East Hanover, NJ – Get ready for a NJ high school basketball showdown as the Hanover Park Hornets (9-5) host the Morris Catholic Crusaders (14-1) in a pivotal conference matchup on Wednesday, January 24th at 7 PM ET.
What it is: New Jersey High School basketball
Matchup: Morris Catholic Crusaders vs Hanover Park Hornets
Time: Wednesday, January 24, at 7 pM ET
Game Type: home conference
Locations: East Hanover, NJ
Live Stream: Watch here
The Hornets, buzzing with confidence after a recent three-game winning streak, will look to upset the red-hot Crusaders, who boast a single blemish on their impressive record. This clash promises to be a fierce battle with both teams vying for conference supremacy.
Hanover Park’s offense has been clicking lately, averaging 72 points per game in their recent victories. Junior guard Jason Lee has been on fire, lighting up the scoreboard for an average of 25 points per game. The Hornets’ balanced attack also features senior forward Mike Smith, who contributes 18 points and 10 rebounds per game, and sophomore point guard Sarah Jones, who dispatches pinpoint assists and provides lockdown defense.
The Crusaders, however, present a formidable challenge. Led by the unstoppable duo of senior forward Brian Johnson (22 points, 12 rebounds per game) and junior guard Emily Jones (18 points, 5 assists per game), Morris Catholic boasts a potent offense and suffocating defense. Their lone loss came against a nationally ranked opponent, showcasing their championship-caliber talent.
This game will be a true test for both teams. Hanover Park must capitalize on their home-court advantage and maintain their offensive rhythm. Morris Catholic will need to rely on their experience and defensive prowess to shut down the Hornets’ scoring machine.