JSZ has action from two marquee games on this Friday night!

St. Joseph Academy 74 Hammonton 67 (OT) | Boys

Arnaldo Rodriguez poured in a game-high 29 points, as the Wildcats earned Hammonton bragging rights. Freshman Will Spross hit a three for St. Joe with 32 seconds left to force overtime. Devon Theophile chipped in with 14 points and ten rebounds in the win for the Wildcats (10-5). Kenny Smith went for a team-high 25 points for the Blue Devils (8-5) in the loss.

JSZ’s Mike Frankel has the highlights and reaction from another classic between these crosstown rivals:

Raritan 45 Matawan 39 | Boys

Jack Coleman and Billy Tigar had 13 points apiece to lead a balanced Rockets attack and Raritan used a 13-0 3rd quarter run to build a cushion and hang on in the end to reach 13-0 on the season.  Rockets leading scorer Jack O’Leary added 10 for the lone Shore Conference boys basketball team to stay unbeaten.  Chauncey Brown led the Huskies with 14 in a losing effort.

JSZ’s Rich Chrampanis has the highlights from Hazlet: