faced doubt, illness, and injury this post season but Ben Gamble and Mater Dei Prep would not be denied. Sophomore transfer Jamir Watkins continues to be a crucial addition to the roster, scoring a game high 20 points, as The Seraphs took care of business against RFH and are heading back to The SCT Championship Game for a third straight season. Watch Highlights of Mater Dei’s 70-53 win over Rumson below! Jersey Sports Zone’s coverage of Mater Dei Prep is made possible by Gold Coast Cadillac. Thanks to ServPro of Eatontown/Long Branch for giving us the ability to cover Rumson-Fair Haven sports all year long Greater Middlesex Conference St. Joe’s-Metuchen 46 Colonia 43 – GMC Boys Championship K’Shawn Schulter’s turn around three-pointer from nearly 40 feet away swished home at the buzzer to give the Falcons a second consecutive buzzer beater in the GMC Tournament. Colonia stormed back from 19 points down late in the third quarter to take a 43-41 lead on a Chad Baker baseline jumper. Schulter made a steal and layup to draw even at 43. After Colonia turned the ball over with 20 seconds to go, Schulter was fouled with two seconds remaining. Colonia had a foul to give and St. Joe’s only had two seconds to work with. Luke Fresco’s only option was to pass back to Schulters who turned and fired from long range. Watch the highlights and post-game reaction from a thrilling championship game: Piscataway 51 Edison 37 – GMC Girls Championship LaNiya Miller had 18 points and 7 rebounds to lead the Chiefs to the GMC championship at Rutgers. Miller, who’s signed to play Division I basketball at Stony Brook, had five three-pointers as Piscataway raced out to an early lead and built a double-digit lead at the half. Edison would get within 6 at 31-25 in the third quarter, but Miller and Piscataway would never let the game get any closer. Samira Sargent led Edison with 16 points as the Eagles reached the finals as the #5 seed. Watch highlights and post-game reaction from Piscataway’s GMC title at Rutgers: Jersey Sports Zone’s coverage of Edison High School is made possible by Immediate Care Medical Walk-In of Edison Mercer County Tournament Nottingham 60 Trenton Catholic 59 – Boys Final Thursday night’s Mercer County Final between number one seed Nottingham and second seed Trenton Catholic was the game Colonial Valley Conference fans have been waiting for all season. While the Iron Mike’s got ahead early and took a double digit lead in the first half it was the North Stars ability to create open shots that would lead to their eventual come back victory to capture their first Mercer County Tournament title. Darell Johnson earned MVP honors with 22 points, watch the highlights and his post game reaction now: Trenton Catholic 59 Pennington 55 – Girls Final No. 8 in the NJ Top 20 Trenton Catholic seeking their first Mercer County Tournament Championship since 2015 started their game against third seed Pennington off hot going on a 17-0 run in the first quarter. The Red Raiders were not about to go down easy though they fought back in the second to creep within single digits thanks to an impressive offensive performance. In the end it would be the TCA defense that would seal the game for them to walk away as MCT champs. Watch the highlights now: A special thanks to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring our entire Mercer County coverage. We’ll have more post-season basketball highlights from Mercer County thanks to the support of Princeton Orthopaedic Associates!
Sharp Shooting CJ WiIcher Leads St. Benedict’s to 4th Straight Prep-A Championship – Watch Highlights
2018 New Jersey Prep-A State Championship St. Benedict’s Prep – 59 Blair Academy – 58 St. Benedict’s Prep (27-2) trailed for most of the second half to rival Blair Academy on their home court, but then CJ Wilcher caught fire. The Sophomore sharp shooter, who finished with 28 points, nailed five three-pointers in the final 2 quarters, including the game winner with under 10 seconds remaining to help the Gray Bees capture a 59-58 win and their 6th State Title in 7 Years. Watch highlights and post game from St. Benedict’s vs Blair below! 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.
