It’s the holiday season in New Jersey and that means we’ve got holiday showcases all across the state. Stay tuned with JSZ throughout the night as we bring you boys and girls tournament action from Manahawkin, Paterson and Morristown.
St. Peter’s Prep 56 Teaneck 27 | Boys | Jingle Bells Jubilee
Sophomore sensation Mark Armstrong continued an exciting start to his season with a game-high 15 point performance against Teaneck in the annual holiday tournament. Ray Ford chipped in 13 points and William White added seven more.
JSZ’s Jay Cook has the highlights from Don Bosco Tech in Paterson:
West Morris 76 St. Joe’s (Metuchen) 60 | J.P. Flynn Memorial Tournament
West Morris improved to (3-0) with a 76-60 win over reigning Greater Middlesex Conference champion St. Joe’s (Metuchen). The Wolfpack trailed all but the opening moments of the first quarter before unleashing a suffocating offensive attack that pushed the lead to 20 by the third quarter. Christian Cevis finished with 17 points and 15 assists while Ryan Hillier had 32 points and five rebounds. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez has the highlights:
Lenape 53 Mainland 41 | Girls | Score at the Shore Semifinal
The Indians used a balanced attack and plenty of timely outside shooting to beat the Mustangs and advance to the Score at the Shore championship game at Southern. Regan King paced Lenape with 11 points. Olivia Johnstone added ten points, while Dyonna Wess and Claire Zhang each chipped in with eight points. Oregon commit Kylee Watson poured in a game-high 26 points for Mainland in the loss.
JSZ’s Mike Frankel has the highlights:
St. Thomas Aquinas 47 Middle Twp. 33 | Girls | Score at the Shore Semifinal
The Trojans took care of the Panthers to punch a ticket to the Score at the Shore tournament final. Madison Ruddy paced Aquinas with 14 points. St. Joseph’s commit Emma Boslet and Georgetown commit Kelsey Ransom each scored 12 points in the victory.
JSZ’s Mike Frankel has the highlights from Manahawkin: