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Photos: St. John Vianney vs. St. Rose girls basketball

St. Rose defeats St. John Vianney 56-31 in girls basketball

Morristown wins first county title since 1980

Morristown relied on its intense man-to-man pressure to wear out Jefferson in the Morris County Tournament championship.

Highlights: Sayreville 59, South Brunwsick 52 (2/24/17)

Highlights from Sayreville's win over South Brunswick in the GMC girls basketball tournament finals.

Thomas steers No. 2 St. Rose to Shore crown

Junior forward Lucy Thomas worked ceaselessly at both ends of the floor, backing her stiff post defense with a game-high 15 points as fifth-seeded St. Rose stormed to a convincing 56-31 victory over third-seeded St. John Vianney for its fourth Shore Conference Tournament title

Livecast primer: St. John Vianney vs. St. Rose - Shore Conference girls final

Watch LIVE on News12Varsity.com on Saturday night at 5:30 p.m as Shore Conference rivals St. John Vianney and St. Rose meet for the Shore Conference Tournament championship.

Enahoro wills Sayreville to first GMC title

Senior guard Isi Enahoro pumped in a game-high 23 points, topped a marauding defense that induced 34 turnovers and hit a timely, energizing 3-pointer that drove top-seeded Sayreville past stubborn third-seeded South Brunswick, 59-52, for its first GMC Tournament title

Tri-State Top 20 Girls Basketball Poll (2/22)

News 12 Varsity ranks the Top 20 girls basketball teams in the Tri-State through Tuesday's games

Huddle Up - Mount St. Michael vs. Stepinac (2/23/2017)

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Swish & Dish: Thursday Rewind

Smith explodes, lights spark from arc to fuel No. 13 Pascack Valley; Mack, Rodriguez power Secaucus; Hirschy kisses records goodbye at Donovan Catholic; Farrell carries Metuchen

Huddle Up - 2/23/2017

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Huddle Up - Mater Dei vs. Marlboro (2/23/2017)

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Huddle Up - Bishop Loughlin vs. Archbishop Molloy (2/23/2017)

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Huddle Up - The Patrick School vs. Linden (2/23/2017)

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Rumson's Grace Stant makes steal and finds Nicole Morris for feed to Janae Mayfield

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  • Feb 26, 2017

Rumson's Grace Stant makes steal and finds Nicole Morris for feed to Janae Mayfield

Highlights: South Brunswick 53, Bishop AHR 52 (2/21/17)

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  • Feb 22, 2017

Highlights from South Brunswick's win over Bishop AHR in the semifinals of the GMC tournament.

Highlights: Sayreville 65, Piscataway 38 (2/21/17)

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  • Feb 22, 2017

Highlights from Sayreville's win over Piscataway in the semifinals of the GMC tournament.

Fast Break - 2/21/2017

Kevin Devaney and Gregg Lerner lead the girls basketball discussion on Fast Break each Wednesday at 7 p.m.

Power rankings: NJ girls basketball (2/22)

Rutgers Prep tightens clench on No. 1; St. Rose, St. John Vianney, Saddle River Day, Newark Tech and Neptune make moves

Huddle Up - CHSAA B/Q SEMIFINALS (2/21/2017)

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Defense drives Saddle River Day to Bergen crown

Defense - and a new one at that - not often associated with Saddle River Day was the driving force in powering the Rebels past Lodi Immaculate for a second straight year in a 51-39 victory for the Bergen County Tournament title

Highlights: Saddle River Day 51, Lodi Immaculate 39 (2/19/17)

Highlights from Saddle River Day's win over Lodi Immaculate in the finals of the Bergen County Jamboree.

Markham, Thomas lift St. Rose past Manasquan in SCT semi

Juniors Mikayla Markham and Lucy Thomas delivered in overtime to vault fifth-seeded St. Rose past top-seeded Manasquan, 68-59, in overtime in the Shore Conference Tournament semifinals

Postgame: Sidor leads Saddle River Day to Jamboree title (2/20/17)

Saddle River Day sophomore Michelle Sidor talks about defeating Lodi Immaculate in the finals of the Bergen County Jamboree.

Manasquan, RBC, St. Rose and SJV advance in Shore quarters

Mabrey, Masonius power Manasquan past Middletown South; Caverly keys fast start for RBC; Evans, Karpell, Doring, Bonner lift SJV over persistent Neptune; Marsicano, Markham, Stoll spark inspired St. Rose by RFH

Photos:: Shore Conference Girls Basketball Tournament Quarterfinals

Shore Conference Tournament girls basketball quarterfinals

Top seeds, Morristown and Jefferson, reach Morris County final

Jefferson and Morristown each advanced to the Morris County Tournament championship with victories on Friday night.

Cunningham, Santo power Watchung Hills

Junior guard Julia Cunningham pumped in 23 points but it was her three assists on consecutive 3-pointers from Alexa Santo during a third-quarter outburst that sparked fourth-seeded Watchung Hills to a 71-59 victory over fifth-seeded Bound Brook in the quarterfinal of the Somerset County Tournament

Swish & Dish: Wednesday Rewind

Edison thrives from long range to pick up win in first round of the GMC Tournament

Fast Break (2/15/2017)

Kevin Devaney and Gregg Lerner lead the girls basketball discussion on Fast Break each Wednesday at 7 p.m.

Tri-State Top 20 Girls Basketball Poll (2/15)

News 12 Varsity ranks the Top 20 teams in Tri-State Girls Basketball through Monday's games

Huddle Up (02/14/2017)

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Huddle Up - Morristown-Beard vs Morris Knolls (2/14/2017)

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Power rankings: NJ girls basketball (2/15)

Manasquan rides late-game heroics from Dara Mabrey to cement hold on No. 2; No. 8 Franklin picks up impressive win; Allen double-double machine for No. 14 Neptune and undefeated Marist debuts

Huddle Up - Long Beach vs Bellmore/Merrick (2/14/2017)

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Defense drives Allentown past Notre Dame

Behind a stifling defense predicated on quick feet and swift reaction, Allentown led from start to finish in an impressive 52-36 road win at Notre Dame

Swish & Dish: Tuesday Rewind

Larkins, Rice each net career highs to rally RBC past RFH; Correa explodes for Rutgers Prep; scoreboards for Essex, Hudson, Shore, Somerset and Union County tournaments; Morristown picks up Win of the Night

NJ Girls Basketball: Hudson County Tournament

Seeds, matchup, bracket and results for Hudson County Tournament

NJ Girls Basketball: Shore Conference Tournament

Manasquan earns top seed in pursuit of third SCT crown in four years; defending champion St. John Vianney seeded third

NJ Girls Basketball: Greater Middlesex Conference Tournament

Seeds, matchups and brackets for GMC Tournament

SJV overcomes early adversity to topple RFH

Down by 10 in the first seven minutes and being outworked on the glass, St. John Vianney responded to a timeout-lecture, powered by senior center Kimi Evans, recovered to upend Rumson-Fair Haven, 57-46.

Mabrey lifts Manasquan past St. Rose in OT

Junior guard Dara Mabrey sank a buzzer-beating 3-pointer at the end of regulation and played a hand in two pivotal buckets in overtime to propel No. 2 Manasquan to a dramatic 60-57 victory over No. 3 St. Rose

Swish & Dish: Friday Rewind

Manasquan, St. Rose primed for Saturday's sold-out showdown; Allen dominates for Neptune; Grimes shines for Ewing in marquee Mercer matchup; Team effort vaults Roselle Catholic over New Providence; Mack reaches milestone for Secaucus; Park Ridge springs "mild" Upset of the Night

NJ Girls Basketball: North Jersey, Section 1, Group 3 Bracket

Seeds, matchup and results for North Jersey, Section 1, Group 3 tournament

NJ Girls Basketball: North Jersey, Section 2, Group 4 Bracket

Seeds, matchup and results for North Jersey, Section 2, Group 4 tournament

NJ Girls Basketball: South Jersey, Group 1 Bracket

Seeds, matchups and results for South Jersey, Group 1 Tournament

Tri-State Top 20 Girls Basketball Poll (2/8)

Rutgers Prep, Manasquan, Long Island Lutheran and St. Rose hold the top spots in the latest Tri-State girls basketball poll

NJ Girls Basketball: South Jersey, Group 2 Bracket

Seeds, matchup and results for South Jersey, Group 2 tournament

NJ Girls Basketball: North Jersey, Non-Public B Bracket

Seeds, matchup and result for North Jersey, Non-Public B Tournament

NJ Girls Basketball: Central Jersey, Group 2 Bracket

Seeds, matchup and results for Central Jersey, Group 2 tournament

NJ Girls Basketball: South Jersey, Group 3 Bracket

Seeds, matchup and results for South Jersey, Group 3 tournament

NJ Girls Basketball: North Jersey, Non-Public A Bracket

Seeds, matchups and results for North Jersey, Non-Public A tournament

NJ Girls Basketball: South Jersey, Group 4 Bracket

Seeds, matchup and results for South Jersey, Group 4 tournament

NJ Girls Basketball: North Jersey, Section 1, Group 2 Bracket

Seeds, matchup and results for North Jersey, Section 1, Group 2 tournament

NJ Girls Basketball: Central Jersey, Group 1 Bracket

Seeds, matchup and results for Central Jersey, Group 1 tournament

NJ Girls Basketball: South Jersey, Non-Public B Bracket

Seeds, matchups and results for South Jersey, Non-Public B Tournament

NJ Girls Basketball: North Jersey, Section 1, Group 4 Bracket

Seeds, matchup and results for North Jersey, Section 1, Group 4 tournament

NJ Girls Basketball: North Jersey, Section 2, Group 2 Bracket

Seeds, matchup and results for North Jersey, Section 2, Group 2 tournament

NJ Girls Basketball: Central Jersey, Group 4 Bracket

Seeds, matchup and results for Central Jersey, Group 4 tournament

NJ Girls Basketball: North Jersey, Section 2, Group 3 Bracket

Seeds, matchup and results for North Jersey, Section 2, Group 3 tournament

NJ Girls Basketball: South Jersey, Non-Public A Bracket

Seeds, matchup and results for South Jersey, Non-Public A tournament

NJ Girls Basketball: Central Jersey, Group 3 Bracket

Seeds, matchup and results for Central Jersey, Group 3 tournament

NJ Girls Basketball: North Jersey, Section 1, Group 1 Bracket

Seeds, matchup and results for North Jersey, Section 1, Group 1 tournament

NJ Girls Basketball: North Jersey, Section 2, Group 1 Bracket

Seeds, matchup and results for North Jersey, Section 2, Group 1 tournament

Highlights: Pingry School 64, Morristown 63 (02/7/17)

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  • Feb 26, 2017

Highlights from Pingry's win over Morristown in girls basketball.

Fast Break (2/08/2017)

Kevin Devaney and Gregg Lerner lead the girls basketball discussion on Fast Break each Wednesday at 7 p.m.

Huddle Up - ARCHBISHOP MOLLOY vs CHRIST THE KING (2/9/2017)

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Swish & Dish: Wednesday Rewind

Stoll, Thomas power No. 3 St. Rose; Bass unstoppable on glass for South River; Mother Seton scores Comeback of the Night; Morristown gets bounce back win; Wiley, Kemether lead Hopewell Valley

NJ Girls Basketball: Union County Tournament

Seeds, matchups, dates, sites and results for 2017 Union County Tournament

Huddle Up - BERGEN JAMBOREE (2/9/2017)

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NJ Girls Basketball: Somerset County Tournament '17

Seeds, matchups, sites and dates for Somerset County Tournament

Huddle Up - NOTRE DAME vs EWING (2/7/2017)

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Swish & Dish: Tuesday Rewind

Neptune picks up Win of the Nigth, hands TRN first loss; RBC goes wild from 3-point range; Sidor, Jordan help Saddle River Day edge Notre Dame; Kinnelon, Wayne Valley claim impressive victories; Gordon achieves milestone for Ramapo; Old Bridge tops Edison in 3-point fest; Here comes...Morris Catholic..plus Double Trouble, Streakin' and Sparks from the Arc

NJ Girls Basketball: Mercer County Tournament '17

Seeds, matchups and dates for Mercer County Tournament

Huddle Up (2/9/2017)

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Huddle Up - MOUNT ST. MICHAEL vs ARCHBISHOP STEPINAC (2/9/2017)

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Swish & Dish: Monday Rewind

Gill St. Bernard's springs Upset of the Night, Paterson Kennedy edges Secaucus in Game of the Night, McQuillen guides Cresskill to big win; Farrell explodes for Metuchen

Postgame: Horn's shot lifts Pingry to win (2/7/17)

Pingry School junior guard Megan Horn talks about hitting the game-tying shot and game-winning free throw in a win over Morristown.

Huddle Up - LI LUTHERAN vs ST. ANTHONY (2/7/2017)

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Highlights: Pingry School 64, Morristown 63 (2/7/17)

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  • Feb 7, 2017

Highlights from Pingry's win over Morristown in girls basketball.

Pingry leans on Horn to upset Morristown

Junior guard Megan Horn stamped a season-high 33-point performance with a daring and decisive three-point play in the closing seconds as Pingry erased a five-point deficit with 1:09 left in regulation to shock Morristown, 64-63

Accuracy, unselfishness fuel Allentown

A display of accuracy from the floor, perpetuated by the unselfish distrbution that promoted it, launched Allentown to a 73-35 triumph over Nottingham

Full Game: Rutgers Prep 62, Manasquan 54

Jaunary 29, 2017 Watch the full game broadcast of Rutgers Prep's 62-54 girls basketball win over Manasquan.

Highlights: Allentown 73, Nottingham 35 (2/6/17)

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  • Feb 6, 2017

Highlights from Allentown's win over Nottingham in girls basketball.

Postgame: St. Rose outlasts Franklin (2/4/17)

St. Rose junior Mikayla Markham, senior Alex Pendergrass and coach Joe Whalen talk about defeating Franklin in girls basketball.

Highlights: St. Rose 50, Franklin 47 (2/4/17)

Highlights from St. Rose's win over Franklin in girls basketball at the Tom Richel Memorial Hoopfest.

MCT Girls: Morris Knolls beats West Morris

Morris Knolls topped West Morris among other Morris County Girls Basketball Tournament results.

NJ Girls Basketball: Essex County Tournament

Seeds, bracket and scores for Essex County Tournament

Pendergrass, Markham lift St. Rose over Franklin

Healthy and active after two years mired by injury, senior forward Alex Pendergrass made significant contributions along with speedy junior guard Mikayla Markham as No. 3 St. Rose rallied in the second half to edge No. 9 Franklin at the Tom Richel Memorial Hoopfest at Roselle Catholic

Swish & Dish: Friday Rewind

Caverly steal helps No. 3 Red Bank Catholic edge No. 11 Newark Tech; No. 3 St. Rose primes for showdown; Campanella shines on Senior Night in Allentown; Pantale offers Spark from the Arc for Midland Park; Kuhn posts triple double for South Amboy

NJ Girls Basketball: Hunteron/Warren/Sussex Tournament

Seeds, matchups and dates for Hunterdon/Warren/Sussex Tournament

Highlights: Somerville 52, Bound Brook 48 (2/2/17)

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  • Feb 3, 2017

Highlights from Somerville's win over Bound Brook in girls basketball.

Sayreville slides past Bishop Ahr

Sayreville's Morenike Akinrefon scored 15 of her 17 points in the second half to lead Sayreville's comeback charge over Bishop Ahr.

Tomale puts charge into Somerville

Diminutive senior guard Beatriz Tomale took a huge charge at the outset of the fourth quarter, igniting a decisive run that propelled Somerville to a 52-48 road win over previously-unbeaten Bound Brook

Full Game: Red Bank Catholic 49, Gill St. Bernard's 31

Jaunary 29, 2017 Watch the full game broadcast of Red Bank Catholic's 49-31 girls basketball win over Gill St. Bernard's.

Full Game: LI Lutheran 62, Rumson 53

Jaunary 29, 2017: Watch the full game broadcast ofLI Lutheran's 62-53 girls basketball win over Rumson.

Highlights: Marlboro 57, Manalapan 52 (1/30/17)

Highlights from Marlboro's win over Manalapan in girls basketball

Fast Break (1/31/2017)

Kevin Devaney and Gregg Lerner lead the girls basketball discussion on Fast Break each Wednesday at 7 p.m.

