It was an up-and-down night for boys basketball on Day One of the Skyland Conference Tournament.
With two top-seeds having first-round byes – Gill St. Bernard’s and Somerville – the only one in action moved on, but three teams are out due to COVID shutdowns.
Pingry’s entire athletic department is shutdown, while Ridge and North Hunterdon also are out.
There won’t be a rubber match between Gill St. Bernard’s and Hunterdon Central, after 5th-seed Watchung Hills knocked off the 4th-seeded Red Devils 46-43. Central gave Gill a game in Gladstone in their first meeting, 77-64, as heard on Central Jersey Sports Radio. But the Red Devils won the rematch last week in Flemington, 57-49. Now, it’ll be the Warriors (10-3) who take on the top-seeded Knights (6-3) for a trip to the Blue title game.Continue reading “Bound Brook boys remain undefeated with win in Skyland Tourney opening round; three teams out due to COVID”