Chatham falls in sectional state title bid


Colonia defeated Chatham 45-43 in the North 2, Group III sectional final on Tuesday in Colonia.

The teams were tied 21-all at halftime. A 14-8 Chatham third-quarter effort gave the Cougars a 35-29 advantage going into the final period.

Junior Colin McKenna scored 19 points and Graham Delaney and freshman Jack Rooney added nine points apiece for Chatham (23-9). James Corbett scored 13 points and Jodrell Thompson added 12 for the Colonia Patriots (24-4).

Chatham was the last active boys team in this year’s state tournament. They were bidding for their first sectional title since 2007.


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

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