Mainland, Ocean City girls reach CAL championship game
Cape Atlantic League Tournament Semifinals Mainland 47 Atlantic City 30, Ocean City 41 Millville 35 At Saint Augustine High School, Mainland improved to 24-0 with a semifinal win over Atlantic City and defending champ Ocean City is back in the finals after a 41-35 victory against Millville. SNJ Today’s Mike Frankel has South Jersey basketball highlights:
Watch Monroe take down Hillsborough in round two of the Public A State Tournament
Monroe 6 Hillsborough 3 For Hillsborough, this season was a major success seeing as this was the first time in five years that the Raider program made the state playoffs. Not to mention, they advanced through the first round. Nonetheless, today’s loss to the Monroe Falcons was heartbreaking especially after leading early in the game. The Falcon’s Anthony Zito had a big game scoring two for Monroe and helping his team advance to round three of the state tournament. Check out full highlights of this matchup now: Sponsor Alert! Coverage of Hillsborough is brought to you by Princeton Ortho. Thanks to our generous sponsor, JSZ will bring you the best of Raider athletics all season long!
Nottingham’s Richie Jones wins the JSZ South Jersey Game Ball
Richie Jones has been the unsung hero in Nottingham’s 22-2 season. Jones is averaging 18 points and three 3FG a game this year. He scored 18 points against Our Savior New American (NY) on 2/10 to earn Nery’s South Jersey Game Ball top performance. In the Northstars latest 69-63 win over Ewing in the Mercer County Tournament Semifinal he scored 20 including three from beyond the arc and eclipsed the single season three point record as well as the career three point record for Nottingham. Richie Jones and the North Stars will face Trenton Catholic on 2/22 for the MCT Championship. Watch his acceptance: Take Our Poll Sponsor! Thank you to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring our Nottingham coverage on JSZ! Jersey Sports Zone is excited to present our weekly game ball for the top performers in both boys and girls basketball. Each week you choose from our 2 surveys on who you think had the best performance in the south Jersey area. Our polls open on Sunday and votes will be collected until we will close our voting at 3 p.m. on Tuesday. The winner for each week will receive a JSZ game ball hand delivered by Nery Rodriguez which will be presented on camera at practice. Vote now! Do you think we missed someone from south Jersey? Contact Nery Rodriguez now: firstname.lastname@example.org
Pemberton’s Kaitlin Champion takes home South Jersey Game Ball
Kaitlin Champion put on a dazzling 17 point and 14 rebound performance against Williamstown on 2/10 to be Nery’s South Jersey Game Ball winner! Check out her acceptance speech below: Jersey Sports Zone is excited to present our weekly game ball for the top performers in both boys and girls basketball. Each week you choose from our 2 surveys on who you think had the best performance in the south Jersey area. Our polls open on Sunday and votes will be collected until we will close our voting at 3 p.m. on Tuesday. The winner for each week will receive a JSZ game ball hand delivered by Nery Rodriguez which will be presented on camera at practice. Vote now! Take Our Poll Do you think we missed someone from south Jersey? Contact Nery Rodriguez now: email@example.com
Meet JSZ’s two new Mid-State Game Ball winners: Amanda Kix and Naiya Jefferson
Naiya Jefferson of Immaculata HS won JSZ’s Mid-State Girls Game Ball after an outstanding performance two weeks ago against Gill St. Bernards. She scored 22 points and 5 three-pointers leading the Spartans to victory. Check out her game ball ceremony now: Take Our Poll Amanda Kix of Del Val HS won JSZ Mid-State Game Ball after hitting the game winner in the team’s victory of Warren Hills. This win sends the Lady Terriers to their program’s second Hunterdon/Warren/Sussex County Final in the school’s history. Check out Amanda’s ceremony now: Take Our Poll