Tri-State Top 20 Girls Basketball Rankings (1/31)

Rutgers Prep takes over the No. 1 spot in the Tri-State basketball rankings following Sunday's win over Manasquan

Power rankings: NJ girls basketball (1/31)

Rutgers Prep dethrones Manasquan to assume No. 1

Surging Marlboro wins fifth straight

After a 1-6 start against a grueling schedule while acclimating to a new look, Marlboro reached the .500 mark for the first time this season, topping Manalapan, 57-42, for its fifth straight win

No. 2 LuHi rallies past No. 11 Rumson-Fair Haven

Long Island Lutheran trailed by 16 in the first half but rallied to overtake Rumson-Fair Haven at the Coaches Choice NY/NJ Challenge in Holmdel, NJ.

Huddle Up - Albertus Magnus vs. Ossining (1/30/2017)

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No. 4 Rutgers Prep outlasts No. 1 Manasquan

Rutgers Prep, No. 4 in the News 12 Varsity Tri-State Top 20, rallied for injured point guard Jahsyni Knight and led from nearly start to finish in toppling previously-unbeaten and top-ranked Manasquan, 62-54, at the Coach's Choice NY/NJ Challenge

Red Bank Catholic handles Gill St. Bernard's

Red Bank Catholic didn't quite know how to prepare for Sunday's game against Gill St. Bernard's.

Photos: Manasquan vs. Rutgers Prep girls basketball

Rutgers Prep defeats Manasquan 62-54 during girls basketball

Photos: Gill St. Bernard's vs. Red Bank Catholic girls hoops

Red Bank Catholic defeats GSB 49-31 in girls basketball

Huddle Up- HUDSON CATHOLIC vs SAINT PETER'S PREP (1/6/2017)

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Rumson’s Foos knocks down a 3-pointer

Rumson’s Katie Roos drills a 3-pointer after an offensive rebound for a 12-3 Bulldogs lead in the first quarter.

Photos: LI Lutheran vs. Rumson-Fair Haven girls basketball

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  • Jan 29, 2017

LI Lutheran defeats Rumson-Fair Haven 62-53 in girls hoops

Rumson’s Scanlan scores in the post

Rumson’s Hannah Scanlan scores on the block for a 19-8 lead over Long Island Lutheran.

Rumson’s Foos hits again from deep

Rumson’s Katie Foos hits her fourth 3-pointer of the first half against Long Island Lutheran with 3:30 left in the second quarter.

St. Elizabeth tops Roxbury for first MCT win since '06

Bruce McCloud became the fourth St. Elizabeth head coach in as many seasons when he took over for the 2014-15 campaign.

Livecast primer: Gill St. Bernard's vs. No. 6 Red Bank Catholic

Gill St. Bernard's (5-9) squares off against Red Bank Catholic (13-2) in the Coach's Choice USA NY/NJ Challenge at Holdmel

Old Tappan springs Bergen County stunner

Old Tappan, seeded 18th and coming off a 33-point loss to Pascack Valley on Thursday, returned the favor in a timely manner, springing a 43-41 upset on the previously-unbeaten second seed in the first round of the Bergen County Tournament

Livecast primer: No. 2 Long Island Lutheran vs. No. 11 Rumson-Fair Haven

Long Island Lutheran travels to Holmdel to tangle with Rumson-Fair Haven in the Coach's Choice USA NY/NJ Challenge

Livecast primer: No. 4 Rutgers Prep vs. No. 1 Manasquan

Rutgers Prep (16-1) puts a 15-game win streak on the line against top-ranked Manasquan (17-0) at the Coach's Choice USA NY-NJ Challenge at Holmdel

Swish & Dish: Bergen County Tournament Preview

An inside look at all eight matchups set for Saturday's Round of 16 with quadrupleheaders at Pascack Valley and four at Demarest

Swish & Dish: 'Squan weathers threat; Mo-Beard advances in MCT

Long Branch gave No. 1 Manasquan more than it bargained for before the Warriors pulled away; No. 4 Red Bank Catholic rolls; Here comes Metuchen and Middletown South; Monaghan powers Morristown-Beard in preliminary round of Morris County Tournament

Fast start sends Chatham past Randolph

Chatham snapped its losing streak on Senior Night by topping Randolph.

Huddle Up - Red Bank Catholic vs Gill St. Bernards (01/25/17)

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Huddle Up - Manasquan vs Rutgers Prep (01/25/17)

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Huddle Up- Elmont vs Hills East (01/25/17)

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Swish & Dish: Enahoro nets 1,000th; New Providence rallies; Tobin closes for RBR

St. Rose, Pascack Valley, Sayreville pick up wins; Kinum shines as New Providence rallies; Tobin closes to seal Red Bank triumph

Huddle Up - Bishop Loughlin vs LuHi (01/25/17)

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Huddle Up - Curtis vs LuHi (01/25/17)

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Huddle Up - LuHi vs Rumson-Fair Haven (01/25/17)

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Huddle Up - Westbury vs Bay Shore (01/25/17)

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Persevering Porricelli still making impact for Freehold Twp.

In a star-crossed career that has seen her overcome two torn ACLs, Freehold Township senior Hailee Porricelli, who suffered a broken hand on Saturday, still has ways of instilling her competitive spirit for the Patriots.

NJ Girls Basketball: Morris County Tournament

Follow results throughout the Morris County Tournament

Highlights: Old Bridge 47, Piscataway 42 (1/24/17)

Highlights from Old Bridge's win over Piscatway in girls basketball.

