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Chatham defends MCT title; LeMon named MVP

Morriscountyvarsityboysbasketball Graham LeMon scored 22 points and Chatham successfully defended last year’s Morris County Tournament title with 60-55 victory over Morristown-Beard on Saturday at County College of Morris. Jack Rooney scored 16 points including nine in a fourth quarter in which the Cougars held the advantage but couldn’t shake the top-seeded Crimson. The title is […]

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Chatham is peaking at just the right time for MCT Final

By Mark Kitchin Morriscountyvarsityboysbasketball It’s unsure what exactly happened to put Chatham on its current run of winning seven of its last games, but the Cougars are playing their best basketball coming into Saturday’s Morris County Tournament final. The third seeded and defending champion Cougars play top-seeded Morristown-Beard in a 7 p.m. start at County […]

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Chatham edges Snyder in state play

Morriscountyvarsityboysbasketball Tristan LeMon’s layup with 47.1 seconds remaining gave Chatham the lead for good in a 44-43 win over Snyder in North 2, Group III quarterfinal round action on Wednesday. Chatham hosts Rahway in semifinal action on Friday. The win lifts the Cougars to 27-1. Colin McKenna led Chatham with 18 points and Jack Rooney […]

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Determination, poise fuel Chatham’s MCT title bid

By Mark Kitchin Morriscountyvarsityboysbasketball A year is a long time to be thinking about one game. Chatham has had a year to reflect on last year’s Morris County Tournament title that slipped away. This year the Cougars are determined for their MCT experience to have a happier ending. They advanced to the final with a […]

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Chatham falls in sectional state title bid

Morriscountyvarsityboysbasketball 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 […]

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Rooney’s performance lifts Chatham to title game

By Mark Kitchin Morriscountyvarsityboysbasketball CHATHAM — When is a freshman, not a freshman? When he plays like Jack Rooney did for Chatham on Saturday night. Rooney scored 18 points including nine points in the fourth quarter to help Chatham to a 68-66 triumph over Orange in the North 2, Group III state semifinal contest held […]

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Chatham edges Orange to advance to sectional final

Morriscountyvarsityboysbasketball Colin McKenna scored 21 points to spark Chatham to a 68-66 triumph over Orange in the North 2, Group III state semifinal contest held at Chatham High. Chatham’s Colin McKenna scored 21 points to help Chatham advance to Tuesday’s sectional final. (Photo by Mark Kitchin) Freshman Jack Rooney scored 18 points including nine in […]

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Defense, rebounding helps Mendham to 10th MCT title

By Mark Kitchin Morriscountyvarsityboysbasketball RANDOLPH — The Mendham boys basketball team connected on only two shots in the first half and suffered nearly a 17-minute field goal drought in the Morris County Tournament title game against Chatham on Saturday. Any team that can survive that an end up winning a county title must be doing […]

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Mendham wins Morris County Tournament

Morriscountyvarsityboysbasketball RANDOLPH — Senior guard Brian Kenez scored 18 points and hit four consecutive free throws in the final 1:30 to lift Mendham to a 34-29 triumph over Chatham in the Morris County Tournament boys basketball final held on Saturday at County College of Morris in Randolph. Robert Annen added 11 points to help the […]

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