UCT girls’ basketball continues tonight – Feb. 14 – with eight first round games at higher seeds

The 42nd annual girls’ basketball Union County Tournament continues tonight – Tuesday, Feb. 14 – with eight first round games at the higher seeds.

Here are the matchups:

TOP SIDE OF THE BRACKET:

9-Rahway (12-10) at 8-Johnson (8-11)

16-Scotch Plains (4-16) at 1-Patrick School (20-2)

12-Union Catholic (16-4) at 5-Cranford (8-11)

13-Summit (7-15) at 4-Roselle Catholic (16-5)

BOTTOM SIDE OF THE BRACKET:

10-Governor Livingston (9-11) at 7-Union (9-13)

15-Linden (13-7) at 2-New Providence (17-4)

11-Kent Place (13-2) at 6-Oak Knoll (18-3)

14-Dayton (14-5) at 3-Westfield (14-4)

NOTES:

– Johnson swept Rahway in Union County Conference-Mountain Division play, winning 36-35 in Rahway on Dec. 20 and 67-54 in Clark on Jan. 19.

– Patrick School won at Scotch Plains 80-16 on Jan. 31.

– Cranford and Union Catholic have not played each other this season. Union Catholic has won a county-best nine straight, while Cranford has won four of its last five.

– Roselle Catholic defeated visiting Summit 47-38 on Jan. 31. Roselle Catholic has won six straight.

– Union defeated visiting Governor Livingston 46-36 on Feb. 4. GL has lost five straight.

– New Providence and Linden have not played each other this season. Linden has won eight in a row.

– Oak Knoll defeated visiting Kent Place 43-32 on Feb. 2, snapping Kent Place’s five-game winning streak.

– Dayton and Westfield have not played each other this year.

– JR PARACHINI

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