Watch Sunday 1.6 JSZ Basketball Highlights

Jersey Sports Zone is thrilled to bring your statewide basketball coverage Sunday from the SFIC Basketball Festival hosted by Kean University. Check back in throughout the evening as we continue to post more must see games from the showcase!

Union Catholic 58 Hudson Catholic 49 – SFIC Festival

Union Catholic defeated No. 11 Hudson Catholic in a thrilling upset victory. After trailing in the first quarter the Vikings fought back to take a 27-26 lead at halftime. They opened the third quarter with a pair of dunks from Nashon Battle and Gio Phillips and eventually led 40-38 entering the fourth. UC was led by Jaheim Tanksley who finished with 21 points. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez has the highlights:

St. Benedict’s Prep 72 Montclair Immaculate 70 (OT) – SFIC Festival

Barra Njie, C.J. Wilcher and Supreme Cook all scored in double digit for St. Benedict’s Prep to help drive a nail biting overtime win over Montclair Immaculate. The Gray Bees led by seven in the second half, but the Lions forced overtime. St. Benedict’s Prep weathered through the overtime period – and a late push by MI – to lock up the win. JSZ’s Jay Cook has the highlights:

St. Mary’s-Elizabeth 63 Seton Hall Prep 51 – SFIC Festival

The Hilltoppers raced out to a 20-9 lead after one quarter and held off a Pirates comeback to improve to 8-1 on the season. A big second quarter gave Seton Hall Prep a 32-31 halftime lead, but St. Mary’s poured it on in the second half. Phil Brown led the way with 16. JSZ has the highlights from Kean University:

Elizabeth 78 Hackettstown 44 – Hoops For Hope Showcase

Jesiah West, Brenden Kelly and Abdul Shanunu all scored in the double digits for Elizabeth on Sunday night. West scored the game-high 22 points and slam dunked twice multiple times during the showcase game against Hackettstown. Kelly scored the second highest number of points with 18. JSZ’s Madison Bess has the highlights and a post-game reaction from West: