BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Both the Bridgewater-Raritan boys' and girls' basketball teams received high seeds for the Somerset County Tournament, which will get under way later this week.
The BRHS boys basketball team was seeded fifth, giving the Panthers a bye into the second round. Bridgewater-Raritan will host the winner of a preliminary game between North Plainfield and Somerville. The prelim will take place on Thursday, and Bridgewater-Raritan will host the survivor in that game on Saturday afternoon.
Gill-St. Bernard's is the top seed in the boys tournament.
The BRHS girls basketball team has been seeded fourth, which is good for a bye all the way into the quarterfinal round next week. The Panther girls team will host either Bernards, Hillsborough or Gill-St. Bernard's in that round.
Rutgers Prep is the top seed in the girls tournament, followed by Franklin.
BOYS BASKETBALL SEEDINGS:
16-Manville at 9-Franklin, winner at 8-Immaculata, winner at 1-Gill St. Bernard's
13-North Plainfield at 12-Somerville, winner at 5-Bridgewater-Raritan, winner at 4-Watchung Hills
14-Pingry at 11-Hillsborough, winner at 6-Bernards, winner at 3-Montgomery
15-Somerset Tech at 10-Bound Brook, winner at 7-Ridge, winner at 2-Rutgers Prep
GIRLS BASKETBALL SEEDINGS:
16-Somerset Tech at 9-Pingry, winner at 8-Somerville, winner at 1-Rutgers Prep
13-Hillsborough at 12-Bernards, winner at 5-Gill St. Bernard’s, winner at 4-Bridgewater-Raritan
14-Immaculata at 11-Mount St. Mary, winner at 6-Bound Brook, winner at 3-Watchung Hills
15-Manville at 10-Ridge, winner at 7-Montgomery, winner at 2-Franklin