Peters lifts Pequannock; Spencer hits 1,000

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Bryan Peters had a steal and a layup with 43 seconds to lift Pequannock to a 40-38 win over Montville in boys basketball action on Saturday. Peters had 19 points including a trio of 3-pointers for the Golden Panthers (4-2 ) Montville rallied with a 15-8 fourth-quarter run. Tyler Storch had 11 points and Erik Wertheim added 10 for the Mustangs (4-3).

Mount Olive 91, West Morris 56

Rashaan Spencer hit the 1,000-point milestone in the Marauders’ romp. He scored 20 points and reached the mark in the third quarter. Ryan Traub had 14 points and Zac Heeman, Jason Drury and Donte Wise notched 10 points each for Mount Olive (6-1). The Marauders, which are on a 6-game winning streak, took charge with a 29-13 first-quarter surge. Conor Barron had 21 points for West Morris (4-4).

Hunterdon Central 67, Morristown 63

The Colonials have been knocked from the unbeaten ranks. Sean Hoehn had a game-high 27 points and Nick Duff added 16 for the Colonials (6-1). A 22-6 second quarter helped build the Red Devils a 33-16 halftime edge and force Morristown to play catch up. The contest was held at the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic in Montgomery.

Mendham 50, North Hunterdon 32

Jack Horan scored 16 points to help the Minutemen get a neutral court victory at the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic at Montgomery. Alex Jacobs had 11 points and seven steals, Brian Kenez add 10 points for Mendham (7-2). A 14-2 second-quarter run gave Mendham a 23-11 halftime lead.

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Mount Olive’s Rashaan Spencer, center, is the county’s latest 1,000-point scorer. (Photo by Mark Kitchin)

Chatham 58, West Essex 41

A 21-10 fourth quarter helped the Cougars. Chatham improves to 6-2.

Madison 54, Parsippany Hills 48

Kevin Armstrong scored 26 points and Casey Weiss added 12 for the Dodgers. Madison rallied from a 25-15 halftime deficit. Raj Patel scored 18 for the Vikings.

Randolph 57, Irvington 51

The Rams enjoy a quality road win. Michael Talbert had 12 points, seven assists and five rebounds and Barry Lynch scored 13 points for Randolph (3-7).

Mountain Lakes 51, Whippany Park 44

Matt Reese’s 21 points helped the Lakers to a road victory. Reese knocked in three 3-pointers and Peyton Miller added 11 points for Mountain Lakes (5-1) in a bounce back win. The Lakers outscored the Wildcats 36-19 in the second half. Ryan Gaynor scored 14 points for Whippany Park (3-4)

Hanover Park 67, North Warren 55

Donny Dattolo scored 20 points including four 3-pointers to spark the Hornets in a home win. Fifteen of his points helped Hanover Park build a 36-26 halftime advantage. Hanover Park improves to 5-2.

Morristown-Beard 49, Roxbury 45

Senior forward Mark Abouyoun scored 16 points, snagged six rebounds and blocked five shots to secure the Crimson triumph. Morristown-Beard is 6-2. Doug Alexander scored 16 points to pace Roxbury (2-5).

Hopatcong 48, Butler 45

Nick Ballistreri scored 13 points to pace the Bulldogs (2-4)

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Mark Kitchin is a boys varsity basketball writer for the Morris County New Jersey area

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