Boys basketball roundup

Boys basketball roundup


Boys basketball roundup


Old Bridge 62, Piscataway 59 (OT): Tyler Drews drained a 3-pointer with 1.5 seconds left in overtime to lift Old Bridge. Drews, who scored a game-high 27 points, hit a layup with 38.5 seconds left in regulation to put the Knights up 54-53. Marinus Tavernier hit a free throw with 0.9 seconds left to force overtime, as he finished with 17 points.

East Brunswick 58, Colonia 46: Amir Bell scored a game-high 18 points and East Brunswick (13-3) went on a 15-2 run over the final six minutes to pull away. Garry Baumer added nine points for the Bears, who trailed 44-43 with 6:45 to play after Desmond Jackson hit a jumper for Colonia (10-6). Jackson finished with 12 points for the Patriots.

Middlesex 44, South Plainfield 42: Jarrett Bogus led the way with 14 points and Kayshawn Wilson’s late free throw proved to be the difference. South Plainfield had a chance to tie the game at the buzzer, but the shot was off the mark. Chris Mathis led South Plainfield with 14 points and six rebounds.

South River 92, East Brunswick Tech 47: Matthew Martinez posted a triple-double, scoring a game-high 34 points and pulling down 10 rebounds and dishing out 10 assists for South River (11-6). Sean Darrar chipped in 21 points with six steals and five assists and Connor Devich added a double-double with 13 points and 10 rebounds for the Rams. Mark Alston paced East Brunswick Tech (3-13) with 12 points.

Timothy Christian 52, Perth Amboy Tech 38: Zack Coyle poured in 22 points and Brandon Summers chipped in 15 for Timothy Christian. Jordan Little had a monster game for Perth Amboy Tech, scoring 18 points and pulling down 20 rebounds.

Spotswood 44, Piscataway Tech 43: Jake Dadika knocked down a free throw for his 26th point of the night with three seconds remaining to lift Spotswood. Jordan Lackey paced Piscataway Tech with 12 points.

South Amboy 63, Wardlaw-Hartridge 41: Tim Kales and Joe Fruncillo each scored 16 points to pace South Amboy (11-4). John Pohopin paced Wardlaw-Hartridge (4-17).

J.F. Kennedy 58, Metuchen 47: Kyle Alvarez led all scorers with 17 points and Jayson Graham chipped in 13 to lead J.F. Kennedy (10-7). Artie Flaherty paced Metuchen (9-7) with 17 points and Hunter Clarke recorded a double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds.

Union Catholic 73, Cranford 49: Devine Eke scored 28 points and Isaiah Still added 22 as Union Catholic rolled.

New Providence 66, Brearley 35: Jordan Morang scored 14 points and Bryan Sherman and Tyler Curto chipped in 12 and 11 respectively for New Providence.

Patrick School 67, Scotch Plains-Fanwood 24: Leo Ramos scored nine points as Scotch Plains-Fanwood fell to 9-11.


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