Huddle Up (01/25/2017)

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Highlights: Manasquan 44, Red Bank Catholic 42 (1/24/17)

Highlights from Manasquan's thrilling win over Red Bank Catholic in girls basketball.

Swish & Dish: CVC/Shore Classic Schedule

Middletown North will host the third annual CVC/Shore Conference Classic, a seven-game showcase event, on Saturday will all proceeds donated to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

Postgame: Manasquan wins thriller over RBC (1/24/17)

Manasquan sophomore Lola Mullaney and senior Stella Clark talk about defeating Red Bank Catholic on a game-winning shot.

Fast Break - 1/25/2017

Kevin Devaney lead the girls basketball discussion on Fast Break each Wednesday at 7 p.m.

Power rankings: NJ girls basketball (1/25)

Manasquan, St. Rose, Rutgers Prep pace field; Red Bank Catholic, St. John Vianney, Pascack Valley, Lodi Immaculate, Saddle River Day, Toms River North gain ground; Sayreville, Bound Brook debut

Huddle Up - St. Raymond vs Molloy (01/24/2017)

Amanda Pugliese and Elio Velez preview another great CHSAA matchup - St. Ray's vs. Molloy, which you can watch live Wednesday at 7:30 pm on News 12 Varsity.

Carney, Old Bridge end drought against Piscataway

Senior guard Amanda Carney pumped in 24 points and made some critical contributions down the stretch as Old Bridge outlasted Piscataway, 47-42, to end more than a decade of frustration against the Chiefs.

Mo-Beard, Morristown earn Morris County top seeds

Morristown-Beard (11-2) earned the top seed in the Morris County Boys Basketball Tournament and Morristown (11-0) earned the top seed in the girls tournament.

Highlights: South Shore 58, The Patrick School 50 (1/22/17)

Highlights of South Shore over The Patrick School.

Swish & Dish: Vote for the Player of the Week

Check out the candidates and cast your vote for NJ Girls Basketball Player of the Week

Photos: St. John Vianney at Red Bank Catholic girls basketball

SJV at RBC girls hoops

Swish & Dish: Scanlan dominates paint for RFH; Kinnelon breaks streak

Scores, recaps, news and note from New Jersey girls basketball action Friday

Moore spurs RBC comeback over SJV

Junior guard Hayley Moore poured in a career-high 23 points, senior guard Josie Larkins drilled a pivotal 3-pointer and junior forward Katie Rice supplied staunch post defense as No. 5 Red Bank Catholic overcame a 13-point deficit to steam past No. 6 St. John Vianney, 54-45

Kinnelon snaps Morris Catholic's 85-game county win streak

Kinnelon topped Morris Catholic, 41-38, snapping an 85-game Morris County winning streak.

Highlights: Robbinsville 57, Steinert 50 (1/20/17)

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  • Jan 20, 2017

Highlights from Robbinsville's win over Steinert in girls basketball.

Aromando sparks Robbinsville past Steinert

Junior guard Fiona Aromando exploded for a career-high 28 points and keyed a fourth-quarter charge that vaulted Robbinsville over Steinert, 57-50, for its fourth straight win

Highlights: Rutgers Prep 69, Franklin 56 (1/17/16)

Highlights from Rutgers Prep win over Franklin in girls basketball.

Postgame: Rutgers Prep avenges loss to Franklin (1/17/17)

Rutgers Prep senior Gabrielle Redden and junior Jaysyni Knight talk about defeating Franklin in girls basketball.

Huddle Up (BISHOP LOUGHLIN vs ARCHBISHOP MOLLOY)

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Short-handed West Essex tops Verona

West Essex got a career-high 14 points from Nikki Realbuto in the absence of leading scorer Lily James as the Knights topped Verona, 39-25.

Swish & Dish: Riker milestone marks dramatic Emerson win; IHA getting defensive

Riker nets her 1,000th point, Cooper stamps Emerson comeback with last-second bucket; IHA has been in a defensive mood; Petro commits to Delaware; Bubble teams knocking on Top 15 door; Wake up on Weehawken

NJ Girls Basketball: Bergen County Tournament

Seeds, bracket and dates for the upcoming Bergen County Tournament

Huddle Up (1/19/2017)

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NJ Girls Basketball: Passaic County Tournament

Seeds and bracket for the 2017 Passaic County Tournament

Huddle Up (MOUNT VERNON vs NEW ROCHELLE)

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Huddle Up (HUNTERDON CENTRAL vs SAYREVILLE)

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Huddle Up (ROSELLE CATHOLIC vs THE PATRICK SCHOOL)

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Highlights: St. John Vianney 70, Rumson-Fair Haven 43 (1/17/17)

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  • Jan 18, 2017

Highlights from St. John Vianney's win over Rumson-Fair Haven in boys basketball.

Fast Break (1/18/2017)

Kevin Devaney and Gregg Lerner lead the girls basketball discussion on Fast Break each Wednesday at 7 p.m.

Tri-State Top 20 Girls Basketball Poll (1/18)

Manasquan remains atop the latest Tri-State girls basketball poll on News 12 Varsity

Highlights: Albertus Magnus 84, Saddle River Day 81 (1/16/17)

Highlights from Albertus Magnus' win over Saddle River Day in girls basketball

Highlights: Bound Brook 65, Middlesex 33 (1/16/17)

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  • Jan 17, 2017

Highlights from Bound Brook's win over Middlesex in girls basketball

Swish & Dish: Vote for Player of the Week

Cast your vote for the New Jersey Player of the Week

Rutgers Prep avenges loss to Franklin

Rutgers Prep avenged its lone loss of the season, an overtime fall to Franklin, by topping their neighbors at home.

