CHATHAM, NJ - There are no words that can adequately describe how the Cougars defeated Orange, 68-66, in boys basketball to reach the NJSIAA North Jersey, Section 2, Group 3 tournament final on Saturday night.
Fortunately, we have the videos to show what happened in the fourth quarter.
4:15 to go in the fourth, Graham DeLaney hits a 3-pointer to tie the game at 54-54.
3:38 left, Tristan LeMon drives for a basket that gives Chatham the lead for good at 56-54
A little more than 3 minutes left, freshman Jack Rooney drives and finishes with his left hand for a 58-54 lead
1:37 left, Jack Rooney nearly loses the ball, picks up his dribble and swishes off-balance shot for 63-58 lead
Graham DeLaney blocks the shot and Tristan LeMon covers it up with 2.1 seconds left