It’s conference championship Friday! JSZ brings you three title games including both the GMC title games along with the Morris County girls championship. Watch all the action!
St. Thomas Aquinas 69 Colonia 53 | Greater Middlesex Conference Boys Final
(1) St. Thomas Aquinas (26-1) defeated Colonia (21-4) 69-53 to capture their second Greater Middlesex Conference Tournament Title in three years. STA trailed 13-10 after the first quarter, Adam Silas with 11 points in the second put the Trojans up 31-24 at halftime and never relinquished their lead. Silas finished with a career high 37 points and 11 rebounds. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez has the highlights and postgame reaction from Monroe Township High School:
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St. Thomas Aquinas 64 South Brunswick 58 | Greater Middlesex Conference Girls Final
Freshman Leah Crosby had 21 points and 14 rebounds to earn MVP honors as the Trojans built a 22 point lead in the fourth quarter and were forced to hold off a late comeback attempt by the #7 seed. Jessica Cooper had 20 points and 7 rebounds to give the Trojans a third straight GMC championship. JSZ’s Rich Chrampanis has the highlights from Monroe High School:
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Morris Catholic 63 Morristown 35 | Morris County Girls Championship
A well-balanced offensive effort paired with a suffocating defensive performance lifted the Crusaders to their first Morris County Tournament title since 2016. Mia Pauldo was named the tournament MVP and closed it out with a 17-point, 10-rebound double-double for Morris Catholic (23-1). Natalie Stoupakis, Mya Pauldo and Daniella Matus all reached double-digits in the win.
JSZ’s Jay Cook has the highlights and reaction from the County College of Morris:
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