BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Bridgewater-Raritan Middle School seventh grade boys basketball team won the JV Championship Feb. 2, defeating top-seeded Hillsborough Middle School by a score of 48-36.

The Panthers trailed in the first quarter, but came back after with a great defensive effort.

Playing on the team were Shrey Bhatt, Michael Brickfield, David Castoro, Evan Gladstone, Miftar Hasanaj, Jake Hendershot, Brad Lewandowski, Garrett Naylor, Michael Pastor, Rishabh Shetty, Arya Trivedi, Alec Whelan and Joseph Wieboldt. The coaches were Michael Geremia and Dan Grigal.