Josh Brown, Hallice Cooke and Tim Coleman lead the Friars against No. 3 Hudson Catholic for the North Jersey, Non-Public B crown at 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Rutgers Athletic Center. St. Anthony is in the hunt for a 28th state title.
Reggie Cameron averaged 23 points and Kavon Stewart 13.5 in the Hawks' first two North Jersey, Non-Public B tournament games. They look to avenge a sectional final loss last year to St. Anthony when they face the Friars 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Rutgers Athletic Center.
The Crusaders will enter the New York State Federation tournament the weekend of March 22 as the state's No. 1-ranked team in Class AA, according to the NYSSWA. In their final game before a long layoff, LuHi crushed Collegiate, 72-35. Kentan Facey had 10 rebounds and 10 blocked shots and was named the Collegiate Tournament MVP.
Joel Hernandez scored 24 points and Shaakir Lindsey had 15 last Saturday in an 82-56 win over Old Tappan in the North Jersey, Section 1, Group 3 semifinals. The Highwaymen seek a third straight title tonight at home against Sparta.
Senior guard Spencer Weisz struck for 28 points and Temple Gibbs and Tom Lacey each had 19 Saturday in the Pirates' 76-62 win over Pope John in the North Jersey, Non-Public A semifinals. They battle St. Peter's for the crown at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Rutgers Athletic Center.
The Celtics rallied in the second half Monday behind DeAndre Bembry and Daniel Knight to defeat Gill St. Bernard's, 70-59, in the South Jersey, Non-Public B semifinals. They look to avenge two regular season losses to Roselle Catholic in the championship Wednesday at Jackson Liberty.
Karl Towns collected 25 points and 13 rebounds and Wade Baldwin and Marques Townes combined for 32 points Saturday to spark an 80-39 win over St. Augustine Prep in the South Jersey, Non-Public A semifinals. The Falcons battle Paul VI for the title at 6 tonight at Jackson Liberty.
Senior guard Rob Ukawuba scored 22 points and pulled down nine rebounds Monday to lead the Bears past Trenton, 59-49, for the Central Jersey, Group 4 title. They battle defending state champion Atlantic City in the semis at 5:30 Wednesday at Egg Harbor Twp.
Sophomore Malachi Richardson fueled a balanced effort with 21 points Monday in the Lions' 75-50 win over Wildwood Catholic in the South Jersey, Non-Public B semifinals. They seek a third victory this season against the Patrick School at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Jackson Liberty.
Jefferson came back from a 17-point deficit to knock off Cardozo, 64-60, in overtime. Jaquan Lynch scored the go-ahead bucket with 40 seconds remaining in the the extra session. Up next: Curtis in the PSAL semifinals.
Junior forward Quadri Moore turned in his fourth straight double-double of the tournament and Josh Carter and Juwan Jones helped spark the offense as the Tigers edged Ridge, 49-46, Monday in the North Jersey, Section 2, Group 4 semifinals. They face Hackensack in the Group 4 semis at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Elizabeth Dunn Center.
The Crusaders advanced to the CHSAA AA Division semifinals after knocking off St. Raymond in the quarterfinals. Stepinac will face Bishop Loughlin in the semis.