Colin McKenna’s 18-point performance lifted Chatham to a 51-48 win over Rahway in the semifinal round of the North 2, Group III state tournament.
Stefan Goles added 12 points and Tristan LeMon had 11 for the Cougars. Chatham led 25-19 at the half. Rahway spent the rest of the game chipping away at the lead.
Chatham faces third-seeded Warren Hills, a 48-40 winner over second-seeded Somerville in the other semifinal.