Sports

Basketball: Bears Stomp Monroe, 56-45

d47c5271e7b2bedafe92_Joe_Sampson_totalled_16_points_to_win.jpg
Joe Sampson totaled 16 points to win. Credits: TAP into East Brunswick Sports
d47c5271e7b2bedafe92_Joe_Sampson_totalled_16_points_to_win.jpg

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - A late game three-pointer by guard Joe Sampson helped send the East Brunswick boys basketball team to a 56-45 victory over Monroe on Saturday.

Point guard Jesse Perel helped the Bears create turnovers leading to extra offensive possessions. Bears senior Gil Wyman hit a pair of threes and East Brunswick had a 15-7 lead after the first quarter.

Early in the second quarter, the Falcons began to heat up on offense. Monroe tied up the game, 16-16. At the end of the first half the Bears had a 27-26 lead as a result of a huge second quarter for Joe Sampson, who scored of his 16 points in the quarter, including a pair of three-pointers.

Sign Up for E-News

 

In the first few minutes of the third quarter Gil Wyman knocked down two more three pointers to bring his game total to 12 points, all coming from behind the arc. The Bears possessed 37-34 with two minutes remaining after a layup by Dante Ralph. With time ticking down Joe Sampson missed a last second shot but it was put back in by Bears Junior, Ryan Crocco to give EB a 39-34 lead.

 

To start off the fourth quarter Ryan Crocco had another huge rebound and layup to cap off a solid 5 point performance off the bench. With a little under six minutes left, Dante Ralph had a monstrous block leading to an easy layup. Ralph had a tremendous second half scoring 9 of his 16 points and playing great defense. The Bears were able to fight off second quarter comeback and beat the Falcons 56-45.   

TAP Into Another Town's News:

You May Also Be Interested In

Sign Up for E-News

East Brunswick

East Brunswick Republican Chair Jesal Amin Announces Dhar Khona to Join Council Ticket

June 15, 2018

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ- Newly elected Republican Municipal Chairman Jesal Amin announced today that Dharmendra “Dhar” Khona will join the Republican ticket for Township Council in East Brunswick.  Khona will replace Tom Szaro on the ticket, who had to step aside for personal reasons. The remaining candidates on the ticket are Councilwoman Camille Clark and former school board ...

East Brunswick Public Library Hosts “Beginner Coder” Program Series for Adults

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Due to popular demand, East Brunswick Public Library (2 Jean Walling Civic Center) is offering “Beginner Coder for Adults,” a program series to teach the basics of computer coding for the internet this July.

Led by guest lecturer Preeti Gupta, the classes focus on teaching basic web technologies including HTML, CSS and JavaScript. After completing this ...

EBPL Open on Summer Sundays

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ—Due to an increase in demand of library usage, East Brunswick Public Library (2 Jean Walling Civic Center Drive) is extending Sunday hours throughout July.

The library plans on using the additional hours to host more library programming and provide services to the community, including passports, access to the computer lab and EB Create makerspace, and ...

The Woman in the Window by A.J. Finn

The Woman in the Window by A.J. Finn (William Morrow, 2018)

 

A friend, whose opinion on literature I respect greatly, reported to me recently that she had just finished reading A.J. Finn's debut novel, The Woman in the Window. Of it she said, “I wish I hadn't finished it,” which I interpreted to mean, “It was so good I'm sorry that I finished it.” ...

'Half Time' delivers with sterling cast

MILLBURN, NJ – The Paper Mill Playhouse is putting on a smashing new production of “Half Time” to round out its current season.

With actress Georgia Engel in an engaging performance, the cast also features Donna McKehnie, Andre De Shieilds and Lilias White, among a host of other talents.

The musical centers on an effort to have seniors perform a dance number during ...

'Half Time' lights up Paper Mill stage

‘Half Time’ turns the tables on aging in gleeful production

By Liz Keill

MILLBURN, NJ – The Paper Mill Playhouse is putting on a smashing new production of “Half Time” to round out its current season.

With actress Georgia Engel in an engaging performance, the cast also features Donna McKehnie, Andre De Shieilds and Lilias White, among a host of other ...

Cool Ways to Save Money This Summer

As the summer temperatures rise, home cooling costs rise as well. But there are ways to help save money without sweating the heat:

To increase your cooling system’s efficiency by as much as 20%, get it checked out for summer.  A technician will clean the condenser, make sure you have the optimal amount of refrigerant, and ensure the airflow over the coil is ...