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St. John Vianney – 39 St. Rose 37 | Shore Conference Semi-Finals No. 1 St. John Vianney needed every bit of 32 minutes of game time to get it done, but The Lady Lancers are heading back to The SCT Championship Game. SJV trailed St. Rose 37-36 after a rebound and putback by Lauren Lithgow with just 10 seconds remaining, but Rahmena Henderson raced the ball up up the floor and dished to Brelynn Bellamy for the game winning three point shot. For Vianney, it’s their 3rd straight trip to The SCT Final, and they are looking to win their 14th title in school history. Watch highlights from SJV vs St. Rose, including the fantastic finish and post game interviews below! Thank you to Paver Restoration for sponsoring our Saint John Vianney coverage on JSZ! Special thanks to BCB Bayshore for sponsoring our SJV coverage on Jersey Sports Zone Manasquan – 55 Red Bank Catholic – 37 | SCT Semi-Final Senior point guard Dara Mabrey came into Tuesday night’s semi-final game against RBC with an injured left hand, but it did not slow down the future Virginia Tech Hokie. Mabrey scored a game high 18 points, leading Manasquan to a convincing 55-37 win over rival Red Bank Catholic. Lola Mullaney added 16 points, while Faith Masonius recorded 13 points & 10 rebounds for a double – double. Manasquan advances to face No. 1 St. John Vianney in The SCT Championship Game. Jersey Sports Zone’s coverage of Red Bank Catholic is made possible by Playa Bowls of Red Bank. Watchung Hills 61 Bridgewater 51 – Boys Somerset County Tournament No. 5 Watchung Hills vs No. 6 Bridgewater-Raritan duke it out in the semifinals of the Somerset County Tournament. Justin Bryant with another impressive performance under the boards for the Panthers could not out-score Steven Bressler of Watchung tonight who hit 5 three-pointers and a total of 21. Check out full highlights now: Sponsor Alert! Coverage of Bridgewater is brought to you by Princeton Ortho and Urgent Injury Care. Thanks to these two terrific sponsors JSZ will bring you the best of Panther athletics all season long! Watchung Hills 43 Bound Brook 40 – Girls Somerset County Tournament The Bound Brook Crusaders came into this game with a 20-1 record, but were still not picked as the game’s favorite. Looking to prove the doubters wrong, the Crusaders came out swinging in the second, after a slow first quarter by both teams. Unfortunately for Bound Brook though, its was Julia Cunningham of Watchung Hills who once again dominated the floor. Check out full highlights of this exciting matchup now: Trenton Catholic 51 Notre Dame 46 – Girls – Mercer County Semifinals Trenton Catholic got one step closer to earning the Mercer County Tournament tile Tuesday night as the defeated fourth seed Notre Dame 51-46 to head to the championship. Jada Queen recorded a triple double in the Iron Mikes victory. Watch the highlights now: Sponsor! Thanks to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring our Trenton Catholic and Notre Dame coverage! Nottingham 69 Ewing 63 – Boys – Mercer County Semifinals Nottingham has been the best in the Colonial Valley Conference this season. As if having two 1,000 point scorers in Cliff Joseph and Darrell Johnson weren’t enough they also have PG Richie Jones who eclipsed the school single season three point record and total career three point record Tuesday night. The top seeded Northstars were held to a tight game by fifth seed Ewing in the first half but broke out of the their shell in the second act to come away with a 69-63 win to send them to the tournament championship on 2/22 against second seed Trenton Catholic. Watch the highlights now: Sponsor! Thanks to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring our Nottingham and Ewing coverage!
