Roselle Catholic stuns St. Anthony 48-44 to win the Non-Public, B boys’ basketball state championship; First state title for Lions

The Roselle Catholic boys’ basketball team captured its first state championship Saturday night by defeating two-time defending champion St. Anthony 48-44 in the Non-Public, B state championship game at Toms River North High School’s Pine Belt Arena in Toms River. The Lions improved to 23-5 with its sixth straight victory and will next compete in […]

First Roselle Catholic on Saturday and then Linden and Dayton on Sunday will attempt grabbing boys’ basketball state championships

All 3 Union County sectional champs have 22 wins and are on 5-game winning streaks

State championship boys’ basketball this weekend featuring Union County powers Roselle Catholic, Linden and Dayton begins Saturday night at Toms River North High School’s Pine Belt Arena in Toms River and concludes Sunday night at the Rutgers Athletic Center in Piscataway. Roselle Catholic, Linden and Dayton all have 22 wins and are all also on five-game […]

2 teams that lost at the buzzer in the UCT – Linden and RC – still alive in state tourney action; Dayton boys’ play in Thursday’s Group 1 semifinals

Only 3 Union County hoop teams not eliminated yet

Both Linden and Roselle Catholic – first RC and then Linden on consecutive Saturday nights – had their hearts broken in Union County Tournament play, losing games on shots in the lane right before the final buzzer. The Tigers and Lions have made up for those excruciating defeats by excelling in state tournament play. Since […]

Linden boys’ basketball captures second N2, G4 championship in 3 years; RC and Patrick School boys’ advance to Non-Public, South B final

After falling in the Union County Tournament championship game on a shot right before the buzzer, the Linden boys’ basketball team did well to bounce back in a challenging North 2, Group 4 section. For the second time in three years the Tigers captured the championship, defeating Ridge 49-46 at home in Monday’s final. Linden […]

For 3rd time in less than a week both RC hoop teams will be home on same night in states; Each seeks to advance to Wednesday’s championship games

Girls' hosting Trenton Catholic first before boys' face Wildwood Catholic Monday at The Lions' Den

For the third time in less than a week there will be a state tournament doubleheader at The Lions’ Den at Roselle Catholic with both RC varsity basketball teams playing on Pat Hagan Court. On Monday in the Non-Public, South B semifinals for both it will be the top-seeded girls’ hosting fourth-seeded Trenton Catholic at 6 […]

Monday’s state basketball winners: Linden, Elizabeth, Hillside boys’ and Linden, Union, Hillside girls’

On the first day of state tournament basketball Monday, Union County teams that advanced on the boys’ side included Linden and Elizabeth in North 2, Group 4 and Hillside in Central Jersey, Group 2. On Wednesday, top-seeded Linden (18-7) will host ninth-seeded Dickinson and fourth-seeded Elizabeth (17-6) will host fifth-seeded Bayonne in N2, G4 quarterfinals. […]

4 Union County Tournament championship basketball games set to be played at Kean this weekend

The boys' are Saturday and the girls' Sunday

UNION COUNTY CHAMPIONSHIP GAMES THIS WEEKEND AT KEAN UNIVERSITY’S HARWOOD ARENA IN UNION   77TH ANNUAL FRANK J. CICARELL BOYS’ BASKETBALL SATURDAY, FEB. 23 JV: 6-The Patrick School vs. 1-Roselle Catholic, 4 p.m. Varsity: 4-Linden (17-6) vs. 3-The Patrick School (21-3), 6 p.m.   38TH ANNUAL FRANK J. CICARELL GIRLS’ BASKETBALL SUNDAY, FEB. 24 JV: […]

Roselle Catholic girls’ basketball wins 20 games for 5th consecutive season

Lions will next take on Non-Public, South B field as the top seed

The Roselle Catholic girls’ basketball team, with its Union County Conference-Watchung Division 50-38 home win over Summit Thursday night, clinched a fifth consecutive 20-victory season. Junior forward Tori Pozsonyi poured in a team-high 15 points, while senior forward Renee Oliver added 11 points and a team-high 10 rebounds for another double-double. Roselle Catholic improved to […]

Union produces one of biggest UCT boys’ basketball upsets; Lofton-Harris shot right before final buzzer the difference

Eighth-seeded Union comes back to stun top-seeded Roselle Catholic 64-63 in one of Saturday's quarterfinals at Johnson

CLARK – In what has to be considered one of the biggest upsets in Union County Tournament history, it was uniform No. 1 performer for Union that knocked out the No. 1 seed, making the game-winning basket with one second left to lift the Farmers to an absolutely stunning one-point victory. And that star player […]

DiTomasso long-range filling of the hoop helps lead Highlanders to UCT girls’ basketball quarterfinal victory

Junior, off the bench, pours in 16 points with a team-leading four 3-pointers

ROSELLE – Trying to contain an opponent’s top two players is challenging enough. Then when another one of its performers comes off the bench and shoots the lights out, well, that makes the mountain even higher and more treacherous to climb. While Governor Livingston seniors Erin Ferguson and Mallory George played their games in the […]

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