Let’s not forget about playoff basketball, too! Monday marked the first day of opening round games in the state tournament. JSZ has highlights coming from Atlantic City’s win in the South Jersey Group 4 bracket and Holmdel advancing to the Central Jersey Group 2 quarters thanks to a blowout win.

Atlantic City 60 Egg Harbor 49 – South Jersey Group 4 Opening Round

Zaire Teague led Atlantic City to an opening round playoff win on the road after a 17-point, seven-rebound, six-block performance over Egg Harbor. AC is back on the road again for the quarterfinals where they’ll face off against top-seeded Eastern. JSZ’s Mike Frankel has the highlights:

(8) Holmdel 82 (9) South River 48 – Central Jersey Group 2 First Round

The Holmdel Hornets dropped 82 points against the South River Rams on Monday night, advancing to the next round of the NJSIAA Central Jersey Group 2 Tournament. The Hornets scored 27 points in the first quarter, putting them ahead by 21 points going into the second. Doug Chan led the Hornets in points, scoring the game-high of 16. Peter Cannizzo was right behind him with 14 points. Derek Chan and Alex Baker also reached the double digits in points, each of them scoring 11. The Hornets will take on No.1 seed Manasquan on Wednesday. JSZ’s Madison Bess has the highlights from Holmdel:


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