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Spartans Win Holiday Tournament

Spartans Win Holiday Tournament
Posted on 01/02/2019
BasketballImmaculata beat undefeated Summit at their home court in the Pete Tierney Memorial Holiday Tournament by a score of 92-85. Jaden Honis finished with 36 points, of which 35 were scored after halftime. Jordan Myers had 22 points. Immaculata forced all overtimes with shots at the buzzer. Immaculata kept coming back, pushing the game into three overtimes and providing the Spartan fans with a very exciting boys basketball win. The team is moving forward with a record of 4-1.

To qualify for the finals, Spartan Boys Basketball defeated Morristown by a score of 66-50. The team’s scoring leaders were Jaden Honis, 16 points; TJ Schneider, 16 points; Jordan Myers, 13 points; and James Cummins, 10 points.

Head Coach Ryan McKeever, who has played as a Spartan and has been with the program for 15 years, says, “I was very proud of my team with this victory. They showed great heart, overcoming adversity and staying together many times with the game on the line. It was a great test early on in our season and terrific to get the road win.

"This ranks at the top of the list in my six years as head coach. This was our 5th road game in a row and we played a tough, well-coached team on their home court.

"Jaden Honis stepped up and really took over when we needed him to do. This performance is a credit to his hard work during the off season. He doesn't take any days off! A lot of credit also goes to our senior leadership. This team win will only help us in going forward into the new year.”