MADISON, NJ - The PAL Boys 8th Grade travel "A" team won the Jersey Basketball Association Championship game, downing Springfield, 47-33, at Madison High School. on Saturday.  

The hard fought battle was close until the 4th quarter when the Berkeley Heights team pulled ahead for the win. 

Coached by John Isola and John Hopeck since 4th grade, the team members are:  Matthew Appolonia, Sam Bass, Thomas Candeloro, Connor Bigelow, Bryce Ervin, Blaine Gyory, Peyton Hopeck, Christian Isola,  Reid Kiernan, Sean McCulloch, Vinny Mellusi and Matt Yoss