Power rankings: NJ girls basketball (1/18)

Manasquan, St. Rose, Rutgers Prep, Patrick School continue to lead pack, RBC, SJV gain ground; Toms River North debuts

Evans powers SJV past RFH

Senior center Kimi Evans dropped in 25 points as St. John Vianney, No. 7 in the News 12 Varsity New Jersey Top 15 power rankings, blitzed previously-unbeaten and fifth-ranked Rumson-Fair Haven, 70-43.

Tucker, Summers trigger fast start for Bound Brook

Working both ends of the floor in their own unique way, seniors Diamond Tucker and Janee'a Summers powered unbeaten Bound Brook to a 65-33 victory over Middlesex in a rematch of last year's Central Jersey, Group 1 final

Swish & Dish: Mager 3 lifts Albertus Magnus over Saddle River Day in epic

Mager 3 at buzzer lifts Albertus Magnus over Saddle River Day in high-scoring epic; Bound Brook finds Diamond in the Rough; Bayonne stingin' D; Vassallo offers Spark from the Arc for streaking Jefferson; Franklin at Rutgers Prep, St. John Vianney at Rumson-Fair Haven headline Blockbuster Tuesday schedule

Swish & Dish: Queen of Peace survives; Salters peppers; Pope John ascends

Queen of Peace edges Somverville in OT; Elizabeth's Salters peppers St. Mary; Pope John making its move

Morristown girls stay unbeaten, top Montville

Morristown outscored Montville 34-5 in the second half to keep their unbeaten streak intact in a 39-28 victory.

Arroyave, Toppin, Magazine lift Queen of Peace in OT

Sophomore reserve Natalie Arroyave stepped in to the Queen of Peace backcourt and teammed with veterans Forever Toppin and D'Aviyon Magazine to pull out a 50-46 overtime victory at Somerville

Highlights: Red Bank Catholic 70, Middletown South 18 (1/13/17)

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  • Jan 14, 2017

Highlights from Red Bank Catholic's win over Middletown South in girls basketball.

Swish & Dish: Karabin erupts to power Wall; Mahwah, DePaul rising

An inside look at some of the action from Friday night

Caverly, Moore help RBC storm past Middletown South

Heady playmaker Rose Caverley engineered a crisp, clever offense, Hayley Moore came off the bench to infuse additional spark and No. 6 Red Bank Catholic imposed its stifling defensive will in a stunning 70-18 victory over No. 14 Middletown South

Photos: Midd. South at Red Bank Catholic girls basketball

Middletown South at Red Bank Catholic girls basketball

Lawrence, Perez lift Newark Tech past University in OT

Its 14-point lead in the fourth quarter erased by an inspired University, Newark Tech combined hustle on the offensive boards and key conversions by Abbey Lawrence and Mariah Perez to register a 68-59 overtime triumph

Swish & Dish: Thursday Scoreboard

Toms River North's start prompts trip to history books

Highlights: Newark Tech 68, University 59 in OT (1/12/17)

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  • Jan 13, 2017

Highlights from Newark Tech's overtime win over University in girls basketball.

Huddle Up - MATER DEI PREP vs NEWARK EAST SIDE (1/12/2017)

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Huddle Up - BRENTWOOD vs ELMONT (1/12/2017)

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Huddle Up - PEARL RIVER vs YORKTOWN (1/12/2017)

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Huddle Up - HEN HUD vs TAPPAN ZEE (1/12/2017)

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Huddle Up (1/12/2017)

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Huddle Up - COPIAGUE vs UNIONDALE (1/12/2017)

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Huddle Up - THE PATRICK SCHOOL vs ST. ANTHONY (1/12/2017)

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Huddle Up - BISHOP LOUGHLIN vs ST. RAYMOND (1/12/2017)

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Im-press-ive: Sayreville press topples East Brunswick

Reaping the benefits of its smothering 1-2-2 press, Sayreville roared to a 77-37 victory over East Brunswick, plus scores and recaps from Tuesday

Swish & Dish: Wednesday Scoreboard

Volpe, Prestigiacomo power Colts Neck; Kelly, Fords lift Chatham; frosh Murawinski nets season high, Langan records double-double for Jefferson

Tri-State Top 20 Girls Basketball Poll (1/11)

Manasquan holds the No. 1 spot in the Tri-State girls basketball poll after an epic 2OT win over No. 2 Long Island Lutheran

Fast Break (1/11/2017)

Kevin Devaney, Jr. leads the girls basketball discussion on Fast Break each Wednesday at 7 p.m.

Power rankings: NJ girls basketball (1/11)

Manasquan, St. Rose, Rutgers Prep continue to lead pack; Saddle River Day, Queen of Peace debut

Highlights: Sayreville 77, East Brunswick 37 (1/10/17)

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  • Jan 11, 2017

Highlights from Sayreville's win over East Brunswick in girls basketball.

Rigid defense, selfless offense spurs RBC

Stout and stifling man-to-man defense and an offensive both deep and unselfish carried No. 6 Red Bank Catholic to a 64-30 decision over previously-unbeaten Allentown; Louro, Thomas power No. 2 St. Rose; Hirschy offers spark from the arc for Donovan Catholic; Macaluso, Petrozzino, Gammo drive Hanover Park; Blanc, Ford drive Chatham; Strickland, Gorski head balanced showing by Montville; Lassen posts monster double-double in Point Boro win

Swish & Dish: Player of the Week

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No. 1 Manasquan edges No. 2 LuHi in 2OT thriller

Visiting Manasquan returned to the Jersey Shore with a scintillating 71-67 victory in a game that left those lucky enough to be at LuHi Sunday afternoon breathless and wishing there was a rematch on the horizon.

