There were some trophies up for grabs on Friday night, and JSZ has exciting action from all over the Garden State!

Colonia 55 St. Thomas Aquinas 45 | Boys | Greater Middlesex Confernce Tournament Final

(2) Colonia captured its first Greater Middlesex Conference Tournament Title since 2020 with a 55-45 win over two-time reigning champions (4) St. Thomas Aquinas. Locked into a tight game from start to finish, Colonia was able to escape late in regulation behind a 21 point performance from sophomore Aiden Derkack as the Patriots picked up their third win against STA this season.

JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez has the highlights:

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Camden 60 Camden Catholic 44 | Boys | Camden County Tournament Final

The top-seeded Panthers trailed at one point in the fourth quarter, but pulled away late to capture the first Camden County Tournament title. Kentucky commit Billy Richmond led all scorers with 20 points. Alijah Curry added 18 points in the win for The High (23-2). Luke Kennevan and Seamus Bieg scored 12 points apiece for the seventh-seeded Irish (15-10) in the loss.

JSZ’s Mike Frankel has the highlights and reaction:


Vernon 47 Hunterdon Central 42 | Boys | HWS Tournament Final

Alex Fessel took over late in the third quarter to power the Vikings to their first HWS Tournament title in program history. Fessel finished with a game-high 29 points and earned Tournament MVP honors. Ben Jurewicz added 10 points in the victory for fifth-seeded Vernon (17-6). Landyn Marsh made five three-pointers on his way to a team-high 17 points in the loss for third-seeded Hunterdon Central (15-9).

JSZ’s James Mooney has the highlights and reaction from Centenary University:

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Morris Catholic 73 Chatham 41 | Girls | Morris County Tournament Final

Mia and Mya Pauldo scored 20 points each and combined for nine three-pointers to lead the Crusaders (23-0) to a convincing third straight Morris County championship.

JSZ’s Rich Chrampanis has the highlights and post-game reaction from Randolph:

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