Rahway boys’ basketball begins January 5-0 after capturing own tournament; UCC hoop standings as of Jan. 1 here

The Rahway boys’ basketball team captured its own holiday tournament last week by first defeating defending champion Johnson 74-68 and then Gov. Livingston 56-43  in the championship game.

Johnson beat Rahway 36-35 in last year’s final.

Rahway, which repeated last year as the Union County Conference’s Valley Division champion en route to a 21-4 finish, began January with a 5-0 record. Sophomore Nicolas Galette scored 29 points and senior Keyshawn Cummings 21 vs. GL.

UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE
BOYS’ BASKETBALL STANDINGS
AS OF MONDAY, JAN. 1

WATCHUNG DIVISION (5 schools):
1-Linden (0-0)
Roselle Catholic (0-0)
Elizabeth (0-0)
Plainfield (0-0)
Patrick School (0-0)

MOUNTAIN DIVISION (4 schools):
1-St. Mary’s, Elizabeth (1-0)
Union (1-0)
3-Union Catholic (0-0)
4-Westfield (0-2)

VALLEY DIVISION (7 schools):
1-Rahway (2-0)
2-Scotch Plains (1-0)
3-Summit (1-1)
Roselle (1-1)
Gov. Livingston (1-1)
6-Hillside (0-1)
Cranford (0-1)

SKY DIVISION (6 schools):
1-Oratory Prep (2-0)
Johnson (2-0)
3-New Providence (1-1)
4-Dayton (1-2)
Roselle Park (1-2)
6-Brearley (0-2)

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UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE
GIRLS’ BASKETBALL STANDINGS
AS OF MONDAY, JAN. 1
 
WATCHUNG DIVISION (6 schools):
1-Patrick School (2-0)
Roselle Catholic (2-0)
3-Westfield (1-1)
4-Cranford (0-1)
New Providence (0-1)
6-Union (0-2)

MOUNTAIN DIVISION (6 schools):
1-Oak Knoll (2-0)
2-Johnson (1-0)
Summit (1-0)
4-Scotch Plains (1-1)
5-Gov. Livingston (0-2)
Rahway (0-2)

VALLEY DIVISION (7 schools):
1-Union Catholic (2-0)
2-Dayton (1-0)
Linden (1-0)
4-Hillside (1-1)
Elizabeth (1-1)
6-Plainfield (0-2)
St. Mary’s, Elizabeth (0-2)

SKY DIVISION (5 schools):
1-Brearley (2-0)
2-Kent Place (1-0)
3-Benedictine (0-1)
Roselle Park (0-1)
Roselle (0-1)

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