Swish & Dish: Under the Radar

They might not reside in the News 12 Varsity New Jersey Top 15 or sit on the bubble - at least not yet - but here is a look at some of the teams either unbeaten or with one loss who have impressed in the first three weeks and deserve attention

Highlights: Manasquan 71, LuHi 67 (2OT) (1/8/17)

Highlights of Manasquan over Luhi.

Swish & Dish: Saturday Rewind

Eastside, Newark Tech, Lodi Immaculate and Queen of Peace pick up wins at New Year's Resolution; Immaculata's Anna Oliveri reaches milestone; Beware of Randolph; Kelly Smith, Taylor Langan doing work in wins; High Point, Bishop Ahr pick up Wins of the Day; Cannon, Balsamo show poise from stripe

Huddle Up - HILLS WEST vs HILLS EAST (1/6/2017)

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Huddle Up - BALDWIN vs HOLY TRINITY (1/6/2017)

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Huddle Up - LUHI vs LOUGHLIN (1/6/2017)

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Huddle Up - WINGS vs CHRIST THE KING (1/6/2017)

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Huddle Up - ST. MARY'S (ELIZABETH) vs ST. JOSEPH REGIONAL (1/6/2017)

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Huddle Up (1/6/2017)

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Huddle Up Stepinac vs Iona Prep (1/6/2017)

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Swish & Dish: Friday Scoreboard

Weise, Hartshorn keep Allentown unbeaten; Frosh Farrell posts eighth double-double for surging Metuchen; Lassen, Hughes steer Point Boro; Page, Moore, Covin fuel Long Branch

Swish & Dish: Thursday Rewind

Kelsey Ransom of Pingry earns Player of the Night; Zeto wins inaugural Ski Mask Award; Tutzauer joins 1,000-point club; Double double-double for Morristown-Beard; Rutgers Prep, Emerson streaking; Hallard, Secaucus fashion Outbursts of the Night, plus Friday Games to Watch

Garfield High School Girls Basketball Win Pompton Lakes

GHS Girls Basketball Win Pompton Lakes 1-5-17

GHS Girls Basketball Team Wins over Pompton Lakes 1-5-17

GHS Girls Basketball Team Wins over Pompton Lakes 1-5-2017

Reid, Patrick School zone in to topple Roselle Catholic

Unveiling a zone to start the second half, the Patrick School found the formula to outdistane Roselle Catholic, 53-34, in a battle of Union County unbeatens

Swish & Dish: Wednesday rewind

South River, Middlesex, Metuchen pick up wins; information overload; Games to Watch for Thursday

Manasquan rolls past Middletown South

Accentuating nearly every strength that currently has it sitting atop the News 12 Varsity Tri-State Top 20, Manasquan powered its way past No. 18 Middletown South, 73-46

Tri-State Top 20 Girls Basketball Poll (1/4)

News 12 Varsity reveals the Top 20 girls basketball teams in the Tri-State through Monday's games

Fast Break (1/4/2017)

Kevin Devaney and Gregg Lerner lead the girls basketball discussion on Fast Break each Wednesday at 7 p.m.

Bondi, Johnson, Sliwinski spark unbeaten East Brunswick

Junior Nicole Johnson, sophomore Alyssa Bondi and freshman Brianna Sliwinski powered undefeated East Brunswick past Old Bridge, 51-48. Catch the highlights, plus scored and recaps from Tuesday night action

Highlights: East Brunswick 51, Old Bridge 48 (1/3/16)

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  • Jan 3, 2017

Highlights from East Brunswick's win over Old Bridge in girls basketball.

Power rankings: NJ girls basketball (1/4)

Manasquan, St. Rose head the field, Pascack Valley, University, Paterson Kennedy and South Brunswick debut

Swish & Dish: Holiday Tournament Reflections

Check out the work some of the state's top freshmen have already put in; a list of the Rise & Shiners, teams who may have been off the radar in the pre-season, but smack in the middle of it now; Check out Northern Highlands' Breanne Davis bury the Shot of the Week; Complete Rewind coverage from Holiday Tournament Week, plus Vote for the Player of the Week

Tutzauer powers TRN to WOBM crown

Senior guard Ashley Tutzauer poured in a career-high 32 points and provided disruptive defense to fuel unbeaten Toms River North to a 67-52 triumph over Point Pleasant Boro in the WOBM Christmas Classic championship; No. 1 Manasquan closes with flurry, upends Harrison (Ga.) in KSA Yellow Bracket championship; Undefeated Pascack Valley rolls to Poli title; host Westood raises trophy; University wins second straight Newark Public Schools title

Somerville rallies for OT win over Watchung Hills

Down, 21-4, after one quarter, unbeaten Somerville methodically chipped away, forging overtime on a clutch, last-second bucket from Nyasia Thomas before Melody Van Ness took over in OT to seal a 60-52 win against Watchung Hills in the Keith Benevengo Tournament final.

Highlights: Somerville 60, Watchung Hills 52 in OT (12/29/16)

Highlights from Somerville's win over Watchung Hills in the finals of the Keith Benovengo tournament.

Highlights: Bound Brook 62, Morris Catholic 33 (12/28/16)

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Highlights from Bound Brook's win over Morris Catholic in the championship game of the Crusader Classic.

