Roxbury, Mount Olive post MCT upsets

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Ronson Gay’s 26-point performance helped Mount Olive stun Pequannock 82-60 in Morris Count Tournament preliminary round boys basketball action this weekend.

Jared Traub added 16 points and Liam Anderson had 13 for 19th-seeded Mount Olive. Jonathan Wilson paced No. 14 Pequannock with 13. The Marauders will battled No. 3 Chatham in opening round play next Saturday.

Roxbury 54, Mendham 48

The 21st-seeded Gaels rallied with a 14-4 fourth-quarter to stun the 12th-seeded Minutemen.

Roxbury faces No. 5 Hanover Park in the next round of the tournament.

Madison 61, Whippany Park 55

P. J. Mulcahy scored 19 points and Santi Quintero added 16 points to spark the 16th-seeded Dodgers. A 22-8 burst lifted Madison to a 36-23 halftime advantage. Robbie Madison had 27 points for the 17th-seeded Wildcats.

Madison plays top-seeded Morristown-Beard in the opening round.

Kinnelon 59, Parsippany 51

A 20-9 second quarter spark put the ninth-seeded Colts ahead for good. Bobby Lewit scored 18 points and Matt Stewart had 15. David Ton scored 12 points for No. 25 Parsippany.

Kinnelon travels to Morris Hills in the next round.

Morris Hills 53, Butler 40

The Scarlet Knights went on a 19-6 first-quarter run and never looked back. Morris Hills, the eighth  seed faces Kinnelon next.

Montville 53, Boonton 40

The Mustangs led 37-12 at the half. Alex Landis scored 17 points and Zach Warech added 10. 13th-seeded Montville will play fourth-seeded Morristown in the opening round.

Jefferson 69, Dover 41

The 11th-seeded Falcons led 15-6 after the first quarter and slowly pulled away. Steven Breeman scored 18 points for Jefferson. C. J Scott had 17 points for 22nd-seeded Dover. Jefferson travels to face sixth-seeded Delbarton next.

Mountain Lakes 71, Morris Tech 42

Mountain Lakes led 43-14 at the half. Jake Schicke scored 21 points and Tate Gillie had 16 for the seventh-seeded Lakers. Andrew Stulec had 14 for the Devils. Mountain Lakes is the host for Morris Knolls next.

Morris Knolls 74, Parsippany Hills 50

Christian Bornemann and Cole Franchi had 14 points apiece for the 10th-seeded Golden Eagles. Arjun Naggendran paced the Vikings with 10 points.

Morris Catholic 52, West Morris Central 45

Chimdi Ewenike had 19 points and eight rebounds to spark the 15th seeded Crusaders. Sean Bryant scored 20 points for the 18th-seeded Wolfpack.

Morris Catholic plays third seeded Randolph next.

Regular season

Morristown 56, Morristown-Beard 43

Kevin Hoehn scored 22 points and Luke Haralampoudis had 17 to help the Colonials beat their neighboring rivals. Raphael Castillo had 15 points for the Crimson. Morristown led 30-23 at the half.

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

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