Conference tournaments are right around the corner! JSZ has Saturday hoops from around the state including the Roselle Catholic boys and girls squads in action, CBA and RBC battle for the Founders Cup and a tight matchup between Paul VI and Trenton Catholic.
Roselle Catholic 56 St. Mary’s (Eliz.) 51 – Boys Basketball
Roselle Catholic went on a clutch 9-0 in the final minutes against St. Mary’s (Eliz.) to secure yet another hard-fought win this season. The Lions were paced by Kahlil Whitney (23 points) and Cliff Omoruyi (10 points), but it was Josh Pierre-Louis who helped lead Roselle Catholic after being taken out of the game earlier with back and wrist injuries. JSZ’s Jay Cook has all the highlights from the Tom Richel Memorial HoopFest:
Paul VI 81 Trenton Catholic 77 – Boys Basketball
No. 15 in the current NJ Top 20, Paul VI picked up their eighth consecutive win with an 81-77 victory over Trenton Catholic. Despite the Iron Mike’s having an eight game win streak coming in PVI was able to hold off TCA and Bulter University commit Khalif Battle. With a two point lead in the closing seconds Hantrel Haye came up with a game ending block against Battle. Haye finished the day with 24 points. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez has the highlights:
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CBA 61 RBC 39 – Boys Basketball
The Colts got 20 points from Stephen Braunstein and a 17 point 11 rebound effort from Josh Cohen to retain the Founders Cup for a third straight year. CBA busted open a
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Roselle Catholic 48 Notre Dame 41 – Girls Basketball
The Roselle Catholic Girls Basketball team defeated Notre Dame on Saturday morning, improving their overall record to 10-6 for the season. Jenissa Encarnacion scored the game-high 18 points for the Lions. Taniya Hanner scored the second highest number of points with 17. JSZ’s Madison Bess has the full highlights from Roselle:
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