Balance, defense power Bound Brook to Crusader crown

Unselfish on offense and relentless on defense, unbeaten Bound Brook stormed to the Crusader Classic championship with a dominating 62-33 triumph over Morris Catholic

Mendham rallies past Ridge, 39-34, in OT

Emerging sophomore Joey Meyers delivered 17 points to help Mendham topple Ridge, 39-34, in overtime at the Len Sepanak Tournament

Correa energizes Rutgers Prep past SJV

With a bounce in her step and a smooth touch around the rim, sophomore Leilani Correa offered infectious enthusiasm - not to mention a career-high 23 points - to power No. 3 Rutgers Prep to a 61-41 victory over No. 5 St. John Vianney at the Mount St. Dominic Holiday Festival; Scanlan, Hyduke rally No. 9 Rumson-Fair Haven over No. 10 Franklin

Morristown-Beard shows resiliency in win over Freehold Boro

Morristown-Beard got 11 points from spot starter Gianna Rella in a 51-39 victory over Freehold Boro.

Davis' buzzer-beater lifts Northern Highlands

Sophomore guard Breanne Davis drained a 3-pointer at the buzzer to send Northern Highlands past Secaucus, 57-54, in the first round of the Joe Poli Tournament

Swish & Dish: Holiday Tournament Schedule

List of some of the upcoming holiday tournaments

Highlights: Franklin 49, Hunterdon Central 37 (12/22/16)

Highlights from Franklin's win over Hunterdon Central in girls basketball

Hustling Howell tops Marlboro

Behind stout defense, concerted effort on the glass and a tireless work ethic, Howell pulled away in the second half to down Marlboro, 41-25

Miller, refined defense spark Franklin

Trailing by 10 in the opening quarter, No. 10 Franklin found its rhythm behind a refined defense and rode 22 points from sophomore Diamond Miller to rally past Hunterdon Central, 49-37

Swish & Dish: Monday Scoreboard

Allesch, Santiago power Gill St. Bernard's; Sargent, Marmol spark Edison; Ibrahim, Mackin lead Morristown-Beard; Balance drives No. 2 St. Rose

Swish & Dish: Weekend Rewind

Farley-Clark dominates to grab Player of the Week; North Hunterdon springs Upset of the Week; look at some of the hotter perimeter hands

Latimer sparks No. 8 Lodi Immaculate

Healthy and fine-tuned, senior Khayla Latimer was hot from the outset and ignited the Blue Wolves to an 84-36 victory over Northern Highlands at Hoops 4 Autism Benefit Games.

Talent, experience winning combination for Hanover Park

Senior-laden Hornets sting Pequannock, 60-42, in season opener

Swish & Dish: Friday Rewind

Demarest leans on Press button; freshmen make notable intros; Farrell double-double lifts Metuchen; one of Rutgers Prep's best qualities evident

Scanlan steers Rumson-Fair Haven past Saddle River Day

The quicker, more economical senior forward pumped in a career-high 28 points to power No. 9 RFH over No. 13 Saddle River Day, 86-62, in the Festival of the Phoenix

Highlights: Rumson-Fair Haven 86, Saddle River Day 62 (12/16/16)

Highlights from Rumson-Fair Haven's win over Saddle River Day in the Festival of the Phoenix Showcase.

Swish & Dish: Friday Night Scoreboard

Scanlan drops career high to power No. 9 RFH past No. 13 Saddle River Day; Fox clicks from long range, spurs Bridgewater-Raritan; Louro, Stoll, Marsicano, Thomas shine for No. 2 St. Rose; Mabrey, Mullaney pace No. 1 Manasquan; freshman Matesic, Boslett make victorious debuts

Swish & Dish: Pre-Season Top 15

Manasquan and St. Rose headline the top 15 teams in the pre-season poll

NJ Girls Hoops: Players to Watch

Here is a watch list of 180 players worth checking out during the girls basketball season

Swish & Dish: Kennedy Holiday Showcase Schedule

Paterson Kennedy will host its inaugural Holiday Showcase over the winter break, featuring Lodi Immaculate, Newark Tech, Queen of Peace, North Bergen, St. Mary as well as the host Knights.

NJ Girls Basketball: Inside look at Rutgers Prep

The defending Non-Public B state champion features seasoned veterans Olivia Dabney, Gabi Redden, Madison Stanley and Jahsyni Knight and a familiarity with high-stakes contests that should make prying their grip on the crown a difficult task

Swish & Dish: Happy Hoops Season!

The daily Swish & Dish returns with a look at schedules for Festival of the Phoenix and Hoops 4 Autism

Swish & Dish: WOBM Christmas Classic bracket

A lot of newcomers to compete in annual event which tips off Saturday with opening round

NJ Girls Basketball: Inside look at Lodi Immaculate

College commits Breyenne Bellerand, Danielle Deoul and a healthy Khayla Latimer team with Jordan McLemore, Kelina Menard and long-range threat Devin Dash to give the Blue Wolves the look of a contender in Bergen County and Non-Public B.

NJ Girls Basketball: Inside look at Bayonne

Despite the graduation of standout Madison McGlone, the Bees still pack plenty of sting behind senior forward Adrianna Blake.

NJ Girls Basketball: Inside look at Somerville

Four starters return from a cast that crafted a 23-6 mark and has designs on a continued ascent

NJ Girls Basketball: Inside look at St. Rose

A wealth of cohesive experience will thrust the Purple Roses in serious pursuit of an elusive Tournament of Champions title

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