Boys Basketball: Johnson Crusaders Use Major Offensive Push to Glide Past Oratory Prep HS

Arthur L. Johnson High School senior George Visconti scored 18 points for his team in their game at Oratory Prep HS. Credits: Daniel Collins (File Photo)
Arthur L. Johnson High School junior Brandon Hund scored 11 points in the Crusaders' 59-38 road win at Oratory Prep HS Saturday afternoon in Summit. Credits: Daniel Collins (File Photo)
Arthur L. Johnson High School senior Joe DiProfio scored 11 points as the Crusaders defeated Oratory Prep HS 59-38 Saturday afternoon in Summit. Credits: Daniel Collins (File Photo)

SUMMIT, NJ- The Arthur L. Johnson High School Crusaders boys varsity basketball team captured a win with a final score of 59-38 against the Oratory Prep High School (Summit) Rams on Saturday afternoon in Summit.

The Crusaders and Rams played a close first quarter, with the Rams taking a 15-12 lead after the first eight minutes of play.

Johnson rebounded in the second quarter, outscoring their opponent 18-9 to take a 30-24 halftime lead, to shake off the early deficit.

Sign Up for E-News

The Crusaders took a 50-33 lead after the third quarter, outscoring the Rams 20-9. They would coast through the fourth quarter to capture the victory.

For Johnson, senior George Visconti scored 18 points in the win, while senior Joe DiProfio and junior Brandon Hund each scored 11 points.

For Oratory Prep, senior A.J. Kopacz led his team with 14 points in the loss.

The Johnson Crusaders (8-5) are back in action when they head back out on the road and play at Jonathan Dayton HS (Springfield) on Tuesday, January 30 at 5:30 p.m.


TAP Into Another Town's News:

You May Also Be Interested In

Sign Up for E-News


Upcoming Events


Wed, April 25, 1:00 PM

Clark Public Library, Clark

Wednesday Afternoon Movies

Arts & Entertainment Government


Wed, April 25, 7:00 PM

The Cranford Hotel (sponsored by Calvary Lutheran Church), Cranford

Beer & Bible

Religions And Spirituality


Thu, April 26, 11:00 AM


Chess Club

Arts & Entertainment

How to Report Potholes in Union County

April 21, 2018

With the winter weather finally winding down, potholes are a frequent issue for drivers. The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders would like you to know there are resources you can use to report them to the proper agency.

"We certainly encourage drivers and commuters to report any pothole they encounter on roads throughout Union County to the responsible authority," said ...

Cranford Man Dies after Wrong-Way Crash on Route 9

April 10, 2018

WOODBRIDGE, NJ – A Cranford man died after his car collided with another vehicle on Route 9 on Sunday.

Thomas McHugh, 88, was driving north in the southbound fast lane on Route 9, where he crashed head-on into another vehicle. On impact, one of the cars caught fire, according to Sgt. Jim Chessere of the Woodbridge Police Department.

 McHugh was taken from the scene to Robert ...

Politics IS Government in Union County

April 21, 2018

After Bruce Patrson of Garwood was stopped from speaking at the Union County freeholder meeting of March 22 regarding the politics behind refusing to give the party line to a sitting freeholder I thought this brazen suppression of free speech could not go unanswered. At the the April 19 meeting I answered with these comments.

After ten years of following government in Union County I conclude ...


- Apr 11, 2018
Clark—Carleen Nevargic, 81, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at her home ...
Read more