And Then There Were Two: Round 2 Scores NJSIAA Boys Basketball Tournament
Going into Thursday night’s action, five Ocean County high school basketball teams were in the running in the NJSIAA state tournament. By the time the last buzzer sounded, only 2 remained.
In Central Jersey Group IV, North Brunswick (#4) eliminated Jackson Memorial (#5) after defeating the Jaguars 50-43.
In Central Jersey Group II action, SCT Champions Lakewood (#1) knocked off Point Boro (#8) 69-36.
In Southern Jersey Group IV, OCT champions Toms River North (#4) squeaked past Eastern (#5), 57-56. The Mariners will advance to play Atlantic City (#1), who defeated Southern Regional (#8) 61-56.
Toms River North and Lakewood are the only two teams still in the running for a state title this year.
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