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Pingry 54 Blair – 52 Girls – Prep A Tournament The prep school season is coming to a close and for the teams in Prep A Tournament bracket the last school you want to match up with is 18-3 Blair Academy. The top seeded Buccaneers have three division 1 prospects in their starting line up: Onome Akinbode-James (Duke), Sydney Brown (Columbia) and Katie Douglas (Dartmouth). Blair was without Akinbode-James in the semifinal round against fourth seeded Pingry. Despite being an underdog Big Blue played like with no fear to begin the game to lead 14-8 at the end of the first. In the second Blair would begin to gain momentum thanks to remaining stars Brown and Douglas to pull within 25-22 but Pingry would go into halftime leading 32-24. Big Blue would continue their dominance in the second half and in the final quarter they relied on Kelsey Ransom to get the job done for them as she knocked down to clutch free throws with 2 seconds left to help them pull out a 54-52 upset. Ransom would finishing with 34 points, 8 rebounds and 4 steals. Watch the highlights now: Rutgers Prep 81 Phillipsburg 77 – Phillipsburg had an early lead on the Argonauts into the third quarter. But the Stateliners could not stop Richie Greaves and his offensive push in the second half. He puts up 22 points for Prep, leading them to victory. Full highlights of this exciting matchup now available: Sponsor Alert! Coverage of Phillipsburg is brought to you by the Garnet Booster Club. Thanks to the Garnet Booster Club JSZ will bring you the best of the Liners all season long! Greater Middlesex Conference Girls Semifinals (2) Piscataway 65 (3) Bishop Ahr 54 (5) Edison 64 (1) East Brunswick 50 Jersey Sports Zone’s Bryan DeNovellis has highlights of the GMC semifinals from Spotswood High School: Jersey Sports Zone’s coverage of Edison is made possible by Immediate Care Medical Walk-In of Edison
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Trey Patterson won JSZ’s Mid-State Game Ball after his outstanding performance last week against Montogmery. The 6’8′ freshman forward scored 24 points and had 7 rebounds in the team’s victory. Check out his game ball ceremony now: Take Our Poll Vote for this week’s Mid-State Game Balls now at: Don’t forget to vote for this week’s Mid-State Game Balls
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Ranney – 76 TR North- 52 The Ranney School faced off with Toms River North on the Mariner’s home court, but it was no problem for the No. 1 seed Panthers. Scottie Lewis flirted with a triple-double scoring 23 points and grabbing 8 rebounds, while dishing out 10 assists. Lewis electrified the crowd in Toms River with a jaw dropping dunk over the top of a defender in the final quarter of play. Bryan Antoine scored 19, and Ahmadu Sarnor added 15, as Ranney came away with a 76-52 win over TRN. Watch Highlights below! Jersey Sports Zone’s coverage of Toms River North is made possible by Peak Coaching for Success Christian Brothers – 52 Neptune – 45 Junior Point Guard Liam Kennedy led the way with 17 points as Christian Brothers Academy completed a 2nd half comeback over Neptune to get a 52-45 win. LaSalle bound Jared Kimbrough scored 17 for Neptune, but fouled out with just 1:45 to play in the 4th in what would be a game changing moment. The Colts advance to take on No. 1 seeded Ranney on Thursday night in Toms River for the Semi-Finals. Watch Highlights of CBA and Neptune below! Mater Dei Prep – 46 Manasquan – 43 Kyle Devaney made a key three-pointer in the final two minutes to give Mater Dei Prep a four point cushion and the Seraphs were able to hold off a scrappy Manasquan squad and reach the SCT semifinals. Mater Dei was without starters Kenny Jones (flu) and Adam Afifi (shoulder). Jamir Watkins led the way with 17 points and 8 rebounds and Alexander Rice added 10 points. Ryan Flanagan paced Manasquan with 14. Watch the highlights of a physical battle between two great teams in Toms River: Jersey Sports Zone’s coverage of Mater Dei Prep is made possible thanks to our friends at Gold Coast Cadillac Rumson-Fair Haven – 67 Point Beach – 47 Jack Solano led a balanced scoring attack with 15 points as RFH pulled away in the second half to a 20 point win over #11 seed Point Pleasant Beach. JSZ has the highlights from the final game of the SCT Quarterfinals in Toms River: Jersey Sports Zone’s coverage of Rumson-Fair Haven is made possible thanks to ServPro of Eatontown/Long Branch 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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Jersey Sports Zone is excited to present our weekly game ball for the top performers in both boys and girls basketball. Each week you choose from our 2 surveys on who you think had the best performance in the south Jersey area. Our polls open on Sunday and votes will be collected until we will close our voting at 3 p.m. on Tuesday. The winner for each week will receive a JSZ game ball hand delivered by Nery Rodriguez which will be presented on camera at practice. Vote now! Take Our Poll Take Our Poll Do you think we missed someone from south Jersey? Contact Nery Rodriguez now: firstname.lastname@example.org
Don’t forget to vote for this week’s Mid-State Game Balls
Each week JSZ brings you the best highlights from the Mid-State, but when the week ends we are not through! At the end of the every week we like to honor the best athletes for their outstanding performances by nominating them for a JSZ Game Ball. Below there are two polls, each poll includes this week’s top male and female Mid-State basketball players. Vote now and maybe your pick will receive a JSZ game ball! Mid-State Girl Poll: Take Our Poll Mid-State Boy Poll: Take Our Poll Previous Game Ball Winners: Dan Banz – Bridgewater-Raritan Eric Schroeter – Voorhees Jenna Whelan – Bernards You can always nominate an athlete for a JSZ Game Ball. All you have to do is email Courtney DuPont at email@example.com with the follow information: Name of athlete Name of School Stats for a single game Name of Opponent Thanks and keep voting!!
