Roselle Catholic boys’ basketball TOC champions once again! Lions close stellar 29-4 campaign on 12-game winning streak

Win 5 championships in same season for first time

TRENTON – On the second Friday in February Roselle Catholic had them. The Lions had the No. 1-ranked team in the nation – Montverde Academy, Fla. – on the brink of its first loss. Roselle Catholic led by six with 29 seconds left before Duke commit R.J. Barrett took the game over by scoring six […]

Roselle Catholic, Linden boys’ basketball and Oak Knoll girls’ reach 2nd week of state tournament play

Of the 36 basketball teams that qualified for state tournament competition in Union County – 18 boys’ and 18 girls’ squads – only three made it to Week No. 2. They include the Roselle Catholic and Linden boys’ reaching their sectional finals and the Oak Knoll girls’ advancing to their sectional semifinals. The Roselle Catholic […]

Union County basketball still alive in states going into Feb. 28 – 11 boys’ and 11 girls’ teams

UNION COUNTY BOYS’ BASKETBALL STILL ALIVE IN STATES (11, heading into Feb. 28): WEDNESDAY, FEB. 28: NORTH 2, GROUP 3: 8-Colonia at 1-Rahway 10-Gov. Livingston at 2-Chatham NORTH 2, GROUP 1: 13-Dayton at 5-Weequahic NON-PUBLIC, NORTH A: 10-Oratory Prep at 7-Union Catholic THURSDAY, MARCH 1 NORTH 2, GROUP 4: 11-Ridge at 3-Linden 7-Phillipsburg at 2-Scotch […]

Final Union County Conference boys’ and girls’ basketball standings here and overall records as of Feb. 26

UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE FINAL BOYS’ BASKETBALL STANDINGS FOR 2017-2018 SEASON:   WATCHUNG DIVISION (5 schools): 1-Roselle Catholic (8-0) – outright champions 2-Linden (5-3) 3-Patrick School (4-3) 4-Elizabeth (1-6) 5-Plainfield (1-7) Elizabeth at Patrick School not played.   MOUNTAIN DIVISION (4 schools): 1-St. Mary’s, Elizabeth (6-0) – outright champions 2-Union Catholic (3-3) Union (3-3) 4-Westfield (0-6) […]

List of Union County high school wrestlers here that have won NJSIAA Tournament championships

UNION COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL WRESTLING STATE CHAMPIONS (128 the first 84 years) (does not include wrestlers from Union County that won a state championship at another school) NJSIAA TOURNAMENT: 2017-1934 Union County high schools have had only one state champion in the last 9 (2009-2017) seasons. 2010s (1) 2011: 152-Christian Barber, Westfield ————— 2000s (7) […]

Roselle Catholic basketball sweeps UCT championships at Kean; Girls’ capture 6th title, while boys’ garner long-awaited first crown

Hanner nets 15, McQueen 13 for the RC girls', while Horton pours in 20, Whitney 17 and Frink 13 for the RC boys'

UNION – While it was close for three quarters, this time Roselle Catholic was simply not going to be denied. Not on this night. Not on this year. This was their county tournament to lose and had been for some time. So the Lions grabbed hold of the game in the fourth quarter and this […]

It will be Roselle Catholic vs. The Patrick School twice Feb. 24 at Kean for UCT basketball crowns; RC boys’ seek 1st title

The Celtics are defending champions on both sides

UNION – Roselle Catholic has come close the last six years, with the agony of defeat ever so present. After the heartbreaking loss to underdog Union in the 2013 quarterfinals – one year after the Lions reached the final for the first time in 49 years – two very close setbacks followed in the 2015 […]

Cranford girls’ basketball almost pulls off huge upset in UCT semifinals; Winners include Roselle Catholic and The Patrick School

Wichelns pours in game-high 25 points for Cougars, including game-high 7 3-pointers

CLARK – Survive and advance? For The Patrick School, which is the top seed and defending champion, that’s exactly how the Celtics moved on to their third county championship game in four seasons. It took a free throw by freshman guard Lashae Dwyer with five seconds remaining and then TPS had to hold its breath […]

Union County Tournament girls’ basketball continues at Johnson High School with Feb. 21 semifinals; Westfield vs. RC, followed by Cranford vs. TPS

Here are the rosters for the Feb. 21 Union County Tournament girls’ basketball semifinals at Johnson High School in Clark. It will be third-seeded Westfield (18-6) vs. second-seeded Roselle Catholic (19-4) at 6 p.m., followed by fifth-seeded Cranford (13-11) vs. top-seeded and defending champion The Patrick School (19-5). Westfield and RC split Watchung Division games, […]

Roselle Catholic boys’ basketball – led by senior guard Jason Battle – is now 1 win away from capturing its first UCT championship; Lions will play 2-time defending champ The Patrick School in Feb. 24 final at Kean

Battle lifts Lions with 18 points, including game-high 4 3s; Manuel leads Celtics with 28

UNION – Roselle Catholic was all set to do battle – once again – with Linden in order to advance to another county championship game. However, on a night when senior bigs Nazreon Reid and Alanzo Frink were not their typical dominating presence inside, Roselle Catholic’s battle cry came this time from its starting shooting […]

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