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Johnson Boys Varsity Basketball Remains Undefeated Following Win Over Spotswood HS

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Arthur L. Johnson HS junior George Visconti led all scorers with 25 points, as the Crusaders defeated the Spotswood HS Chargers by a final score of 68-32 to improve to a 9-0 record on the season. Credits: Daniel Collins (File Photo)
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SPOTSWOOD, NJ-  The Arthur L. Johnson High School Crusaders boys varsity basketball team continues to dominate, extending their undefeated season to 9-0 with an on-the-road victory, 68-32, over the Spotswood High School Chargers Saturday.  It was the third straight road game for the Crusaders, who have defeated their opponents by an average 14.1 points per game.

The Crusaders led the Chargers through the first quarter, ending ahead 20-13. The second quarter showed Johnson outscoring Spotswood 17-10, building up a 37-23 lead heading into halftime.

ALJ junior George Visconti led all scorers with seven field goal baskets and 3 three-pointers, for a total 25 game points. Sophomore Brandon Hund added 16 points in the victory for Johnson with four field goal baskets and two three-point baskets.

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The Johnson Crusaders outscored the Chargers 21-13 in the third to build on their lead and stood at 58-36 heading into the final quarter. By game end, the Crusaders secured their ninth victory, outscoring the Chargers for a 68-32 finish. 

For Johnson, senior Brandon Stanzione contributed 14 points to the win, while junior Joe DiProfio cashed in seven points in the victory.

For Spotswood, senior Andrew Furezi led his team with 14 points, while junior Justin Dekovics added eight points in the loss for the Chargers.

The Johnson Crusaders (9-0) put their undefeated record on the line Sunday afternoon when they face off against Union Catholic HS at Kean University, with the game to begin at 2:30 p.m.

The Spotswood Chargers (4-7) are back in action when they head out on the road to play at Robbinsville HS Monday afternoon at 1:00 p.m.

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