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Monaghan’s dunk lifts Morristown-Beard; Chatham wins

By Mark Kitchin Morriscountyvarsityboysbasketball Brian Monaghan doesn’t dunk at all during games but Morristown Beard’s senior guard was so determined to put the ball in the net at a key moment in the state tournament game, his will just took over. “That was my first in-game dunk,” Monaghan said. “I had the adrenalin and I […]

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Chatham, Mendham advance in state tournament action

Morriscountyvarsityboysbasketball Graham LeMon scored 14 points to spark Chatham to a 76-33 win over South Plainfield in North 2, Group III state tournament basketball on Tuesday. Ryan Doherty and Chris Conlin each added 12 points for the second-seeded Cougars. Chatham advances to face Mendham in the quarterfinals. A 19-2 second-quarter burst gave the Cougars a […]

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Warren Hills tops Chatham in double overtime

Morriscountyvarsityboysbasketball Warren Hills stunned Chatham 52-46 in double overtime in the North 2, Group III title game on Tuesday. Colin McKenna scored 16 points, Jack Rooney had 15 points and Tristan LeMon added 13 for the Cougars. Chatham finishes its season at 28-2. The Cougars are the last Morris County team to be active in […]

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Morristown ends impressive campaign

Morriscountyvarsityboysbasketball Hackensack defeated Morristown 67-64 in the North 1, Group IV final on Monday. Rohan Walker scored 28 points including three 3-pointers and Kevin Hoehn scored 16 points for the Colonials. It was Morristown’s first appearance in a sectional title game in more than 40 years. The Colonials finish at 19-8. Morristown got off to […]

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Hanover Park ends another successful season

Morriscountyvarsityboysbasketball Newark West End defeated Hanover Park 89-75 in North 2, Group II semifinal round action on Saturday. Donny Dattolo scored 16 points, John Crown scored 14 points and Matthew Pitts added 12 for the Hornets. Hanover Park finishes the season with a 21-7 record. Newark West Side took control early. It led 20-15 at […]

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Chatham wins again; advances to sectional final

Morriscountyvarsityboysbasketball 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 […]

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HP wins in overtime; Randolph, Morristown advance

Morriscountyvarsityboysbasketball Matthew Winschuh scored a career high 29 points to lift Hanover Park to an 81-71 overtime victory against North 13th Street Tech in North 2, Group II quarterfinal round state tournament play on Thursday. Joe Jandoli scored 13 points including key buckets to force overtime and start off the extra session. Jandoli’s 3-pointer set […]

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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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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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Jefferson falls; Morris County season ends

morriscountyvarsityboysbasketball Senior center Mitch Cohen scored 15 points and grabbed 22 rebound to lift Sparta to a 53-44 victory over Jefferson in North 1, Group III state tournament action on Friday in front of a packed, raucous crowd at Freedom Gym. Kevin Foulds added 15 points and Matt Chemis added 12 for the Spartans which […]

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