Vote for final edition of JSZ Shore Game Balls!
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.
Vote for Alex’s North Jersey Game Ball Feb. 12th – 19th
Each week, JSZ’s Alex Lorenzo posts ten nominees from outstanding performances from boys and girls basketball in the Big North and GMC conferences. Voting is open now through Tuesday at 3:00 pm. The winner of the poll will get a JSZ Game Ball presented to them with their teammates. Boys Poll Take Our Poll Girls Poll Take Our Poll Coaches & Fans: You can nominate your top performer every week. Just drop a line to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than Saturday evening and we’ll nominate your player. 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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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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Rumson-Fair Haven 65 Middletown North 62 – Shore Conference Boys Tournament 2nd Round Ian O’Connor scored 16 of his 21 points in the second half and Devin Cooper delivered the game-winning hoop and foul with 23 seconds left to lead 3rd seeded RFH to a 65-62 win over #14 Middletown North in the second round of the Shore Conference Tournament. The Lions built a 14 point first half lead thanks to sizzling shooting from beyond the arc. Middletown North made nine three pointers in the opening half and Rob Higgins was tremendous scoring 33 points in a losing effort. But O’Connor led the RFH comeback scoring the five points in the final 30 seconds of the third quarter and scoring a three point play to give RFH a lead early in the 4th. Sky Cherry nearly forced overtime with a half court shot at the buzzer. RFH will face Point Pleasant Boro in the SCT quarterfinals on Sunday in Toms River. Watch the highlights from a thrilling game in Rumson: JSZ can bring you great moments from Rumson-Fair Haven thanks to the support of ServPro of Eatontown/Long Branch! Ranney 77 Barnegat 44 – Shore Conference Boys Tournament 2nd Round Bryan Antoine scored 24 and Scottie Lewis added 22 points to lead the Panthers to a dominant win over Barnegat and a spot in the Shore Conference Tournament quarterfinals. Ranney will face Toms River North this Sunday. JSZ has highlights from the Panthers second round win in Tinton Falls: Jersey Sports Zone’s coverage of Barnegat Basketball is made possible by BSR Physical Therapy Steinert 53 Robbinsville 36 -Girls Mercer County Tournament The opening round of a tournament can either be a long day for one team on the losing end or a thrilling upset no one predicted. When fifth seed Steinert and 12th seed Robbinsville faced off in the opening round of the Mercer County Tournament it was the underdog Ravens that led through the first two periods. However, midway through the third the Lady Spartans began to pick it up as Steinert would close out the third with an 11 point lead. In the final quarter, Steinert would return to regular form thanks to Tatiana Dorner who had 12 points as they would bust the lead open to hold on for a 53-36 victory. The Lady Spartans advance to the Quarterfinal round to face fourth seed Notre Dame on 2/17 who were previously ranked in the NJ Top 20. Watch the highlights now: Sponsor Shoutout! Thank you to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring our Steinert and Robbinsville coverage on JSZ! Washington Township 47 Cherry Hill East 37 The Minutemen pull off an upset with a big home win. JSZ’s Mike Frankel has South Jersey basketball highlights:
Verona’s Joey Zecchino Wins Alex’s North Jersey Game Ball! Watch Presentation
Verona’s Joey Zecchino scored 25 points, and grabbed 10 rebounds in the Hillbillies’ win over Newark Collegiate. Joey was awarded JSZ’s North Jersey Game Ball for his performance. Make sure to come back to Jersey Sports Zone every Sunday to vote for Game Ball Performers! If there is a North Jersey player you would like to nominate for the game ball, email your nomination to email@example.com Take Our Poll Coming up on Sunday, we’ll have another 10 nominees each from boys and girls basketball in North Jersey up for Alex Lorenzo’s Game Ball. The polls open on Sunday at 9:00 am and close on Tuesday at 3:00 pm. Make sure to Vote! 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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Trenton Catholic 56 No. 20 St. Augustine 54 With county tournaments starting this week it marks the closing of the regular season for basketball. Trenton Catholic might have eight losses on the year, but when you consider six of those are to NJ Top 20 teams, the Iron Mike’s are still one tough opponent. SNo. 20 Aut. Augustine led for three quarters and went ahead by as much as 15. Khalif Battle began to slowly make a dent in the lead to the lead to bring TCA within three. Late in the fourth Trenton Catholic was ahead by one when the Hermits drew a foul that sent Travis Stroll to the foul line where he would tie it up at 54 with eight seconds remaining. However, it would be the heroics of Quashawn Lane who delivered a last second buzzer beater to help upset the No. 20 team in the state. Watch the highlights and post game reaction now! Sponsor Shoutout! Thank you to Princeton Orthopaedic Associates for sponsoring our Trenton Catholic coverage on JSZ! Union 46 Elizabeth 42 – Union County Tournament Jabri Lateef scored 8 of his 14 points in the 4th quarter and came up with a critical steal in the final seconds to give the Farmers a 46-42 win over Elizabeth in the second round of the Union County Tournament. The 13th seeded Minutemen built a nine-point lead in the second half, but the Farmers would take a 37-36 lead in the fourth quarter after a Drae McFarlane three-pointer. 5th seeded Union advances to the quarterfinals of the Union County Tournament and a showdown with #4 Linden. JSZ has highlights of a great game on Valentine’s Day: Union County 64 Summit 56 – Union County Tournament 2nd Round Rob Miller scored 26 points and Justin Archer had 21 points, 9 rebounds and 5 blocked shots as the Vikings advanced to the quarterfinals of the Union County Tournament. Summit trailed by one at the half and were able to close within two points at 46-44 midway through the fourth quarter before Miller scored eight straight points to put the game away. The 7th seeded Vikings will face #2 Patrick School this Saturday night. JSZ has the highlights of Union County’s home win: Thanks to Equinox Fitness Clubs for allowing us to show highlights of Summit sports all year long
Hudson Catholic & Jelly Fam’s Jahvon Quinerly Commits to Villanova – Watch Senior Season Highlights
Hudson Catholic’s 5-star recruit Jahvon Quinerly has found his college home. The senior point guard announced his commitment to play for Coach Jay Wright and The Villanova Wildcats Wednesday morning via his twitter page. For Quinerly, the decision comes after a decommitting from The University of Arizona in October amid a FBI Probe involving bribery in College Basketball. Quinerly, a member of the Jelly Fam, has steered Hudson Catholic to a 17-4 record so far this season and his hoping to guide The Hawks to a Non-Public Title and Tournament of Champions victory. Jersey Sports Zone has exciting highlights from Jahvon’s senior season. Watch below! Dreams Do Come True 🙏🏼 pic.twitter.com/DQ0Vsl4bOJ — Jahvon Quinerly (@RealJahvonQ) February 14, 2018 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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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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Jersey Sports Zone is excited to present our weekly game ball for the top performers in both boys and girls basketball. Each week you choose from our 2 surveys on who you think had the best performance in the south Jersey area. Our polls open on Sunday and votes will be collected until we will close our voting at 3 p.m. on Tuesday. The winner for each week will receive a JSZ game ball hand delivered by Nery Rodriguez which will be presented on camera at practice. Vote now! Take Our Poll Take Our Poll Check out Last Week’s Winners Below! Do you think we missed someone from south Jersey? Contact Nery Rodriguez now: firstname.lastname@example.org
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